Congregation Ahavath Torah will hold its annual dinner on Saturday, March 12, at 8:30 p.m. Cheryl and Lee Lasher are the guests of honor; Leah and Andrew Harary will receive the Young Leadership award, and a HaKarat HaTov award will be given to Emily Trepp.
Lee Lasher is active in Jewish community and Israel-based organizations and projects. He is immediate past president and board chair of Congregation Ahavath Torah, vice president/treasurer of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, board member/vice president of the Koby Mandell Foundation, co-founder of Unite4Unity, and board member of Keep Jerusalem. He was a Berrie Fellow in the Berrie Fellows Leadership Program. Cheryl Lasher is a member of the shul’s Tehillim Club and has served on shul committees for projects, dinners, and community events. She has volunteered for Tomchei Shabbos, AMIT, and Emunah.
Leah Harary was on the board of the Benaroya Sephardic Center and is on Ahavath Torah’s board. Andrew Harary was on the rabbinic search committee for the Benaroya Sephardic Center and is a founding director on the board of American Friends of Lev Echad.
Emily Trepp and her late husband, Walter, moved to Englewood in 1956. Ms. Trepp has been the shul’s sisterhood president and was honored with its Mother of the Year award. Both Ms. Trepp and her husband were involved in many community endeavors, including he Moriah School. She volunteers at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.
Go to www.ahavathtorah.org or call (201) 568-1315.