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Submitted feedback from speech participants


Hi Joanne,
It was a pleasure meeting you and your husband. Thank You for a beautiful and meaningful presentation and evening. All the women enjoyed as you yourself witnessed.
Blessings and success
Rabbi and Sara Hecht

Dear Joanne and Harvey,

Once again you both have brought so much inspiration and hope to me and to all those that were lucky enough to attend yesterday’s event. I can’t begin to express how much I appreciate and admire what you have accomplished and the mission you are on. Not many people in this world can truly say that they have made the most of life’s journey. You both can certainly say that!! Your children and entire family must be so proud of this project and the legacy it will leave for all of us and for the generations.
It has truly been a pleasure and an honor to meet you both and to know you. I wish you both much strength to continue.

Robin

Robin Isaacson
Regional Director,
AMIT Southeast Region

Dear Joanne,
Just a little note to thank you for your wonderful presentation here in New London, last week. You have a special ability to inspire others with your energy and passion. How wonderful to share mitzvos with so many other people! May your partners in mitzvahs continue to grow.
I was eager to try one of the recipes, so last week in honor of the Shabbos Kiddush, I made the Apple Cake on p. 239. Everyone loved it, and every bit was eaten up!
Wishing you much success in your worthy endeavors,
Maryashi Sternberg
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Thank you so much for an incredible evening, Joanne. The women were so moved and inspired from your talk, and it is truly amazing what you are doing. I’m so happy we had the opportunity to meet, and to have you share your story with our community. I wish you much luck and success in your important endeavor. Be well, and thanks again for coming, Sara
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To Joanne Caras:
Thank you for coming to Worcester and presenting on behalf of your fabulous cookbook. Please find a link below with photos from the event. Please feel free to share the photos or publish as you would like in press releases etc.
We are thrilled to have sold out of over 200 books! Thank you Thank you Thank you!!! We wish you continued success!!!

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Dear Joanne and Harvey..I want to again say thank you for such a fine
program about the good works that the cookbook sales make possible. I love
the triple mitzvah!!! You made a wonderful event even better. My best
wishes for your continued success with this project of your heart. It was
my pleasure to be a small part of it. Travel safely on your journey of
Tikum Olam.

Warm regards,

Coni
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My sister and I attended last evening presentation given by you.It was
quite impressive and touching. Thank you for your concern and compassion.

We are Israelis brought up in Haifa, My sister is the USA most of her
life while I came with my American husband 28 year ago (too many) I
visit home almost every year and all my friends whether from school,
university, or army (those who are alive) keep in touch.

I was not aware that there is hunger back home, yes I knew that it
exists in the religious society because the husbands are learning and
the wives have to manage.

Anyhow – good luck with your lovely and unique book and I appreciate
the fact that the profits are for good charity.

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Hi Joanne,
I want to thank you so much for dedicating the last check to the soup kitchen to my mother Sophie Machtinger’s memory. You and Harvey have to be truly commended for all you have done to keep the memories and lessons of the Holocaust alive while helping these people in need. My mother would have felt very honored to be remembered this way.
Once again thank you.
Ruth Faller
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Ms. Caras and Hubby!
Thank you so much for such a wonderful night last Thursday, October 01, 2009, we had over 100 people. We sold all our stock and just ordered another 144 books. You mentioned an event for the GMJF the later part of this month and I wondered if we could make it more convenient for you to sign these books by combining the 2 trips to Miami. Let me know if you have time on your trip that day to come by earlier to Temple Menorah and sign these books. We would love to see you again and am so glad you are successfully booking more events. Let me know if we could help you in any way. Please contact me at your earliest convenience.
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Katherine Crespin, President
Dear Joanne
Thank you for sharing your warmth and passion and inspiring the women in our community – we are so grateful!
I hope your touring around is going well and you are not getting too worn out!
Keep up your amazing work and looking forward to seeing you very soon
Warmest regards
Leah Shemtov
Stamford, CT
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Thank you so very much for your talk and presentation. I saw the women being transformed in front of my eyes – You put them into “mitzvah mode” through your fantastic oratory skills and probably even more, through being a living example of what it means to help others, to brighten the world with the light of goodness and kindness. One woman told me that this program was more enjoyable than when we had a popular ckbk author do a food demo/tasting because that program fed our “animal soul” while this one fed our G-dly soul. Another women said it was the best program she’d ever been to, ever (not just at Chabad but anywhere). The consensus was unanimous; everyone enjoyed themselves and was more motivated to help others …..thanks to your presentation.

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Dear Joanne:

Rarely do I meet people who are beautiful on the inside as well as on the outside. Your passion and humility are beautiful and it was wonderful for me to witness what you did and how you have captured this and changed it into something larger than life.

