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              A Message from the Editor

                                         Diane Rein

                                                                 be a member of the Bikur Cholim committee to call, visit or
                                                                 bake challah for someone, or if you know of someone who
                            Great Neck Synagogue Magazine        would benefit from our outreach, please email me at drein@
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                                                                 On behalf of my husband, David, and our children, Alexander,
                                                                 Oliver and Sophia (and our puppies Pecan and Ramona),
                                                                 I wish you all a very Happy Chanukah!

       Happy Chanukah!

       It is exciting to welcome 19 new sponsor families to this
       edition of SCOPE magazine! We are grateful to them and the
       additional 75 steadfast sponsors for their strong financial
       support that enables this magazine to be published. Thank
       you also to our new advertisers, as well as our long-time   Support GNS SCOPE Magazine!
       advertisers, who also contribute significantly to the financial   Be a Sponsor Today!
       success of SCOPE. Please patronize our advertisers to ex-
       press your gratitude. We welcome additional SCOPE sponsors                                Great Neck Synagogue Magazine
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       for $100 a year for all three issues (Rosh Hashanah, Chanu-                               SCOPE
       kah, Pesach). We also welcome your advertisements in the                                           Chanukah 2022
                                                                                                          Chanukah 2022
                                                                                                           Kislev 5783
       magazine which is distributed to approximately 600 families                                         Kislev 5783  Meet Me Halfway
                                                                                                                  Meet Me Halfway
                                                                                                                  By Kayla Hutt
                                                                                                                   By Kayla Hutt
       and friends of Great Neck Synagogue.                                                                    Candles in the Courtyards
                                                                                                                Candles in the Courtyards
                                                                                                                By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.

                                                                                                              A Counterintuitive Approach
                                                                                                               A Counterintuitive Approach
                                                                                                               to Teaching the Holocaust
                                                                                                                to Teaching the Holocaust
                                                                                                                  By Sophia Rein
                                                                                                                  By Sophia Rein
                                                                                                               Ulmbach, A Jewish Journey
       You will enjoy the many varied and interesting articles in this                                         Ulmbach, A Jewish Journey
                                                                                                                By Stanley H. Fischer
                                                                                                                 By Stanley H. Fischer
                                                                                                                 Yiddish Folk Tales
                                                                                                                 that are Timeless
                                                                                                                  Yiddish Folk Tales
       issue of Chanukah SCOPE authored by our GNS members. It is                                                By Robyn Blumner
                                                                                                                  that are Timeless
                                                                                                                  By Robyn Blumner
       also wonderful to have the pages of SCOPE filled with all the
       incredible activities of our Sisterhood, Men’s Club, Youth De-
       partment, Bikur Cholim, GNS Connects and Chaverim. Thank-
       fully, our synagogue is once again thriving with programming                                     vfubj
       as it had been before the pandemic.                                                             SCOPE Magazine Chanukah 2022    1
                                                                                                       SCOPE Magazine Chanukah 2022    1
       Thank you to Rabbi Polakoff for all his time providing guidance   Great Neck Synagogue Magazine
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       on our publication. Thank you also to Mark Twersky, Jimmy
       Frisch and Paula Minsky for all their help. Andrew Allen, our         Rosh Hashanah 2022
                                                                                Tishrei 5783
       amazing Art Director of SCOPE, continues to work his magic                  Paul Weinberg z”l - A Great Friend
                                                                                    to the Great Neck Synagogue
                                                                                     By Nora Schuman Greene
       to create a beautiful magazine, spending hours to ensure                     Baseball, Spies and Bombs -
                                                                                      The Life of Moe Berg
                                                                                     By Dr. Arnold Breitbart
       that each page of SCOPE is thoughtful, cohesive and visually                   Forgive and Forget
                                                                                       By Kayla Hutt
       appealing. Thank you very much Andy! Please email him at                      Chasidic Tales on Prayer
                                                                                     By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.
                                                                                     Peace and Innovation to share your appreciation.                           By Stanley H. Fischer
                                                                                      Dr. Irvin Spira z”l,
                                                                                    Distant Cousin, Close Friend
                                                                                     By Dr. Paul Erwin Brody
                                                                                     Mazel tov to our
       As always, please remember to reach out to the ill, elderly                 Simchat Torah honorees!
                                                                                   Chatan Torah: Michael Kule
                                                                                   Chatan Bereishit: Elie Cohen
       and homebound members of our shul to wish them a Happy                      Chatan Maftir: Gary Chubak
       Chanukah and let them know we are thinking of them and
       available to help them if they are in need. If you would like to     SCOPE Magazine Rosh Hashanah 2022    1
                                                  SCOPE Magazine Chanukah 2022    3
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