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             Rabbi Polakoff’s shabbos drasha through 5779                      MAZAL TOVS & COMMUNITY NEWS
           is dedicated in memory of DOVID BEN NISSAN v’LEAH
              For other such opportunities please contact               Mazal Tov to Phyllis Ringel on the birth of a granddaughter
                      Howard Wolf 516-643-3344               Ruthie Claire, born to her children Ellyn Fisher Ringel &
         GREAT NECK AREA PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW.         Mazal Tov to Ina & Isaac Greszes on the engagement of
         OFFICE HOURS FOR RABBI POLAKOFF                     their son Bailey to Ashira Katz.
         Tuesdays 10:00-12:00; Thursdays 1:00-3:00. He can             SAVE THE DATE: NSHA ANNUAL DINNER
         always be reached on his cell 516.637.3674/    The North Shore Hebrew Academy Annual Dinner Celebration will
         HASHKAMA MINYAN KIDDUSH                             take place on Sunday, April 7  at Old Westbury Hebrew
         Hashkama Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Robin & Jeroen   Congregation. The honorees are our members - Dina & Jonathan
         Bours in memory of their brothers Eric Bours and Harold David   Ohebshalom, receiving the Guests of Honor Award, our members,
         Siegel, z"l.                                        Shoshana & Martin Sokol, receiving the L’Dor V’Dor Award and
                                                             Sandy Sudberg, receiving the Distinguished Faculty Award. In
         SUNDAY BREAKFAST                                    addition, NSHA will also pay tribute to the Class of 1979,
         Sunday Breakfast is sponsored by Debbie & Hal Chadow in   celebrating its 40  year Reunion. Those wishing to serve on the
         memory of his grandmother, Bryna Sima bat Aharon Yonah a”h,   Dinner Committee, please contact or call the
         on her first yahrzeit and in memory of his grandfather, Avraham   Business office at 487.8687 ext 2.
         Michoel ben Yonah z”l, on his yahrzeit.
                                                             YESHIVA OF CENTRAL QUEENS ANNUAL DINNER
         COME LEARN AND PLAY SPIKEBALL!                      Randi (Beeber) Luxenberg, has been selected to receive the
         The second annual Emunah Spikeball tournament will be taking   Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award, from her elementary
         place this Monday Feb. 18th - Presidents Day at 9 am in the   school alma mater, Yeshiva of Central Queens at YCQ’s 78th
         NSHA High School gym. It takes minutes to learn so we              Annual Scholarship Dinner. Please join her Motzei Shabbat,
         welcome players of all levels to come out and have a good   March 2nd, 2019 to share this special evening with her and her
         time. There will be a tutorial first for new players. Breakfast will   Co-Honorees in support of YCQ and its vital scholarship
         be served. Adults and high school students are both welcome   program. Link to reserve or donate:
         and the cost is $75 per adult and $50 per high school student.
         All proceeds will benefit Achuzat Sara, an Emunah children’s   NYC HALF, FULL MARATHON OR JERUSALEM MARATHON
                                                             To register for the NYC Half Marathon on March 17, 2019 or the
         home in Bnei Brak. For further information speak to Josh
         Shatzkes or email him at     NYC Full Marathon on November 3, 2019, contact Sharon
                                                             Goldwyn at or 212-764-8062. To join Team
         CAMERA PROGRAM; MEDIA BIAS AGAINST ISRAEL           Shaare Zedek/Team Caleb at the Jerusalem Marathon, visit
         On Sunday, February 24  at 10:30am, Martin and Shoshana
         Sokol invite you to hear guest speaker, Gilead Ini, Senior
         Research Analyst of CAMERA, who will discuss how to recognize  Sam & Andre Meisel, and Annie Mendelson and family would
         and refute inaccurate media coverage of Israel. Breakfast will be  like to express their gratitude to Rabbi Polakoff, Cantor Kron,
         served. There is no cost to attend but RSVP is required to Lori   Malka and Gitty Louzoun and the entire community for their
         Posin The event will take place at the home of   outpouring of support and kindness following the passing of their
         David and Diane Rein, 1 Cove Lane.                  mother, Mali Meisel a”h.
         Drop off paper-goods, canned foods and boxed food for the                Saturday, 11 Adar I
         UJA-Long Island-Rina Schkolnick Food Pantry @ Aaron & Marion         Sammy Cohan for Ayoob Cohan
         Gural JCC at the home of Jayne & Joe Rosenthal, 2 Brentwood          Glenn Ludwig for Doris Ludwig
         Lane from Sun.-Fri, through March 1st.                                Morris Nasser for Ezra Nasser
         KENSINGTON GATE PURIM LUNCH AND LEARN                Y              Carol Buckmann for Mayer Siegel
                                                                                  Sunday, 12 Adar I
         Back by popular demand, please join Rabbi Polakoff for a Purim      Dina Sharifian for Yagoub Misaghi
         Lunch and Learn at the home of Roslyn and Zachary Dicker, One   A   Deena Heisler for Ada Wachsberg
         Kensington Gate, Apt. 326 on Monday, March 4th at noon.                  Monday, 13 Adar I
         Dairy lunch will be served. RSVP to Mark Twersky at   H          Roselin Wagner for Yehuda Leib Prebluda is required to attend.                              Joan Braun for Harry Schwartz
         MEN’S CLUB EVENTS                                    R         Rabbi Shimon Wolf for Rabbi Dr. Ephraim Wolf
                                                                                  Tuesday, 14 Adar I
         Saturday night, March 9th @ 8:00 pm: “Beat The Clock”             Mansour Farhadian for Ayub Farhadian
         Game Show; $18 for MC members, $25 for non-MC members.   Z             Wednesday, 15 Adar I
         WOMEN’S PRE-PURIM LEARNING                           E               Ronald Braun for Muriel Braun
         Join us on Wednesday evening, March 13th, at the home of             Alan Prawer for Pinchas Prawer
         Jessica & Evan Shusterman, 2 Chestnut Dr. at 7:30 pm to hear   I        Thursday, 16 Adar I
         Ms. Chevi Garfinkel speak on “Purim Perspectives: Keeping Your      Farah Sachmechi for Salim Adhami
         Footing in an Upside Down World.”                    T               Phyllis Ringel for Minnie Gitter
         JEWISH SINGLES MIXER FOR AGES 30-40 YEAR OLDS                     Hadassah Wachstock for Frieda Kessler
                                                                              Ellen Polakoff for Helene Pinsker
         There is an upcoming singles mixer event for Jewish single men            Friday, 17 Adar I
         and women ages 30 to 40 years old that will take place in Great       Stanley Dacher Lena Dacher

         Neck. If you or anyone you know may be interested in                             Gisele Katz for Jacob Gastwirth
         attending, please be in touch with Rabbi Polakoff/Rabbi Lichter     Myra Honig for Abraham Mathews
         so they can give your information to the event organizers.            Louise Kahn for Sarah Tuch
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