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HAZAK - LEIDA URETSKY AUXILIARY

About HAZAK

 

The Leida Uretsky Chapter of Hazak is an auxiliary of Congregation Anshai Torah, whose members are adults 55 and older.  Hazak is an organization founded by United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism in recognition that the most rapidly growing demographic group in the Jewish community are the 55 and older “Baby Boomers”. Hazak provides opportunities to connect with each other, enrich our personal and congregational lives, strengthen our congregation, be a voice for seniors in our synagogue and, most importantly, to have fun.  We are 250+ members strong, and growing!

The name HAZAK (strength) is an acronym:  the het stands for Hokhmah (wisdom), the zayan for Ziknah (maturity) and the kuph for Kadima (looking ahead). Hazak affirms the traditional Jewish view that mature adults should have the opportunity to continue to learn and be active in their congregations, their communities and amongst themselves.

Hazak promotes Judaism through projects and meaningful experiences both in the synagogue environment and on a community level. Hazak compliments congregational adult education programs with specially designed social, spiritual, physical, and educational components. These opportunities help develop a sense of community through a variety of creative programs, most of which are open to the entire community.

Address questions to and receive additional information from Hazak President, Harvey Swento, at HazakCAT@gmail.com.

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If making a real contribution to OUR Anshai Torah and the larger Jewish community is important to you, JOIN US!

If YOU enjoy educational, interactive presentations and spending time with friends and family, JOIN US! 

If YOU are a forward-thinker with the wisdom and maturity of both the present and past, JOIN US!

Yes, we are dedicated to maintaining our physical and mental health.

Yes, we cherish our children and generations before and after.

Yes, we support the Shul and those in need.

Yes, we are all 55+ (or a spouse thereof).

Yes, we love to sing and dance.

Yes, we need YOU to 

JOIN US!

 

You can join Hazak by any of the following manners:

1. When you establish your membership in Anshai Torah you will have the opportunity to

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2. Online by clicking on this link Hazak Membership Form and sign-up to

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3. Contact David Intebi (HazakCAT@gmail.com) and say you want to

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For only $20.00 per person per year, we invite YOU to JOIN US! as we share new

experiences and enjoy our passion for life together - whatever the event or activity.

AM YISRAEL CHAI - WE STAND WITH ISRAEL!!

On behalf of it's members, HAZAK has made a $1,000 donation to

MAGEN DAVID ADOM

to assist with the relief efforts resulting from the horrific events on October 7, 2023.  

יחד ננצח, יחד נשאר
Yachad ninatze'ach, yachad nisha'er
Together we will win, together we will remain.

2024 - 2025 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

 

                                                   Officers                                                  

  • Co-Presidents: Harvey Swento & Philip Balis
  • Past President: David Intebi
  • Vice President: Andy Rabhan
  • Treasurer: Josh Socolof
  • Secretary:  Karen Schultz

                                          Board Members                                        

Hospitality:

  • Intebi, Marcie
  • Swento, Cherry
  • Yaris, Diane

Membership:

  • Intebi, David

Publicity:

  • Balis, Sandy

Sunshine:

  • Fleshman, Jackie

Programming:

  • Babitch, Hal
  • Billman, Sheryl
  • Fink, Amy
  • Kasner, Cheryl
  • Shindler, Eliot
  • Silver, Andrew
  • Ziarko, Pam
  • Zucker, Gilda

 

 

                       Committees and their Members                       

  • Historian: Sandy Balis, Sheila Brown 
  • Project Isiah: Sheila Brown
WE NEED YOU AT MINYAN!


Many families are saying Kaddish due to a recent loss or annual remembrance. As YOU need the support of 9 others when it’s YOUR time to say Kaddish, it is OUR privilege and obligation to support others with regular Minyan attendance. Send an email to  HazakCAT@gmail.com  with the date and whether you will attend the morning and/or evening service. We will be there for YOU!  Until further notice minyanim are in person or via Zoom. 

Join us for HAPPY HOUR every Wednesday at 5:45PM.  We meet each Wednesday 30 minutes before the start of minyan.  So bring your favorite food and/or drink, relax and SCHMOOZE! Then stay to join the minyan.

Give it a try, meet your friends on Zoom & chat!

Everyone Can Join Zoom Happy Hour via Zoom: 

CLICK TO CONNECT TO ZOOM SESSION

SUNSHINE

 

Do you know a member who is recovering from an illness?  Please contact Jackie Fleschman  to have a get-well card sent from Hazak.  Also, please inform Risa Diamond if you know of someone who is in the hospital or recuperating and would like some company or a visit.

We would likewise love to acknowledge simchas. Please contact Jackie Fleschman.

UPCOMING HAZAK ACTIVITIES

 

HAZAK HAS THE FOLLOWING EVENTS SCHEDULED:

♦  WINE AND CHEESE SOCIAL - August 11, 2024

♦  KOSHER DILL PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT - September 15, 2024

See below for further details.  Please click on the activity link(s) above to register.

For assistance or suggestions for future events, contact Hal Babitch, jhtpbab@gmail.com or 469-766-0774

Please click on the flyers below to register...

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RECENT HAZAK ACTIVITIES

Member Appreciation Breakfast - June 2024

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CHAI House Picnic - May 2024


Hazak & Me - April 2024 (making matzah)

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Guys and Dolls - April 2024

      

 

Bingo & Breakfast - March 2024

    


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Hazak & Me - February 2024

    

The Evening Stars - January 2024

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Hanukkah White Elephant - December 2023

Veterans Day Recognition - November 2023

      

Comedy Night - October 2023

      

Pickleball Tournament - September 2023

      

Wine & Cheese Social - August 2023

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YEAR IN REVIEW - SHUTTERFLY PHOTO BOOKS

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2019 - 2020

2016 - 2017

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2018 - 2019


RECENT HAZAK ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

 

Did you know that Hazak has a Facebook Page?
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