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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

Paul Ostrow February 04, 2013 at 10:58 PM
Congratulations Loretta and Yitz !
Art Vatsky February 05, 2013 at 02:25 AM
Yitz and Loretta: My congratulations as well. Like being on the Council or in the NJ State Senate, serving on the NJ-Israel Commission may require more effort than you expect but less than you are capable of. And don't forget that NJ and Israel are similar in size and population.
Benjamin Kelsen February 05, 2013 at 01:25 PM
Senator, congratulations on this honor. Councilman, congratulations to you as well. I know that both of you will serve with great vision and dedication to your constituents. I am sure that both of you will continue for many years to continue to serve in such a way that has made you both such exemplary leaders.
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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