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Published by y.bub, 2018-04-27 13:21:34

Makor Digital Journal 2018

Makor Digital Journal

INTRODUCTION PROGRAM
TIMELINE
JOURNAL MISHPACHA STORY

BY AHAVA EHRENPREIS

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COMMITTEES

Honorary Dinner Chairmen Solomon Landau
Avraham Biderman Yiddy Lebovits
Rabbi Lipa Brennan
Shimon Lefkowitz
Dr. Bernard Fryshman Jerome Levy
Dr. Yitzchak Pinter
Dr. Shmuel Zentman David Menachem Marx
Ezzy & Brocha Leah Mendelovitz
Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zweibel
Journal Committee Esti Mermelstein
Yitzy Arem Yosef Peikes
Shlomie Eisenberg Betty Pollak
Zevy Stern Efraim Reich
Dinner Committee
Joseph Ambalu Beryl Septimus
Moshe Becker Asher Warman
Shimon Bertram Yosef Warman
C. Daniel & Vivian Chill Yissochor Dov Warman
Yanky Elbogen Moshe Weiss
Efraim Elchonen Jerry & Barbara Weissman
Mendy Fischman Michael and Erin Willner
Esther Fruchthandler
Ellen Gerson Abe Zeines
Stacey Gitlin Shayve Zucker
Avigdor Gluck
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Jeanne Warman
Rebbitzin Faige Horowitz Executive Director
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Dr. Menachem Kirschenbaum Chairman of the Board

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Women’s League Community Residences, Inc.
1556 38 Street | Brooklyn, New York 11218
[email protected] www.makords.org

718.853.0900 ext. 358

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HONORING

DAVID & CYNA SINGER

GUESTS OF HONOR

SHOSHANA LEFKOWITZ

MAKOR LEADERSHIP AWARD

PHYLLIS GITLIN, RN

PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

GORDON LEVY

OF BLESSED MEMORY

MEMORIAL

JEANNE WARMAN

FOUNDERS TRIBUTE

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April 29, 2018
Makor Disability Services
Women’s League Community Residences
1556 38th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11218
Dear Friends,
It is with great pleasure that I congratulate Mrs. Jeanne Warman, Rabbi Avigdor Brownstein and the
many friends and supporters of MAKOR Disability Services on the occasion of your esteemed
organization’s Fortieth Anniversary Celebration.
Since its inception, MAKOR has received wide recognition for its efforts in making available special
services to Jewish families to meet the needs of persons with disabilities. You continually provide, with
the utmost dignity and respect, a full range of outpatient and residential services to children and adults;
individualized programming that provides developmental opportunities; and assist individuals and their
families to secure the highest level of quality treatment and rehabilitation services.
I am honored to recognize your Guests of Honor, David and Cyna Singer. I also wish to congratulate your
most deserving honorees this evening: Shoshana Lefkowitz, recipient of the MAKOR Leadership Award;
Phyllis Gitlin R.N., recipient of the Professional Excellence Award; Gordon Levy OB”M, and Jeanne
Warman, Founder’s Tribute recipient. Each honoree is deserving of the highest praise for their unique
contributions which have improved our quality of life and helped to make our community a better place.
Best wishes for an enjoyable evening and Hatzlacha Raba in the future with much health and happiness.

Sincerely,

Chaim Deutsch
Council Member, 48th District

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April 29, 2018 KALMAN YEGER Immigration
NEW YORK CITY COUNCILMAN Oversight & Investigation
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Dear Friends,

I am grateful for the opportunity to join you in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Makor
Disability Services.

I applaud all who dedicate themselves in service to the less fortunate amongst us. My
heartfelt gratitude and salutes to David & Cyna Singer, Shoshana Lefkowitz, Phillis
Gitlin, and in memory of Gordon Levy. Their demonstrable commitment to our
community is being justly honored.

I also honor Jeanne Warman for her dedication, commitment and vision. In founding
Women’s League, she created a place of care and hope. Her lifelong devotion to this
important mission is an inspiration to all.

Thank you to all gathered tonight for your support of a most worthy cause.

Warmest regards, always.

