Shem Tov Awards - 2023


The Shem Tov Awards are given each year to outstanding volunteers who have given exceptional service to our community and therefore have earned a Shem Tov – a good name. Each of the recipients is nominated by a Jewish community organization. This year, the recipients were as follows:


Beth Tzedec Congregation - Lorne Pearl

Canadian Hadassah - WIZO - Rebecca Snukal

Halpern Akiva Academy - Dr. Leanne Morris

Hillel Calgary - Hannah Silver

Holocaust and Human Rights: Remembrance and Education - Ann Dancyger

House of Jacob Mikveh Israel - Nissim Gluck

Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary - Barb and Ron Krell

Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta - Mel Ksienski

Jewish National Fund of Calgary - Beth Price

JFSC - Vic Sandhawalia 

Kehilat Shalom - Ora Major

Kesher - Wendy Colleman

Na'amat Canada Calgary - Stephanie Sacks

Paperny Family JCC - Yosuf Ifergan

Temple B'nai Tikvah - Jennifer Eiserman

The Calgary Jewish Academy - Bryant Frydberg


Mazal Tov to our 2023 recipients:

President's Award – Jared Shore

Board of Directors Service Recognition – Steve Eichler