Jewish Community Service Awards

The Jewish Federation has four awards to recognize our community’s outstanding volunteers. Members of the Jewish community are invited to nominate individuals to receive the following community awards at the Annual General Meeting of the Federation each June. Nomination forms and letters of support can be submitted to Bedy at bisrael@jewishottawa.com. All nominees must be members in good standing. To find out more about the Gilbert Greenberg, Freiman Family, Shem Tov and Student Leadership award, click the links on the right.

 

Nominate someone online


Download a Nomination Form pdf


Please email nominating form and supporting documents to Bedy at bisrael@jewishottawa.com or drop them off in person to the front desk of Soloway JCC, attention Bedy Israel.

PAST COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD WINNERS
(since 2005 - see full list by selecting each award)

Gilbert Greenberg Distinguished Service Award

2017 - Jeffrey Miler
2015 - Jonathan Ben-Choreen Freedman
2014 - Mitchell Bellman
2013 - Maureen Molot
2012 - No winner
2011 - Ian M. Sherman
2010 - Ron Prehogan
2009 - Ingrid Levitz
2008 - Arnie Vered z"l
2007 - Roger Greenberg
2006 - L. Gerald Levitz z"l
2005 - Barbara Farber

 

Freiman Family Young Leadership Award

2018 - Aaron Smith
2017 - Gillian Presner
2016 - Debbie Scharf
2015 - Howard Fremeth
2014 - Tamara Fathi
2013 - Stacey Segal
2012 - Sharon Reichstein
2011 - Lisa Miller
2010 - Sarah Silverstein
2009 - Jennifer Kardash
2008 - Stuart Ages
2007 - Mitchell Miller
2006 - Jason Shinder
2005 - Jenny Shinder

 

Shem Tov Community Volunteer Award

2018 - Michael Landau
2017 - Hyman Reichstein
2016 - Merle Haltrecht-Matte
2015 - Flo Morgan
2014 - Henry Molot
2013 - Ruth Aaron
2012 - Issie Scarowsky
2011 - Morris Kimmel z"l
2010 - Blanche Osterer
2009 - Estelle Gunner
2008 - Mayer Alvo
2007 - Sam Ages z"l
2006 - Jerry and Lily Penso
2005 - Hy Bloom

 

Student Leadership Award

2018 - Jewish Student Leaders of the University of Ottawa
2017 - Eyal Podolsky
2016 - Arielle Ellis