KALMAN YEGER
New York City Councilman

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The SBCO Board of Directors and Staff
extend Congratulations and Best Wishes
with much appreciation and admiration

of tonight’s Guests of Honor,
our esteemed Board member and noted Community Leader,

R’ Dovid & Cyna Singer

Though their extreme humility hardly allows them to accept it,
R’ Dovid and his wife are truly deserving of this honor,
as the Mishna says:
ʺʥʩʸʡʤ ʺʠ ʣʡʫʮʤ ʣʡʥʫʮ ʥʤʦʩʠ

They have dedicated their entire lives to helping others and to serving the Klal.

May the Ribono Shel Olam give them the Koach and
Siyata D'Shmaya to keep up their tremendous Avodas Hakodesh,

Together, and in good health,
while they reap tremendous Nachas from their beautiful Family.

Menachem M. Shayovich

President & Chairman of the Board

Mendel Berg

Vice President

Rabbi Avrohom Jaffe

Executive Director

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April 15th 2018/Rosh Chodesh Iyar 5778

To: Mrs. Jeanne Warman, Dr. Pinchus Lerner, Avigdor Brownstein & Dr. Stephen Glicksman
Makor Disability Services/Women’s League Community Residences

From: HASC Center

HASC Center takes great pride in the warm and productive relationship that defines our long standing association
with Women’s League. It is with a sense of nostalgia that we reflect upon those early years when we were both
fledgling agencies and how, with the help of HaShem, we have both evolved into substantive care providers in the
arena of developmental and physical disabilities. From the very inception of Women’s League to this very day we
have worked together, through sharing, exchanging ideas and collaboration -- all in an effort to enhance our
mutual goals and objectives. Our synergetic relationship stems from the common goals that we share and
treasure which are rooted in the belief that those individuals whom we serve are entitled to the most
sophisticated and advanced care within the context of a rich and fulfilling lifestyle respectful of their cultural and
religious beliefs.

We at HASC Center whole-heartedly join with the entire community of professionals, care-givers, families and the
countless adults and children who have benefitted from the services of Women’s League on the momentous
occasion of celebrating your 40th anniversary. We acknowledge Mrs. Jeanne Warman as a woman of vision and
integrity who has skillfully coalesced the energy, and resources to address a vital community need. There is little
question that your compassion, commitment and dedication has translated itself into Women League’s superior
standard and quality of care- most notably in being recognized as a Compass Agency by the New York State Office
of People with Developmental Disabilities. Over the years your special leadership has garnered you the respect
within the highest echelons of the OPWDD system and a model of professionalism to be emulated by your
colleagues. Through our collaborative work we have come to appreciate first-hand the personalized attention and
focused concern received by each and every Women’s League recipient of care.

Women’s League has amalgamated a group of skilled professionals, administrators and staff who work tirelessly on
behalf of their service recipients. Many of these individuals received their initial introduction to the arena of
developmental disabilities under the auspices of the HASC Summer program. We recognize Dr. Pinchus Lerner
who started his career at the HASC Summer Program as a head counselor and has continued to advance in his
leadership role at Women’s League. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Glicksman and Avigdor Brownstein were initially
affiliated with the HASC Summer program as counselors. Avigdor ultimately became the Head Counselor of the
HASC Summer programs and Dr. Glicksman went to serve as a consultant Developmental Psychologist. Both
currently hold leadership positions at Women’s League.

It is with a great deal of honor, admiration and respect that we join the broader community in honoring Makor
Disability Services and all of the well-deserving honorees. We pray to HasHem, that they all be granted years of
health, happiness and Nachas to continue their outstanding work. We look forward to many more years of
collaboration with Women’s League /Makor Disability Services

Shmiel Kahn Abe Eisner Chaim Wakslak, Ph.D.
Executive Director President, Board of Directors Clinical Director

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David and Cyna Singer

Guests of Honor

David and Cyna Singer have been involved with many worthwhile Torah,
chesed and social service causes for many years. We are pleased to
acknowledge and accord them requisite honor for their devotion to Makor
DS and its consumers.

