Members of the Board, staff and congregation assembled Thursday evening, May 23 to hear presentations on the state of our congregation, to vote, and to recognize the contributions of various members.
Volunteers of the Year, Meryl Maneker, Sima Oppenheimer and Marge Schane received awards, as did retiring long-time Board members Amy Corton and Ron Simon. Other retiring Board members were recognized and new Board members welcomed. The congregation voted to change the gender specific wording "husband and wife" in our by laws to "both spouses" in accordance with our vision of inclusivity. Speakers included Rabbi Michael Berk and Board Treasurer Gary Hirschfeld. Retiring President Emily Jennewein passed the gavel to new President Meg Mandel and both spoke about past successes and future goals, as well as the positive spirit and peace that we enjoy in our congregation at this time. View Annual Meeting photos here.