Gilda Gatov Schwartz was born in Jersey City in 1923 where she grew up. She was the daughter of Molly Berman Gatov and William Gatov. She attended NYU part-time and earned an education degree. Her first teaching job was in a one-room schoolhouse in Hunterdon County where she lived with her husband, Joe Schwartz, who she married in 1950. Continue reading
New Improved Payment System
For some time we’ve been working on a new easy-to-use payment system for Shomrei. No matter which dues model is adopted by the membership vote on May 27 (the existing Dues/Kol Nidre pledge model or the proposed Sustaining Share model), we’re launching the new payment system which includes payment over time options! The new system puts a premium on ease of use, clarity, convenience and automatic reminders. We’re contracting with an industry leader, FreshBooks (FreshBooks.com) to provide a secure, on-line (and postal mail) system that does not require login.
The new system will debut with our new fiscal year starting June 1, 2015. You will receive an invoice by email or postal mail shortly thereafter, and you can then pay by check or credit card, online or via postal mail. It’s configured to your preference. Continue reading