Two Lifetime Memberships were awarded.

Diane Shonberg – founder of our shmues group program, stage manager, Board member and all-round wonder volunteer.

Jake Dessauer who has been running the Wednesday evening leyenkrayz for 28 years (and long may he continue).  He also organises the Sunday morning Yiddish shpatsir, was a long-time Board member and has enriched all our activities with his deep knowledge and love of Yiddish literature.

Diane noted that if she makes it to the magical hundert un zvantzik (120) she’ll get 60 years of free membership.

Diane Shonberg speaking at the AGM

Kadimah President, Renata Singer with Diane Shonberg

Alex Dafner (Hon. Secretary) with Jake Dessauer