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Great Neck Synagogue Magazine                                                      GNS2022
         SCOPE                                                 Great Neck Synagogue
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                                                               26 Old Mill Road
                                                               Great Neck, New York 11023
                                                               T: 516 487 6100
          Chanukah Issue | 2022     Table of Contents
          A Message from the Editor                            Dale E. Polakoff, Rabbi
          By Diane Rein                       p.3              Yitzy Spinner, Cantor
                                                               Mark Twersky, Executive Director
          A Message from our Rabbi                             James Frisch, Assistant Executive Director
          By Rabbi Dale Polakoff              p.4              Rabbi Dr. Michael & Zehava Atlas, Youth Rabbi & Youth Director
                                                               Dr. Ephraim Wolf, z”l, Rabbi Emeritus
          A Message from our Chazzan                           Eleazer Schulman, z”l, Cantor Emeritus
          By Chazzan Yitzy Spinner            p.5
                                                               Executive Board
          President’s Message
          By Daniel Aharon                    p.6              Chairman of the Board        Harold Domnitch
                                                               President                    Daniel Aharon
          Arsenal to Combat Hate                               Executive Vice President     Bart Baum
          By Andy Allen                       p.7
                                                               First Vice President         Aryeh Karkowsky
                                                               Second Vice President        Erik Herz
          Meet Me Halfway
          By Kayla Hutt                       p.8              Third Vice President         Andrew Feldschreiber
                                                               Treasurer                    Abraham Sedgh
          Ulmbach, A Jewish Journey                            Recording Secretary          Diane Rein
          By Stanley H. Fischer               p.10             Corresponding Secretary      Sharon Goldwyn
                                                               Financial Secretary          Steven Rosenzweig
          A Counterintuitive Approach to Teaching the Holocaust  Service Officer            Steven Blumner
          By Sophia Rein                      p.14             Service Officer              Gary Chubak
                                                               Gabbai                       Natan Hamerman
          Candles in the Courtyards                            Beit Midrash Gabbai          Aaron Wallenstein
          By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.            p.18
                                                               Beit Midrash Service Officer   Mark Gelberg
          Our Serendipitous Weekend in Jerusalem with Dr. Ruth  ____________________________________________
          By Dr. Arnold Breitbart             p.22
                                                               SCOPE Editorial Board
          Yiddish Folk Tales that are Timeless                 Editor                       Diane Rein
          By Robyn Blumner                    p.24
                                                               Art Director                 Andrew Allen
                                                               Contributing Editor          Dr. Esor Ben-Sorek
          Dance of Seven Veils
          By Annie Karpenstein                p.27             Contributing Editor          Stanley Fischer
                                                               Contributing Editor          Carol Buckmann
          Chanukah Memories                                    Contributing Editor          Dr. Arnold Breitbart
          By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.            p.31             Youth Editor                 Sophia Rein
                                                               Youth Editor                 Tsofia Atlas
          Ask the Rabbi                                        Youth Editor                 Kayla Hutt
          By Rabbi Dale Polakoff              p.33

          Sisterhood of Great Neck Synagogue
          By Vivian Kron and Judy Lillien         p.36         SCOPE magazine is published three times a year,
                                                               Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah and Pesach,
          Rebbetzins’ Recipe Corner           p.38             by Great Neck Synagogue
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          Great Neck Synagogue Men’s Club
          By Mark Friedman                    p.40             T: 516.487.6100  |  F: 516.487.6149  |
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          Mystery Bus Ride
          By Rabbi Dr. Michael Atlas and Morah Zehava Atlas   p.42  Copyright ©2022 Great Neck Synagogue
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          Pre-Rosh Hashanah Program with Rachel Levian         pressed in this magazine are those of the author and may or may not
          By Miriam Atlas                     p.44             reflect the diversity of our membership.
          The Love That Never Dies                             View previous issues of SCOPE online;
          By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.            p.48   
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          Sculptures in Stone
          By Milt Mitzner                     p.51
          The Laws of Chanukah                p.52
                                                               Cover woodblock print, ©Irving Amen c. 1960’s  |  Allen Collection
          Shabbat Youth Schedule              p.54

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