A Celebration of our Graduates 2024/5784
Graduates & Honorees
Watch for a list of 2024 graduates here.
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, dedicated advocate in the struggle for universal human rights; senior rabbi of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York City; and commissioner on President Biden’s United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Dr. Cochav Elkayam-Levy, expert on international law, human rights, and feminist theories; law professor at the Reichman University and the Davis Institute for International Relations at Hebrew University; and founder and head of the Dvora Institute for Gender and Sustainability Studies.
Hillsen/Brownstein Award for Promotion of Hebrew Language and Literature
Rabbi David Gedzelman, President & CEO of The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, which is dedicated to revitalizing Jewish identity through educational and cultural initiatives as well as to advocating for and supporting Hebrew and Jewish literacy among the general population.
Benjamin Shevach Award for Excellence in Jewish Educational Leadership
Joni Blinderman, Executive Director of the Covenant Foundation, a foundation that seeks out innovation and excellence in the field of Jewish education.