Ridgewood July 29, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 3 Temple Israel and JCC in Ridgewood has announced the appointment of Rabbi David J. Fine as its spiritual leader. Rabbi Fine succeeds Rabbi David B. Saltzman, who served as Temple Israel’s spiritual leader as the synagogue conducted its search for a permanent rabbi. Rabbi Fine had previously served at Shaarei Tikvah, a Conservative congregation in Scarsdale, New York, as interim Jewish Chaplain at Wesleyan University, and as assistant to the executive vice president and secretary to the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards at the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association of Conservative rabbis. At Shaarei Tikvah, Rabbi Fine oversaw a successful capital campaign and the construction of a synagogue from the ground up. He established a vibrant adult education Rabbi Fine named leader at Temple Israel program, led trips to Israel and Europe, and expanded the Hebrew high school and youth programs of the synagogue. At the Rabbinical Assembly, Rabbi Fine administered the work of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards and the National Council of Synagogues, coordinating interfaith dialogue between the Conservative and Reform movements in Judaism with the American Catholic church. He worked on a number of Rabbinical Assembly publications and continues to serve as Editor of the Responsa of the Law Committee, with two new volumes currently in production. (“Responsa” comprise a body of written decisions and legal rulings given by rabbis in response to questions addressed to them.) Rabbi Fine oversaw the posting of the Responsa of the Law (continued on page 23) Rabbi David J. Fine ���������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������� ������������������������� ����������������������������� ������������������������ ����������� Roundup® Weed & Grass Killer Ready-To-Use Pump ‘N Go ™ Sprayer  APPLY WHEN WEEDS ARE ACTIVE & GROWING  USE ON PATIOS, WALKWAYS, DRIVEWAYS, AROUND SHRUBS AND TREES  FOAMING TECHNOLGY LETS YOU SEE WHERE YOU SPRAY Mon-Wed 7:30-6, Thurs & Fri 7:30-8 Sat 8-5 OPEN SUNDAY 9-3 MAKE WEEDS AND UNWANTED GRASS GO AWAY! ����������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������ ������������ YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER 27 FRANKLIN TPKE, WALDWICK • 201-652-5666 ������������������������� ���������� ���������������������� Summer specials available now for a limited time only. Call Robin at 973-636-7000