New Jersey Jewish News
August 19, 2015
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno was the as keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the NJ State Association of Jewish Federations on August 12. As seen in the article, "The State Association’s slate of officers was also confirmed at the meeting. Serving a third year as president will be Mark Levenson, an attorney at the Newark law firm of Sills Cummis & Gross and chair of the NJ-Israel Commission. Guadagno expressed gratitude to Levenson and the State Association 'for their leadership in working for closer ties between New Jersey and Israel and advocating on behalf of New Jersey’s vibrant Jewish community, including those least able to do for themselves.'
Levenson said the meeting 'allowed us to formally and gratefully acknowledge the access and relationships afforded our community by the [Christie] administration and Lt. Gov. Guadagno personally on such important matters as support for Holocaust survivors; better services for seniors, the most vulnerable, and persons with disabilities; the fight against rising anti-Semitism, intolerance, and religious-based hatred; and maintaining a strong New Jersey-Israel relationship.'”