Mr. and Mrs. Singer began married life in 1962, residing in Baltimore and
Silver Spring, Md., while David worked for the IRS in Washington DC.
In late 1969, they relocated to New York, where he joined and later
become partner at a national accounting firm.

During the past five decades David and Cyna Singer have been involved in
lending support to many organizations of Torah and chesed. These include
serving as a treasurer of Agudath Israel of America for 45 years, an officer
of Torah Umesorah for many years, as well as sitting on the boards of
Yeshivas Ner Yisroel, Yeshivas Novominsk, Shuvu, Keren Nesivos
Moshe and Bikur Cholim of Boro Park. Mr. Singer has also been of
service to AARTS and Torah institutions in Eretz Yisroel.

Mrs. Singer has dedicated her time to various bikur cholim efforts and has
played a leading role in the Ladies Auxilary of Yeshivas Novominsk for
many years. Despite all this, she does not lose sight of the individual and
her warm personality is greatly appreciated by the many elderly and ailing
people she visits regularly.

Among the most rewarding aspects of his klal work, Mr. Singer avers, is
the opportunity it has afforded him to closely interact with many Gedolei
Yisroel, such as Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman zt”l from whom he
received semicha; Rabbi Avrohom Pam zt”l, and Rabbi Elya Svei zt”l.

Mr. Singer enjoys a very close longtime relationship with Rabbi Yaakov
Perlow shlita, Novominsker Rebbe.

For the past thirty years David Singer has served as CFO of Broadway
Management, a real estate firm. In 2010, he became a member of the
WLCR/MakorDS board of directors, eventually assuming the roles of
Compliance Officer and Internal Auditor.

David and Cyna, residents of Boro Park, are proud of their three married
children and an increasing number of grandchildren and great-
grandchildren.

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Phyllis R. Gitlin, RN

Professional Excellence

It is our pleasure to honor Phyllis Gitlin, RN, BSN, on the eve of her
retirement. For the past 34 years, Phyllis has served as Medical Director,
ensuring extraordinary care for our Makor DS (formerly Women’s
League) consumers.

Phyllis was born in Louisville, Kentucky and relocated to New York as a
teen after the untimely death of her father. She graduated from Kings
County Hospital Center School of Nursing and worked in various
capacities: supervising hospital inpatient floors, caring for ER patients, and
assisting in the radiology suite. In 1984, with the encouragement of her
sister Betty Pollack, founder of OTSAR Family Services, Phyllis assumed
a nursing position at Women’s League, our agency which is dedicated to
caring for individuals with developmental disabilities.

For well over three decades, Phyllis has been tirelessly committed to
caring for the special individuals Makor DS serves. She has been
instrumental in its growth, allowing for the expanded care required for
those with complex medical needs. As the agency residential program
grew to 32 sites, Phyllis began supervising an extraordinary team of
dedicated RNs, who eagerly followed her lead in the professional standard
of excellence she set. Phyllis cared for every consumer as if he/she were
family. And it clearly showed.

Phyllis married Alan Gitlin, a teacher then school principal in Brooklyn, in
1976. They are the proud parents of three daughters; Dr. Dara Kass, an ER
physician married to husband Michael, a finance portfolio manager; Erin
Willner, director of event services at a university married to husband
Michael, a real estate attorney; and Stacy Gitlin, owner of a video
production company. Phyllis and Alan are the loving grandparents of

Hannah, Charlie, Sam, Jake, Abby and Zoe who intend to keep the Gitlins
exceedingly busy in their post retirement phase.

Phyllis will be sorely missed by both staff and consumers of Makor
DS/WLCR. Her professional excellence, personal compassion and
consistent dedication have left a lasting mark. We wish her well in all her
future undertakings and trust that we will always remain in her heart, as
she does in ours.

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Shoshana Lefkowitz

Makor Leadership Award

Women’s League/Makor DS considers it a special honor to bestow the
Makor Leadership Award on Shoshana Lefkowitz, known for her
legendary support and quiet activism of many community causes, and an
exceeding loyal friend of Women’s League.

