Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood sponsored its first annual walk-in-dinner for Family Promise of Bergen County on January 7. The Kanner family organized the dinner.
Two shifts of volunteers helped make the dinner happen. Debbie Billig, Sheri and Nikki Friedman, Yvonne and Reuben Kuzniecky, Ezra Mahpour, Nancy Rose, Daniella Moadab, and Emma, Samantha, Leslie, and Harry Kanner cooked in the shul kitchen. Volunteers Emma, Samantha, Leslie and Harry Kanner; Gila and Jon Comet, Shelli and Annabel Kermeir, Debra and Jerry Lewkowitz, Aimee Gardner, and Rabbi Daniel Goldberg delivered, set up, and served the food to more than 130 people at the Bergen County homeless shelter in Hackensack. Butterflake Bakery and Kosher by the Case were among the vendors who donated to the meal.