Man of the Year Honorees

Joseph Frantz • Bernard Kelner • Lionel Lauer

Samuel Rubin • I. Ezra Staples • Alex Tobin 

 

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
Previous Honorees

1980

Alan Barson
Richard Cohen
Larry Dukat
Freda Hoffman
Anne Rosenglick
Sylvia Stern
Mel Sussman 

1981

Dorothy Blaker
Claire Bluebond
Barry Drossner
Joyce Kail
Bruce Rachild
Donald Wittenberg
 

 1982

Lois Barson
William Brodsky
Lillian Evantash
David Kaplan
Samuel Karlin
Fran Schwartz

 1983

Jack Butler
Miriam Gafni
Clair Garber
Saul Grossmann
Harris Lewin

1984

Howard Dolgin
Ruth K. Horwitz
Norman Kline
Ida Kravitz
Shirley Z. Sherman
Walt Spector
Donald Steinberg

Service to the Jewish Community

Dr. Alan H. Barson Service to the Profession

Humanitarian Award

1985 Polly Gussman, Morry Helzner

1986 Adrienne Jacoby, Sheila Perlstein

1987 Leona Kafrissen, Saul Linder

1988 Leonard Kaltz, Harold Kessler

1990 Barbara Porges, Irving Yudkin

1991 Spencer Davis, Ethel Vill

1992 Martin Glassman, Gladyce F. Rubin

1993 Ellen Rae Kusher, Barbara Willig

1994 Janet Lewin, Annette Ross

1995 Herb Kaufman, Ted Kirsch

1996 Bonnie Kallen, Barbara Rabinowitz

1997 Faye Bentshetler, Jacques Lurie

1998 Harriet Davis, Nan Daniels 

1999 Elaine Culbertson, Sylvia Pelta

2000 Elaine Mark Jaffe, Paula Pavel

2001 Arlene Holtz, Marcia Schulman

2002 Yona Diamond Donsky

2003 Ron Soloff

2004 Lana Dishler, Ricki Libeskind

2005 Sue Rosenthal

2006 Debra Drossner, Francine Levin

2007 Zena Sacks, Janice Schwartz-Donahue

2008 Lynore Eisman, Alice Heller

2009 Richard Raisman, Rhoda Rothberg

2010 Howard Butler, Harvey Holper

2011 Tara Feiner, Gary Feldman

2012 Marc S. Cohen, Wendy Ann Lessig, Shelly Shotel

2013 Andrea Miller, Sarah Landman

2014 Holocaust Awareness Museum

2015 Eric Blaustein, Leslie Kirshner-Morris

2016 Daniel Kurtz

2017 Operation Understanding

 

1985 Marcia Jacobs, Burton Klein

1986 Jeffrey Chesin, Thomas S. Jacoby

1987 Richard Cohen, Susan Fein 

1988 Marilyn Kraft, Karen Zuker

1990 Michael Brassloff, S. Alan Hoffman

1991 Joy Kurtz, Anne Spector 

1992 Harold Kurtz, Goldie Lieberman

1993 Larry Sperling

1994 Marcia Bosswick, Arthur Rubin

1995 Eileen Dwell, Mina Shuman

1996 Rhonda Lauer, Jack Steinberg

1997 Linda Grobman, Maxine Stutman

1998 Howard Levy, Shelly Snyder

1999 Ellen L. Cooper, Hal Moss

2000 Louis Moyerman, Janice Wagman

2001 Sylvia Lieberman, Michael Schlesinger

2002 Michelle Byruch, Charles Connor, Betty Klear

2003 Essie Cherkin, Charlotte Foreman, Rae Waldman

2004 Lynne Grobman, Henry Gross

2005 Stuart Cooperstein, Rochelle Jacobs, Caren Trantas

2006 Robin Heinkin, Karen Kolsky

2007 Sharen Finzimer, Anita Urofsky

2008 Cindy Shapiro Farlino, Stefanie Ressler

2009 Gary Brookstein, Rhona Cooper

2010 Paula Don, Kimberly Newman

2011 Renée Flehinger, Sheldon S. Pavel

2012 Jan L. Erlanger 

2013 Bonnie Berman, Harriet Burg, Suzanne Newman

2014 Rachel Holzman, Esq., Melanie A. Lewin, Sandra B. Snyder

2015 Ann F. Tuteur, Jill Solar

2016 Adam Yaller, The Associated Alumni of Central High School

2017 Marci Comisky, Judith Gerben Lundy, Matthew L. Mandel

 


 

1985 Leon Bass

1986 Isadore "Ike" Baskin 

1987 Marcienne Mattleman

1988 Rose Lindenbaum

1990 Donald White

1991 Herman Mattleman

1992 Rabbi Sanford L. Hahn, Rev. William Moore

1993 Delbert Payne, Alexander Tobin

1994 Arnold "Woody" Wright

1995 PATHS/PRISM

1996 Ralph Smith

1997 Phila. Citizens for Children & Youth (Shelly Yanoff)

1998 Foundations (Robert Schwartz)

1999 United Way (Christine James-Brown)

2000 Floyd Alston, Thomas Mills

2001 Andrew Farnese, Esq.

2002 State Senator Allyson Schwartz

2003 Phila. Commission on Human Relations (Rev. James Allen, Lazar Kleit)

2004 World Affairs Council (Buntzie Ellis Churchill, President)

2005 Thomas S. Jacoby

2006 Governor Edward G. Rendell

2007 National Constitution Center (Dr. Steve Frank, Education Director)

2008 Retired Senior Volunteer Program (Marcia Gross, Project Director)

2009 Big Brothers, Big Sisters Southeastern PA (Marlene L. Olshan, CEO)

2010City of Phila. Mural Arts Program (Jane Golden, Exec. Director)

2011 The National Liberty Museum (Gwen Borowsky, CEO)

2012 Birthright Israel Foundation (Lenard Zimmerman, Exec. Director)

2013 ADL's NO PLACE FOR HATE (Lisa Friedlander, Project Director ) 

2014 Ann Frank Elementary School

2015 Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia

2016 The Rendall Center for Civics and Civic Engagement

2017 Vetri Community Partnership, My Daughter's Kitchen