Temple Awards


In addition to special recognitions offered throughout the year to congregants and staff, Temple Beth Am maintains a few special awards which are presented on an annual basis.


Harry Gunther Service Award

The Harry Gunther Service Award is presented annually to a deserving Beth Am member who has worked during the prior year for the benefit of the Temple community in a way which would be considered "above and beyond."

Read more below about recent winners...

2015–16 — Melissa Buckner, Pamela Lear
2014–15 — Gary Davis, Jonathan Kislak, Michelle Sarason
2013–14 — Edith Einspruch, Adrienne Messing
2012–13 — David Deutch, Dan Koffsky
2011–12 — Lisa Heller Green, Brad Sokol
2010–11 — Lawrence S. Forman
2009–10 — Susan & Richard Lampen
2008–09 — Donna Feldman, Mark Gilbert
2007–08 — Adrian Dubow, Ed Schmidt
2006–07 — Neil Littauer, Alan Rosenthal


Talmud Torah Award

The Talmud Torah Award honors congregants who contribute to the Temple by engaging thoughtfully in its adult education programs and encourage participation in them.

Read more below about recent honorees...

2016 — Karen Willner
2015 — Dianne & Dr. Stuart Gottlieb
2014 — Jordan Bittel
2013 — Bob Price
2012 — Edith Einspruch
2011 — Marty & Shirley Levinson
2010 — George Bosin (z"l), Robert Sandler (z"l)
2009 — Susan L. Henkin
2008 — Robyn C. Fisher
2007 — Richard W. Hoffman


Committee of 100 ‘Family of the Year’

Each year, Temple Beth Am is proud to recognize an outstanding family of volunteers with the Committee of 100 "Family of the Year" Award, for continued participation in our Temple community and an ongoing commitment to congregational leadership.

Read more below about recent honorees...

2017 — Robert, Ana, Emma & Ruben Behar and
             Jeff, Niki, Zach & Tyler Marcus
2016 — Dan, Lauren, Jaclyn and Ray Levine
2015 — Staci, Steven, Matthew, Daniel and Brooke Solomon
2014 — Julianne, Dan, Remy, Mackenzie and Chase Farkas
2013 — Jeremy, Mindy, Dylan, Jessica and Connor Leathe
2012 — Tracey, Larry, Lindsay and AJ Spiegelman
2011 — Jackie, Richard, Allison and Abby Siegel


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