WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS tonight, members of the South Jersey community have come together to honor Rabbi Jennifer L. Frenkel, who was recently installed as the Senior Rabbi at Congregation M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill; and
WHEREAS ordained in 2009 from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Rabbi Frenkel has served as a trusted spiritual adviser to M’Kor Shalom and the Cherry Hill community for the last five years; and
WHEREAS today, in addition to her role as Senior Rabbi, Rabbi Frenkel serves as head of the Tri-County Board of Rabbis, the first woman to hold the position; and
WHEREAS Rabbi Frenkel’s passion for pastoral care shows through her every action, and throughout her time in Cherry Hill, she has demonstrated a true gift for creating a caring and inclusive community that extends far beyond the congregation; and
WHEREAS for these reasons and many more, Mayor Cahn and the members of Cherry Hill Township Council are pleased to celebrate Rabbi Frenkel’s installation as Senior Rabbi.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby wish to honor and celebrate
Rabbi Jennifer L. Frenkel
For her contributions and service to Cherry Hill Township and Congregation M’kor Shalom, and ask that all citizens join with me and the members of Township Council in wishing Rabbi Frenkel all the best as she continues to serve M’Kor Shalom and make Cherry Hill a better, stronger place to live, work and play.
October 26, 2014