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Yeshiva Har Torah th 24 Annual Dinner

March 3, 2013 22 Adar 5773


Honorees

Iris & Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor

Michele & Howard Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education

Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Yeshiva Har Torah salutes Medinat Yisrael The creation of the State of Israel is one of the seminal events in Jewish history. Recognizing the significance of the State and its national institutions, we work to instill in our students an attachment in the State of Israel and its people as well as a sense of responsibility for their welfare.

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov to this evening’s

Guests of Honor

Iris and Perry Finkelman Thank you for your ongoing support, devotion and commitment to our Yeshiva. Your special friendship and partnership have inspired us to strive for excellence. Rabbi Gary and Beaty Menchel Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov to this evening’s

Pillars of Jewish Education

Michele and Howard Schatz Thank you for being living examples of the values upon which our Yeshiva was founded and for serving as role models within our YHT community. Rabbi Gary and Beaty Menchel Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov to this evening’s

Aishet Chayil Awardee Danielle Ellman You are a true woman of valor, whose selfless dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah through so many activities and projects, always with a smile and positive outlook, have enriched our Yeshiva . Rabbi Gary and Beaty Menchel Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


To the Officers, Board of Directors, PTA, Administrative team, Faculty and Staff of our Yeshiva Thank you for making Yeshiva Har Torah the very special place that it is.

With deep gratitude and admiration, Rabbi Gary Menchel Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


My sincerest congratulations and thanks to Iris and Perry Finkelman GUESTS OF HONOR Michele and Howard Schatz PILLARS OF JEWISH EDUCATION Danielle Ellman AISHET CHAYIL AWARDEE Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to pay tribute to you for your support and commitment to Yeshiva Har Torah. Mazel Tov, Yossie Spirgel President

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


To The Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Yeshiva Har Torah You are truly wonderful group of people who give so much of yourselves on behalf of our children. Your dedication and devotion to our Yeshiva is visible daily in the classrooms of our Yeshiva. Thank you for making Yeshiva Har Torah the special place it is! Yossie Spirgel President

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Thank you to our incredible Faculty and Staff, the ones on the front line, who do a fantastic job providing the best education possible to our children. Yossie Spirgel President

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Thank you to our wonderful Dinner, Journal, and Raffle Committees. Your hard work and dedication is evident in the beautiful Dinner you coordinated on behalf of our Yeshiva. The families and administration salute your devotion to our Yeshiva Huvi Cohen Ruthie Goykadosh Beverly Hornstein Melissa Maurer Judy Sobel Debbie Spilky Davida Yehaskel May you all continue to go from strength to strength Yossie Spirgel President

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


‫מזל טוב‬ and

‫יישר כח‬

to this evening’s honorees

Iris and Perry Finkelman

Thank you for being true leaders in the most modest way. May you go from strength to strength in your service to the community..

Michele and Howard Schatz

Thank you for always saying "Yes" to whatever is asked of you. You serve as wonderful role models to your very special children.

Danielle Ellman

It's a special pleasure for us to have a "pro" on our team! May you and Alan continue to have much nachat from your beautiful children.

With deep appreciation,

Debbie and Ed Fox

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Sincere appreciation to my colleagues Members of the Administration, Faculty and Staff for all that you do to make Yeshiva Har Torah a special place

and to the Executive Committee Board of Directors and the PTA and all who give their time, talents and resources for the benefit of our yeshiva. Ed Fox

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov To our Guests of Honor Iris and Perry Finkelman You have helped us to bring Yeshiva Har Torah to the next level To our Pillars of Jewish Education Michele and Howard Schatz We appreciate your outstanding devotion to YHT. To our Aishet Chayil Awardee Danielle Ellman Thank you for your tireless efforts on behalf of YHT Rabbi Yisrael Silverman, Pesha Kletenik and Chesky Werzberger, Vivian and Menachem Rosenberg, Karen and Roy Simon, Drs. Karyn and Shalom Feinberg Yael and Dovi Greenberger Elana and Rabbi Ahron Rosenthal

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


The Faculty and Staff of Yeshiva Har Torah wish to express our appreciation to this evening’s honorees. Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman We applaud your dedicated efforts on behalf of our Yeshiva and thank you for all that you do. We look forward to working with you for the betterment of YHT for many years to come! Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazel Tov and Todah Rabah to our honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor Michele and Howard Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education and Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil Awardee We are so grateful for your time and resources which have made our Yeshiva a school of excellence! **** Alan J. Steinberg Director of Development Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


A tribute to the Administration, Faculty and Staff Of Yeshiva Har Torah With heartfelt recognition of the dedication and devotion you show to all the students at Yeshiva Har Torah. It is truly an honor to be partners with you in educating our children, and helping them to grow in Torah The Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Yeshiva Har Torah

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


The Parent Teacher Association of Yeshiva Har Torah is deeply grateful to this year’s honorees for the myriad of ways that they are involved in bettering our Yeshiva. Iris & Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor For your dedication and commitment – through your generosity in supporting our Capital Campaign and for being a PTA volunteer. Michele & Howard Schatz Pillars of Education From dedicating an Early Childhood classroom and being an ever present force with our Golf Outing -- to acting Treasurer of the PTA, to Class Mother, Lunch Server and Learning-to-Look teacher. Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil For enriching the lives of our children by creating a mindexpanding after-school program. And, for your role as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. All of you have made Yeshiva Har Torah a special place for our children. Thank you! Debbie Spilky PTA President

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


The Administration, Board of Directors and the entire Yeshiva Har Torah Family wish to express our deepest appreciation to The Avi Chai Foundation With your support to our capital campaign of an interest free loan, the dream of our own building has now become a reality. We would like to thank Dr. Marvin Schick Mr. Yossi Prager and Administration and Staff For their assistance with the Building Loan Program, which was an essential part of financing our new building. May Hashem continue to bless you and their families for your wonderful support in assuring Jewish continuity through financing new buildings for Jewish education. Rabbi Gary Menchel, Menahel Yossie Spirgel, President Ed Fox, Executive Director Alan J. Steinberg, Director of Development Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


We gratefully acknowledge the support received from the Fund for Jewish Education Sponsored by CAROLINE AND JOSEPH S. GRUSS LIFE MONUMENT FUNDS, INC. and UJA FEDERATION OF NEW YORK

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The Yeshiva Har Torah Family Appreciates the support of our New York State Senator Tony Avella

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


The Yeshiva Har Torah Family Acknowledges and express our sincere appreciation for the support, leadership and efforts of New York State Assemblyman David Weprin

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The Yeshiva Har Torah family acknowledges with deep appreciation the leadership, vision and efforts of our friend and council member The Honorable Mark Weprin

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 Guests Of Honor 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Guests of Honor Mazal Tov to

Pillars of Jewish Education

Michele and Howard Schatz & Aishet Chayil Awardee

Danielle Ellman

on this well deserved honor Iris and Perry Finkelman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Guests of Honor Mazel Tov to Rabbi Menchel An Educator with a unique vision to tailor and create programs for all Children to learn at all levels.

