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Congregation Ahavath Torah to Celebrate Annual Dinner

Englewood—Congregation Ahavath Torah will hold its annual dinner Saturday night, March 12, at 8:30. This year’s guests of honor are Cheryl and Lee Lasher. Leah and Andrew Harary will receive the Young Leadership Award and a HaKarat HaTov Award will be presented to Emily Trepp.

Cheryl and Lee Lasher are true pillars of Congregation Ahavath Torah leadership. Lee has taken active leadership roles in various Jewish community and Israel-based organizations and projects including (immediate past) president of Congregation Ahavath Torah. Prior to this, Lee served as chairman of the board and officer of Congregation Ahavath Torah; vice president/treasurer and officer of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey (JFNNJ); board member and vice president of The Koby Mandell Foundation (KMF); co-founder of Unite4Unity; and board member of Keep Jerusalem. Lee was a Berrie Fellow in cohort III in the Berrie Fellows Leadership Program. Cheryl is a regular member of the Tehillim Club and has served on committees for several shul projects, dinners, community events and volunteered for Tomchei Shabbos, AMIT and Emunah.

Leah and Andrew Harary have lived in Englewood since 2004, with their two daughters, Roxy and Ava. Leah served on the board of the Benaroya Sephardic Center and currently serves on the Congregation Ahavath Torah Board of Trustees. Andrew served on the rabbinic search committee for the Benaroya Sephardic Center and proudly serves as a team leader on CSS. Andrew also serves as a founding director on the board of American friends of Lev Echad.

Emily Trepp and her husband Walter, ob”m, moved to Englewood in 1956. Emily assumed the role of sisterhood president from 1961 to 1963. For her dedication and efforts on behalf of the sisterhood, Emily was honored with the “Mother of the Year” award. Both Emily and her late husband were very involved in the community, including The Moriah School. Englewood Hospital is a place where Emily has given and still gives many volunteer hours.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.ahavathtorah.org or call (201)568-1315.

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