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Fourteen Torahs dedicated at Great Neck Synagogue

November 24, 2009 Leave a comment

AT DEDICATION– New York Governor  David A. Paterson, New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, 64th Assembly District and  Ivan Kaufman, Chairman of the Board, North Shore Hebrew Academy High School, participated in dedication of Torahs, Photo: Elliot Moscowitz, Elliot’s Images
GREAT NECK, New York (Press Release) –The North Shore Hebrew Academy Schools, in conjunction with thousands of community members, rabbis, students and various government officials gathered at  The Great Neck Synagogue on Sunday, November 22 for the completion of 14 new Sifrei Torah. The historic and unprecedented Sam Aharonoff Memorial “Shivtei Torah” Scholarship Campaign and celebration is believed to be the first time 14 Torahs have been dedicated at one time by one institution.

The scholarship campaign is named after the community’s dear friend and long-time NSHA Board member, Sam Aharonoff, who dedicated many years of his life to serving and advocating for the Academy. The campaign continues; please visit, for more information or call Arnie Flatow at 516.487.8687, ext 2.

Preceding provided by North Shore Hebrew Academy Schools