Yasher Koach Iris and Perry Finkelman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Guests of Honor To the Rabbeim, Morot, Teachers, and Staff of Yeshiva Har Torah Yasher Koach on the task of educating the children of Yeshiva Har Torah. Thank you for educating our children and molding their minds to be Benei Torah individuals. The life lessons started here are the seeds for Jewish continuity Iris and Perry Finkelman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Guests of Honor To our parents, Iris and Perry Finkelman: Mazal Tov on this honor.

We love you very much! Love Always, Beth, Emily, Zachary, Mara, Dan, Liam and Mollie.

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Pillars Of Jewish Education 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Pillars of Jewish Education Mazal Tov to Iris and Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor Thank you for your involvement and hard work for Yeshiva Har Torah as well as your major support for YHT's Capital Campaign during the construction of the new building. Your dedication and service to YHT is a great inspiration to us all. Mazal Tov to Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil Awardee Thank you for being such an active member of the YHT Board of Directors for so many years and for your hard work while serving on the Executive Committee as Treasurer. The YHT after school clubs have been so successful under your leadership. Your tireless efforts on behalf of Yeshiva Har Torah are much appreciated. Thank you to The Journal, Dinner and Raffle Chairs for all of your time and effort in making this night such a success. Michele and Howard Schatz

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Pillars of Jewish Education To our Menahel Rabbi Gary Menchel: Your wisdom, patience and dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah and each student truly makes Yeshiva Har Torah stand out in the world of Jewish Academics. It is your warm personality that has fostered an atmosphere of learning. You make every child feel at home while developing a love for learning. We thank you for your devotion to Yeshiva Har Torah and all of the students at the school. You truly lead by example and we all have learned so much from you. Sincerely, Michele and Howard Schatz

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Pillars of Jewish Education To Ed Fox, Thank you for all your help in making the 24th Annual YHT Scholarship dinner such a success and for paying attention to each and every detail that goes into planning this event. Also many thanks for everything you do at Yeshiva Har Torah on a day to day basis. All of us at Yeshiva Har Torah are very lucky to have you as part of the YHT family. To Rabbi Silverman, Pesha Kletenik and The Entire Faculty of Yeshiva Har Torah

We are truly blessed to have such an amazing group of educators who put the needs of our children first and always make each and every child at YHT feel special. May you always continue to lead our children by your fine example. Michele and Howard Schatz

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Pillars of Jewish Education Thank you to our President and Dear Friend, Yossi Spirgel A truly dedicated school president whose selflessness and dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah amazes us all. Thank you for always giving our school your unconditional time and energy. P.S. You're not such a bad baseball coach either. To The Board of Directors: Thank you for bestowing this great honor upon us this evening. Yeshiva Har Torah continues to benefit from your collective insight and dedication. We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude for your dedication and commitment to Yeshiva Har Torah. Michele and Howard Schatz

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Pillars of Jewish Education To Our Dear Parents: Sarah and Iradj Hosseinof Mania and Samuel Z"L Schatz You have not only taught us by example but have also been wonderful role models for all of your grandchildren. As it says in Pirkei Avot: "He who learns from his fellow man a single chapter... must show him honor. For so we find concerning David, King of Israel, who learned from Achitophel two things alone, yet he called him his teacher, his guide, his mentor." (6:3) Thank you for all of your love and support in everything we do. Love, Michele & Howie

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Pillars of Jewish Education To Our Three Beautiful Children Stephanie Michael And Rebecca

You are great ambassadors for Yeshiva Har Torah. YHT has instilled in you an appreciation for Mitzvot, Torah and community and it shows in everything you do . We love you so much and are so proud of you. May Hashem bless you with long lives filled with good health and happiness. Love, Mommy and Daddy

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Pillars of Jewish Education Dear Mom and Dad, Mazal Tov on being honored at our School's annual scholarship dinner. You are always there for us and for Yeshiva Har Torah. Everyone at Yeshiva Har Torah appreciates everything that you do for our school! You are the best role models that any kids could ask for. We hope that someday we can also be the kind, generous, loving parents that you are. We love you and we are so proud of you! Stephanie, Michael and Rebecca Schatz

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Pillars of Jewish Education In Honor of Our Dear Son and 2013 Yeshiva Har Torah Graduate, Michael We are so proud of your accomplishments throughout your years at Yeshiva Har Torah. Now that you are moving on to high school, we know that the great values you have gained from your association with YHT will stay with you for the rest of your life and provide you with a solid foundation to excel in the future. Mazel Tov. We Love You! Love, Mommy and Daddy also known as Michele and Howard Schatz

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 Eishet Chayil 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Eishet Chayil Mazal tov to this evening’s Guests of Honor IRIS AND PERRY FINKELMAN Thank you for being shining examples of the highest values to our entire school community. Mazal tov to the Pillars of Jewish Education MICHELE AND HOWARD SCHATZ It is a pleasure to work with you, and we are truly inspired by your level of commitment to Yeshiva Har Torah. Danielle and Alan Ellman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Eishet Chayil A sincere thank you to Rabbi Menchel for his tireless leadership, his commitment to Jewish learning, and his can-do spirit – all of which makes our school so special. We are so grateful to Rabbi Silverman and Ms. Kletenik, and the entire faculty at Yeshiva Har Torah, who answer every call and question with a smile and are so very committed to making our school and our children’s experience of the highest quality. We know it is not an easy task. And to the office staff – Ed, Aviva, Ellen, Paige and Yael. You guys keep it all moving forward with such grace and ease, And we thank you so much for your tireless commitment. Yasher Koach! Danielle and Alan Ellman