Joanne, please allow me to extend thanks to you , and your husband, from our entire community for a wonderful and inspirational evening. We can’t wait to have you back for the second book!

Hollee Parke

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Dearest Mrs. Joanne & Mr. Harvey Caras,
There are not enough words to describe the wonder of your amazing initiative to commemorate the memory of the holy departed ones – a unique effort that has not existed until today.
There are not enough words to thank you for this tremendous assistance that you have given Carmei Ha’ir through this project.
At this time, as we approach Pesach, when all the Jewish people are all commanded to ‘let all who hunger come and eat; let all who are in need come and partake,’ I wish to bless you and your family that this memorial project should be publicized throughout the world and be a memorial beacon in memory of these holy departed ones.
This important contribution to Carme Ha’ir, especially in these difficult financial times, when we are struggling to feed and clothe another elderly Jew who has no one to feed himself and has no wearable garment, is indeed the most wonderful contribution that will certainly be a blessing for you, your husband and all your wonderful family. The smiles of these people who benefit from this gift and the joy that it brings to their homes are the finest reward for your endeavor.
Recently, Carmei Ha’ir has completed its winter project of distributing blankets and heaters to families and elderly people who were living in cold homes without the proper covers for their bodies.
And now, due to your efforts, we can continue distributing winter clothes, sweaters, shoes and children’s winter coats.
With warmest blessings for a Happy Pesach to you and your entire family,
Your friend and admirer, Yehuda

Dearest Mrs. Joanne & Mr. Harvey Caras,

There are not enough words to describe the wonder of your amazing initiative to commemorate the memory of the holy departed ones – a unique effort that has not existed until today.

There are not enough words to thank you for this tremendous assistance that you have given Carmei Ha’ir through this project.

At this time, as we approach Pesach, when all the Jewish people are all commanded to ‘let all who hunger come and eat; let all who are in need come and partake,’ I wish to bless you and your family that this memorial project should be publicized throughout the world and be a memorial beacon in memory of these holy departed ones.

This important contribution to Carme Ha’ir, especially in these difficult financial times, when we are struggling to feed and clothe another elderly Jew who has no one to feed himself and has no wearable garment, is indeed the most wonderful contribution that will certainly be a blessing for you, your husband and all your wonderful family. The smiles of these people who benefit from this gift and the joy that it brings to their homes are the finest reward for your endeavor.

Recently, Carmei Ha’ir has completed its winter project of distributing blankets and heaters to families and elderly people who were living in cold homes without the proper covers for their bodies.

And now, due to your efforts, we can continue distributing winter clothes, sweaters, shoes and children’s winter coats.

With warmest blessings for a Happy Pesach to you and your entire family,
Your friend and admirer, Yehuda

My sister and I attended last evening presentation given by you. It was quite impressive and touching. Thank you for your concern and compassion.

We are Israelis brought up in Haifa, My sister is in the USA most of her life while I came with my American husband 28 year ago (too many) I visit home almost every year and all my friends whether from school, university, or army (those who are alive) keep in touch.

I was not aware that there is hunger back home, yes I knew that it exists in the religious society because the husbands are learning and the wives have to manage.

Anyhow – good luck with your lovely and unique book and I appreciate the fact that the profits are for good charity.

Dear Joanne and Harvey,

I want to again say thank you for such a fine program about the good works that the cookbook sales make possible. I love the triple mitzvah!!! You made a wonderful event even better. My best wishes for your continued success with this project of your heart. It was my pleasure to be a small part of it. Travel safely on your journey of Tikum Olam.

Warm regards,

Coni

To Joanne Caras:

Thank you for coming to Worcester and presenting on behalf of your fabulous cookbook. Please find a link below with photos from the event. Please feel free to share the photos or publish as you would like in press releases etc.

We are thrilled to have sold out of over 200 books! Thank you Thank you Thank you!!! We wish you continued success!!!

Thank you so much for an incredible evening, Joanne. The women were so moved and inspired from your talk, and it is truly amazing what you are doing. I’m so happy we had the opportunity to meet, and to have you share your story with our community. I wish you much luck and success in your important endeavor. Be well, and thanks again for coming, Sara

Dear Joanne,

Just a little note to thank you for your wonderful presentation here in New London, last week. You have a special ability to inspire others with your energy and passion. How wonderful to share mitzvos with so many other people! May your partners in mitzvahs continue to grow.

I was eager to try one of the recipes, so last week in honor of the Shabbos Kiddush, I made the Apple Cake on p. 239. Everyone loved it, and every bit was eaten up!

Wishing you much success in your worthy endeavors,
Maryashi Sternberg