|To Rabbi Sholom Mostofsky and Moshe Rothman for their many hours of work maintaining the shul grounds.|
|Thank you, Dr. Dovid Lieberman for a helpful and inspiring Ann Zukerman Scholar-in-Residence Weekend. Thanks also to Herb Zukerman and family for sponsoring this beautiful tribute.
|Thank you to Mrs. Bracha Goetz for speaking at our Women’s Shalosh Seudos on Shabbos, May 20.|
|Thank you to to Moshe Rothman for mowing the Shul’s lawn the week of May 19.|
|Chava Goldberg would like to offer hakaras hatov to all those who helped out or volunteered in any way to help make this year’s annual Israel Fest booth a success:
And we all give a special hakaras hatov and thank you to Chava Goldberg, who, once again, took on the chairmanship of this event and made it a success.
Thank you, Rabbi Menachem Nissel, for coming to teach us this weekend, and to the volunteers who made these events so enjoyable and successsful.
Thank you to Shari Berman, Jodi Schwartz, Chamie Haber, Shaina Ettel Menda, and all the other volunteers and “Table Mavens” who made The Great Big Challah Bake such a success. This list is incomplete, and will be updated when we receive a more inclusive one.
We would like to thank Rebbitzen Chamie Haber for arranging babysitting from Rosh Hashana through Shmini Atzeres. We had wonderful sitters. Please consider contributing toward the cost of their wages, especially if your children were in their care.
|Rochelle Smith & Chava Goldberg would like to thank the following people for their help with the Pizza in the Hut event. Without them, this event would not have been the success that it was! Yasher Koach to:
On behalf of Rabbi Haber, we would like to thank the members of the Norfolk Kollel for stepping up in his absence.
We would like to thank the girls of the SEED Program for coming to Norfolk this summer and running Camp Ruach/SEED. The children had a wonderful time!
SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: DR. DAVID PELCOVITZ
May 20: To Dr. Michael Weissman for your fine leadership of our congregation this past year.
Mar. 11: This Motzei Shabbos will be the final Parent/Child Learning for the season. Thank you to Dr. Schwartz for another successful season.
|A note from Esther Bridge, Event Chair:
Thank you to these special folks who helped to make
the Annual Comedy Night a success!
|Michele Aronoff||Lisa Kingsley||Elka Shereshevsky|
|Amy Bridge||Joey Miller||Pesha Shereshevsky|
|Bekka Bridge||Chana Leah Rothman||Chana Sims|
|Rena Bridge||Melissa Schoenfeld||Nat Sims|
|Leah Goldberg||Gedalia Schwartz||Brina Weissman|
|Shana Goldfarb||Nechama Werther|
|Sid Bridge, who put this wonderful show together for us!|
|A big shout-out to our sponsors: The Over the Hill Gang
and Rob Kowalsky of Good N’ Green
To the B’nai Israel Sisterhood for the new silk flower arrangement for the main sanctuary.
To Helen Schloss-Griffin for the repairs she made to one of our Torah Crowns.
|Leah Mostofsky would like to thank the following people,
who have already contributed to the Norfolk Shtick Gemach:
|Shulamit and Dovid Blumenthal||Avigayil and Baruch Murkoff||Irene Ullman|
|Phyllis and Shia Lome||Toby Leiderfeind||Debbie and Ken Wilson|
|We are still taking contributions for more items to be ready for our first wedding.
Leah also asks the community to please daven for Tzvia Hinda bas Chaya Gittel.
To all who donated toward kiddushim for Sukkos. Michele says some new treats promise to be good!
From Leah Esther Mostofsky: Dear members of B’nai, I would like to say a huge THANK YOU to those who have helped make my shtick Gemach take off. Baruch Hashem, I have gotten donations that have helped me get started. I look forward to you all seeing your donations in action at Chana’s wedding! Thanks so much, Leah Mostofsky
To the Seed Girls (Ilana, Chumi, Rivky, Suri and Leah) for making July very meaningful and for serving as counselors for Camp Ruach 5775.
Adam Goldberg, on behalf of Toras Chaim, thanks those who worked to set up Toras Chaim‘s camera system: Rabbi Avi Rubin, Gershon Aronoff, Mendy Weinreb, Shmuel Schwartz, Aaron Loiterman, Mattisyahu Loiterman, and Rabbi Mordechai Loiterman. Special thanks to David Edery and Yehudah Griffin for their time and expertise.
Thank you to Gershon Aronoff and Isaac Brooke for fixing the burnt out lights in the main sanctuary.
To Mrs. Helen Griffin for making the shul menorah look new!
To Rabbi Sholom Mostofsky, Gershon Aronoff, Jonathan Goldstein, and all others who assisted. for spending much of Friday, Dec. 5, repairing the Eruv..
To Rebbetzin Chamie Haber and her committee, who made our Scholar-in-Residence Weekend a rousing success:
Jew in the City
|Rabbi Sender Haber||All of the sponsors who contributed funds to make this weekend possible|
|Michele Polevoy Aronoff||Shira Itzhak|
|Rochelle Brinn||Sara Litt||The Temple/Synagogue Initiative of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater|
|Amy Brooke||Tehilla Mostofsky|
To everyone who helped make the party in the shul sukkah such a success. We’ll add more names as we receive the information:
Liaison with Hummus Express
|The Rubanowitz family, who traveled here especially to reconnect with us, and especially Rabbi Rubanowitz, who spoke so movingly about what we celebrate on the holiday of Sukkos. It was a true joy to have them join us.|
|Doers of “Everything”:
Assisted by Shmuel Itzhak
|Our Fine Musicians:
|Handling the Door:
To Rabbi Sholom Mostofsky and Shmuel Schwartz for mowing the shul‘s lawns before Sukkos.
Always, special thanks to Gershon Aronoff, for setting up the shul’s Sukkah, to Rabbi Sholom Mostofsky and his team of helpers for inspecting and repairing the eruv no matter what the weather, and to Michele Aronoff for gathering, assembling, and getting out information on which we all rely in addition to her myriad other duties at the shul.
To Nisanel and Naftali Schwartz for helping Rabbi Mostofsky with shul gardening. Also to Noam Itzhak and Rabbi Mostofsky for Eruv repairs.
To visiting SEED Girls: Chaya, Avigayil, Goldi, Toby, and Miri and our local SEED Girls: Yehudis, Rachel Sarah, and Esther, here from all over the world to work with our children at Camp Ruach and teach the women of our community these past weeks.
From Esther Sarah Carroll to all of the people who came out in oppressive heat to honor Menachem‘s memory at the unveiling and made sure we had minyan for kaddish. It meant a great deal to me.
To Gershon Aronoff for mowing the shul lawn before Shavuos.
To the volunteers who made our participation in israel fest 5774 so successful:
|Michelle Aronoff||Shira Itzhak||Diana Ruchelman|
|Ruth Cohen||Ayelet Itzhak||Gedalia Schwartz|
|David Edery||Lisa Kingsley||Elka Shereshevsky|
|Malka Edery||Joe Miller||Chani Wecker|
|Adam Goldberg||Michael & Marcy Mostofsky||Michael Weissman|
|Chava Goldberg, Event Chair||Dvorah Peck||Brina Weissman|
|Chamie Haber||Andie Pollock||Debbie Wilson|