BH. Cheshvan 5773 / November 2012
Non-Profit-Org US Postage
Hebrew Day School of the Capital District
Dear Friends, Welcome to the 10th annual Maimonides Raffle-Auction!
PAID Permit #14 Albany NY
404 Partridge Street Albany NY 12208
This year’s Chanukah event falls on the 4th night of Chanukah, midway through the holiday. In that spirit our Raffle-Auction event, dinner and Chanukah celebration will have a “Midway” theme. mid· way adverb, adjective 1. in the middle of the way or distance; halfway. noun 2. a place or part situated midway. 3. the place or way, at a fair or carnival where sideshows or amusements are located.
Your contribution and raffle-ticket purchases support quality Jewish and General Education for children - our future - and offers you opportunities to win valuable prizes. EVERYONE IS A WINNER! Your odds are much better here, and your support makes a big difference right here in our community. Mail this form with your raffle choices and payment, or personally attend on December 11th. You need not be present to win. Thank you, The Maimonides Raffle-Auction Committee
Fair-themed Foods Chanukah Dinner $7pp or $25 a family served from “Nathan’s Kitchen!”
Walk-Around 2009 was the Student Halfmoon Entertainers: Menorah Juggling, 2011 was the Balloon PennyMenorah Animals, This year On-the-spot we present a Games and Midwaymore! themed Menorah!
27 PRIZE PACKAGES
27 PRIZE DRAWINGS
FUN SHOW FOR KIDS
LIVELY MIDWAY LESSONS
27 Prize Packages on Display: Buy Tickets in advance online or via mail - or at the event itself.
Drawings will begin at Letter “Z” at 6:50pm. Tickets can be purchased at the event until 15 minutes before Drawings.
Guest entertainer will enthuse the kids and youth of all ages and enliven our Midway Chanukah theme!
Are we stuck in the middle? Is having fun Kosher? Look for inspiring & relevant Jewish Midway Messages!
An uplifting and enjoyable communal event in the middle of Chanukah to refuel for the next 4 Chanukah Lights!
NOTE: Photos are for illustrative purposes only and may differ from actual prize. Maimonides assumes no responsibility for exact specifications, Kashrus or quality of individual prizes. Winners need not be present to win, but do assume shipping costs for larger/heavier prizes that are not picked up in Albany. All proceeds directly benefit the Maimonides School.
A / $20
APPLE IPAD (3rd Gen)
The iPad brilliantly displays books, videos and web-content, all accessible in an interactive, user-friendly touch-screen interface, with thousands of free or low-cost apps available. This iPad is 3rd generation with a beautiful “retina” (3 million pixels!) screen resolution and a speedy A6X Processor and 16GB of memory.
B / $20
HP Pavilion G6 with Next Gen AMD Processor A6-4400M 2.7-3.2GHz , 4GB DDR3 SDRAM (expandable to 8GB), 750GB Hard-Drive with Protect-Smart, island-style keyboard, multi-touch mouse, 15.6 diagonal Brightview LED screen (1366x768), operating on the new Windows 8.
C / $15
BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME
Change your floor, walls and ceiling with: (1) Paddle-Fan fixture from Wolberg Electrical Supply stores in Albany, Schenectady & Saratoga (2) Area Rug from Modern Carpet on Broadway (3) Adorn your home with the warmth & elegance of beautiful Judaic artwork by NerArtGallery.com Choose from “Bikurim”, “Tranquility”, “Old City Walls”, “Temple View” or “Soldier at the Wall”.
D / $15
Start your mornings off right with: (1) 1 case of Chalav-Yisrael Milk and assorted breakfast Cereals (2) 1 case of grapefruit (by Brickman Produce), (3) Chalav-Yisrael CheeseBasket (by Natural & Kosher Cheeses), (4) K-Cup Coffee-Maker (by Keurig) (5) 6 10oz bags of Green Mountain Fair-Trade House Blend
E / $15
LIVING TORAH DVD’S
A one-year subscription (12 DVD’s = 48 weekly programs) to JEM’s “Living Torah” a weekly video magazine featuring short captioned segments of the Rebbe's application of Torah to life, events and issues; “timeless moments”; melodies and personal first-person encounters with the Rebbe.
