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Scott N. Bolton, Rabbi  |  Sara Stone, President
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Helene Santo, Executive Director
Helene Santo, Executive Director
Tel.: 212.452.2310, Ext. 14
Email: hsanto@orzarua.org

Helene joined Congregation Or Zarua as Executive Director after 13 years with the Academy for Jewish Religion, a rabbinical and cantorial school now located in Yonkers, New York. As Director of Operations, Helene managed the academic records and financial operations of the Academy, along with the website, the physical facility and the computer network.

Helene grew up in a Conservative family in St. Louis, where she was active in Jewish youth groups and synagogue activities. After earning a BA in Spanish from Drake University, she received her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

In 1981, she moved to 82nd Street on the Upper East Side to begin a 16-year career at Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase), where she had credit and lending responsibility for various industries.

Since Congregation Or Zarua did not exist in the early 1980s, she moved to Brooklyn and joined Park Slope Jewish Center. At PSJC, a small, participatory, egalitarian Conservative congregation, she has served on the Board, tutored children for Bar/Bat Mitzvah, and led Junior Congregation and Teen Torah for many years. She met her husband, Matthew Eilenberg, at Park Slope Jewish Center and together they have raised three children, two sons and a daughter. She and her beagle, Maxwell, are a therapy dog team with the Good Dog Foundation.

IMPORTANT CLASSES AND UPCOMING EVENTS:
• Movie: "The Women's Balcony": Monday, August 14, at 8:00 pm
• In the Belly of a Big Fish - Learning with Rabbi Bolton: Wednesday, August 16, at 7:00 pm
• Annual T'shuvah Lecture by Rabbi Dr. Dov Weiss:
     "Rabbinic Irreverence: Imagining a Repentant God": Sunday, September 24, at 6:00 pm
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This week at O"Z
Service Times
August 13 - 19, 2017
Morning Minyan:
Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am
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365 days per year!
SHABBAT:
FRIDAY, August 18, 2017
Candlelighting 7:31 pm
Minhah and
Kabbalat Shabbat 6:30 pm
SATURDAY, August 19, 2017
Shaharit at 9:00 am
This week's Torah reading:
Parashat Re'eh
   Deuteronomy 11:26 - 16:17
This week's Haftarah:
Isaiah 54:11 - 55:5
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