Congregation Israel of Springfield (CIS) has named Mrs. Judith C. Sandman as Mistress of Ceremonies for the forthcoming 38th Annual CIS Dinner, to be held at Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ, on May 20th.
About Judith Sandman Mrs. Sandman, a longtime member of the congregation, is a graduate of Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary. Married with two children, she has served as an officer in the Congregation, and is active in the Metro West Jewish community. In addition to her positions as an educator and book editor, she raises puppies for the Seeing Eye in Morristown, New Jersey.
About the Dinner Congregation Israel of Springfield will be holding its 38th Annual Dinner, Monday, May 20th, 2013. A Tribute Journal will also be published to recognize the accomplishments of the noted Honorees.
Dinner Chairs Audrey and Zygmunt Wilf, Marilyn and Leonard Bielory, Dolores and Sol Greenfield, Danielle and Reuven Pepper, Roberta and Mel Ostrow, and Sherry and Henry Stein have selected the following individuals as Honorees at the Dinner:
Dr. & Mrs. Moshe Rosenwein Rabbi Israel E. Turner Memorial Award
Dr. Louis Tratenberg Edward Konigsberg Memorial Award
Sandi Strulowitz Aishet Chayil (Woman of Valor) Award
Anya & Eyal Bitansky Young Leadership Award
Jamie Prawer Joseph Tammam Memorial Youth Community Service Scholarship Award
Previous Turner Awardees include:
Dr. Leonard Bielory, Mr. Abraham Borenstein, Mr. Gary Singer and Mr. Zygmunt Wilf,.
Congregation Israel is the oldest orthodox synagogue in NJ, tracing its roots to Congregation Shomrei Shabbos founded in Newark in 1882. The current synagogue relocated to Springfield in 1973. Its spiritual leader is Rabbi Chaim Marcus.
For further information contact David Frank, VP Communications, CIS at 908.240.7478 or firstname.lastname@example.org.