F / $15
(1) $250 Gift-card at “A Silver Breeze” in Wilton and Aviation Malls (2) Tennis bracelet 2 carat diamond in sterling silver (by Shadora.com) (3) 2 pairs of sterling silver 1/10ct diamond earrings with garnet and blue topaz gemstones, (by Shadora.com)
G / $10
(1) 1 case of Ancient Harvest Quinoa (2) 1 case assorted Raw Revolution organic live food bars (3) Levana’s new Whole Foods cookbook (4) $200 at VitalChoice online (check for OU certified products) (5) Big Kids Snack Set and tote bag, along with many Take-Ones and coupons from Happy-Family Organic Superfoods.
H / $10
(1) 1 case of Benz’s Gefilte Fish (benzsfish.com) (2) $50 & free shipping at KosherMeatStore.com (3) 6 Viola Challah bread-mixes (including Spelt, Whole-Wheat etc) (by Tribes-a-Dozen) (4) the Shabbos House cookbook (5) assorted dry & sweet Kosher wines
I / $10
Big stack of board and card games, for hours of family fun, especially on long Shabbos afternoons, or cold winter nights. Package includes Othello, Rummikub, Apples to Apples Jr, and other great games. (by the Gray family)
J / $10
SLEEP IN COMFORT
2 Feather twin-size comforters for winter warmth & comfort (by DailySteals.com) and a $100 Gift-Card at Bed, Bath & Beyond. Plus a handmade baby quilt (by L. Pasternack), and enjoy a subscriptions to the local “Jewish World Newspaper” & to the Jewish Review of Books.
K / $10
(1) George Foreman large-size Grill for fast non-stick indoor grilling. (2) GE countertop Microwave, great for quick & easy warm-ups. (by Drimmers.com)
L / $10
(1) $180 at Ruthie’s Unique Womens Boutique in Monsey NY (2) Golden-brown multi-strand pearl choker necklace with sterling clasp (3) Smokey topaz sterling silver 1/10ct diamond earrings (by Shadora.com)
M / $10
TABLET & H-PHONES
(1) Elocity 7” touch-screen Internet Tablet 4GB, with 512MB DDR2, on NVIDIA’s Tegra 2, running Android 2.2 OS, HDMI/USB, stereo output, 1.3MP camera with 802b/g wireless. (by 1saleaday.com) (2) Phillips Citiscape Downtown Headphones with music seal, memory foam cushions & 40mm drivers (by 1saleaday.com)
N / $10
(1) Toaster, blender, hot-water-urn, crock-pot, sandwich-maker, & food-processor (by DrimmersHousewares.com) (2) 16qt TurkeyRoaster (aka oversized Cholent Crock-Pot) and a Waffle-Maker.
O / $10
SET OUT TO SARATOGA
(1) Set of red Saratoga Racetrack memorabilia (by Marc Gronich) (2) a May weeknight at the Saratoga Turf & Spa Motel (3) an off-season night at the Saratoga Inn (4) $72 certificate at Roseanna’s “Zen Again” Spa in Saratoga
P / $10
(1) Handwritten Mezuzah & Case by local Sofer M. Serebryanski in memory of Dr. Teitelman (2) Silver-plated Mezuzah Cover (3) Stainless Steel Sheffield Challah Knife with Sterling Silver “925” engraved Jerusalem Shabbos handle (4) 1 case of “Kosher-Keeper” containers (5) “Divine Kosher” cookbook from Schenectady
Q / $10
(1) $125 at the Party Warehouse on Fuller Road for big variety of party goods and favors for any time of the year (2) Collection of Chanukah trinkets and collectibles (by Mrs. M. Rosenfield) (3) Cake from Mt Pleasant Bakery
R / $10
(1) Pfaltzgraff cutlery service for 12, includes steak knives & 8 piece hostess set (2) Corelle dishes Lifestyle series, service for 8, Damask pattern (3) Set of 8: saucepans and casserole pans with lids.
S / $10
Enjoy the many beautiful outdoor opportunities this region has to offer with a quality Coleman Cimmaron (14’x8’) 8-person tent, 2 sleeping bags, several accessories, plus 2 books: “Trails with Tales - History Hikes through the Capital Region” and “Best Hikes with Children Catskills & Hudson Valley” (by the Levin Family)
T / $10
TIME FOR HIM & HER
Croton Men’s & Women’s Aquatic Sports Watches with 2-Tone Silver/Gold Stainless Steel Case and Black Bezel with a Green Dial and a 2-Tone Silver/Gold Stainless Steel Bracelet, Water Resistant to 660FT.