Mrs. Lefkowitz was one of three children born to the Herzbergs in Lille
France. During WWII, the family escaped to Vichy France and
experienced personal miracles when crossing the border into Switzerland.
While still a child, Shoshana’s mother passed away and her father
ultimately decided to immigrate to America for chinuch reasons, to ensure
that his daughters and son attend Bais Yakov and Yeshiva in lieu of the
public school setting in Switzerland.

Indeed, Shoshana attended Rabbi Hellman’s Bais Yakov and Camp Bnos,
became a Hebrew teacher and married R’ Yisroel Lefkowitz z”l in 1957.
Her children fondly recall the many hours spent on chesed projects
coordinated by N’shei Ahavas Chesed, under the aegis of Rebbetzin Renee
Hirschberg a”h. Whether it was packing boxes of food to distribute to
poor families before Pesach, or sorting mounds of used clothing to ship to
the needy in Eretz Yisroel, the Lefkowitz basement was where action took
place. And, she did not shy away from “lesser” tasks such as soliciting
items for the Torah Temima bazaar, as she kept her focus on the ultimate
goal of supporting Torah. Rabbi and Mrs. Lefkowitz’s hospitality and
philanthropy were legendary, with lots of hands-on cooking and serving by
Shoshana of visiting Roshei Yeshiva and Rabanim, who considered the
Lefkowitz home, their personal “home away from home”. They were also
committed to the chinuch of youngsters, lending their time, energy and
resources to varied mosdos/causes such as Oz V’hadar and Rachel’s Place.

Mrs. Lefkowitz’s relationship to Women’s League/Makor has stood the
test of time. Beginning with her personal friendship with Jeanne Warman
and continuing in the capacity of valued member of the Board of
Directors, Shoshana has been consulted for her equanimity and sage
advice regarding various challenging situations.

Mrs. Lefkowitz’s children are proud to follow in her and R’ Yisroel z”l’s
illustrious ways. They include Chezky and Tzippy Paneth, Avrohom and
Esther Lefkowitz, Shimon and Chani Lefkowitz, Avrohom and Rochella
Sherman, and Dovid and Sarala Lefkowitz. Indeed, Shoshana’s father’s
difficult decision to transplant his family to American shores to attend
yeshiva has paid off handsomely as reflected in generations of observant
Jews dedicated to Torah and chesed.

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Gordon [Gershon Gedalia] Levy, a”h

Memorial

We don’t often merit recognizing a person’s contributions to the world.
We miss the “small stuff”— such as the difference a person makes in the
lives of those around him. Makor’s E. 8th St. family would like to share
just a few differences that Gordon—Gershon Gedalia, a”h—made in our
world.

Gordon moved into WLCR in 2006. Prior to this, he worked as a
messenger in Manhattan, travelling by subway and bus with ease. He was
responsible and did a good job. Upon arriving at WLCR, Gordon chose to
retire and relax a bit.

Gordon became the official “zaidy” of our family. He was quiet,
unassuming and did not fuss about the daily acts of chesed he performed.
Gordon ensured that all had what they needed. For example, Gordon
expressed concern for a staffer leaving late to travel home. “Drive
carefully and get home safe,” was his missive after asking if her tires were
checked and gas tank full. This was how Gordon showed he cared. Each
staffer has similar “Gordon stories” of the way he expressed his love and
concern. That is the difference Gordon made in our world.

Gordon’s nurturing qualities were apparent throughout the years. He
wanted his friends to be comfortable and content. At dinner, Gordon
quietly retrieved a missing cup or napkin for someone before resuming his
meal. And, when Gordon spotted someone in a bad mood, he would
quietly approach them and offer his comfort and love. Gordon cared—and
his friends knew it. That is the difference Gordon made in our world.

Gordon reserved a special place in his heart for those using wheelchairs.
He’d gently pat them on the shoulder—no words spoken—he was just
letting them know that he was there for them. When Gordon noticed a
friend having difficulty wiping his face after eating, he would quietly rise,
walk over and gently wipe his face. These loving, nurturing acts— That is
the difference Gordon made in our world.

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Every morning, Gordon greeted a few housemates with a “grandfatherly”
kiss on the forehead or cheek. They expected it. They appreciated it. They
cherished it. That was Gordon’s contribution to our world.

