2011 Jewish Community Hero of the Year

Randy Gold

Our congratulations to Randy Gold

Through Jewish Gene Screen, Randy and his family are working to spread awareness of Jewish Genetic Diseases and promote pre-natal screening. Their work has increased pre-natal screenings in their hometown of Atlanta by 400%.

This year we received 239,804 votes for more than 300 Heroes - all of whom are doing work to repair the world.

Federation Hero

Joel Marcovitch

Joel Marcovitch

Joel Marcovitch has worked for Hillel House for eight years, at various college campuses across the country.

Currently at the University of Georgia, Joel has led numerous Birthright trips and helped raise thousands of dollars for different charities.

The Federation Hero of the Year is the leading vote-getter who was nominated for their role in a project directly operated by or primarily funded by a Jewish Federation or one of its national partner agencies or a local chapter thereof.

National Honorees

Shana Erenberg

Shana Erenberg

Jenine Shwekey

Jenine Shwekey

Tessa Gerall

Tessa Gerall

Hart Levine

Hart Levine

See all nominees


Tribefest 2011