A New Recipe for the New Year from The Gefilteria
Peter Geffen - 2012 Award Recipient
Peter Geffen, Founder of KIVUNIM and The Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York, has devoted his career in Jewish education to elevating Jewish identities informed and driven by social justice, creating educational models in which knowledge of Jewish communities around the world propels individual and collective growth and community building for next generations.
Jan Darsa - 2010 Award Recipient
Jan Darsa, Director of Jewish Education at Facing History and Ourselves for the last 15 years, is a trailblazing advocate for - and practitioner of - framing Holocaust education in a modern, actionable and relevant way.
Rabbi Shai Held - 2011 Award Recipient
Rabbi Shai Held is co-founder, Dean, and Chair in Jewish Thought at Mechon Hadar: An Institute for Prayer, Personal Growth and Jewish Learning, an egalitarian Torah study and prayer community based in New York City.