CCAR January 2012 Newsletter - 8


!‫כל הכבוד‬
We rejoice in the achievements and honors accorded to our colleagues…
B. ELKA ABRAHAMSON, on her appointment as President of the Wexner Foundation, Columbus, Ohio. PEARL BARLEV, the Jewish Chaplain at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, who has just completed a hospital-wide Shabbat Friendly Project. EVE BEN-ORA, Jewish Educator at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, was awarded a Covenant Foundation award in recognition of her career of service. REEVE ROBERT BRENNER, for his inclusion in the Encyclopedia of Play of Bankshot, the sport he created for mainstreaming the differently-able ( Also listed is the National Association for Recreational Equality, which he established with a number of priests and ministers. His Bankboard components, Sportstructures are on permanent display at the Boston Children’s Museum. DANIEL BRONSTEIN, on the publication of two articles for the Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture: Comedy and Comedians and United States: Military Chaplaincy. Dan’s Ph.D. dissertation was also on the Chaplaincy and titled: “Torah in the Trenches: The Rabbi Chaplains of World War II, 1940-1946.” ISRAEL (SY) DRESNER, on receiving the RHR-NA Human Rights Hero Award from the Rabbis for Human Rights—North America, in NYC on December 19, 2011. IRA KORINOW was recently honored by his congregation with a Gala celebration marking his 30 years as Rabbi of Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill, Massachusetts. DR. RON KRONISH was inducted into the “Hall of Fame” of the Alumni Association of Miami Beach Senior High at a special ceremony on November 18, 2011, which acknowledged his achievements as founder and director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel; recognized his many articles and essays on Jewish politics, faith communities and the peace process; and announced that November 18th was Rabbi Ronald Kronish Day in Miami. In addition, the Mayor of Miami Beach issued a certificate of recognition which said that he was being honored for his noteworthy work in the field of interreligious dialogue and education throughout the world. SUSIE HENESON MOSKOWITZ on her installation as President of LIBOR—Long Island Board of Rabbis and SHEILA GOLOBOY on her installation as Treasurer, on December 4, 2011. FRED POMERANTZ, who wrote the liturgy for the afternoon interfaith 9-11 memorial service at the Flight 93 Interfaith Memorial Chapel during the tenth year national observance at Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and preached the sermon remembering the heroes on the plane as well as all the victims of that day and their families. STEPHEN B. ROBERTS, editor, on the publication of the Professional Spiritual and Pastoral Care: A Practical Clergy and Chaplain’s Handbook. This is the first comprehensive resource for spiritual and pastoral care. It integrates the classic foundations of pastoral care with the latest approaches to spiritual care. JAMES RUDIN, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations on October 31, 2011. He serves as the American Jewish Committee’s Senior Interreligious Advisor and is the author of two recently published books: Christians and Jews: Faith to Faith—Tragic History, Promising Present, Fragile Future (Jewish Lights) and Cushing, Spellman, O’Connor: The Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed CatholicJewish Relations (Eerdmans). LAWRENCE SCHLESINGER, who was elected by citywide vote to a second fouryear term on the Macon (GA) City Council on November 8, 2011. Rabbi Emeritus AMIEL WOHL was honored by Songcatchers, Inc., New Rochelle, NY, with the Spirit of Songcatchers award at their gala benefit celebrating 15 years of their afterschool music program. He was also honored by the United Way of Westchester and Putnam with the United Way Dorothy Allen Community Service Award for his leadership, commitment and service to the Sound Shore Community. Lastly, the New Rochelle Historical Society honored Rabbi Wohl for his leadership of the Coalition for Mutual Respect, at their Spirit of Thomas Paine dinner.

It is with profound sorrow that we inform you of the death of our colleagues
SCOTT CORNGOLD 1962~2011  New York 1999 on November 26, 2011 He is survived by his parents, Carole and Jerry Corngold, Eric and Jodie Landes Corngold nieces Isabel and Emma Corngold Condolences may be sent to his family: 347 Indian Ridge Dr Palm Desert CA 92211 AVI LEVINE 1940~2011  Cincinnati 1971 on October 26, 2011 He is survived by his wife, Linda and their children, Yael, Tal, and Tamar Condolences may be sent to his family: 76764 Chrysanthemum Way Palm Desert, CA 92211 MOSHE ZEMER 1932~2011  Cincinnati 1960 on November 2, 2011 He is survived by his wife, Ilana and their children Hilla, Mriah, and Barak Condolences may be sent to his family: 4 Rehov Levitan, 69204 Tel Aviv, Israel


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