A crowded audience attended a Reception benefiting Chazaq's life-changing Program for public school students to attend Yeshivas, on Thursday, August 8, at the home of Dr. Paul and Drora Brody, to commemorate the 8th Yahrzeit of Mrs. Bea Brody z”l, Baila bas HaRav Ya’acov Aryeh z”l. The reception, featuring Guest Speaker Eli Rietti, author of The Frum Revolution, marked Chazaq's inaugural Great Neck reception in private homes.

(L-R) Yaniv Meirov, CEO Chazaq; Rabbi Jonathan Rietti and son Eli Rietti; Reception Chairpersons Dr. Paul and Drora Brody; Rebecca Josef, who spoke about how her daughter benefited from the Chazaq program. Not shown: Rav Ilan Meirov, Director, Chazaq, who declared that under the Program 309 public school students transferred to Yeshivas over the past year, but that this represented only 7% of potential students.

Photo credit: Robbie Aboff