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Eishet Chayil A huge ‘thank you’ to Yossi Spirgel and the Entire Board of Directors at YHT – I am completely humbled by how much time and care each of you volunteer to help and support our school. It has been an honor to learn from you and to work with you all. A huge debt of gratitude is owed to Alan Steinberg for his truly amazing work on behalf of our school – it really is the miracle on Grand Central Parkway! Danielle and Alan Ellman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Eishet Chayil Our heartfelt ‘thank you’ to the Dinner, Journal and Raffle Committee – Huvi Cohen, Ruthie Goykadosh, Beverly Hornstein, Melissa Maurer, Debbie Spilky, Judy Sobel and Davida Yehaskel. We saw just a glimpse of all that must be done to coordinate this beautiful evening, and the school community is so lucky to have so many wonderful people who give so freely of their time! And a special thanks to Debbie Spilky – Yeshiva Har Torah is so lucky to have you! Danielle and Alan Ellman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Eishet Chayil I am so blessed to share this night with my family‌ Words cannot express how lucky Alan and I are to have the greatest shining examples in our parents and siblings. Thank you all for everything you do to support us! Jacob, Lila, and Noah Thank you for the joy, laughter and love you bring to me daily. I am so very proud of you, and have endless joy for the beautiful kind people you are growing into. I love you more than a cookie dough ice cream sundae topped with whipped cream, eaten on a warm summer day! Alan The greatest honor in my life is having you beside me. PS. I always promised you if I won an award I would say, Dad-This one’s for you! And it truly is in your merit.

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Donors ‫ואלה יעמדו על הברכה‬ And these shall be counted among the blessed

Yeshiva Har Torah is proud to salute the following families who share our vision and make it possible for us to provide the best yeshiva education to all families through their generous contribution to our 24th Annual Dinner Journal Campaign.

Ruby Ellen and Irwin Adelsberg Iris and Perry Finkelman Gitty and Gilbert Louzoun

Emerald Michele and Howard Schatz Diamond Raine & Stanley Silverstein Debby and Yossie Spirgel Orly and Alan Steinberg Platinum Veronika and David Adlerstein Jean and Eugen Gluck

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Donors ‫ואלה יעמדו על הברכה‬ And these shall be counted among the blessed Gold Anonymous Sepi and Dr. Mehran Manouel Romina and Oded Weiss Ester and Daniel Zar

Chai Renee and Steven Adelsberg Debbie and Simon Auerbacher Nazila and Robin Baradarian Bella and Timur Hanan Yael and Raphael Maidi Melissa and Daniel Maurer Beaty and Rabbi Gary Menchel Leah and Dr. Terry Rifkin UniLite Insurance Agency Davida and Marc Yehaskel

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Donors ‫ואלה יעמדו על הברכה‬ And these shall be counted among the blessed

Silver Drs.Angela and Sasan Azar Dr. Zev and Dalia Brandel Danielle and Alan Ellman Leslie and Michael Kule Dina and Jay Lehon Rachel and Ron Levovitz Cindy and Dr. Glenn Ludwig Israela and Stephen Perlitsch Deborah and Eric Rosen Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, LLP Bronze Albee Development, LLC Marcelle and Yosef Ariel Gayle and Stewart Ashkenazy Sharona and Ramin Baratian Drs. Tammy and Hillel Bryk

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Donors ‫ואלה יעמדו על הברכה‬ And these shall be counted among the blessed Bronze Ahuva and Frederic Cohen Randye and David Cohen Sara and Dr. Herman Davidovicz Greg Elefterakis Danielle and Alan Ellman Leah and Ari Feldman Jonathan and Leah Fish Barbara and Michael Friedman Michelle and Gary Friedman Jill and Seth Goldstein Alison and Ari Gross Beverly and Leslie Hornstein Julie and Elliot Kalker Cathy and Ira Kleinman Susan and Jack Lerner Cathy and David Linder Judy and Albert Milstein

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Donors ‫ואלה יעמדו על הברכה‬ And these shall be counted among the blessed Bronze Rachel and Louis Ordentlich Simone and Dr. Abraham Port Lisa and Eli Schilowitz Yael and Michael Schreiber Sharmel Caterers Yael and Mark Shayne Roberta and Benjamin Stern Ricki and Steven Tanen Eileen and Sammy Terzi Sharon and Bruce Wenger Adina and Yakov Yagudayev YHT – PTA Samuel Field/Central Queens YMYWHA Elana and Adam Zitter

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 Ruby 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Ruby Mazal Tov to all the Honorees on an honor well deserved May you go m’chayil l’chayil Gitty and Gilbert Louzoun

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


 Diamond 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Diamond Congratulations To Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz and Danielle Ellman on these well deserved honors. May you continue to work on behalf of the Yeshiva for many years to come.

Ellen & Irwin Adelsberg

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Diamond Congratulations to all the Honorees

Raine & Stanley Silverstein

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Diamond Congratulations to Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman on this well deserved honor. You have each contributed so much to our yeshiva and we are so grateful for your dedication. May you go from strength to strength. Best wishes, Debby and Yossie Spirgel Congratulations to Daniel on graduating, we are so proud of you. Love, Mommy, Daddy, Rebecca and Ilana Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


 Platinum 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Platinum Mazel Tov to the Honorees and Best Wishes to the entire Yeshiva Har Torah Community The Adlerstein Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Platinum Mazel Tov To

All the Honorees

************** Compliments and Best Wishes To

Rabbi Gary Menchel The Menahel And

Irwin Adelsberg Drs. Dov and Ada Berkowitz Israel Goldman Abe Hercman

The true founders and builders of Har Torah and Last But Not Least Our Sweetheart Granddaughter

Davida Yehaskel

The Dedicated Dinner Chair

Jean and Eugen Gluck

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


 Gold 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Gold Mazal Tov to Michele and Howie Schatz! May our families share many smachot together.

Mazal Tov also to Iris and Perry Finkelman and Danielle Ellman. Romina, Oded, Addi, Yigal, Tamar and Yarden Weiss Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Gold Mazal Tov to all of the honorees Thank you Yeshiva Har Torah! Ester and Daniel Zar and Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


 Chai 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Chai In honor of Rabbi Menchel and all the work he does for the Yeshiva.

