Dr. Lenore Kipper Talmud Torah Award — 2019


Congratulations to Jon Kislak, recipient of the
annual 2019 Dr. Lenore Kipper Talmud Torah Award,
honoring a congregant who has contributed significantly to the Temple
by engaging thoughtfully in our adult education programs.


JON KISLAK REFLECTS ON HIS TIME AT TEMPLE BETH AM...

 “I grew up at Temple Beth Am and celebrated life’s milestones here, including religious school, bar mitzvah and confirmation. In addition, all four of my children attended the Day School. I have seen Beth Am grow from the founding families to the flourishing community we have today. I am confident in the future.

"Temple Beth Am has provided me the opportunity to continue my Jewish learning. I joined a TBAM chavurah over 30 years ago, and our group continues to celebrate simchas together.

"I look forward to Saturday mornings. Torah provides us with the wisdom of our ancestors; study helps me apply Jewish values to my daily life.

"This community has given me so many opportunities to learn and grow. I feel lucky to call Temple Beth Am home.”



Past Recipients of the Talmud Torah Award

2018        Nancy Kraemer
2017        Joe Jacoby
2016        Karen Willner
2015        Dianne & Stuart Gottlieb
2014        Jordan Bittel (z"l)
2013        Bob Price
2012        Edith Einspruch
2011        Marty & Shirley Levinson
2010        George Bosin (z"l) and Robert Sandler (z"l)
2009        Susan Henkin
2008       
Robyn C. Fisher
2007        Richard W. Hoffman
2006        Mark Oren
2005        David Schwadron
                Special Award to Rabbi Morris Kipper (z"l)
2004        Steve Simon
2003        Paul Distenfeld & Anabela Moskovitz
2002        Judith Bittel
2001        Edward Schwartz
2000        Peter Sobel
1999        Michael Margulies

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