Resolution J390-2013

Commending Janine and Cal Nathan, recipients of the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway's Yachad Award at its 35th Annual Dinner on March 10, 2013

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending Janine and Cal Nathan upon the occa-
sion of their designation by the Hebrew Academy of the  Five  Towns  and
Rockaway  as  the Yachad Awardees at its 35th Annual Dinner on March 10,
2013

WHEREAS, The quality and character of  life  in  the  Empire  State  are
greatly  enriched  by  the  faithful  and  generous service of those who
devote themselves to endeavors of family, faith and  community,  and  to
the education of the youth of the community; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend individuals of such magnanimous conduct and bearing  who  demon-
strate  a  deep  and  continuing  concern  for  others and, in so doing,
inspire others to do the same; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Janine and Cal Nathan upon the occasion  of  their  designation  by  the
Hebrew  Academy  of  the  Five  Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) as the Yachad
Awardees at its 35th Annual Dinner, to be held in HAFTR's Sports Complex
on Sunday, March 10, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, The greatest asset of any society is  its  children  and  the
hope  and  promise  they represent for the future; the Hebrew Academy of
the Five Towns and Rockaway, of Lawrence, New York, has a proud and rich
history of providing its students  with  an  educational  and  religious
foundation which is both strong and enduring; and
  WHEREAS,  Each  year  at  its Annual Dinner, the Hebrew Academy of the
Five Towns and Rockaway honors members of the school community in recog-
nition and appreciation of their support of the yeshiva and its mission,
as well as of their dedication to Jewish life; this  year  at  its  35th
Annual  Dinner it will proudly honor Janine and Cal Nathan as its Yachad
Awardees; and
  WHEREAS, Janine Nathan grew up in Lawrence  and  attended  HAFTR  from
Kindergarten through grade 12; she went on to attend Barnard College and
then  earned her medical degree at NYCOM; after finishing a residency in
Pediatrics, she returned to the Five Towns to practice and care for many
of the community's children; she is currently an associate at  Bellmore-
Merrick Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine; and
  WHEREAS,  Janine is an active member of HAFTR's Board of Education and
takes a daily interest in the educational needs of all  HAFTR  children;
she  is  also  a  member  of the Community Chest where she serves on the
Neighbors in Need Committee, which allocates  funds  to  local  families
which  are  challenged in meeting their daily needs; Janine is proud, in
addition, of her involvement in Sharsheret as well as  with  the  Shaare
Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem; and
  WHEREAS,  Cal  Nathan  attended  New York University where he received
both his undergraduate and graduate degrees  from  its  Stem  School  of
Business;  he  is currently a partner at NYFF Events, a leading national
events company which most recently opened offices in Israel; and
  WHEREAS, Cal Nathan has served on the HAFTR Dinner Committee  for  the
past  three years and is active in the school's Political Action Commit-
tee; currently, he is also a Five Towns  Community  Chest  Board  Member
where  he chairs the annual 5K as well as the Neighbors in Need Benefit;
he is, in addition, very active in the Hewlett Woodmere  Little  League;
and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is proud to extend its highest commen-
dation to  Janine and Cal Nathan for their dedication and commitment  to
their  heritage and to their community and its children; now, therefore,
be it

  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Janine and Cal Nathan upon the occasion of their designation by
the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway as the Yachad Awardees
at its 35th Annual Dinner on March 10, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Janine and Cal Nathan.

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