My congregation, Temple Israel of New Rochelle, just honored me at their annual gala fundraiser for ten years of service. It was a really lovely evening.
So many people came to share in the celebration and even perform! It was really awesome to have members of the Westchester Chordsmen make an appearance, along with cantorial colleagues and musical compatriots.
They made an awesome online journal with all the details.
I’ll write more about the experience soon, but here’s a video directed by Daniel Mendelson that was a big hit during the evening:
As an added bonus, a lot of politicians were on hand with proclamations and such. What’s cool is that these are actually read into official governmental records. Rep. Eliot Engel’s remarks appeared on CapitalWords.org. Awesome!