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OHAV SHOLOM’S WEEKLY CHRONICLE WE PRAY TOGETHER

Rabbi Ira Ebbin rabbiebbin@ohav.org

Adam Greenberg President

Rabbi Jeremiah Wohlberg Rabbi Emeritus

WEEK ENDING APRIL 8 — 4 NISSAN 5771

Shabbat Services Friday Mincha: Saturday Morning: Class: Saturday Mincha:

WE PLAY TOGETHER

Dr. Mel Issacs Hebrew School Principal

PARSHAT METZORA

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6:45 PM 9:00 AM 6:30 PM 7:00 PM

SHACHARIT Sunday…………………9:00 AM Monday ……………….6:30 AM

If you would like to make a contribution in memory of Cantor Blum, checks can be made with the earmark “Chickens for Shabbos” to the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills,150-05 70th Road Flushing, NY 11367 or to the Rabbi's Charity fund earmarked.

Tuesday……………….....6:35AM

Wednesday...................6:35 AM Thursday …………..... 6:30 AM Friday............................6:35 AM

MINCHA - MAARIV Sunday-Thursday.... 7:15 PM

Candle Lighting: Shabbat Ends:

7:08 PM 8:09 PM

Seudah Shelishit is sponsored this week by Stewart Ratzker in memory of his mother, Alice Ratzker, Chana Stisha Bat Avraham Peritz.

SISTERHOOD Upcoming Sisterhood Programs May 12th- Game Night 7:30pm (Mah-Jong and Scrabble)

Sisterhood has 18 Ohav teens who have signed up to be babysitters. Should you find yourself in need of a babysitter please e-mail Fran Green at sisterhoodprez@ohav.org We are asking for gently used clothing, in good condition, for four girls, ages 12 to 17. There are two Jewish families who receive support from Hatzilu, who would appreciate clothing for their daughters. The clothing can be brought to the synagogue & will be delivered to the families by our member, Ann Goldberg. Our next book will be Sima's Undergarments for Women by Ilana Stanger-Ross. TIME TBA. http://www.amazon.com/Simas-Undergarments-Women-IlanaStanger-Ross/dp/B0042P56IU/ref=pd_sim_b_12

Pre-Passover Classes Kosher Shopping in a Non-Kosher World

Shabbat Hagadol Drasha April Location to be Announced –Postponed. Date to be 16th at 6:15pm announced. Why was that Personalities of Prophets Night Different The Biblical Stories Around The Hagadda From All the With Rabbi Ira Ebbin -Tuesdays 12th at 1pm Other Nights? The Kosher Passover Kitchen The Story Rabbi Ira Ebbin -Tuesday April 12th at 8pm Behind The Rabbi’s Seder in Adding Spice to your Seder Bnei Brak With Rabbi Ira Ebbin -Wednesday April 13th

Ohav Sholom’s SIT, EAT & RUN PRE-PESACH DAIRY DINNER Sunday April 17th between 5:30pm-7:30pm Come join us to make your “Last Meal” easy. Let us ease your worries and feeding your family before pesach . COST: $13.50 per adult and children over 12 $ 7.50 per child ages 3-11 Free for children under 3 Non-shul Family members invited too! *Late responses will not be accepted. Please send in your reservation form and check made payable to: Congregation Ohav Sholom to the shul office in an envelope addressed to Pre-Pesach Dinner. Hatzilu Pre-Passover Food Drive Don't throw that good food away. Bring in your non-perishable food items to be donated to the Hatzilu Food Pantry. Just put them in the donation container in front of the Synagogue office. Times for Chometz Sales Day Time Hours Tues, Wed and Thurs - 2-4pm Mon and Thurs 11Am-1pm Sunday April 10th and April 17th - 9:30-11AM Mon April 18th 7-8AM Evening Hours Tues, Wed, Thurs April 12th-14th - 9-10pm

The annual Ohav Sholom UJA Federation breakfast Sunday, May 1 at 9:30 AM in the synagogue social hall. The congregation is delighted to honor Ira Kolko for his unstinting and invaluable service to Ohav Sholom and the Jewish community. There will be a delicious breakfast and a guest speaker. Admission is free.


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SISTERHOOD is offering a spring floral arrangement Monday April 11 6:15-7:30 COSY Chocolate Seder. Cost $5. Have you ever experienced a Passover to be the centerpiece of your Seder completly with CHOCOLATE? 4 Cups of Chocolate, Chocolate Matzah, Chocolate EveryPesach table. $35.00. Delivery thing! For kids in grades 3-7. to Merrick/Bellmore $8.00 or Wednesday April 13 6:15-7:30 COSY Seder Play Prep. If your kids and family are planning to partici- you can pick it up from the pate in the second seder program we will be putting on a play with all the kids written by our very Merrick Florist, Merrick Aveown Shlomit Ebbin. Please send your child to this event to have them practice their part. nue. Order deadline April Friday April 22 11am-4pm COSY Outdoor Paintball at Cousins Paintball in Coram. 15th. For more info speak Grades 6-12. Cost $40. Transportation Provided. All gear & equipment will be provided. with Adi Baron. Junior Congregation Shabbos mornings 10:15-11:30. Grades K-3 will be in Classroom 1, and Grades 4-8 will be in the library. All children must be in junior congregation or accompanied by an adult in shul. To sponsor a Kids Kiddush $20 .

