Young Pioneers Award 2017 Recipients
Sara Duani, Yeshiva Har Torah
"I am in awe of the value that Jewish Educators place on innovation and on continuously striving towards excellence, and am blessed to be able to play a small role in this inspiring movement."
Andrew Paull, BBYO
"Together, we will continue building and innovating our program to engage more Jewish teens to feel pride in their Jewish identity and part of something larger than themselves.”
Rabbi Mara Young, Woodlands Community Temple
“Receiving this award encourages me to keep trying new things and connecting with new people. I believe innovation is sparked in the power of partnerships."
Adam Metzger, JCC Manhattan
“There is no better feeling than hearing my words about the importance of community repeated to me by students that I taught half a decade ago as they greet me each summer morning as members of my camp community.“
Eliana Light, Park Avenue Synagogue
Being recognized by the Jewish Education Project is confirmation that music is powerful, that singing together is deep cognitive, emotional, and spiritual learning. I am truly honored and humbled."