Renee and Steven Adelsberg

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Chai Mazel Tov to the Honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman Debbie and Simon Auerbacher

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Chai Mazel Tov to Michele & Howard Schatz Iris & Perry Finkelman And Danielle Ellman On this well deserved honor Yael and Raphael Maidi

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Chai We salute our honorees for their service and commitment to Yeshiva Har Torah Iris and Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor Michele and Howard Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil Awardee And to Rabbi Menchel, the administration, and our children's teachers Thank you for giving so much of yourselves to our school and our children Melissa and Daniel Maurer Zachary, Aryeh, and Ruthie

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Chai In Memory of Our Beloved Parents

‫משה בן אברהם‬Goldman, A”H ‫שרה רבקה בת שמואל‬Goldman, A”H ‫ישראל יצחק בן דוד‬Menchel, A”H Rabbi Gary and Beaty Menchel

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Chai Mazal Tov to All the Honorees The Rifkin Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Chai Mazel Tov to All the Honorees. Compliments and best wishes to Rabbi Gary Menchel in recognition of his tireless efforts and commitment on behalf of the Yeshiva. Davida and Marc Yehaskel Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


 Silver 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver Mazal Tov to all the Honorees Iris & Perry Finkelman Michele & Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman Dr. Sasan & Angela Azar

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver Mazal Tov to our West Hempstead Neighbors Iris and Perry Finkelman on being awarded as a Guests of Honor Your dedication to the school is bar none. And to the other Yeshiva Har Torah honorees Michele and Howie Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education We wish you guys a big Mazal Tov on this well deserved honor! We are so happy to share in your simcha! Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil These honors recognize your achievements and dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah. We also express our gratitude to Rabbi Menchel for his leadership and guidance to our school and our community. May you continue to be an inspiration to our children and family. Dr. Zev and Dalia Brandel Avi, Arielle, Ellianna

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver To all of tonight's honorees, Mazal Tov and Yasher Koach! To the dedicated faculty and administration of Yeshiva Har Torah, Thank you! Leslie and Michael Kule

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver Mazel Tov to all the honorees! You all deserve the recognition and we thank you for your contributions in making Yeshiva Har Torah a wonderful school for our children. Love, Jay & Dina Lehon Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver Mazel Tov to all the honorees! You all deserve the recognition and we thank you for your contributions in making Yeshiva Har Torah a wonderful school for our children. Love, Jay & Dina Lehon Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver “Enthusiasm is the engine of success” Ralph Waldo Emerson CONGRATULATIONS And THANK YOU HONOREES MICHELE & HOWARD SCHATZ Your enthusiasm, devotion and love of our Yeshiva Har Torah is inspiring and appreciated! Mazel Tov, Cindy & Glenn Ludwig

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver Mazel Tov to the Honorees for your years of dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah Israela & Stephen Perlitsh Zachary and Kevin Melanie and Evan Chesir The Law Office of Stephen M. Perlitsh 110 West 34th Street, Suite 300 New York, NY 10001 (212) 840-3878 stephen@perlitsh.com Engaged in the practice of Immigration and Naturalization Law

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver Mazel Tov to Iris & Perry Finkelman and to Danielle Ellman on your well deserved honors. A special Mazel Tov to our friends Howie & Michele Schatz on your Pillars of Jewish Education award. You are both incredible role models and an inspiration to all of us. Thank you to the entire administration and leadership team of Yeshiva Har Torah for all of your continued hard work and dedication. We would like to especially thank Yossi Spirgel for your tireless and remarkable efforts over these last several years-you will be sorely missed! We are very proud to be members of the Yeshiva Har Torah family. Deborah & Eric Rosen Daniel, Jacob, Matthew & Jeremy

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver To Michele and Howard Schatz, The dedication that you have shown to your community and to the Jewish people is truly inspirational. May the continued growth of Yeshiva Har Torah be an enduring tribute to your family for generations to come. We wish you much strength and success in the future for all the work that you do. From everyone at Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, LLP

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Silver In honor of the HONOREES And the WONDERFUL OFFICE STAFF

Unilite Insurance Agency 1983 Marcus Avenue Lake Success, NY 11042 516-328-1700 Eli Blisko & Robert Eisman Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


 Bronze 

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze We would like to congratulate all the honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman On their well deserved selection. May Yeshiva Har Torah benefit from your kindness for many years to come. Marcelle and Yosef Ariel and Family Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Congratulations to ALL THE HONOREES And especially to Michele and Howie Schatz We are so happy to see you recognized for your dedication to and hard work for Yeshiva Har Torah Your friends, Gayle and Stewart Ashkenazy Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov to All of the Honorees Thank you to Yeshiva Har Torah for being such an important part of our family Tammy and Hillel Bryk Darren ’02, BJ ’04, Andrew ’08, and Samantha ‘10

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazel Tov to Iris and Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil We are happy to join in recognizing your dedication to YHT To our very special friends Michele and Howie Your tireless efforts on behalf of YHT and the Great Neck community are an inspiration to us all You do it all with warmth and humor You are wonderful role models for your beautiful children May you be blessed with good health and strength to continue with your good deeds Mazel Tov! Sara and Herman Davidovicz

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Congratulations to Michele and Howard on all of your contributions and endeavors to the Yeshiva From Greg Elefterakis Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov to all of the honorees Thank you for your ongoing dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah Jonathan, Leah, Shai, Tani and Orli Fish

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov to all the Honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to our school! Barbara and Michael Friedman Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazel Tov to Danielle; Michele & Howard; Iris & Perry (and Zach!) Michele, Gary (and Jakey!) Friedman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Kol Hakavod to Danielle for carrying on the Holliswood tradition of dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah. Jill and Seth Goldstein

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov to all the Honorees.

Alison & Ari Gross

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze ‫מזל טוב‬ to

Perry and Iris Finkelman Guests of Honor Michele and Howard Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil Awardee With Special Appreciation to Rabbi Menchel, the administration, and the exceptional teachers for their guidance, commitment, and dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah Beverly and Leslie Hornstein Joshua and Miriam Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Congratulations to All of the Honorees Julie and Elliot Kalker & Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazel Tov to Iris and Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor Michelle and Howie Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil Thank you for all you have done on behalf of Yeshiva Har Torah

Susan and Jack Lerner Charlene(’06), Ariella(’08), Marcus(’14)

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov to our well deserving friends Michele and Howard Schatz and Iris and Perry Finkelman Cathy and David Linder

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze To Iris and Perry Your dedication and commitment to Yeshiva Har Torah and other Jewish education institutions serves as a guidance for all of us. Judy and Albert Milstein Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazel Tov to All the Honorees The Ordentlich Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze ‫מזל טוב‬ to the Finkelman, Schatz and Ellman Families Inspiring supporters of our Yeshiva Har Torah ‫מזל טוב‬ to the 8th grade graduating class of 2013 Much success in your future. Simone and Abraham Port Meir and Erin Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Bronze Congratulations to Michele and Howard Schatz and all the honorees on this well deserved honor. Lisa, Eli, Aviva & Sara Schilowitz

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov to our friend and neighbor Danielle Ellman. Thank you for all you do for our community and YHT! Mazal Tov to Michele & Howard Schatz on this truly well deserved honor. Michele- pizza is so much more fun with you. Best reality show ever!! Mazal Tov to Iris & Perry Finkelman.

