Minutes of Vaad Menahel meeting 12.11.07

Present: Penina Arbit, Randi Garber (chairpersons), Kobi Abelman, Jody Blum, Warren Burstein, Simon Caplan, Dov Berger-Cooper, Donna Goldberg-Katkoff, Yonni Hammer, Daniel Rohrlich, Neil Pearlman.

Miriam Fine, Debbie Greiniman (Vaadat Bikoret)

Eudice Winer-Harris, Gary Heller, Debbie Weisman (observers)

Philip Yakar (administrator)

Apologies: Esther Edell, Bobbie Silberklang, Michael Stahl


The major part of the meeting was taken up with a discussion, led by Arye Platt, organizational adviser from Shatil. (A summary is attached.)


A number of suggestions were made for a topic that would draw members. Randi agreed to try to get a copy of the film "שביתה" for screening after the business part of the meeting, or we will try to recruit participants for a discussion on the teacher's strike.

Building Use Committee

Agreed to ask for an e-mail vote on the BUC's recommendation not to have non-members' events on Shabbatot and Chagim.

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