His family include three sons and a daughter and six grandchildren - all of whom live in Israel. In addition, Armon is the author of the Bibliography of Jewish Studies.
An active Zionist for much of his life, honoree Cantor Resnick was born and raised in the Greater New Jersey area. He has lived and worked in Stroudsburg, PA, and also in Plainfield, N.J., where he served for 10 years as the Baal Sheni at Temole Beth El.
In 1977, he moved to Miami and served various synagogues in the area, including The Shul of Bal Harbor, Beth David Congregation and Young Israel of Kendall. For the past 15 years, he has served as cantor at Temple Beth Tov-Ahavat Shalom, a position he proudly holds.
An opera lover, Resnick has studied with such notables as Cantor Larry Loed of Temple Beth el in Plainfield, and with Cantor William Lipson of Beth David Congregation in Miami. For the past two years, he has studied opera and cantorial music with Charles Schneider of Highland park, N.J.
Resnick is the father of Kyle, Noah and Eva, with his late wife Carol; two grandsons and recently a new daughter-in-law. Resnick is now married to Adriene.
Honorees Milton and Frances Miller were born, raised and married in Brooklyn, NY. Milton served in World War II, and after the war, the couple moved to Miami in 1949. Six years later, using the GI Bill, Milton earned a law degree from the University of Miami. He later went to work for the Veterans Administration and the Circuit Court of Miami Dade County.
The couple became charter members of Temple Beth Tov Ahavat Shalom in 1956. Their children George, Sharon and Enid had their Bar Mitzvah and confirmations there.
After their children were older, Frances studied real estate and became a licensed mortgage broker and started her own business in Coral Gables with their son George, as the vice president of the company. She remained in business for over 35 years, while Milton practiced law for 50 years.
Over the years, Milton has held many temple offices from vice president to president and legal chairman, a position he still holds.
According to a press release from the temple, the generosity and dedication of the honorees have "amply helped to sustain the synagogue for over 55 years.
The Grand Celebration is in conjunction with the Millers’ 71st wedding anniversary. the couple will receive special honors at the Feb. 10 gala.
Tickets are $36 per person in advance and $40 at the door. children tickets are $10 each. If you go, make your reservations by calling Rhonda at 305-661-1421. The synagogue is at 6438 SW Eighth St. in West Miami.
Mt. Tabor celebrates 112 years
Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, a Liberty City landmark, will celebrate its 112th birthday during special worship services at 10 a.m. Sunday. The theme of the celebration is: "Acknowledge God, His Will and His Timing."
The Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler, an ordained Baptist minister and a highly regarded community leader and theological educator, will be the guest speaker.
Wheeler is a graduate of Morehouse College and has a master’s in divinity from Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, and a doctorate in Historical Theology from Emory University.
The community is invited to celebrate with the Mt. Tabor family on the occasion of this important milestone. Music will be provided by the church’s renowned music department led by the Rev. Richard A. Clements Jr.