Yael & Michael Schreiber Mia (‘20) and Kenley (‘23) Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Best Wishes to Yeshiva Har Torah and All of the Honorees

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov and Congratulations to all the hard working honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Danielle Ellman and our dear friends Michele and Howie

May you all continue to go from strength to strength Yael and Mark Shayne Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Bronze Mazal Tov to all Honorees. A special congratulations to our dear friends Michele and Howie Schatz on receiving this well deserved acknowledgment. Your level of dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah is truly inspiring. Michele, we are grateful for your tireless contribution of time and energy to our many school programs which all of our kids have benefited from. May Hashem bless you and your entire family and bring you much nachas from all your good work. We are proud to be your friends. Mazel Tov and Yasher Koach! The Stern Family Ben, Roberta, Dustin & Dylan

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Bronze Mazel Tov to Iris and Perry Finkelman and all this year’s honorees on their well deserved honors. Sincerely, Ricki, Steven, Dovid, Zoe, Elan, Harry, Mushka and Dvorah Baila Tanen

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Bronze Mazel Tov and best wishes to all the honorees on their well deserved honors. May you continue to be a source of pride & joy to your family, Yeshiva Har Torah and all Klal Yisrael

Sharon & Bruce Wenger

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Bronze Mazel Tov to All the Honorees Elana, Adam, Nate, Julia and Keira Zitter

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Dedication Mazel Tov and Best Wishes to All the Honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor Michele and Howard Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil Awardee

Linda and Brian Alweiss Jenny, Kimberly, and Ronnie

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Dedication ‫לעילוי נשמת‬ ‫דודנו החשוב והיקר‬ ‫עַײה‬

‫ארי נפתלי בן חיים‬

Anonymous

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Dedication We are so proud of the young man you have become Aiden! You continue to make us proud every day! Love, Ima and Abba

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to all the deserving honorees! A special hakaros hatov to Rabbi Menchel, Rabbi Silverman and all the 5th and 6th grade teachers for being truly inspiring to our children. May you all be zoche to continue being passionate about educating and caring for our children in such amazing and beautiful ways and to continue our wonderful mesorah for years to come. With much gratitude, Sara, Moshe, Yehudah, Yehoshua (6) and Ester (5L) Auerbach Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov

Iris & Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor Michele & Howard Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education Danielle Ellman Aishet Chayil Awardee May Hashem give you the strength to continue your wonderful work for our children and school Beth & Jeffrey Baruch and Family

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Dedication In Honor of Rabbi Gary Menchel and all the Honorees David and Honey Berger

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to all of the Honorees, especially to our friend, Danielle Ellman. We wish you and your family much love, health and happiness. Mariam and Baruch Berzon Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to all the esteemed honorees Iris & Perry Finkelman Michele & Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman A special Mazal Tov to our dear son Ariel and the entire graduating Class of 2013 And with gratitude and ‫הכרת הטוב‬ to Rabbi Gary Menchel and the Rebbeim, teachers and administrative staff of YHT for the education they provided to our children Meyer and Edna Blumstein

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Dedication Mazel Tov and Best Wishes to all of the special honorees. May you continue to be a great source of strength to our Yeshiva and the Jewish Community. Warmest congratulations to our friend Danielle Ellman on this well deserved honor. You are an inspiration! Aviva, Mark, Hai, Danielle and Ben Dahan

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication In Honor of Ellen and Irwin Adelsberg Your Leadership in Jewish Education is Legendary and Inspiring to All Ruthie and Bobby Dienstag

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Congratulations and our Best Wishes to Danielle Ellman.

With Love, Nadine and Marvin Ellman Michelle, Marc, Sarah and Abbey Strent

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Dedication Mazal Tov to all the Honorees and to the entire faculty and staff of Yeshiva Har Torah. Stacy, Jonathon, Avi, Eitan and Elisheva Ezor

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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication A Heartfelt Mazal Tov To all the Honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz Danielle Ellman Also, thank you to the YHT 24th Annual Scholarship Dinner Committee and YHT Staff for all of your hard work in making this evening successful. Paige and Eric Finkelstein Richie (4) and Logan (1)

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Dedication Mazel Tov to All the Honorees! Sincerely, Lisa and Philip Floumanhaft

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Dedication MAZAL TOV to all the honorees on all the time and effort they have given over the years to ensure the continued strength and success of Yeshiva Har Torah. With great appreciation Lisa Lebowitz, Michael Fuller, Jared, Derek, Ian & Allison

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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel tov to all the honorees on this wonderful occasion! A special Mazel Tov to our dear friends Michele and Howie Schatz. Your hard work and dedication to the Yeshiva are an inspiration to us. May we continue to share many simchas together in the future! Love, Eileen & Barry Ginsberg, Adam, Talia, Ellie and Daniel Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to all the Honorees on this well deserved honor The Hamer Family

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Dedication Mazel Tov and thank you to Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz and Danielle Ellman Also, thank you to Rabbi Menchel and the YHT faculty for your dedication and devotion to our children Janna, Sam, Zachary, Megan, Jacob and Daniel Herskowitz Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov and best wishes to our dear children, Michele and Howard on receiving the Pillars of Jewish Education. A well deserved honor. We are so proud. With all our love, Mum and Dad Nathalie and Bijan, Daniella, Ariel Joshua and Devora, Chava, Moshe and Rachael Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to all of the Honorees Michele and Howie Schatz Perry and Iris Finkelman Danielle Ellman May you go from strength to strength, as you continue your great work for Yeshiva Har Torah and your communities Susan and Lowell Kass and Family Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to all the honorees for their support and dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah. Marla and David Kirschner

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to All the Honorees on this well-deserved honor.

