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For Immediate Release: Contact:
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 1994  Corey Bearak
(718) 343-6779


Corey B. Bearak, a Bellerose attorney, was unanimously re-elected as President of the Northeast Queens Jewish Community Council [NEQJCC] at a meeting last week [Monday, June 13, 1994] at the Samuel Field YM&YWHA in Little Neck. Mr. Bearak, an attorney with experience in state and city government, will serve an unprecedented fourth term as NEQJCC President.

In addition to Mr. Bearak [Temple Sholom & Samuel Field Y], the re-elected officers include First Vice President Joseph Varon [Young Israel of New Hyde Park & Queens Jewish Committee on Scouting], Second Vice President Al Levy [Bellerose Jewish Center & Queens Purim Parade], and Secretary Marcia Federman [Queens Jewish Community Council & Jewish Center of Bayside Hills]. The NEQJCC elected current Treasurer Susan Fogel [Young Israel of Windsor Park] as Third Vice President and Anne Kirsch [Deepdale Haddassah], who has held a number of leadership positions in the Council, Treasurer. The officers were recommended by a nominating committee chaired by Past- President Rabbi Meir Bilitzky and whose members were Immediate Past President Dr. Arnold Honig and delegate Helene Zaro, the Council's spokesperson on education issues.

Mr. Bearak works as Counsel/ Chief of Staff to Councilman Sheldon Leffler who chairs the Council's Public Safety Committee. Mr. Bearak served onCommunity School Board 26 from 1989 to June, 1993 and on Community Board 13 from 1980 to 1988. He also serves the borough's Queens Jewish Community Council as Financial Secretary. In addition, Bearak is President of the North Bellerose Civic Association, steering committee member of QUEST [Queens United to Explore Secession Tomorrow], President of the Queens County Line Democratic Association and a Steering Committee member of the National Jewish Democratic Council's New York State Chapter.

An association of religious, education, fraternal and community organizations, the NEQJCC covers Bay Terrace, Bayside, Bellerose, Douglaston, Floral Park, Glen Oaks, Hollis Hills, Little Neck, New Hyde Park, Oakland Gardens and Queens Village (north).

Council projects include neighborhood development, fostering intergroup understanding and building a multi-cultural coalition. The Council combats anti-Semitism and all forms of discrimination. The NEQJCC also sponsors forums with major public figures, Jewish Cultural events, open discussions with local Rabbis and represents community concerns. Upcoming events include a Community-Wide Safety Fair, Sunday, October 2, 1994, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Y. For information, contact Executive Director Sharon Nadel at (718) 225-6750.

A UJA/Federation beneficiary, the NEQJCC works closely with the Queens Jewish Community Council, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater New York, the Metropolitan New York Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty and the Samuel Field/ Bay Terrace YM-YWHA.


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