Feb 14, 2012
Musicians Come to Entertain
Photos: Avshalom Helman/COLlive

Pianists Yisroel Edelstein and Sarah Dukes, joined by singer Yumi Lowy, entertained elderly and special needs in Crown Heights.

By COLlive reporter
Photos: Avshalom Helman/COLlive


Mrs. Devora Scheiner held another of her 'simcha events' as part of her long-time charity work for all segments of the Crown Heights Jewish community.

Hosted in the home of Dovid and Malkie Smetana, guests included elder men and women and also young adults with special needs.

"We dedicated it in memory of Ruth Fania Feiga bas Nosson Nota, the wife of Professor Herman Branover, who was a very special woman," Scheiner said.

The evening began with a performance by violinist Yitzchok Hurwitz, a Crown Heights music teacher who began playing at the young age of 8, learned in the Julliard School of Music and later taught music at Wesleyan University.

Next, they heard from two exceptionally talented pianists - the veteran Yisroel Edelstein and the rising new talent Sarah Dukes who recently released her debut album.

The special needs boys especially enjoyed the singer Yumi Lowy, accompanied by one-man-band Yaakov Zeintz, who interacted and gave them chizuk and simcha.

A Dvar Torah was given by Rabbi Michoel Seligson, a Mashpia in Oholei Torah and author of a new and impressive encyclopedia of the Rebbe's sichos.

"I'm so glad everyone had a nice time," concludes Mrs. Scheiner. "It gives me great joy to be able and see others happy."


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1
Beautiful!
Looks like a beautiful event! Mrs. Sheiner, you are such a special person!
(2/14/2012 5:19:53 PM)
2
Sarah Dukes
She is awesome!
(2/14/2012 5:24:43 PM)
3
GO YISROEL B
YOU'RE AWESOME!!!
(2/14/2012 5:46:32 PM)
4
wonderful
Nice! What a wonderful thing to do!
(2/14/2012 6:09:29 PM)
5
A Fan
What a chesed! Yasher Koach to all the performers! Sarah, Beshaa tova! I LOVE your CD by the way! It is played in our house the whole day!
(2/14/2012 6:12:33 PM)
6
GOOD FRIEND
MRS SHEINER ALWAYS AD 120 SHANIM BEAUTIFUL AND KIND...A HEART OF GOLD ...WISHING YOU LONG AND HEALTH WEALTHY LONG LIFE, WITH LUV
(2/14/2012 7:36:45 PM)
7
YAAY
Congrats Bubby! Good job yet again!
(2/14/2012 11:24:49 PM)
8
to the Sheiners
Sweet couple full of Chessed, Yasher Koach to both or you, with all blessings!!!!
(2/14/2012 11:48:43 PM)
9
great pics
Great Job Avshalom Helman for the great pics!!
(2/15/2012 1:03:41 AM)
10
:) hooray
We are so proud of you! We love you soon much!l
Luv us fursts
(2/15/2012 7:32:09 PM)
11
Devorah Scheiner
You look beautiful as always and Hashem should bless you for all of your efforts to help people and bring Simcha to their lives. Your the best! Chaya L.
(2/15/2012 8:30:08 PM)
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