Thank you for all that you do. Ramin and Vida Lavi Ryan, Ethan, Daniel and Kayla

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication We are very proud to congratulate our wonderful daughter Yetta Levin upon her graduation from the eighth grade. May she continue to have much success, and happiness throughout her life. Daddy, Mommy and Grandma Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Congratulations to all of the Honorees on this well-deserved honor. Yaakov and Tova Levine

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to Iris and Perry Finkelman on receiving your prestigious honor. You are pillars of our West Hempstead community and beloved by all who know you. Your friends, Josh, Stacy, Miri, Abigail and David Lieber Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Kol haKavod to Michele and Howie Schatz on their honor, well earned. Malka Louzoun and family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to this year’s honorees The Marenstein Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to All the Honorees! We would like to extend a special thank you to Morah Sarah, Rabbi Pomper, Mrs. Gardin, Morah Shifra & Mrs. Lermer you are five of the reasons why our children are so happy to go to school everyday! Wendy & David Nenner Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to Yeshiva Har Torah’s Annual Dinner honorees. Iris & Perry Finkelman – Guests of Honor Michele & Howard Schatz -Pillars of Jewish Education Danielle Ellman - Aishet Chayil Your dedication and commitment to Yeshiva Har Torah is appreciated and acknowledged in these well-deserved honors. We also express our gratitude to Rabbi Menchel for his leadership & guidance to our school and our West Hempstead community. May you continue to be an inspiration to our children and family Heather Rutner & Michael Plotsker Jessica, Justin, Darby & Haley Plotsker

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Dedication Congratulations to All the Honorees

Dr. & Mrs. Rabanipour

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Dedication To:

Danielle, Michele and Howard, Iris and Perry

We are blessed to have you, the amazing people, who do amazing things!! With heartfelt Congratulations,

From: The Rose Family........Karen, Marc, Rachel, and Kayla. Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov and Yasher Kochachem to the well deserving honorees. Thank you for your tireless efforts in making YHT such an amazing school for our children. Rachel and Daniel Rosenbaum Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to Our Dear Friend DANIELLE ELLMAN On this well deserved honor. We have watched you devote yourself to Yeshiva Har Torah from the moment you placed Jacob in Nursery. Your wisdom, creativity and efforts are truly appreciated by us and the YHT family. Danielle, you have a quiet way of doing things that commands respect and confidence. YHT is lucky to have you. You are a true Aishet Chayil and an amazing friend. We applaud you! Wishing you and Alan continued nachat from your beautiful family: Jacob, Lola and Noah. We enjoy watching them grow. Mazal Tov! Congratulation and Best Wishes to a Wonderful Couple Michelle and Howard Schatz upon receiving the Pillars of Jewish Education Award. Ever since we have known you, you have immersed yourselves in everything Har Torah. We admire your whole hearted service to YHT and appreciate your friendship. May your terrific childrenStefanie, Michael and Rebecca-continue to be sources of great pride and joy to you and your entire family! A Special Hakarat Hatov to this evening's Guests of Honor Iris and Perry Finkelman Wishing you and your lovely family a hearty Mazal Tov! Ilana and Dror Rosenfeld Tzvi, Pinchas and Sarah

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Dedication Knowledge and action are twins, each glorifying the other.

-Joseph Kimhi

Kol Hakavod to Michele and Howard Schatz Love, David, Robert, Holly, Samantha, Jonathan & Janine Schatz Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Dear Michele & Howie Mazel Tov to you on this special and well-deserved honor.

We are always so very proud of you and Stephanie, Michael and Rebecca! Love, Mom (Mania Schatz) and Marilyn Schatz Dobrey Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Congratulations to all the honorees on their well deserved honors! ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS GERIATRIC CARE MANAGEMENT

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Dedication Mazel Tov to our dear friends, Michele And Howie Schatz, a couple who, have served YHT time and time again in so many different capacities (including our YHT golf outing). Your service and commitment to YHT exemplifies the principle brought down by the great Rabbi Hillel in Mishnah Avot: ‫ אימתי‬,‫ מה אני? ואם לא עכשיו‬,‫ מי לי? וכשאני לעצמי‬,‫אם אין אני לי‬ If am not for myself, who is for me? And if I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when? � Yasher Koach to Rabbi Gary, and fellow YHT Golf Outing organizers, Yossi, Alan, Ed, Debby S. and Marc, for all of your hard (mostly unsung and unglamorous) work on behalf of such a wonderful and important institution. The SHAPIROS Sara, Mitchell, Miriam, Joshua & Solomon

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to all the Honorees! Thank you for your contributions to the YHT community. Tamara and Mordechai Shulman and Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication We would like to thank all of the wonderful teachers and staff for all of the dedication and hard work that goes into teaching each student. We are especially thankful for the amazing job they have done with our grandson.

Jacob and Dalia Sillman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to Michele and Howie on this well deserved honor! You are true role models for the entire Great Neck community. Shoshana and Martin Sokol Alisa, Jeff, Jason and Andrew Sender Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to All the Honorees We are so proud to be a part of Yeshiva Har Torah Jennifer and Daniel Sokolow and Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Warmest Appreciation and Mazel Tov to our honorees

Iris and Perry Finkelman Guests of Honor

Michele and Howard Schatz Pillars of Jewish Education and

Danielle Ellman

Aishet Chayil Awardee whose devotion and commitment to YHT is greatly admired

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Orly and Alan Steinberg and Tara- Class of 2006 Philip-Class of 2008 Donny- Class of 2009 Ira- Class of 2014 Gabriella-Class of 2017 Eliana-Class of 2017

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to All the Honorees Michael and Ilana Talitian

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to all the honorees! Thank you for your dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah. Jen & Steve Toplan Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to all the Honorees and a special shout-out to our fellow Holliswooder, Danielle. Thanks for all that you do! Mira, Yakir, Eliana, Rami, Ilan and Azi Wachstock Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to all the well deserved Honorees! Joseph and Rena Weiss

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to Iris and Perry Finkelman on their well deserved honor.

May they go from strength to strength in their tireless dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah and to the West Hempstead community as well. Geula and Justin Wertman Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to our Dear Friends MICHELE & HOWIE SCHATZ on this most deserved honor. Your dedication and love of YHT is always apparent to Your friends, family and beautiful children. UDI & JULES WINOKUR AND FAMILY Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to the Honorees!

Drs. Abbey & Eric Wolf

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazal Tov to this year’s honorees! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication! The Wolff Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to Rabbi Menchel and the entire Yeshiva Har Torah family on this wonderful occasion. Mazel Tov to all the honorees for their achievements and commitment to Tikkun Olam. Danielle, you are an inspiration - tireless and dedicated to your community and our shared family at YHT! Dalia & Leor Zahavi

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Dedication Congratulations to Danielle Ellman

On this wonderful honor Ariella & Yossi Zarfati

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Dedication Mazel Tov to All the Honorees.

