Celebrate Those Most Committed to Bettering our Tampa Jewish Community

This annual event recognizes and honors those who have made a significant impact within the Tampa Jewish Community Centers and Federation and other local Jewish community agencies. Each award is named after a beloved community member that embodies the principles of dedicated leadership, tikkun olam and commitment to enriching the continuity of Jewish life locally and worldwide.

Congratulations to this years recipients!


Bob Jacobson Memorial Award for Excellence

Gary Supnick


Hope Cohen Barnett Young Leadership Award

Andrea Cohen


Charles Adler Young Leadership Award

Abigail King


Leonore Kessler Women’s Division Leadership Excellence Award

Francine Dobkin


Maril Jacobs Todah Rabah Award

Bill West


Steve Marx Innovation Award

Florida Holocaust Museum – Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution Exhibit


Alice Rosenthal “It’s More Than Just a Job” Award

Kenny Jackson


Leo Levinson Award for Leadership Excellence

Judy Genshaft and Steven Greenbaum



- Community Honors -


Hillel Academy Outstanding Service Award

Larry Caine


Hillels of the Florida Suncoast Appreciation Award

Cindy Korenvaes


TJFS Sofia Maisler Leadership Award

Myron Thorner


Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Foundation Distinguished Trustee Award

Carol and Jeffrey Simon


Weinberg Village Volunteer Service Award

Life Enrichment Center of Tampa