Maimonides School Raffle-Auction 2012
(1) KidCraft kids’ sized Kitchen with knobs, drawers, “appliances” (2) Collection of “Melissa and Doug” colorful wooden toys, crafts, games and puzzles (3) Classic wooden ride-on-train handpainted in primary colors powered by kids’ feet and fueled by imagination!
A $20 / IPAD B $20 / LAPTOP C $15 / HOME
D $15 / BREAKFAST E $15 / LIVING TORAH
U / $10
# OF TICKETS
State & Zip
F $15 / SILVER G $10 / HEALTHY H $10 / SHABBOS
Ticket Sold By:
I $10 / GAMES V / $5
(1) Clothing Iron and (2) Dustbuster Handvac (by DrimmersHousewares) (3) $100 giftcertificate at the Lapiner Bros store on Broadway in Menands (4) $100 in DryCleaning Coupons at Colonial Cleaners on North Allen Street
W / $5
GARMIN NUVI GPS
Great for trips! The Garmin Nuvi 1350LMT is a slim and portable GPS with a 4.3” wide touchscreen and lifetime map updates. (by the Kudan family)
X / $5
Fujifilm JX580 16MP Digital Camera with handy slim design, 3” LCD screen, 5x optical zoom, Lithium-ion battery, plus it comes with an 8GB SDHC memory card and camera case. (by 1saleaday.com)
Y / $5
Lost your cordless phones or they’re not charging anymore? Start fresh with this 3-set cordless phone system by Motorola L513BT with speakerphone on each, separate chargers, plus some blue-tooth capability. (by 1saleaday.com)
Z / $5
(1) Step-It-Up Basic Bundle Jewish DDR (2) Four quality Jewish books from Hachai (3) One year subscription to Jewish Girls Yaldah Magazine (10 issues) (4) Gift from Saratoga Guitar music store
? / $5
Previous mystery packages included airline tickets, Amtrak tickets, Disney passes, a digital camera, a watch, shopping gift-cards & more… Let’s see what’s in store this year!
SPECIAL / $10
SPLIT THE POT
50/50 Cash Prize. Winner and Maimonides split the proceeds to this special entry. NOTE: Bonus tickets (from $108 or $180 packages) can not go toward Split the Pot.
J $10 / SLEEP
Total # of Tickets
K $10 / FAST FOOD L $10 / DRESS UP M $10 / TABLET PLUS N $10 / KITCHEN O $10 / SARATOGA
Total $ Amount Enclosed:
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P $10 / JUDAICA Q $10 / PARTY R $10 / ALL SET S $10 / CAMPING T $10 / TIME
Checks payable to “Maimonides” or credit-card info below Mail with raffle-choices to: 404 Partridge St Albany NY 12208 Name on Card:
U $10 / WOOD TOYS V $10 / SUPER-CLEAN W $5 / GPS
X $5 / CAMERA Y $5 / KEEP TALKING
Z $5 / MULTI - MEDIA
? $5 / MYSTERY
SPECIAL $10 / SPLIT
Early Bird Special: free $10 ticket before Nov 29 $108 buys $140 in tickets
$180 buys $250 in tickets
Maimonides is a Festival of Light! Chanukah literally means Dedication - so does Maimonides! Chanukah marks a victory against the odds - so does Maimonides! Chanukah highlights light, increasing day by day - so does Maimonides! Chanukah insists on integrity & purity of the cruise of oil - so does Maimonides! Chanukah celebrates standing up for beliefs and traditions - so does Maimonides! Chanukah Lights branch out shining across the spectrum - so does Maimonides! Chanukah makes a little oil go a long way - so does Maimonides! Chanukah ensures Jewish survival and identity - so does Maimonides!
Not only on Chanukah, but all year â€˜round!
PEJE (Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education) and the Jewish Funders Network are partnering with Maimonides and day-schools across the country for a special incentive matching gift opportunity (until January 2013) for new major donors to support local Jewish education. Please contact Rabbi Rubin 423-4103 for more information or how to get involved and make a difference in the Jewish future!
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This year’s Chanukah event falls on the 4th night of Chanukah, midway through the holiday. In that spirit our Raffle-Auction event, dinner a...