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Paying tribute to Rabbi Daniel H. Mehlman and his wife Mimi Mehlman as they are honored by the Lido Beach Synagogue at its 46th Annu...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION paying tribute to Rabbi Daniel H. Mehlman and his
Rebbetzin Mimi Mehlman as they are honored by the Lido Beach Synagogue
at its 46th Annual Journal Dinner on Sunday, June 16, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to individuals of firm faith and commitment who have devoted
their untiring energy and purposeful lives in service to their faith;
and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is pleased to commend Rabbi
Daniel H. Mehlman and his wife Rebbetzin Mimi Mehlman as they are
honored by the Lido Beach Synagogue at its 46th Annual Journal Dinner on
Sunday, June 16, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The synagogue is the common spiritual home of a congregation;
in it rests the heritage of the Jewish people and from it stems the
teaching and the practice of its treasured values and traditions; and
WHEREAS, The true architects of society and community are our spiritu-
al leaders whose faith and unremitting commitment serve to sustain and
enhance the spiritual and cultural values of life; and
WHEREAS, Rabbi Daniel H. Mehlman and his Rebbetzin Mimi Mehlman have
distinguished themselves by their sincere dedication and substantial
contribution to the Lido Beach Synagogue and its congregants and truly
merit their recognition and appreciation; and
WHEREAS, Rabbi Mehlman, an Alumnus of Yeshiva University, was ordained
at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and received a master's
degree in Hebrew Literature from the Bernard Revel Graduate School and a
Master of Social Work degree from the Yeshiva University Wurzweiler
School of Social Work; in addition, he has earned his certification as a
Social Worker, L.C.S.W. and a Doctor of Psychology degree; and
WHEREAS, Rabbi Mehlman has published numerous articles and has
lectured extensively on topics such as Psychological Problems of Ortho-
dox Jews in the Modern World, Children at Risk in the Orthodox Communi-
ty, and the Spiritual Impact on the Rehabilitation Process of the
Mentally Challenged; and
WHEREAS, His professional affiliations include the Rabbinical Council
of America, the Yeshiva University Rabbinical Alumni, the American
Psychological Association and the National Association of Social Work-
ers; Rabbi Mehlman is, in addition, the President of the Vaad of the
South Shore; and
WHEREAS, Rebbetzin Mimi, as she is so affectionately called, is a
graduate of Brooklyn College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree
and received her Master of Social Work degree from Yeshiva University's
Wurzweiler School of Social Work; and
WHEREAS, In addition to her total involvement in the machinations of
the Lido Beach Synagogue Sisterhood activities, as "Sisterhood Advisor,"
Mimi serves on the National Board of Amit Women and is the Director and
Facilitator of Support Groups for Orthodox Women who are caregivers; she
also often lectures on caregiver issues and their impact on the Orthodox
Community; and
WHEREAS, Rabbi Daniel and Mimi Mehlman have been blessed with wonder-
ful children: Alieen and Moshe, Miriam and Avraham, and Beth and Yitzc-
hak, who are all active in communal activities and have given them many
loving grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, During the past 36 years, Lido Beach Synagogue has been
enhanced by the commitment and devotion of Rabbi and Rebbetzin Mehlman,
their hands on leadership and their devotion to the Lido Beach Synagogue
family; and

WHEREAS, Rabbi and Mimi's interest and involvement in the welfare of
the Synagogue have no bounds; under Rabbi Mehlman's inspiration, it has
built a new Sanctuary, erected an Eruv, dedicated and presented on
behalf of the Synagogue members and friends three ambulances to Magen
David Adom in Israel, established an outstanding Nursery and Hebrew
School and propelled Lido Beach Synagogue as a true beacon of Judaic
Light in the Lido Beach Community; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the course of their service to the Lido Beach
Synagogue, Rabbi Daniel and Mimi Mehlman have exhibited uncommon valor
and wisdom; their involvement and leadership have been characterized by
an impressive commitment, an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising
standard of excellence in all their endeavors on behalf of the synagogue
and their community; and
WHEREAS, In recognizing Rabbi Daniel and Mimi Mehlman for their many
years of inspirational and devoted service to the synagogue and their
faith, the Lido Beach Synagogue proudly honors a couple who exemplify
the highest aims and ideals of Judaism, adherence to Torah and mitzvot,
maintenance of the traditions of the Jewish people, and commitment to
their community; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to extend its highest commen-
dation to Rabbi and Rebbetzin Mehlman for their dedication and commit-
ment to their community and their heritage; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to pay
tribute to Rabbi Daniel H. Mehlman and Rebbetzin Mimi Mehlman as they
are honored by the Lido Beach Synagogue at its 46th Annual Journal
Dinner on Sunday, June 16, 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rabbi Daniel H. Mehlman and Rebbetzin Mimi Mehlman.

actions

  • 06 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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