SPOTLIGHT ON REGIONAL BIENNIALS
Many of our regions held conventions this fall. Here are some photographs from some of those regional conventions.
CONNECTICUT VALLEY At the Connecticut Valley’s regional convention, United Synagogue’s international president, Dr. Raymond Goldstein, left, stands with United Synagogue’s director of congregational services, Rabbi Paul Drazen, its regional executive directo , Miriam Benson; its new regional president, Steve Golub, and Jim Pickerstein, its regional immediate past president.
SEABOARD William Bresnick, president of Seaboard region, right, and Allan Cohen, president of Congregation Beth Israel in Owings Mills, Maryland, present an award to Aliza Rothenberg, chair of Beth Israel’s Torah campaign.
GREAT LAKES AND RIVERS International Vice President Richard Skolnik presents the gavel to Jeff Basin, newly elected president of the Great Lakes and Rivers region. Jeff is flanked by members of the new executive committee – from left, Steve Weisberg, Lois Davidson, Sheila Catz, Judy Kornblith, Richard Skolnick, Jeff Bassin, Wendy Schwartz, Sidney Steinberge , Babs Mille , and Robert Cohen. Marilyn Feinberg is also on the executive committee
METROPOLITAN NEW YORK At METNY’s regional convention, from left, the region’s new president Irwin Scharf, stands with United Synagogue’s international president, Dr. Raymond Goldstein, and Jerry I. Klibanoff¸ the region’s immediate past president.