Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Blvd. in Coral Gables, presented eight congregation members with special honors during the Showcase of Stars reception, in appreciation for their volunteer efforts and longtime commitment to the future of the synagogue. These “Stars” were recognized at Temple Judea’s annual congregational meeting on Wednesday, May 18.
“The Temple Judea family is blessed to have so many dedicated and passionate volunteers as members,” said Lainey Brooks, congregation president. “The Showcase of Stars event is an opportunity for us to recognize them for their unselfish efforts and show our appreciation for everything they do.”
Temple Judea’s 2011 Showcase of Stars includes: President’s Award, Emily Demar, Palmetto Bay; Shining Stars, Sonya and Richard Horwich, Coral Gables; Social Action Stars: Lorraine Feuer, South Miami; Jean Kaplan, South Miami, and Fern Wayne, Kendall; Teen Star, Ali Gates, Coconut Grove, and Communications Star, Jeanne A. Becker.
Now celebrating 61 years of Jewish Learning and Living in Coral Gables, Temple Judea is one of the largest Reform synagogues in Miami with more than 600 members. Led by Rabbi Edwin Goldberg and Rabbi Judith Siegal, Temple Judea’s mission is to enrich its members’ ever-more complicated lives with the ever-new insights of their ancient heritage.
For more information, visit online at www.JudeaGables.org.