Helen Diller Family Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education Virtual Event Celebration

September 16, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Online (link will be provided following registration)


Learn with Keynote Speaker Rabbi Ed Feinstein and Honor the 2020 Award Recipients

The community is invited to learn virtually with Rabbi Ed Feinstein on the topic, "Educating for Resilience – The Lessons of Jewish History," and honor the outstanding educators receiving the 2020 Helen Diller Family Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education. 

4:00 PM PT/ 7:00 PM ET:
Awards Celebration

4:20 PM PT/ 7:20 PM ET: 
Keynote Speaker, Rabbi Ed Feinstein

4:40 PM PT/ 7:40 PM ET:
Meet the Awardees, Panel Moderated by Danny Grossman

This year's recipients are:

Read our press release to learn more about each of the recipients.

All are invited.


Learn more about the Helen Diller Family Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education.

Interests: Classes, Virtual
Organized By: 
Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund and the Helen Diller Family Foundation
Event Contact Person: 
Dena Stein
Rabbi Ed Feinstein
Rabbi Ed Feinstein, a long-time friend of the Hartman Institute, is senior rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California and a lecturer in Ziegler Rabbinical School of the American Jewish University. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he earned his doctorate, he served as the founding director of the Solomon Schechter Academy of Dallas and director of Camp Ramah in California. He has taught for the Wexner Heritage program, the Shalom Hartman Institute, and lectured across North America.
Jeni Markowitz Clancy
Peninsula Jewish Community Center
Honored in the Early Childhood category
Efrat Simhi-Aloni
Oakland Hebrew Day School
Honored in the Day School category
Lisa Bialkin
Congregation Rodef Sholom
Honored in the Congregational and Supplemental category
Isaac Zones
Congregation B'nai Shalom
Honored in the Jewish Communal and Experiential category