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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 Charlotte & Perry Schneider on the birth of
                      Howard Wolf 516-643-3344               a granddaughter, Sarah Anne, born to their children
         IF YOU KNOW OF SOMEONE WHO IS MOVING INTO THE       Lauren & Sam Flaks.
                                                             SAVE THE DATE: NSHA ANNUAL DINNER
         OFFICE HOURS FOR RABBI POLAKOFF                     The North Shore Hebrew Academy Annual Dinner
                                                             Celebration will take place on Sunday, April 7  at Old
         Tuesdays 10:00-12:00; Thursdays 1:00-3:00. He can                                           th
         always be reached on his cell 516.637.3674/         Westbury Hebrew Congregation. The honorees are our                                  members - Dina & Jonathan Ohebshalom, receiving
                                                             the Guests of Honor Award, our members, Shoshana &
         Sunday Breakfast is sponsored by Ruth & Milt Mitzner in   Martin Sokol, receiving the L’Dor V’Dor Award and Sandy
         commemoration of Milt’s siblings’ yahrzeits, all in the   Sudberg, receiving the Distinguished Faculty Award. In
         month of Adar: Chana Ruchel Shapiro, Moshe Dovid    addition, NSHA will also pay tribute to the Class of 1979,
         Mitzner and Pinye Ducker z”l.                       celebrating its 40  year Reunion. Those  wishing to serve on
                                                             the Dinner Committee, please contact or
         CHAVERIM CENTER                                     call the Business office 487.8687 ext 2.
         Please join us on Wednesday, March 13th for Purim/
         Persian New Year with speaker Amit Yaghoubi. The Book   PARLOR MEETING TO BENEFIT ORA
         group is reading Graham Moore’s “Last Days of Night.”   Join us at a parlor meeting to benefit ORA, an extraordinary
         Thank you to Roz Wagner who sponsored in memory of   non-profit organization which advocates on behalf of agunot
         Anna Seider a”h and Rose Wagner a”h.                and prevents get-refusal in our community. It will take place
                                                             on Wednesday, March 13th at 8:00 pm at the home of
         WOMEN’S PRE-PURIM LEARNING                          David & Lani Pelcovitz, 29 North Drive in Great Neck.
         Join us on Wednesday evening, March 13th, at the
         home of  Jessica & Evan Shusterman, 2 Chestnut Dr. at   JEWISH SINGLES MIXER FOR AGES 30-40 YEAR OLDS
         7:30 pm to hear Ms. Chevi Garfinkel speak on “Purim
                                                             There is an upcoming singles mixer event for Jewish single
         Perspectives: Keeping Your Footing in an Upside Down   men and women ages 30 to 40 years old that will take place
         World.”                                             in Great Neck. If you or anyone you know may be interested
         CHOLENT COOK-OFF                                    in attending, please be in touch with Rabbi Polakoff
         Shabbat March 16th: We ask all chefs to please email   ( or Rabbi Lichter ( so so that you can be officially entered into   they can give your information to the event organizers.
         the competition.                                    NYC MARATHON/JERUSALEM MARATHON
         BLOOD DRIVE                                         Need a spot in the NYC Marathon or the Jerusalem
                                                             Marathon? We’ve got you covered! To register for the NYC
         Sunday, March 17th from 8:00 am-12:00 pm:
                                                             Full Marathon on November 3, 2019, contact Sharon
         Braun Youth Center. To schedule an appointment, go to                                  Goldwyn at or 212-764-8062. To join
                                                             Team Shaare Zedek/Team Caleb at the Jerusalem Marathon,
         YOUTH EVENT                                         visit
         Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 am-11:30 am:
         Pre-Purim Safari Adventure Puppet Show for pre-school   OHEL XTREME CHALLENGE CLASSIC
         thru 2nd grade. $10/members; $15/non-members; $25/  On Sunday May 19, Tami Secunda-Kramer will be
         family.                                             participating with a team of women from Great Neck, Team
                                                             IMOVE & SWEAT, in the OHEL Xtreme Challenge at Camp
                                                             Kaylie. She will be challenging her body & testing her limits
         We are excited to share that the Great Neck Synagogue
                                                             in support of children and adults with disabilities, foster
         Hunger Initiative program received a $2000 grant from   children, children in OHEL's 3 domestic violence shelters,
         OU’s Maot Chitim Program for our Passover program. The   and the elderly. Please donate to her page and help the
         date for our Initiative this year is April 15. Stay tuned for   Great Neck team be the highest fundraising team! Thank
         information regarding how you can help us. Cindy Hodkin   you!
         and Nechama Liss Levinson
         THANK YOU VERY MUCH                                                     Saturday, 9 Adar II
         Thank you very much to Roslyn and Zachary Dicker who                Ken Magida for Frieda Magida
         hosted a wonderful, successful – and sold out - Purim   A              Tuesday, 12 Adar II
         Lunch and Learn at their beautiful apartment in Kensington   H     Phil Hanfling for Nathan Hanfling
         Gate. Everyone greatly enjoyed Rabbi Polakoff’s discussion   R        Wednesday, 13 Adar II
         about Purim. Stay tuned for future holiday lunch and learn   Z    Michael Hoenig for Pessel Hadassah
         events!                                              E                 bat R’Yaakov HaKohen
         HOMEBOUND FOR PURIM                                  I             Elliot Diamond for Louis Diamond
                                                                             Ethan Heisler for Irving Heisler
         If you know someone homebound and in need of a                          Thursday, 14 Adar II
         Megillah Reading for Purim, please contact Rabbi Polakoff          Sam Yehaskel for Moise Algava
         or Rabbi Lichter to make arrangements.
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