(l to) Sofia Parish of Cranford, Co-Chair; Senator Robert Menendez; Susan Finkle of Hackensack, Co-Chair; Karen Goldman of Montclair, President of the Northern New Jersey Region of Hadassah.
Senator Robert Menendez ((D-NJ) joined 34,000 men and boys who support the work of Hadassah in becoming an Associate at a recent awards event sponsored by the Northern New Jersey Region of Hadassah. At this time he also received the Myrtle Wreath Award. In his acceptance speech, the Senator underscored the strategic importance to the United States to continue its support of Israel, the only real democracy in the Middle East.
The annual event took place at the Glenpointe Marriott in Teaneck, NJ where 280 Hadassah members and friends came to honor Senator Menendez and the Region "Gems", women who have made an outstanding contribution to one of the 27 chapters in the Northern New Jersey Region of Hadassah.