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Page 4 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • December 24, 2008 Ridgewood Temple Israel receives Gold Award for fundraising At its biennial convention, the United Synagogue of Con- servative Judaism, New Jersey Region, presented Temple Israel and Jewish Community Center of Ridgewood with the Norman Glikin Gold Excellence Award for the temple’s fundraising efforts. The temple was cited for its June pro- duction of Temple Israel Idol, a talent show during which 30 performers, ranging in age from nine to 80 presented 16 acts to almost 150 people, while at the same time raising significant funds for the synagogue. In addition to the per- formances, the organizers of Temple Israel Idol arranged for a “green” ad journal, which was displayed throughout the evening, in lieu of a paper version that would normally be distributed to attendees and supporters. While many synagogues received awards in different categories, Temple Israel was the only synagogue to be presented with a gold award for fundraising. In the words of synagogue President Christine Dobkins, “Receipt of this award confirms the very high level of participation by members of Temple Israel in supporting their congre- Helpful Hints Helpful Hints from ome Synagogue officers Denis Vogel, Peter Kurshan and Temple Israel’s Rabbi David B. Saltzman. Mary Says... gation.” On hand to receive the award were Rabbi David B. Saltzman and synagogue officers Denis Vogel, Johanna Rosen and Peter J. Kurshan. Temple Israel and JCC is located at 475 Grove Street in Ridgewood. It is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue “To test the freshness of an egg, place it in a pan of cool, salted water. If it sinks, it is fresh, if it rises to the surface, discard it.” with members from over a dozen Bergen County commu- nities. Weekly Shabbat services are held on Fridays at 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. During the week minyan takes place on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday nights at 7:45 p.m. PC need a BAILOUT? We set-up and fix your PC/Mac & network $25 savings thru 2008 27 Franklin Tpk, Waldwick 201-652-5666 Open Sundays 9-3 We specialize in recovering photos, music & email e nserv Energ y Co you can’t afford to be cold! OLD COLD and DRAFTY doors can be a problem and a heat loss! We repair and refurbish all types of doors, locks and weather stripping. If your home is a reflection of you, be sure to visit our comprehensive New Jersey showroom for expert design and services. We have over 200 doors on display – many out of the ordinary. We also specialize in period hardware; weather stripping; custom millwork; molding appointments and beveled glass designs. We treat doors like furniture in every room Experts in complete door systems 620 Swan Street, Ramsey, NJ • (201) 327-1414 (800) 366-7754• • E-mail: Fred Litt, 201-315-4943 - Since 1998 Family Technology - Visit our office at Suite C, 70 W. Allendale Ave., Allendale $60/hr.