Following Jewish tradition was integral to Gordon’s identity. He loved
attending synagogue. When the residence moved, Gordon tried several
synagogues to find the one he liked best. His fellow congregants knew
which was “Gordon’s seat” and saved it for him every Shabbos. He
enjoyed socializing with congregants during the Kiddush, and greeted the
rabbi and others with a handshake and a hearty, “Good Shabbos!”

Gordon owned a menora which he lit with great care. He helped
housemates light their Chanuka candles and guided them in reciting the
blessings and singing “Ma’oz Tzur.” Passover was another special time
for Gordon. He questioned the cook about the Passover food and
expressed concern that all “chometz” be removed in time. Gordon
participated with friends and staff until the end of each seder, no matter
how late.

One year, Gordon requested a special birthday gift - a parsha book with
stories about the weekly Torah reading. He would read these stories to his
housemates at dinner, and shared the book with those capable of reading,
happy for them to enjoy this beautiful activity. It became such a priceless
tradition that his friends continue it daily in his memory. This is Gordon’s
continued difference in our world.

Makor/WLCR feels honored and privileged to have had Gordon with us.
He truly made such a difference in our lives.

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Mrs. Jeanne Warman

Founders Tribute

Jeanne Warman’s dreams of motherhood took an unexpected turn when she gave
birth to twins in 1958. The second son, Avraham Nussen (nicknamed Tutti by his
twin) suffered irreversible brain damage due to oxygen deprivation. This major
event catapulted Jeanne on a journey of challenges and triumphs that led to the
formation of Women’s League, a multi-faceted agency dedicated to serving the
needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.

In the 1960s there were only limited facilities and options for the disabled.
Institutions such as Willowbrook State School on Staten Island existed, but the
quality of care was deplorable. Children with disabilities, whose families managed
to keep their children at home, were often hidden away like “skeletons in the
closet.”

Jeanne, mother of ten children, took an opposite approach, including Tutti in all
family outings and experiences. Having attended universities both in Europe and
the U.S., she lost no time researching what might be done to help her son. She
travelled to Pennsylvania to learn “patterning”, a now-discredited method of
moving a baby’s limbs to stimulate the brain. Jeanne organized groups of ladies to
“pattern” children with disabilities, acted as a support to others in similar
situations, and approached organizations beseeching them to consider opening a
culturally sensitive, Kosher residence for her son and those like him.

Then in 1972, Geraldo Rivera’s famous expose about the horrific conditions at
Willowbrook institution ignited a public outcry. The State ordered the facility to
shut down and repatriate its 5,000 residents to their own communities in smaller
group home settings. Jeanne took this as a mandate to help her son as well as the
larger community. She began working with WORC, a secular organization that
advocated for the disabled, drafting a government proposal for a residence. But
WORC was not especially interested in supporting a kosher facility. Jeanne
withdrew and submitted her proposal under N’shei Ahavas Chesed sponsorship
(N’shei’s legal name is Women’s League for Community Services; hence the
origin of her agency’s name); it was approved with breathtaking alacrity.

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Unfortunately, there was much resistance in 1978 when newly formed Women’s
League Community Residences established its first group home in Boro Park. But
attitudes slowly began to change. The Novominsker Rebbe and Rebbetzin lent
strong support, with Rebbetzin Yehudis Perlow a”h devotedly serving as
president of Women’s League until her untimely passing.

In those early years, Women’s League was a small, tight-knit agency. Jeanne
worked tirelessly on her goal of serving those with disabilities, with full support
from her husband and family. Today, despite having grown to over 600
employees, the agency still retains a warm family feeling.

Mrs. Warman had a particular gift for identifying talent among her staff and
channeling it for the benefit of the agency. A night shift counselor became a QA
administrator when Mrs. Warman discovered his talent for digesting complicated
state-issued regulations. Another was encouraged to become a psychologist, and is
still employed in this new capacity. Many of Women’s League top staffers have
been with the agency almost since its inception.

