“JF&CS is a jewel in the crown of Boston,” said Rabbi Marc Baker, featured speaker at the JF&CS Annual Meeting on June 4. At the meeting, JF&CS presented two annual awards to dedicated members of the agency and welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors.
Steven Weil of Newton received the Betsy Gross President’s Award for his commitment to the agency as a volunteer, board member, committee chair, and committee member for more than 20 years.
Jeff Cotton received the Simone Lotter Exceptional Service Award for his dedication to Schechter Holocaust Services as a volunteer for the past five years.
The five new board members include Matthew Appelstein of Needham, who currently sits on the JF&CS Finance Committee; Paul Gershkowitz of Newton, who serves on the Business Advisory Committee and is a co-chair of the 2019 CHAI Champions event; Robin Gross and David Sands of Newton, both of whom sit on the JF&CS Compliance and Risk Management Committee; and Scott Krentzman of Newton, who serves on the JF&CS IT Committee.