Resolution J1925-2013

Commending Congregation Eitz Chaim on hosting its Annual Journal and Dinner Dance on May 19, 2013, and applauding the honorees of the evening

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  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 21, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 17, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Congregation Eitz Chaim upon the occa-
sion of hosting its Annual Journal and Dinner Dance on May 19, 2013, and
applauding the honorees of the evening

WHEREAS, The quality and character of life in New York State are greatly
enriched  by the faithful and generous service of those who devote them-
selves to endeavors of family, faith, and community; and
  WHEREAS, Religious institutions, and the many  spiritual,  social  and
educational  benefits  they confer, play a vital role in the development
of the moral fabric of a responsible citizenry; and
  WHEREAS, It is the tradition of this State  and  this  nation  to  pay
tribute  to  institutions  and  individuals  who have contributed to the
ethical and spiritual values of their communities; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body takes pleasure  in  commending  Congre-
gation  Eitz  Chaim  upon the occasion of hosting its Annual Journal and
Dinner Dance to be held on Sunday, May 19, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Established in 1975 by a handful of families in  a  house  on
Spring  Street in Monroe, New York, Congregation Eitz Chaim has grown to
a community of more than 140 families; and
  WHEREAS, Affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism,
Congregation Eitz  Chaim  is  an  engaging  and  dedicated  egalitarian,
conservative  congregation  devoted to fostering a genuinely warm Jewish
community; and
  WHEREAS, At this year's Annual Journal and Dinner Dance,  Congregation
Eitz Chaim proudly honors distinguished members whose generosity of both
time  and  substance  have  brought comfort and strength to Congregation
Eitz Chaim and to countless charitable causes and  worthy  endeavors  in
support of their faith and their community; and
  WHEREAS, This year, Congregation Eitz Chaim will proudly and fittingly
pay tribute to Diane and Marty Soss; and
  WHEREAS,  Remaining  faithful  to  its  mission of serving its congre-
gation, its community and Judaism, Congregation Eitz Chaim and the hono-
rees of the evening may look with  pride  and  satisfaction  upon  their
purposeful service; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is proud to extend its highest commen-
dation to Congregation Eitz Chaim and to Diane and Marty Soss for  their
dedication  and  commitment  to Congregation Eitz Chaim, their community
and their heritage; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Congregation Eitz Chaim upon the occasion of hosting its Annual
Journal and Dinner Dance on May 19, 2013, and to applaud the honorees of
the evening; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Congregation Eitz Chaim and to the honorees of  the  evening,
Diane and Marty Soss.

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