Lori and Robert Zarny

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Full Mazel Tov to All The Honorees Helen Adelsberg

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazel Tov to this evening’s Aishet Chayil Honoree, Danielle Ellman. You are a true woman of valor whose selfless dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah, your community and family is an inspiration to us all. You continue to make your family proud in everything you do. Love, Mom

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazel Tov to All The Honorees Vita and Stanley Barth

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full To our dear friends, Michele and Howard Schatz, Congratulations on this well-deserved honor. May you continue to be a source of inspiration and strength to the Jewish community. We wish you continued success in all your endeavors, and may your children continue to learn by your example. Mazel Tov!

Bella & David Basaleli Marilyn & David Bruckner Sherri & Martin Ghodsi Dodi & Jonathan Spielman Karen & Adam Zalta Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazel Tov, Danielle on this well deserved honor. We are so proud of you. “if one needs something done, ask a busy person� is a quote that comes to mind when thinking of you. We are honored to be close friends with you and Alan. Love, Rochel and Elis Block Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Michele & Howard Schatz Mazel Tov on your well deserved honor. Paul and Dawn Campson

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full In Honor of Irwin Adelsberg

Harvey Dachs

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full MAZEL TOV and BEST WISHES to OUR HONOREES MARK DISKIND

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full “Talmud Torah K’neged Kulam” In honor of my 3 grandchildren that graduated YHT (Tara, Philip and Donny) and my 3 grandchildren that attend YHT (Ira, Eliana and Gabriella) and of course, my son Alan Steinberg, who never seems to leave YHT! Pearl Ginsburg Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazel Tov to all of the Honorees and thank you YHT for all that you do for the community Drs.Miriam and Felix Glaubach Grandparents of YHT graduates Darren - Class of '02 B. J. - Class of '04 Andrew - Class of '06 Samantha - Class of '10 Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazal tov to all the honorees. Rabbi Menchel, Your wisdom, vision, and leadership helps ensure the continued success of Yeshiva Har Torah. You have enriched our lives through you dedication and friendship. Rachel and Israel Goldman Lisa Goldman('99) and Joshua Reiss

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Yasher Koach to this year's most deserving honorees -all of you are true leaders. Mazal Tov Iris & Perry Finkelman always eager to help, share your knowledge, expertise and time Danielle Ellman a real woman of valor keeping our children's best interests, as your guiding force, in all that you do Michele & Howard Schatz We thank you for your inability to say No! What would happen to the Golf Outing, the PTA finances, the fundraisers, Learning to Look classes, lunch and most importantly – carpools and coaching the GN baseball team? Yeshiva Har Torah is so lucky to have your involvement – but, even more so, we are lucky to have you as our friends. Your quiet, understated manner combined with warmth, grace and ease, is a lesson in "menschlechkeit". Kol HaKavod for all that you do to benefit our Yeshiva and children. With love, friendship & gratitude, The Goykadosh Family The Sobel Family The Spilky Family

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Best wishes to Rabbi Menchel and the entire staff at YHT. With much respect and admiration, Cynthia an Abe Hercman

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full It is wonderful to know that our friends are being honored and given the recognition they deserve ! Their hard work and love for YHT is an example for all of us. Mazal Tov to all the Honorees Iris and Perry Finkelman Michele and Howard Schatz From the Katz’s Rebecca, Julie & Sarah (YHT graduates) Jill & Michael

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazel Tov Michele and Howie on this well deserved honor Susannah, Noah, Sarah-Kate, Emanuel, Annica and Elijah

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Congratulations to Perry & Iris Finkelman on this well deserved honor. You are a shining example of Chesed throughout your Community & the Jewish Community Worldwide. May you continue your efforts in the best of Health & Happiness. Sam & Rivky Love S. Love Associates Inc. Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazal Tov to Perry & Iris Finkelman and all of the Honorees May you go from strength to strength Kenneth and Sherri Malc

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Best Wishes to Howard and Michele Schatz

Justice Edward M. Rappaport, Retired

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazel Tov Danielle On this well deserved honor! Your dedication to your work, your family and Yeshiva Har Torah is exemplary. We appreciate the time and effort you devote to improving our children’s education and after school activities. You are a true role model. We are lucky to have you, Alan and the kids as good friends and neighbors! May you continue to go from strength to strength. Dahlia & Ami Reschke

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Congratulations to our friends and clients, Iris and Perry Finkelman on this great honor. Rosenberg & Estis, P.C.

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full In honor and admiration of our clients and friends Perry and Iris Finkelman Solomon and Sara Rosenzweig Solomon Rosenzweig P.E. P.C.

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazal Tov to all the honorees and Affectionate Hakarat HaTov to the Administration and teachers of YHT Rena & Alan Schnall and family Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Our very best wishes to our dearest friends Howard & Michele

May you continue to be an inspiration to your community Jack & Miriam Simony & Family Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Congratulations Iris and Perry on this most deserved recognition. Your work with such a worthy organization as Yeshiva Har Torah speaks volumes about your caring persona and giving nature. We at Storch Amini & Munves are proud to join in honoring you and applaud your efforts.

Storch Amini & Munves PC Two Grand Central Tower 140 East 45th Street, 25th Floor New York, NY 10017 Phone: (212) 490-4100 Fax: (212 ) 490-4208

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full In Honor of Ellen and Irwin Adelsberg

Evelyn and Ted Weinberger

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full In Honor of Michele & Howard Schatz for their devotion to Yeshiva Har Torah and to Jewish Education. Young Israel of Great Neck Yaakov Lerner Rabbi

Shmuel Ismach Asst. Rabbi

Dr. Lloyd Hoffman President

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Full Mazal Tov to Aishet Chayil Awardee Danielle Ellman Your dedication to the children at Har Torah and to the Jewish community at large is an inspiration to all. Alan, Jacob, Lila and Noah are so lucky to have you as part of their family. We are so proud to have you as part of our family.

