Apply for the 2019 Solomon Schechter Awards


What is your leadership doing to ensure the future of our synagogue, the future of our community and the future of the Jewish people? Share your innovations with us! Apply now for the 2019 Solomon Schechter Awards. Given biennially at USCJ’s convention, the Solomon Schechter Awards recognize extraordinary achievement in various aspects of congregation life, including:

  • Torah and Tefilla (Learning and Prayer)
  • Kehilla (Sacred Community)
  • Israel Education, Engagement and Advocacy
  • Prophetic Voice (Repairing the World)
  • Community Embrace (Inclusion)

Winners will be recognized at USCJ Convention 2019 during a special reception in their honor. Winners will also be asked to present workshops and participate in panel discussion to help other synagogues take steps towards developing similar initiatives (stipends of up to $750 per synagogue will be provided).

USCJ’s roadmap is committed to elevating success within our network. By sharing your programs with us, you’re adding to our ever-expanding trove of creativity and innovation. It’s how we seek meaning together.

Applications must be completed by 5:00 p.m. EDT on June 21, 2019.

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