Recognizing day school educators who make a
lasting impact on the lives of Jewish children
Nominate your favorite
1st - 12th grade Teacher
The winner receives $1000 from the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and $1000 from the Grinspoon-Steinhardt Awards for professional development.
Download the application at
The completed application must be emailed to Minna H. Heilpern
firstname.lastname@example.org by April 24, 2013.
Previous Jewish Federation Recipients
2012 - Chana Zinstein, Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley
2011 - Irene Komet, Yavneh Academy
2010 - Leah Levi, The Moriah School
2009 - Lisa Friedman, Temple Beth El, Closter
2008 - Barbara Haber, Temple Sholom, River Edge
2007 - Peninah Pick, Gesher Shalom/Fort Lee Jewish Center
2006 - Dena Knoll, Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls
2005 - Elana Flaumenhaft, Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls
2004 - Susan Yammer, Yavneh Academy
2003 - Adrienne Wolk, Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
2002 - Cheryl Berger, Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
2001 - Rabbi Ely Allen, Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies
2000 - Sally Mayer, Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls
process is OPEN!
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