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Rabbi Shlomo Braun of the Aleh Foundation Presents Certificates to COJO of Flatbush Honorees

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Josh Rubinstein, Chairman of the Board, Marine Park Jewish Community Council; Joel Eisdorfer, Special Assistant to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams; Assemblyman Dov Hikind; Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams http://www.brooklyn-usa.org/ ; Rabbi Shlomo Braun, Founder and Director, Aleh Foundation; Gershon Schlessinger, Executive Director UJCare.
On Sunday, March 23, 2014 COJO of Flatbush hosted their 35th Annual Community Legislative Breakfast at The Kol Yaakov Ballroom in Brooklyn.

Rabbi Braun, community Representative for NYS Senator Martin J. Goldin presented Certificates of Recognition from the New York State Senate to the following honorees: Mr. Ari Baum, Senior. VP at Morgan Stanleyhttp://www.morganstanleyfa.com/ari.baum/ ; (Photo on top Rabbi Shlomo Braun with Ari Baum) Steve Cohn, a Member of the NYC Bar Matrimonial Committee and Delegate to the NYS Bar Association; Mr. Gil Cygler, President and CEO of AllCar Rent A Car; Mr. David Heskiel, V.P. Riverdale Abstract & Community Liaison and Mr. Boruch Moskovitz, Executive Coordinator of Flatbush Shomrim.

As a former Director of Social Services at COJO of Boro Park, Rabbi Shlomo Braun understands and appreciates the outstanding services that COJO of Flatbush provides to countless residence who need daily help in job training, social services, financial assistance and more. COJO is your comprehensive ONE-STOP SITE for a wide array of social services, employment and small business programs. Located in the heart of the community, COJO is a multi-faceted, non-sectarian agency, providing advocacy and a broad range of human services to neighborhood residents. COJO addresses your quality of life issues, day-to-day needs, and provides resources for a safety net, to assure the continued well-being of all individuals and families requiring services and assistance. Each year, tens of thousands of people come to COJO and receive vital support services. Over 220 affiliate-member organizations, representing a vast network of social, educational, religious, fraternal, financial and health care institutions work with them to address the needs of their neighbors. http://www.cojoflatbush.org/

Other distinguished honorees at the event were The Honorable Senator Simcha Felder; The Honorable Bill Deblasio, Mayor of NYC; The Honorable William J. Bratton, NYC Police Commissioner; The Honorable Melissa Mark,NY City Council Speaker; The Honorable Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller; The Honorable Letitia James, NY City Public Advocate; The Honorable Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President; Frank Seddio, Esq., Kings County Democratic Chairman. 500 political, civic and community leaders attended this successful event and the program was MC’d by Nachum Segal.

Rabbi Shlomo Braun is the Founder and Director of the Aleh Foundation USA located at 5317 13th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11219. The Aleh Foundation opened its first office in the United States in 1989, and developed a network of more than 30,000 friends throughout the USA who became staunch supporters of our activities. With the Aleh Foundation’s help, the rehabilitation centers in Israel grew from a hospice program of 23 children to become the nation’s largest provider of educational rehabilitative services to severely developmentally disabled children operating in four different cities in Israel. The Aleh Foundation hosts an array of successful fundraising events, as well as parlor meetings in different locations. Aleh Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner will be held on May 21, 2014 in the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Prominent Leaders and celebrities from the USA and Israel join our elite circle of friends in our state-of-the-art fund-raising projects. To make reservations please visit our website at www.alehfoundationusa.org or cal 800-317-ALEH.

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