Resolution J343-2013

Honoring Officer Emanuel Almog upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Civic Leadership Award by the Aleh Foundation

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Officer Emanuel Almog upon the occasion
of his designation as recipient of the Civic  Leadership  Award  by  the
Aleh Foundation

WHEREAS,  It  is  incumbent  upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have  made  signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Officer Emanu-
el  Almog upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Civic
Leadership Award by the Aleh Foundation, to be celebrated  at  its  29th
Anniversary  Awards  Dinner  Ceremony  on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the
Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City; and
  WHEREAS, Aleh Foundation is honored to present the distinguished Civic
Leadership Award to Officer Emanuel Almog; he was  born  in  Israel,  as
were  his three children, where his oldest daughter is currently serving
in the Israeli Military; and
  WHEREAS, Officer Emanuel Almog's father  was  born  in  Jerusalem  and
served  in  the  Hagana and was an Officer with the Israeli Police Force
for about 30 years; his mother was born in Tel-Aviv; and
  WHEREAS, Officer Almog's grandfather  was  a  member  of  the  Turkish
Police  and  was  the Founder of the Israeli Police; he had served as an
integral part of a secret mission to save John Foster Dulles,  the  then
Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower; and
  WHEREAS,  Officer Almog studied in the high school of Aviation "Holtz"
in Holon for five years as a Jet Engine Technician and served  for  four
years  in the Israeli Air Force; here in the United States, he has had a
successful retail business, and is currently working for the  Department
of Homeland Security in Customs and Border Protection; and
  WHEREAS,  A  true  asset  to  society, Officer Emanuel Almog's distin-
guished record merits the recognition and  respectful  tribute  of  this
Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Officer Emanuel Almog upon the  occasion  of  his  designation  as
recipient  of  the Civic Leadership Award by the Aleh Foundation; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Officer Emanuel Almog.

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