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News From Central
June 22, 2023 | General News
Living With Authenticity: Reflections on Trans Jewish Identity with Cooper Hartog and Pamela Heller
In honor of Pride Month, we spoke with 17-year-old Central member Cooper Hartog (who uses both he/him and they/them pronouns) and their mother Pamela Heller about trans Jewish identity, their experiences in Jewish spaces, Cooper’s recent naming ceremony, and more.
Remarks from the 2023 Annual Meeting
Watch Senior Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and President Shonni Silverberg deliver their remarks at our Annual Congregational Meeting, held on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.Read More
Israel @ 75: Meet Upper East Side Shlicha Michal Abramoff
Say "shalom” to Central staff member Michal Abramoff, our new Upper East Side shlicha (Israel emissary). As we mark Israel’s 75th birthday, Michal sat down with Central Synagogue to talk about her Jewish journey, the beauty and complexity of the Jewish State, the many ways American Jews can form authentic and personal connections to Israel, and what she hopes to learn about the Central community.Read More
Remembrance is Central
When faced with loss, finding a balance between commemoration and renewal is important. Introduced by Honorary Central President Howard F. Sharfstein, Central trustee and former President and CEO of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Alice Greenwald, discussed this topic, drawing on her experiences with the September 11 Memorial, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and other organizations.Read More
2023 Annual Meeting Slate of Candidates’ Biographies
This year’s meeting will be held virtually. All congregants are encouraged to attend via zoom or to watch the livestream. In accordance with Article V, Section 3(b) of the By Laws, we will vote to elect new officers and trustees and we will hear from our President, Treasurer, and Senior Rabbi.
—Jill Seigerman, Secretary
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