First-Ever Teach NYS Long Island & Far Rockaway Dinner A Huge Success


Teach NYS Long Island and Far Rockaway held its first dinner Sunday night in the Five Towns.

The event took place at the Woodmere Club, honoring TAG parents Mr. and Mrs. Binyamin Wolfson, HALB parents Mr. and Mrs. John Katz and HAFTR parent and head of STEM, Benny Gross.

“I don’t remember an event that brought together every school and Yeshiva leadership from day schools to Bais Yaakovs”, noted Rabbi Moshe Brandsdorfer.

The unique part of the event, was that all of the awards and tokens of appreciation given out, were built in the STEM labs by the mechanical equipment in the respective schools.

Maury Litwack shared the following:

What a blast last night at the first ever Teach NYS Long Island & Far Rockaway dinner celebrating our activists who’ve successfully fought for millions in transformative government funding for their schools!! Sold out crowd and over two dozen area schools in attendance.

Thank you to our honorees Benny & Chana Wolfson, Jonathan and Jenny Katz and Benny Gross. Thank you to our co-chairs Lloyd Keilson and Lance Hirt and to our dinner committee Ariel Aber, Nachum Augenbaum, Yosef Fox, Rafi Goodman, Chesky Newman, Nathaniel Rogoff, Rob Scharf, David Safier, Rachel Spinner & Lisa Vidner.

The following local schools were in attendance: Bnos Bais Yaakov of Far Rockaway, Drs Yeshiva High School For Boys, Gesher Early Childhood Center, Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway, Hebrew Academy of Long Beach, Hebrew Academy of Nassau County, IVDU Schools, Long Island Hebrew Academy, Mercaz Academy, Mesivta Netzach Hatorah, Mesivta Ateres Yaakov, North Shore Hebrew Academy, Rambam Mesivta, Shulamith School for Girls, Shulamith High School for Girls, SKA Stella K. Abraham High School For Girls, Schechter LI, Talmud Torah Siach Yitzchok, The Brandeis School, Torah Academy For Girls, Yeshiva Darchei Torah, Yeshiva Ketana of Long Island, Yeshiva of Far Rockaway, Yeshiva Toras Chaim At South Shore.

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