Young Pioneers Award 2019 Recipients
Five passionate Jewish Educators. Five remarkable individuals.
View each of their pages linked below which include a video, narrative, quotes from the recipients (which we've highlighted below) and their colleagues.
Rena Allen, Central Synagogue - Read More
"Receiving the Young Pioneers Award is humbling, and an extraordinary honor. I am so proud that the Jewish community is further committing to improving the access points of Jewish Education, by investing in special educators. "
Ora Bayewitz-Meier, SAR High School - Read More
"Earning the Jewish Education Project’s Young Pioneers Award underscores for me the importance of utilizing student strengths and creativity in the classroom and the community at large and is consistent with my passions."
Rachel Figurasmith, Repair The World - Read More
"Receiving The Jewish Education Project's Young Pioneers Award signals an acknowledgment of how critical it is for young people to be educated about social justice within Jewish communities."
Rabbi Maura Linzer, Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester - Read More
"Being named a Young Pioneers Award recipient encourages me to continue to inspire and innovate in the field of Jewish education.”
Rebecca Schoffer, 92nd Street Y - Read More
"I feel so grateful to be a part of a community that celebrates innovation and imagination. I am inspired to continue exploring ways to help people connect with Jewish life and each other."