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Community Currents Boys Town Jerusalem students brought smiles to the faces of patients and staff in hospitals across JerusaPreschoolers lemthe with festive visits in honor of the upcoming Purim holiday. Guitars in hand, the school’s ninth and tenth in Rambam graders traveled Day School ofto eight different hospitals and facilities to cheer up patients of all ages. Savannah, Georgia learn about the Aleph Bais and their names.

Rabbi Daniel Coleman and North On Sunday, October 13, thevolunteers Yeshiva ofatCentral Shore University prepared almost 200 Queens kicked offHospital its Parent-Child Sunday Learning Program. healthy and tasty mishoach manos in consultation with both the Food and Nutrition and Nursing departments to enhance the joy and wellness of patients on special diets.

Earlier this month, the Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation held its annual commemoration of Rachel Imeinu’s yarzheit. A buffet dinner was held at the Manhattan Beach Jewish Center on October 14. The keynote speaker was Rabbi Jonathan Rietti who gave a dramatic presentation on the relationship between Rachel Imeinu and the nal Geulah. Kids of Courage hosted a pre-Purim Cupcake Decorating Party at the Renov Family home in Lawrence.

Keynote Speaker Rabbi Jonathan Rietti and Evelyn Haies, founder and president of RCRF.

Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Chaim Deutsch, and Evelyn Haies.

On March 11, 80 women and girls baked over 1,800 hamantashen at the Center for Jewish Life of Marlboro, NJ in honor of Purim. Earlier this month, the Toronto Jewish community hosted Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier and The Shmuz, the latest stop in Rabbi Shafier’s ongoing “Marriage Seminar Tour.” The Marriage Seminar is Rabbi Shafier’s response to the reality of the unfortunate spread of divorce and troubled marriages in our communities. The Seminar seeks to address two pivotal questions – what is causing this sudden epidemic, and more significantly, what can be done about it?

Bais Yaakov girls in Boro Park prepare for Purim.

Honorees pose behind the Jewish Mother’s Day cake donated by Pressers Bakery Avenue M. (L-R) Mark Langfan, Breaking the Silence Award; Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Rahel Imeinu Community Chessed Award; Evelyn Haies, Fran and Stephen Epstein Actualist Award; Esther Lamm, Young Leadership Award; and Mitchell Shapiro, esq., Rachel Imeinu Activist Award.

On October 2, Zicharon, an organization that assists people on issues relating to dementia, hosted an informative evening in Menorah Hall featuring renowned dementia experts who provided the audience with much-needed advice and information on dealing with this disease. Among the speakers were Rabbi Eliezer Kaminetzky; Dr. Gary Kennedy, chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at Monteore Medical Center; and Matt Kudish, senior vice president of caregiver services of the NY Chapter of the American Alzheimer’s Association.

To submit pictures to the Community Currents section, e-mail community@jewishpress.com. Dr. Gary Kenneday

Matt Kudish

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Image of three generations, clockwise from left: Nina Gayevsky, Masha Milman, Mishele Milman and Rochele Milman.


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Community Currents Preschoolers This year’s Purim Carnival at Yeshiva Torah Voodath welcomed guests from in the Rambam Yeshivas Bonim L’Makom. Day School of Savannah, Georgia learn about the Aleph Bais and their names.

After spending their winter break volunteering in Ukraine’s Jewish of communiOn Sunday, October 13, the Yeshiva Central Queens kicked off itstoParent-Child Sunday Learnty, a group of Yeshiva University students decided send their support and some Purim cheer to their friends ining the Program. troubled region.

Earlier this month, the Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation held its annual commemoration of Rachel Imeinu’s yarzheit. A buffet dinner was held at the Manhattan Beach Jewish Center on October 14. The keynote speaker was Rabbi Jonathan Rietti who gave a dramatic presentation on the relationship between Rachel Imeinu and the nal Geulah.

Keynote Speaker Rabbi Jonathan Rietti and Evelyn Haies, founder and president of RCRF.

Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Chaim Deutsch, and Evelyn Haies.

Women’s League Community Residences consumers enjoy a lively Purim party at the YI of Midwood’s simcha hall. Live music, tasty food and fabulous costumes all played a part in making this a very special event.

Honorees pose behind the Jewish Mother’s Day cake donated by Pressers Bakery Avenue M. (L-R) Mark Langfan, Breaking the Silence Award; Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Rahel Imeinu Community Chessed Award; Evelyn Haies, Fran and Stephen Epstein Actualist Award; Esther Lamm, Young Leadership Award; and Mitchell Shapiro, esq., Rachel Imeinu Activist Award.

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On October 2, Zicharon, an organization that assists people on issues relating to dementia, hosted an informative evening in Menorah Hall featuring renowned dementia experts who provided the audience with much-needed advice and information on dealing with this disease. Among the speakers were Rabbi Eliezer Kaminetzky; Dr. Gary Kennedy, chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at Monteore Medical Center; and Matt Kudish, senior vice president of caregiver services of the NY Chapter of the American Alzheimer’s Association.

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