Boys must wear head coverings at all COSY events.

NEW SPONSORHSIP PRICES: Payable to OHAV SHOLOM Shofar: $10.00 Chronicle $10.00 Both the Chronicle & the Shofar $18.00

This is the video tribute shown at the Ohav Sholom Dinner in tribute to Dr. Mel Isaacs and the Ohav Hebrew School. Mazel Tov to Dr. Isaacs. Special thanks to Morah Lisa and David Hauser for all their help on this project. Please pass around. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDq5zCdkiiE Here's the link to the new Ohav/Merrick Video Commercial http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOSusna_Jmc

KIDDUSH SPONSORED THIS WEEK BY:

Sisterhood

Payable to SISTERHOOD

Simcha Shabbos $18.00 NOTICE TO OHAV MEMBERS FROM KEN GARTNER My firm and I are among the sponsors of the 5Towns5K Walk/Run, www.5towns5k.org to be held on Sunday, May 15, at North Woodmere Park. The event is a fundraiser for (fidv.org) Bet Halochem/Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans, and the rehab centers that it runs. If anyone is interested in participating, helping, attending, or sponsoring, they can speak to Ken Gartner

The Journal from the OHAV JOURNAL DINNER is now online. ohav.org/publications/journal

Enjoy! Forward to your friends to help promote our community. Congregation Ohav Sholom regrets to inform you of the passing of Dr. Joseph Neuringer, beloved husband of Marlene Neuringer. THANK YOU TO: Funeral services was held on Friday. Marlene will be sitting shiva in her home in Florida through next ThursRabbi Ebbin for providing halachic guidance, programmatic advice, and being a good sounding board; Adam Greenberg for decision making support and for writ- day morning.The address is 9121F South West 20th ing the checks; Daron Rubensohn for writing even more checks; Irwin Dufter for Street, Boca Raton, Fl 33428. Marlene can be reached by phone at (561) 487-6691. being the MC and for providing guidance, suggestions, and insights; Gabe Rubin May Marlene and her family be comforted among the for getting ads from the shul’s vendors; Matt Lerner / Mario Wilkowski / Brian mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. Bertan for making the Journal book, with some assistance from Kenny Duftler. Adam Marchuk for coordinating the invitations, RSVPs and table seating, and for being a good sounding board; Rebecca Moldwin for the award plaques, coordinatShiva/Memorial Gold Cards are available through Sistering invitation lists, centerpieces, arranging the videographer; and for providing hood. Please contact goldcards@ohav.org or Jessica Lerbehind the scenes support; Robin Hauser for helping assemble the centerpieces. ner at 632-5891 Peter Tannenbaum for arranging the band, assisting with elements of negotia-

YASHER KOACH to all those who worked on the Journal Dinner. What a tremendous undertaking and wonderful event.

tions, providing support for the caterer selection and the change of caterer, and for being a good sounding board and providing insights; Lonnie Ostrow for assembling a wonderful video tribute to Dr. Isaac’s & the Hebrew School; Lonnie Ostrow for creating the new OHAV SHOLOM commercial; Rosemary Hart for all the invoicing, billing, and behind the scenes paperwork processing; Bonnie Errico for helping assemble photos, coordinating invitation lists, and other behind the scenes paperwork; Gary Friedman and Ilissa Schoenberg for providing logistical support and handling a host of details at the dinner; Roni Cohen for being our photographer; And to David Hauser for putting together this first class flawless event. MAZAL TOV TO : DR. MEL ISAACS; Mr. Michael Alexander; Dr. Deborah Yanofsky Cohn; Dr.

Marlene Galinkin Ruskin Rabbi Moshe Gordon; Prof. Adam Schonbrun; Mrs. Bernice Carus Lite and Les Grussgott,

Scholar in Residence April 30th Rabbi Dovid Fendel Rosh Yeshiva of the Hesder Yeshiva of Sderot. Rabbi Fendel is a native of West Hempstead, Long Island and a graduate of the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County (HANC). He has practically single handedly built the Yeshiva of Sderot, a Religious Zionist school for Advanced Torah Studies where all students serve in the IDF, and resurrected the city after and during continuous barrages of rockets and missiles over the last decade. He lives in Sderot with his wife and six children, and ensures that each member of the Yeshiva has a personal role in connecting and strengthening the community.


Chronicle April 8, 2011