Grand Alumni Reunion, a 35th anniversary milestone

Sunday, March 7, 2004, FREE Alumni Association held its first Grand Alumni Reunion, celebrating FREE's 35th anniversary, at the Lubavitcher Yeshiva on Ocean Parkway.

Many prominent guest and alumni turned out in support of FREE's efforts on behalf of Yeshiva Ohel Dovid – Educational Programs and Camp FREE – Gan Israel – Summer Camps.  

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Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Raykher and Mr. & Mrs. Alex Zmoira exchange greetings with Rabbi Mendel Okunov


Alumni reviewing the invite while exchanging greetings


Alumnus Gregory Raykher expresses his gratitude to FREE


Alumnus Rolan Shnayder, Master of Ceremonies


FREE’s Chairman Rabbi Mayer Okunov


Rabbi David Okunov addresses the crowd


Professor Herman Branover delivering the Keynote Address


Alumnus David Vain expresses his gratitude to FREE


Alumni dancing at the conclusion of the reunion


Partial view of the crowd


Alumnus Roman Vcherashansky expresses his gratitude to FREE


Alumni Paul Kaplan, Mark Abramovitch and Zack Vasilets exchange greetings with Rabbi Mendel Okunov


Alumnus Shaya Krimerman expresses his gratitude to FREE as Rabbi David Okunov and Mastero Pevzner look on


Recent graduates and alumni gather for a group photo with Rabbi Mendel Okunov


Alumni Serge Pisman and Eduard Ainshtein exchange greetings with Rabbi Mendel Okunov


FREE’s student Aaron Titov speaks of his unforgettable journey to the United States until he befriended the devoted staff at F.R.E.E.


Partial view of the crowd


Alumnus Gary Don poses with Alumnus Felix Sikar and Rabbi David Okunov as he shows the Siddur he received while studying at FREE’s Yeshiva in the 1970’s.


Alumni exchange greetings at the reception


Alexander Gorochov and Rabbi Mendel Okunov

 

 
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