Honoring Retiring TBA Religious School Director Janet Resnick
On Friday, May 11 at 7:30 PM, as Temple B’nai Abraham celebrates its joyous annual Naming Shabbat with the Bet class, please join as we honor Janet Resnick, who retires in June after nineteen years as Religious School Director. Nearly two-thousand of our youngsters have blossomed under her leadership, as they immersed themselves in Jewish history, traditions and the Hebrew language. Since earning a degree in Hebraic Studies from Rutgers University, Janet has devoted herself to ensure that Jewish education is active and vibrant.
Janet has been involved in Jewish Education since the age of 16. Prior to joining Temple B’nai Abraham, Janet served as Principal of Adath Shalom in Boonton and Dover. Her extensive Judaic background encompasses teaching Hebrew School, adult B’nai Mitzvah classes and serving as B’nai Mitzvah tutor and a program coordinator for Jewish older adults. Janet is a certified Rabbinic Aide and taught public school in Newark for seven years. An active member of the Principals’ Forum of the Partnership of MetroWest she has led Hebrew workshops at Limud in London and at the Partnership in MetroWest. In addition to holding a B.A. in Hebraic Studies from Rutgers University, Janet has a teaching certification from Kean University and Principal’s Certification from Hebrew Union College. She has studied at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Ulpan Akiva in Netanya, Israel and at The Conference in Alternatives in Jewish Education, The Partnership of Jewish Life and Learning and Gratz College.
Her legacy will be the strong, large and bustling school that she leaves behind, along with the countless number of individual Jewish children and adults whose lives she has touched. For information, please call 973-994-2290 or visit http://www.tbanj.org/religious-school/honoring-janet-resnick.