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The Annual Event is a wonderful celebration of SHAS, our community and our honorees.    It is a much anticipated event that has come to be known as a special evening, with the warmth and flavor of all things SHAS. 


December 14th, 2019, 8:00 PM

י״ז בְּכִסְלֵו תש״פ


LOCATION: NORWOOD SPACE CENTER, 83 Morse Street Bldg 2, Norwood MA 02062




R. William Striar Service Honoree: Elaine Reiman and Evelyn Stramer

Rising Young Leader Award: Dahlia Weinberg

Excellence in Teaching Award: Leslee Rotman



A former educator herself, Elaine Reiman's passion for Jewish education has inspired her volunteer work for SHAS. As a grandparent of three SHAS graduates (Zachary, Jason and Noah), Elaine has been involved as a substitute teacher, an educational mentor, a fundraiser, letter-writer and all around supporter. Elaine and her husband, Mickey reside in Sharon near her daughter and son in law, Michelle and David Avigan.




Evelyn Stramer’s journey with SHAS began when her oldest grandson, Sammy Marcus (6th grade), started school and continued with Sammy's siblings Maya (3rd grade) and Benny (Gan-Aleph). To the students, she is known as Bubby. Evelyn brightens everyone’s day with her contagious smile at the 3:15 pickup and when she volunteers at the school. Beyond her relationship with the students, she has spent countless hours fundraising, writing correspondence, and cheerleading on behalf of SHAS. Evelyn and her husband Chaim reside in Sharon across the street from her beloved grandchildren.



Rising Young Leader: Dahlia Weinberg

Dahlia Weinberg has worked tirelessly on almost every major school fundraiser since her children Yardena (Gan Aleph), and Meirav (N/PK)  started at SHAS (and Ayelet (future N/PK) will be joining in the fall). In addition to running the family concerts in 2016 and 2017, Dahlia co-chaired the hugely successful brick campaign last year and served on the SHAS Committee of Trustees. She is currently chair of the newly formed Marketing Committee. She has also volunteered for countless SHAS projects such as Rosh Chodesh Pizza and being a parent ambassador. We look forward to many more years of her partnership with the school.  Dahlia's husband Yoni grew up in Sharon and his parents still live in his childhood home.



Morah Leslee Rotman recently retired after teaching at SHAS for 20 years. During those years she nurtured and loved over 300 students.  Leslee transformed the lives of her students with her boundless energy, unfailing kindness and passion for education. Leslee's desire to see every child succeed, feel important, valued, and be infused with a love of learning is evident in her classroom and in the students she has taught. When not teaching at SHAS, one could often find her working with children at the Sharon Public Library.

Note: Two Part Registration Process

1.  Register for 2019 Annual Gala/Murder Mystery Soiree using the form below

2.  Payment Process

Once you have filled out the registration form below and click "Submit," you will be taken to a page with your payment options.  Both parts of registration need to be filled out for process to be complete.

Annual Event 2019
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