Kurt and Tessye Simon Award for Excellence in Jewish Religious Education
This award is presented annually to a member who has made a significant contribution to the improvement of the educational component of Temple Beth-El in Religious School, Adult Education, organizational or congregational programming. It is presented at the Annual Institute on Judaism, and is a perpetual reminder of the Congregation’s gratitude to Kurt and Tessye Simon for their beneficence which enables an elevation and expansion of educational goals.
Kurt and Tessye Simon Award Winners
Sarah Coffman*1987, Mitzie Schrager1988, Babette Maza 1989, Naida Cohn 1990, Shoshana Feferman 1991,
Barbara Wind 1992, Kurt* & Tessye* Simon 1993, Charles Fizdale* 1994, Posi Tucker 1995, Roberta Grimstad 1996 Charles Replane 1997, Gayle Hachen 1998, Kurt & Tessye Simon Fund for Holocaust Remembrance 1999,
Rabbi Elliot D. Rosenstock 2000, Ron Adelsman* 2001, Rabbi Morley T. Feinstein 2002, Robert Feferman 2003,
Steve Gerber 2004, Marzy Bauer 2005, Susan King 2006, Sid Shroyer 2007, Karen Slein Powers 2008, Lisa Gerber 2009, Maayan Ohana & Amir Steinhart 2010, Rachel Ebersol 2011, Yael Farber 2012, Monika Wayne 2013
*of blessed memory