Celebrate Those Most Committed to Bettering our Tampa Jewish Community

The Sue & Jeff Schoenbaum Annual Community Leadership Awards 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:

Sara Golding Scher


Leo Levinson Memorial Award:

Jeffrey Berger


Steve Marx Innovation Award:

Third Opinion Podcast


Maril Jacobs Todah Rabah:

Valley Bank


Leonore Kessler Women’s Division:

Jane Kratz, Stacy Leeds and Bev Tannenbaum


Charles Adler Young Leadership:

Cory Kleinman


Hope Cohen Barnett Young Adult:

Michelle Schlesinger


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

Alissa Fischel



Community Awards:


The Arnie and Diane Ross Suncoast Hillels Community Leadership Award

Bruce Goldstein


Hillel Academy Outstanding Service Award

Seth Forman


TJFS Sofia Maisler Leadership Award

Marlene Bloom Rubin


TOP Jewish Foundation Distinguished Trustee Award

Rochelle Walk


Weinberg Village Service Award

Dan Sultan & the Heroic Staff of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Assisted Living Residences\


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You can celebrate this occasion, and recognize someone special with a tribute card in his or her name.

We will gratefully acknowledge your thoughtful donation by notifying the person or family you designate with a beautiful acknowledgement card