Page 10 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • December 9, 2009 Ridgewood Recant to speak after ‘Hotel Rwanda’ screening As part of its Adult Education Film Series, Temple Israel and JCC of Ridgewood will present the award-winning film, “Hotel Rwanda,” on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. After the film screening, Temple Israel member Dr. Will Recant of Wyckoff, the assistant executive vice president of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, will host a discussion. “Hotel Rwanda” is a 2004 historical drama film about the hotelier Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle) during the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. The film, which has been called “an African Schindler’s List,” documents Rusesabagina’s acts to save the lives of his family and more than 1,000 other refugees by granting them shelter in the besieged Hôtel des Mille Collines. Directed by Terry George, the independent film had an initial limited release in theaters, but has won awards from the Los Angeles International Film Festival, Black Reel Awards, European Film Awards, Producers Guild Awards, and many others. It also received Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Original Screenplay. It continues to be one of the most rented films, and is listed by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 most inspirational movies of all time. Dr. Recant’s latest project has been bringing into reality the vision of a special school for the many orphan children survivors of the Rwandan genocide. The Agahozo Shalom Youth Village aims to create a safe and structured residential community that will be a place of hope where traumatized youth can “dry their tears” (Agahozo), “live in peace” (Shalom), and become positive citizens in the rebuilding ��������������� �������������� �������������������� �������������� ������������������� ������������� � ������ ����������� � ��������� �������������� � ������ ������������ � ������ ������������� ��������������������������������������������� ����������������������� 201-444-9995 • OPEN 7 DAYS 9AM–9PM �������������������� ���������������� ������������������ ����������������������� Premium Fresh Cut Trees ���� �������� ������������������� �������������������������� ����������������������������������� of their country. ASYV is modeled after the Yemin Orde Youth Village that was founded in Israel in 1953 as a home for orphans of the Holocaust and continues to receive orphaned youngsters to help them establish a life in Israel. Admission to this film and discussion program is a suggested donation of $5 per person, with all proceeds going to benefit an orphan of the Rwanda genocide living in the Agahozo Shalom Youth Village, a project of the JDC. This event is co-sponsored by Temple Israel’s Adult Education and Tikkun Olam (“Repairing the World”) Committees, which have committed to a year of fundraising on behalf of the Agahozo Shalom Youth Village. More information about the village may be found online at Located at 475 Grove Street in Ridgewood, Temple Israel and JCC is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue with members from over a dozen Bergen County communities. For more information, call (201) 444-9320, e-mail, or visit Dr. Will Recant Kempin recognized Bettyann Kempin, RN, MSN, CCRN, APN-C, director of critical care at The Valley Hospital, has received the Divisional Leader Award from The Organization of Nurse Executives/New Jersey (ONE/NJ). This award is presented to a ONE/NJ nurse leader who demonstrates exceptional leadership in his or her role as the individual responsible for several units and/or areas for clinical practice. As director of critical care, Kempin oversees Valley’s critical care units: the Cardiac Care Unit, Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit, Intensive Care Unit, Intermediate Care Unit, and Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. She also oversees the Department of Respiratory Care. “The positive organizational changes you implemented and the measurable outcomes achieved are truly outstanding and reflective of your commitment to nursing and to The Valley Hospital,” said Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, CNAA, president of ONE/NJ. The Organization of Nurse Executives/New Jersey is the professional organization for nursing leaders in all practice settings. The group is affiliated with the New Jersey Hospital Association and with the American Organization of Nurse Executives. ����������� ���������������������� ���������������� ������������� ������������ SANTA’S HELPER COUPON SANTA’S HELPER COUPON SANTA’S HELPER COUPON Any ��������� Tree I��S���� ��������������� ���������������� 10% OFF �������������� ����������������� ���������������������������� 10% OFF ������������� ���� $ ����� �������� �������������� ��������� ���������������� 13500 ������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� �