Emerging Leader Awards

About JCF Emerging

Leader Awards

These awards offer development opportunities for high school students

and Jewish community professionals and lay leaders.

Award for Emerging H.S. Leaders

The following award opportunities provide funding for professional/lay leader development in the community:

Helen & Harry Pinsky Award for Outstanding Professional Leadership


About The Pinsky Award is designed to recognize an emerging professional associated with the Jewish community. The award is intended to provide financial awards to outstanding Jewish communal professionals of Camden, Gloucester, or Burlington counties for the opportunity to develop and enhance leadership skills for their professional involvement. Recognizing that committed individuals are key to the community’s growth and development, it is imperative that leadership is recognized and encouraged to attend seminars and conferences that will enhance their ability to be effective leaders. A nomination must be submitted by an agency, synagogue, or organization leader. Requirements

  • Open to community professionals 23 years old and older
  • The award will be based upon the following criteria:
Leadership: Exhibits creativity, consistency, integrity, service Jewish Identity: Jewish knowledge and learning, Jewish practice Impact: Contributes toward others’ Jewish identification and involvement Professionalism: Demonstrates initiative, drive and serves as a role model to others




Schreibstein Award for Emerging Community Leadership


About The Schreibstein Award is designed to recognize an emerging volunteer or professional associated with the Jewish community. The award is intended to provide financial awards to outstanding Jewish communal professionals or volunteers of Camden, Gloucester, or Burlington counties for the opportunity to develop and enhance leadership skills for their professional or volunteer involvement. Recognizing that committed individuals are key to the community’s growth and development, it is imperative that leadership is recognized and encouraged to attend seminars and conferences that will enhance their ability to be effective leaders. Requirements

  • Open to community volunteers and professionals 23 years old and older
  • The award will be based upon the following criteria:
Leadership: Demonstrates initiative, creativity, drive, consistency, integrity, service, role model Jewish Identity: Jewish knowledge and learning, Jewish practice Impact: Contributes toward others’ Jewish identification and involvement
  • A nomination must be submitted by an agency, synagogue, or organization leader.





To Submit a Nomination for the Asbell Award:

1. Download and complete the JCF Asbell Award Nomination Cover Letter.

2. When ready, complete the online form below and upload your completed cover letter and any accompanying documents.

3. (Optional) If you choose not to upload your accompanying documents with your form submission, email them to infojcf@jfedsnj.org or mail them to: JCF, Inc., 1301 Springdale Rd., Suite 200, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, Attn: Asbell Nomination.

 

The deadline to submit a nomination for the Asbell Award is Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm.  

Funding for Professional Devleopment

The following award opportunities provide funding for professional/lay leader development in the community:

Helen & Harry Pinsky Award for Outstanding Professional Leadership


About The Pinsky Award is designed to recognize an emerging professional associated with the Jewish community. The award is intended to provide financial awards to outstanding Jewish communal professionals of Camden, Gloucester, or Burlington counties for the opportunity to develop and enhance leadership skills for their professional involvement. Recognizing that committed individuals are key to the community’s growth and development, it is imperative that leadership is recognized and encouraged to attend seminars and conferences that will enhance their ability to be effective leaders. A nomination must be submitted by an agency, synagogue, or organization leader. Requirements

  • Open to community professionals 23 years old and older
  • The award will be based upon the following criteria:
Leadership: Exhibits creativity, consistency, integrity, service Jewish Identity: Jewish knowledge and learning, Jewish practice Impact: Contributes toward others’ Jewish identification and involvement Professionalism: Demonstrates initiative, drive and serves as a role model to others




Schreibstein Award for Emerging Community Leadership


About The Schreibstein Award is designed to recognize an emerging volunteer or professional associated with the Jewish community. The award is intended to provide financial awards to outstanding Jewish communal professionals or volunteers of Camden, Gloucester, or Burlington counties for the opportunity to develop and enhance leadership skills for their professional or volunteer involvement. Recognizing that committed individuals are key to the community’s growth and development, it is imperative that leadership is recognized and encouraged to attend seminars and conferences that will enhance their ability to be effective leaders. Requirements

  • Open to community volunteers and professionals 23 years old and older
  • The award will be based upon the following criteria:
Leadership: Demonstrates initiative, creativity, drive, consistency, integrity, service, role model Jewish Identity: Jewish knowledge and learning, Jewish practice Impact: Contributes toward others’ Jewish identification and involvement
  • A nomination must be submitted by an agency, synagogue, or organization leader.





NOTE: More information will be announced by early 2021 about applying for funding from the Pinsky and/or Schreibstein Awards.

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