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Saturday, July 20, 2019

(l-r): Councilwoman Patricia Perkins-Auguste, Mayor of Hillside Dahlia Vertreese, Congressman Donald Payne, Mrs. Shterney Kanelsky holding her award, Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky and Union County Freeholder Angela Garretson.

Last week the United States Congress recognized and honored Shterney Kanelsky, associate director of Bris Avrohom and principal of Cheder Yaldei Menachem as a woman of distinction in honor of celebrating Women’s History Month. The award was presented by Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. of the 10th Congressional District of the State of New Jersey.

Kanelsky relayed how we should strengthen ourselves with regards to education throughout all the various stages and ages in our lives and how it is our responsibility as adults to educate ourselves and our children to honor our elders. Kanelsky concluded her speech with dedicating this year of 2019 as a year of education.