The event was presented by the Orthodox Union Department of Synagogue and Community Services of the Southeast Region and Southern NCSY.
“I definitely owe most of my success so far to Dr. Jenny Isaacs of the Yeshiva College Psychology Department,” said Nagel.
The only difference is how many are affected when the good intentions lead to the proverbial path to hell.
The club is coordinated by teacher sponsor Sharon Frier and club leader Todd Cohn. Programs are youth-led by the student board.
All children received Chanukah packages that included a real dollar, chocolate coins, and other Chanukah goodies.
Young Israel Congregation’s president, Aaron Weinberg, said the night marked a new beginning for Young Israel.
“The first time we served over 1,200 people,” Rabbi Lerner told The Jewish Press. “We know exactly how many hamburgers we served because we ran out of buns and had to go out and buy pita.”
Apparently, there was a snitch. Perhaps he or she was just answering the call of “See something, say something.” Perhaps it was just a yenta looking to make a little trouble.
The gathering was filled with music, singing, and dancing.
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson caused a stir when he took the podium as several in the audience booed and called him a traitor for his vote in favor of the Iranian nuclear deal.
Ben Levine, former mayor of Surfside, was helpful in obtaining permits and moving the undertaking forward.
I would say the temple needs to change either its slogan or its public display of activities that go against the basic doctrines of the Jewish faith.