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GREAT NECK SYNAGOGUE 70 YEAR TIMELINE                                                                                                    2000s

      2000                                      2001                                   2004                                    2008

                                                GNS kicks off 50th year Celebration with   GNS Shiva Chesed Committee is started.  Scholars Kollel begins
                                                many chesed and events planned for the
                                                year ahead and Torah dedication:
                                                •  Siyum Mishnaot and Shabbat program                                          2009
                                                  with scholars in residence.
                                                •  Torah dedication in honor of Rabbi
                                                  Dr. Ephraim and Elaine Wolf and key
                                                  founders of the synagogue.
                                                •  Monthly Chesed Collections begins.
      Rabbi Jensen, Rabbi Moskowitz, Rabbi                                             Weinstein Torah and Technology Center
      Polakoff and Cantor Kron star in the first Purim                                 opens.

                                                                                       Seymour & Sally Olshin Adult Ed Program

                                                                                       Rabbi Dr. Ephraim R. Wolf z”l is niftar.


      Rabbi Dale Polakoff honored at GNS Annual
      Dinner. Gali’s Garden is planned in loving
      memory of Gail Polakoff z”l.                                                                                             Weekday Parochet donated by the
                                                                                                                               Horn Family.

                                                                                       GNS brought food, medical, & school
                                                                                       supplies to help victims of Hurricane Katrina
                                                                                       in New Orleans.

      Building for the Future Campaign –
      construction of GNS Youth Center officially
      begins.                                                                          Helene M. Fink Sukkah dedicated.
                                                GNS Israel mission trip led by Rabbi Polakoff.
                                                                                       First Sharon Sokol Heisler Annual Memorial
                                                                                       Family Luncheon.

                      Mark Twersky joins GNS
                      as the Executive Director.             Rabbi Shalom Axelrod      2007
                                                             becomes Assistant Rabbi
                                                             of GNS.

                                                                                                    Dario Tavares takes over   Yom Tov Parochets donated by the
                                                                                                    Oswaldo Colon’s position.  Aryeh Family.
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