Notice of Washington DCJCC Annual Meeting

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Ina & Jack Kay Community Hall
Washington DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

The Washington DCJCC cordially invites its members and friends to the 23rd Annual Meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2009. Board member Renay Regardie will chair the meeting. Reservations are required since space is limited.

The slate of Officers nominated for the Washington DCJCC Board of Directors are:

Robert Tracy, President
Mindy Strelitz, Senior Vice President
Daniel Hirsch, Vice President
Stephen Kelin, Vice President
Arnold Polinger, Vice President
Jon Rutenberg, Vice President
Rose Cohen, Treasurer
Amos Hochstein, Assistant Treasurer
Myrna Fawcett, Secretary

Board Members for re-nomination, 3 year terms are:

Patty Abramson
Michele G. Berman
Marion Lewin
Stephen Lachter
Jack Moskowitz
Sidney Moskowitz
Melanie Franco Nussdorf
Michael Salzberg

New Board Nominees are:

Lois Fingerhut

The installation of officers and awards presentations will take place beginning at 6:30 pm. A dessert reception will follow.

Please make your reservations with Amabda Libman (202) 777.3256. The deadline for reservations is May 22.

The Annual Meeting is supported by the Nancy Raskin Endowment Fund.

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Alternative for Passover: The Spinning Seder

spinningseder-003-webLove Passover Seder but hate how matzoh, kugel and brisket can pack on those pounds?

Like the story of the Exodus, but struggle with the sedentary feeling of your traditional Seder?

Then join us for the Washington DCJCC’s first annual Spinning Seder: Pedal Out of Egypt. Come together with our qualified fitness staff as they take you on a challenging course of hills, sprints and four cups of wine as we retell the Passover story.  Best of all, the whole thing’s done-with in 45 cardio-health-enhancing minutes.  Our Johnny G Spinning Bikes all come equipped with cup holders to keep that Manischewitz Concord Grape within easy reach, as well as convenient access to the cycling seder plate — complete with roasted egg, parsley, charoset, shankbone and exclusive kosher-for-passover Bitter Herb Cliff Bar.

Why is this night different from all other nights? Because we’re going to get your heartrate up AND tell the story as if we had personally come out of Egypt. If Elijah wants to come to this seder he’s gonna have to pedal hard and keep up. You’ll experience our specially composed Four Questions — written for the Fit Son, the Couch Potato Son, the Training Wheel Son and the Son-Who-Thinks-Nintendo-Wii-is-Exercise. The afikomen will be awarded to the best interval time during the hills course. We won’t say “Dayyenu” until the Grace After Meals has been said, Had-Gad-Ya has been sung, and an appropriate cool-down session along with post-exercise stretching is complete.

When it’s all done, we’ll say as Jews have been saying for years, “L’shana habaya b’Yerushalayim al’Ofnayim.”

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