Shabbat Morning October 28
9:00 a.m. - First Minyan Kiddush
Rabbi Daniel Kahana
Director of Judaic Studies Curriculum
Development and Instructor of Judaic Studies, North Shore Hebrew Academy High School
Religious Humanism and Sephardic Responsa
11:00 a.m. - High School Kiddush; Open to High School Students
Mr. Joseph Kattan and Mr. Harry Tawil
Juniors, Yeshivah of Flatbush High School,
and North Shore Hebrew Academy High School; Kol Hanearim Volunteers, Summer 2017.
My Summer with Kol HaNearim: I Never Really Knew the Difference One Person Can Make
Every summer, Kol HaNearim brings high school students (over 130 volunteers from 6 countries spending a summer with over 600 Israeli children) to volunteer in Israeli children's homes that care for children who cannot live with their parents due to physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, or unstable living conditions, hoping to provide positive influences and lead them to establish their own happy families and successful lives.
Saturday Night, October 28, 2017
Mr. Hayeem Rudy
Third Year Medical Student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
The Gains of Giving: A Two-Month Immersive Experience in a Mumbai Slum as a Fellow with Gabriel Project Mumbai
Gabriel Project Mumbai
A Jewish volunteer-based initiative caring for vulnerable children living in India by
providing hunger relief, literacy support, health and empowerment to children living in the Mumbai slums
Head Rabbi, Shaare Shalom; Teacher, Yeshivah of Flatbush High School
What About Needs Closer to Home?
Brief Video Presentation and Recognition of Israel Defense Forces Humanitarian Missions
Mr. Yotam Polizer
Co-Chief Executive Officer, IsraAid
A presentation and Q&A about the worldwide work of IsraAID and its Most Recent Relief Efforts
IsraAid is a non-profit, non- governmental organization commit- ted to providing life-saving disaster relief and long term support. Their teams of professional medics, search & rescue squads, post-trauma experts and community mobilizers, have been first on the front lines of nearly every major humanitarian response in the 21st century; Helping people all over the world overcome extreme crises and providing millions with the vital support needed to move from destruction to reconstruction, and eventually, to sustainable living. Most recently, IsraAid has been doing its work in Mexico (following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake), Germany (to discuss refugees), LIberia, Sierra Leone (emergency mudslide relief), South Sudan and Philippines among many other places worldwide.