Honoring Rabbi Rami Strosberg as recipient of the Gemilut Chasadim Award

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Rabbi Rami Strosberg upon the occasion
of his designation as recipient of the Gemilut Chasadim Award by Congre-
gation Beth Israel

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in acknowledging its
esteemed residents who have distinguished themselves in their community;
WHEREAS, Rabbi Rami Strosberg will be recognized with a prestigious
Gemilut Chasadim Award during a dinner at Congregation Beth Israel on
May 5, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Growing up in Congregation Beth Israel, Rabbi Strosberg was
active in the National Conference of Synagogue Youth, taught music at
Temple Israel, served as Music Director at Camp Givah, and managed the
Strosberg Boys Band; and
WHEREAS, He attended the Hebrew Academy of the Capital District and
Niskayuna High School; he studied for two years at Yeshivat Hakotel and
later earned a bachelors in psychology from Yeshiva University, S'micha
at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, and Masters in Jewish
Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Admin-
istration at Yeshiva University; and
WHEREAS, Rabbi Strosberg taught at the Ramaz School in Manhattan and
performed with and led a variety of Jewish Simcha Bands; he has brought
Jewish music to Israel, Guatemala, and South Africa; and
WHEREAS, He was hired as Judaic Studies Principal at the Hebrew Acade-
my of the Capital District in 2007; one year later, he was promoted to
Head of School; and
WHEREAS, In this position, Rabbi Strosberg participated in a two-year
Day School Leadership Training Institute sponsored by the Avi Chai Foun-
dation; and
WHEREAS, He has given generously of his time and kindness to Congre-
gation Beth Israel and Congregation Beth Abraham Jacob as mentor, cantor
and hospitable host to visitors and newcomers; and
WHEREAS, Rabbi Strosberg and his loving wife, Debbie Greene, are the
proud parents of Elnatan, Leor, and Eliav; and
WHEREAS, He has exhibited the true spirit of the Gemilut Chasadim
Award through his extraordinary dedication to Congregation Beth Israel;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Rabbi Rami Strosberg upon the occasion of his designation as
recipient of the Gemilut Chasadim Award by Congregation Beth Israel; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rabbi Rami Strosberg.


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