This level of dedication has helped Women’s League (recently name changed to
Makor Disability Services) to grow from seven consumers to over 600, from one
residence to thirty two, and from one residential program to six multifaceted ones
that address the entire spectrum of disabilities. It has created a quality of care so
superb that it maintains OPWDD COMPASS status for outstanding service (only
three NYS agencies out of 780 currently hold that honor). Today, WLCR is a
lifespan social services agency, addressing the needs of individuals of all ages and
abilities, from newborn through senior, with mild to profound intellectual and
developmental disabilities.

The Warmans’ own son Tutti was prevented from benefiting from a WLCR
facility until 1989, when a wheelchair-accessible residence was finally built; he
lived there until his passing in 2000. Tutti’s legacy, however, lives on as a result
of his mother Jeanne’s founding of Women’s League/Makor which directly
impacts hundreds of children and adults with intellectual and developmental
challenges who now enjoy a quality of life undreamed of back in 1958.

As she has recently retired after a lifetime of hard work, Jeanne Warman,
Women’s League/Makor’s founder can be justifiably proud of her many
achievements helping those who deserve it most. Makor feels privileged to bestow
this honor on Jeanne at this time in recognition of her brilliant and meaningful
career.

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disabilities to obtain
employment

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19Ju9n3e 10

HCBS Waiver program provides J1u9ly93
service coordination and
individual staff to assist 11
community consumers in Group home at 10th Avenue
learning new skills in Boro Park for men with
severe medical, motor &
1M9a9rc5h developmental disabilities

First group home for 12
medically involved babies
and young children with July

severe disabilities 1996

2M0a0rc0h 13
Jumpstart Early Intervention –
First group home in Flatbush Infants and toddlers from the
for young men with community who exhibit delays
receive free evaluations and
developmental disabilities
14 therapies (including ABA) in
O2c0to0be1r their homes

Women's League earns July
COMPASS Award status
recognizing its exemplary 2001
level of service to individuals
15
with disabilities Group home opens in
Kensington - The Rebetzin
Nov2e0m0be7r Yehudis Perlow Children’s
Residence - for teen boys
First group home in
Crown Heights for young 16 with disabilities

women with autism 2No0v0em5ber

17
First group home in Seagate
for teen girls with severe
disabilities and medical/
mobility issues

18

2Ju0ne08

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Additional group home in
Kensington for teen boys with
medical / mobility issues or autism

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O2ct0o1be4r M20ar1ch1

Consolidation in Kensington of 20
supportive apartments for Group home in Flatbush for
women with disabilities adult men with disabilities
(relocation of senior residence)
20A1p6ril
21
New men’s residence in
Flatbush opens (relocation of September
first group home in Boro Park)
2015
20J1u7ly
22
WLCR changes name to Makor Jumpstart Early Intervention
Disability Services to better reflect launches a center based
its expanded role as a foundation program servicing toddlers
diagnosed with autism
for all types of services for
individuals with disablities 23

Sep2te0m1be7r May

Makor College Experience at 2017
Yeshiva University welcomes its
first group of students. It serves 24
young men with intellectual and Quentin Rd Residence for
young men with autism opens
developmental disabilities
25
20A1p8ril
2Se0p1te7mber
Makor celebrates 40 Years
of exemplary services for 26
individuals with Mill Basin residence for young
women with autism opens
developmental disabilities!
27

28 2M0ar1ch8
ABAble Services begins to
provide ABA home therapies for
children and teens with autism

29

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Our gratitude to ‫ הקב''ה‬for leading us to

Jeanne Warman

and the people of Makor, who have enabled
Eytan to have a happy and fruitful life.

Vivian and Daniel Chill

Nurse's Room

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In Tribute to

MRS. JEANNE WARMAN

for your many years of
outstanding and selfless service

to this extraordinary agency.

Barbara and Jerry Weissman

Nurse's Room

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In Honor of

DOVID AND CYNA SINGER

Our role models in how to do chesed.
It's an honor to have you as our friends.

Mendy & Debbie
Feigenbaum

Indoor Play Area

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In Tribute to

DOVID AND CYNA SINGER

An exemplary couple
who have raised the bar for friendship,

dedication, kindness and loyalty.
With deep appreciation for
all that they do for the K’lal.