Young Israel of Holliswood

Marc Penner, Rabbi Ayelet Goldberg & Yakir Wachstock, Co-Chairs

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazel Tov to Michele and Howard Schatz on this well-deserved honour. And to the other honorees also, and thank you all for your dedication and hard work. Didi and Adam Hutt and Family

Congratulations to Howard and Michele Schatz on receiving the Pillar of Jewish Education Award Richard Berkenfeld, PE

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazel Tov to Howard and Michele Schatz on this well deserved honor. May you continue to go from strength to strength. Rachel Love and Jason Grossman David and Eva Love

To our dear friends Michele and Howie, So richly deserved! Yasher Koyach on all your achievements! Sharon, Akiva, Jonah, Jesse and Joelle Fishman Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Congratulations Perry & Iris on your ongoing dedication to Yeshiva Har Torah. Halpern Real Estate Ventures is proud to support Yeshiva Har Torah school. Halpern Real Estate Ventures Congratulations Michele and Howard Schatz Upon receiving this well deserved honor. Wishing you lots of success in all your endeavors. Law Offices of George Zelma and David Berlin 28 West 44th Street, NYC, NY 10036 www.specialedlawfirm.com

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Danielle....a woman of valor! Mazel Tov! Love, Barbara Dublin Michele & Howie: Your commitment to ‫ חסד וצדקה‬serves as a guide to us and those who look up to you. You are outstanding role-models; so caring and giving of your time and resources. We are fortunate to be able to call you our siblings, and, know, that even though we are not celebrating with you in person this evening, we are present in spirit. Much love, Josh, Devora, Chava, Moshe & Rachael Hosseinof

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov to Michele and Howard Schatz and all the honorees on this well deserved honor. Shaindy & Mayer Rydzinski Mazel Tov to All of the Honorees, especially our neighbors, The Finkelmans. And a special Hakarat Hatov to Rabbi Menchel and all the YHT faculty for the lasting benefits bestowed on our children from learning there. Michelle and Chaim Nordlicht

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov to Michele and Howie Schatz Thank you for being such wonderful role models for our community. Myra and Alon Mogilner Mazel Tov to all the Honorees, and especially to Rabbi Gary Menchel, Master Menahel; and to Alan Steinberg, Master Builder, of a wonderful Yeshiva! Warmest wishes, Gila and Bob Margulies

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Congratulations Howard and Michele. Your dedication is inspirational and the honor well deserved. Howard Frederick To Michele and Howie Congratulations and Mazel Tov on this wonderful and well deserving honor. May you continue to be a source of strength to our Jewish community

Jay and Jamie Dienes Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov Danielle We are so proud of you and grateful for all you do and give of yourself to make the world a better place. We are honored to be able to call you family. Love, Melissa, Ken, Jason and Zachary

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazel Tov Michele & Howie On this most well deserved honor

Congratulations on this great honor.

Laura and Errol Uhr

All The Best, Abe Labaton

Congratulations to our friends Howard & Michele.

A well deserved honor. Heather & Jerry Siegelman

Mazal Tov to our dear friends, Michele & Howie, on this most welldeserved honor. Tammy and Jeffrey

Bernstein

Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Congratulations to Danielle Ellman on this great and well-deserved honor. Rick and Ariann Lewis and Family

Danielle Mazel Tov and best wishes on your honor and award.

Arlene and Stanley Greenberg

Rabbi Jeffrey Greenberg

Rebecca, Greg, Samantha and Allison Platkin

Yeshiva Har Torah

Mazal Tov to Michele and Howard. We salute their efforts on behalf of Har Torah. Fran & David Kalish Michele & Howie: We would like to wish you both a big Mazal Tov. Your contribution to Har Torah and our Young Israel is so admirable. We have had the pleasure of working with you and are impressed by your enthusiasm and generosity. May you continue from strength to strength. Congratulations on this wonderful honor. Tara and Irv Golombeck 24th Annual Dinner


Mazal Tov to Iris and Perry FInkelman and all of the honorees on this well deserved honor. Yael and Moshe Oppenheim

Congratulations Iris and Perry. Best to you and your family. David, Peirce Mark, Mary

Mazel Tov to Iris and Perry Finkelman You are dedicated, devoted and give of yourselves always. May you continue in your efforts on behalf of your community and Klal Yisroel. May your generosity and Mitzvot continue to enrich the lives of others.

Mazel Tov to Michele and Howard Schatz on this well deserved honor.

Mindy and Andrew Scheer Evan, Kenny & Rachel

Helene and Ted Kravitz

May you go from strength to strength.

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Mazal Tov to my daughter & son-in-law, Iris and Perry Finkelman for an honor well deserved. Love you both, Esther and Milton

Congratulations to Danielle Ellman on her award. Best Wishes, Labaton Sucharow, LLP

Mazal Tov Michele, to To the best boot the Schatz family camp partner ever. on this well deserved honor. Keep working hard Yasher Koach! for Har Torah and Love, Klal Yisroel! the Cohen and Wachspress Robin & David families. Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


Mazel Tov and Best Wishes to Michelle and Howie Schatz on your well deserved honor. From The Ebrahimian Family To Michele and Howie We are so proud of you and your accomplishments Mazel Tov! From your FRIENDS, Helaine and Sidney Bendrihem Debbie and Andy Kane Dana and Ian Lustbader

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Danielle, Mazal Tov!! We are truly proud to consider ourselves friends with such a special person. You really do go that extra mile in every way. Congratulations and Well Deserved!! Mindy & Avi Nisanov

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Mazel Tov to all our honorees for your dedication and hard work on behalf of Yeshiva Har Torah Beth Rifkin Iris and Perry Mazel Tov on this well deserved honor. You are amazing friends who we consider our family. We wish you happiness always. Love, Lisa and Michael Blitstein

MAZAL TOV ON YOUR WELL DESERVED HONOR Merber Planning Services, Inc.

With great appreciation to the Administration, Teachers and Staff of Yeshiva Har Torah for all that you have done for our son.

To the Guests of Honor Iris and Perry Finkelman We admire your leadership on behalf of Yeshiva Har Torah and Klal Yisrael.

Rabbi and Mrs. Yosef Bondi

Rona and Mickey Novick

Mazel Tov to our dear friends Michele and Howard Schatz Nancy & Abe Bronner

Mazal Tov to our good friends, Perry and Iris Finkelman, on a well deserved honor. You are remarkable Jewish leaders and role models. Rabbi Arnold and Deborah Samlan

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In honor of Iris and Perry Finkelman Helaine and Josh Linder Congratulations Howard and Michele Judge Irwin M. Silbowitz and Elenor Congratulations Perry and Iris Finkelman on being honored from the Yeshiva Har Torah Much Love from your Good Friends at McKeon Electronic

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Thank you to the following people for their efforts in making this journal a success Leah Fish Naomi Hamer Vida Lavi Tova Levine Christina Mauro Rena Rubin From, Judy Sobel & Debbie Spilky Journal Chairs Yeshiva Har Torah 24th Annual Dinner


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