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Mazal tov to Rabbi Joe & Ashira Ozarowski on the marriage of their son Raphi to Liora Kleiner of North Miami Beach, Florida!  The wedding was this past Sunday.  Mazal tov, as well, to the entire Ozarowski and Kleiner families!
Rabbi Ozarowski will be with us this weekend - for the final time as our Rabbi - so please remember to come to his Lunch 'n Learn on Friday.  Rabbi Ozarowski will not be teaching a class this Sunday morning.
Our farewell dinner for Rabbi Ozarowski is this Sunday, August 28, 4:30 pm, at the shul.  We will begin with music and appetizers, followed by the dinner.  If you would like to help or have questions, please contact Miriam Garland,mrmgarland@yahoo.com, or Debbie Kusnetz,debbiebkusnetz@yahoo.com.
Our next evening to serve dinner to the residents of St. Stephen's Homeless Shelter is next Monday, August 29, 7:00 pm.  We need people willing to prepare tuna, egg, potato salads, veggies, fruit, and a dessert.  We also need four servers.  If you can help with this important and rewarding project, please let Lee Snitzer know, jsrulke@aol.com or 952-925-2976.

There is a new box in the lobby next to our STEP box.  This will be for donations to care packages for Yoni Israelson.  Once a month, around Rosh Chodesh, kids will be collecting items from the box and making care packages, which will be sent to Yoni who is deployed with the Marines in Afghanistan.  We can't ship liquids, but suggested items from MN Marine Moms include granola/protein bars, Chapstick, solid deodorant (no aerosols), peanut butter crackers, or trail mix.  For more ideas or information, contact Debbie Baumgarten Kusnetz.
The Darchei Noam library is certainly for your use, but we need to make sure we know where our books are.  Sephorim(Gemarot, Chumashim, commentaries, etc. – generally books on the west wall) should not be taken out of the library without the specific permission of the Ritual Committee (Shira Krebs, Rob Portnoe, Allan Baumgarten, Max Donath, Debbie Kusnetz).  General literature (on the east wall) should not be removed without either leaving a note indicating you are taking it, or telling Bob Kusnetz or Mickey Kamel.  Currently, we are trying to locate volume one of Sotah and volume one ofKedushin, as well as our copy of The Glory, by Herman Wouk.  If you have any of these, please reply to this note!
Free transportation to the MSP airport if you are on your way to Israel!  Please call Marshall Mintz at 952-927-0081 or e-mail tommintz02@gmail.com to arrange a free trip.