From: Monday–Friday, 8:00–8:15 am
All are invited to join us each morning Monday through Friday on Zoom.
For the link, please email [email protected].
Location: Virtual—live on Central's Facebook page
From: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00–12:30 pm
Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon for this great chance to connect virtually in-person with Central’s clergy team. A different member of our clergy team—or a special guest!—will share a favorite text, a new piece of music or arrangement, answer questions, or even lead a short cooking segment.
Tuesday, April 13: Rabbi Nicole Auerbach speaks with Naftuli Moster of Young Advocates for Fair Education (Yaffed) about his advocacy to improve general studies education for Hasidic and Haredi children, enabling them to learn secular knowledge and skills alongside traditional curricula of Judaic studies.
Thursday, April 15: Join Rabbi Ross for his conversation with autistic advocate and Wandering Jews of Astoria board member Meredith Nicholson about the importance of Autism Awareness and Acceptance month and what meaningful allyship with autistic people looks like.
To join us online for this program, simply visit Central Synagogue’s Facebook page.
Location: Zoom & Livestream
From: 6:00 pm - 7:15pm
Because of COVID-19, 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. At this year’s meeting, we will also be seeking approval for a Resolution passed by of the Board of Trustees to enter into a proposed transaction involving some of our Transferable Development Rights (“air rights”).
—Joe Sofer, Secretary
We strongly encourage you to cast your vote online via proxy, whether or not you are able to join the meeting. Please note, members who have opted to receive communications via the United States Postal Service, will receive a paper proxy that they can complete and return to us.
Note that only primary members and their spouses or partners may vote; non-member spouses, adult children, or other dependents in your family are not eligible.
The Nominating Committee is tasked with providing, by March 31st, a recommendation to the Board of Trustees for first-term trustees as well as re-nominating trustees completing their first and second terms. Additionally, the Committee nominates first-term officers and re-nominates continuing officers.
Trustees are eligible for three three-year terms and officers are eligible for four one-year terms. President is eligible for three one-year terms.
Here is this year’s slate:
Jeremy Fielding, President
Brad Bernstein, Vice President
Michael Gamzon, Vice President
Jill Seigerman, Vice President
Shonni Silverberg, Vice President
Jon May, Treasurer
Joe Sofer, Secretary
Submitted March 2020: Abigail Pogrebin (chair) with committee members Cindy Edelson, Mari Hinojosa, Benjamin Lawsky, Jaymere Stein, and Steve Steinman.
If you are unable to join via Zoom, you may watch the livestream on our website.
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