Rabbi & Mrs.
Avrohom Fruchthandler

Indoor Play Area

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We join in honoring

DOVID & CYNA SINGER

a couple whose life is devoted to helping
others with total dedication to Avodas Haklal.
May the ‫ רבש''ע‬continue to grant them gezunt

and much nachas from their ‫משפחה‬.
,‫בידידות‬

Solomon & Esther Werdiger

Indoor Play Area

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In Honor of

MRS. WARMAN

for her vision and tenacity.
Her efforts over the past 40 years have made a world

of difference for children and adults who require
special care.

The Women’s League homes are legendary for a
unique combination of high level care coupled with

warmth and compassion.

The world needs more people like Jeanne Warman.

Shimon Bertram

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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DAVID & CYNA SINGER

Mazel tov on tonight's honor.
May Hashem grant you the ability to continue

to share your talents, knowledge and
experience with the Makor community.

Shimon Bertram

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Congratulations to

CAROL SUFIAN

and the Dinner Committee for this evening's
successful event.

May all our collective endeavors continue
to be successful on behalf of
Makor Disability Services.

Shimon Bertram

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Mazel Tov to all the awardees.
May you be blessed to continue to make a

difference in the lives of so many.

Shloimie Eisenberg

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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In Honor of

DOVID & CYNA SINGER

whose dedication and empathy for the welfare
of the less fortunate in our community is boundless.

May they continue their noble work
for many more years.

Aaron Elbogen

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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ABBA & IMA

We are so proud of all you have accomplished
for Am Yisrael.

You have created a legacy of Torah and
Chesed.

Amir & Edna Jaffa

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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To

DAVID SINGER

Yasher Koach on your Maasim Tovim

Amir & Edna Jaffa

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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In honor of

JEANNE WARMAN
DAVID & CYNA SINGER

AND

SHOSHANA LEFKOWITZ

Together with all those who have made Makor
the outstanding institution we know it to be.
May Hashem give them good health and
continued success
. ‫עד מאה ועשרים‬

Chaim and Ildi Leibel

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Best Wishes to

MRS. SHOSHANA LEFKOWITZ

For a well deserved Leadership Award
for years of extraordinary devotion

to Mrs. Warman and Makor Disability Services/ WLCR. You
were there from the inception, assisting and encouraging from

your key position as an officer and member of the Board of
Directors. May you continue your dedicated service to Makor

and other mosdos of Torah and chesed.

In Tribute to

MRS. PHYLLIS GITLIN, RN

For decades of superlative service to Makor/ WLCR and its
special residents. Your professionalism and care were

exemplary. May you enjoy your well deserved retirement in
good health.

David and Cyna Singer

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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In Tribute to

MRS. JEANNE WARMAN

Founder of

Makor Disability Services/
Women's League Community Residences, Inc.

You have dedicated your life of chesed to benefit the Klal and every
individual who required your services. You built an organization that
is a role model for others in the area of caring for individuals who are

challenged with various disabilities and disadvantages.
Your leadership encompassed developing and training a superior
staff, who are singularly devoted 24/7 to these special individuals.
May you be zoche, together with your dear husband R'Yitzchok, to
arichas yomim with good health and much nachas from your beautiful

family.

Dovid and Cyna Singer

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Mazel Tov to our good chaveirim

DOVID & CYNA SINGER

Nachum and Faige Stein

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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DAVID & CYNA SINGER

Examples of chesed and tzedaka.
We are proud to share this evening with you!

May you go ‫מחיל אל חיל‬.

Reuven & Nissi Wolf
Moshe & Esther Wolf

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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JEANNE WARMAN

Mazel Tov!
You have built an agency that is award winning

and renowned for excellence.
Yasher Koach

Reuven & Nissi Wolf
Moshe & Esther Wolf

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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AVIGDOR BROWNSTEIN

Hatzlacha & Bracha
on your future endeavors.

Reuven & Nissi Wolf
Moshe & Esther Wolf

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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Congratulations on a well deserved honor
to

DAVID SINGER

Thank you for all you do.

Adam Wolfson

Shabbos & Yom Tov Fund

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