Notice of Special Meeting To Elect Rabbi Jason Fenster
Please join us Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 8pm for a special meeting to elect Rabbi Jason Fenster as the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami, effective July 1, 2023. This special meeting will be held in person and on Zoom. Rabbi Fenster and his wife Gavi Young will be at Kol Ami to meet the congregation as we enter the next phase of our rabbinic transition.
- Call to Order
- Reading of the notice of meeting
- Election of Rabbi
Details regarding the process for asking questions and voting will be provided at the start of the meeting. Our By-laws permit voting by proxy even if attending the meeting in person. Your proxy vote will help assure that we have a quorum for our meeting. We offer two easy options for voting by proxy.
Option 1: Online Proxy Submission
Option 2: Hard copy Proxy Submission
All proxies must be submitted either online or delivered to Alison Adler at the temple office no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.
Vote By Proxy Select Online or Print Copy
You may change your mind and revoke your proxy at any time by sending an email to BoardSecretary@nykolami.org stating you want to revoke your proxy. If you revoke your proxy prior to the commencement of the meeting and do not attend in person or via Zoom, you will not be counted toward the quorum, and you will not be permitted to participate in the congregational vote. If you revoke your proxy after the commencement of the meeting and are not present in person or via Zoom, you will be counted towards the quorum, but you will not be permitted to participate in the congregational vote.
ZOOM LINKS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL
Introducing Rabbi Jason Fenster
It is with immense joy, pride, and anticipation that we share that Rabbi Jason Fenster will become the next Senior Rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami, effective July 1, 2023, pending congregational approval. Rabbi Fenster’s soulful way of being, genuine spirit, and infectious enthusiasm, combined with his intelligence, open-mindedness, and forward thinking, made a deep and overwhelming impression on the Senior Rabbi Search Committee. In short, and as you will soon learn, Rabbi Fenster is a scholar and a mensch, an inspiring spiritual leader and an engaging educator, a passionate speaker and a compassionate listener. Our community undoubtedly will thrive under his leadership and care. . . .