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Christie Picks Teaneck Councilman for Israel Commission

Promoting educational exchanges and trade between New Jersey and Israel among commission's goals.

Governor Christie has named a Teaneck councilman to the state's Israel commission and reappointed four other township residents to the board.

Councilman Yitz Stern was named to the commission, Christie's office announced. The governor also reappointed Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg as one of four senate representatives on the commission. 

Formed in 1989, the New Jersey-Israel Commission aims to promote trade, cultural, business and education exchanges between the Garden State and Israel. 

Other residents reappointed to the commission were: 

 - Steven Goldstein

 - Stanley Stone

 - Fred Zemel

Phyllis. G. EISENMAN February 05, 2013 at 03:44 PM
Mazal Tov. We are so proud of this honor to you and the entire Teaneck community. Phyllis and Joe EISENMAN
Tee Smyth February 05, 2013 at 04:09 PM
Boooooooooooo! I will be leading the charge for him not to be re-elected to the Council.
Roby Langert February 05, 2013 at 04:32 PM
Good people. Good choices. Congrats.
Jim Dunleavy February 05, 2013 at 05:37 PM
Congratulations Yitz!
Esther February 05, 2013 at 09:22 PM
This is a wonderful appointment. Best wishes to the Senator and the Councilmember. Please continue to serve us well for many more years.

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