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Hillels of Georgia Presents:

Hillel Heroes 2021:

Honoring Those Who Make a Difference

 

We are excited to celebrate with you!

Join us as we celebrate Hillels of Georgia, thank our generous donors and honor our Hillel Heroes who have made an incredible impact on Hillel, Jewish life on campus and in the Jewish community at large!

April 27, 2021 at 7 PM EST

The health and safety of our guests is paramount and while we may not be able to celebrate together in person,

we are excited to honor our Hillel Heroes and celebrate Hillels of Georgia’s

many achievements over the past year in a unique, virtual format.

 

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RECIPIENT OF THE PRESTIGIOUS BILLI & BERNIE MARCUS VISIONARY AWARD

Bruce H. Weinstein

 

Bruce H. Weinstein is a principal of Your Wealth Partners, a division of Equitable Financial Services. He specializes in Estate, Retirement, Charitable, and Insurance Planning. He has been recognized as their National Man of the Year and frequently speaks at industry meetings.

 

In addition to his professional achievements, Bruce is a pillar of exemplary civic engagement, serving on numerous boards in the Jewish and wider national community including:

 

  • Hillel’s of Georgia – he is currently on the board and a past officer.

  • Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta- past officer and current trustee. He has chaired numerous committees involving every aspect of Center leadership. He has also served as a youth coach in various sports for over 30 years.

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta- currently on the Community Board and has served on the executive board as well as many other committees. He chaired Super Sunday for 3 years as well as the Outreach Committee.

  • Zeta Beta Tau National Fraternity and Foundation- served as National President of ZBT Foundation where he started and innovated many new programs, including Legacy Gifting.

  • University of Alabama- served on and co-chaired a special committee with the President of the University to facilitate recruiting Jewish students.

 

A few of his awards and recognitions are: 

  • The Jewish Federation- Mary and Max London “People Power Award” This was given for his work with the Maccabi Games and also the Atlanta Senior Olympics. 

  • MJCCA- Man of the Year Award for the Recreation and Wellness Department, which recognizes outstanding leadership and volunteerism.            

  • Equitable Life – National Man of the Year Award. 

  • Zeta Beta Tau National Fraternity – the Ehrlich Award, given to the national outstanding alumni volunteer. 

  • Zeta Beta Tau University of Alabama Chapter – was named one of the 10 inductees into ZBT’s Psi Chapter Hall of Fame at their Centennial Celebration in March 2016.

 

In addition, Bruce was chair of the MJCCA Maccabi Committee for 6 years including 2001 when the National Games were in Atlanta for the first time ever. A record was set of 555 Atlanta teams participating, the largest in the history of the games at that time. He was also chairperson of the Atlanta Senior Olympics working with Mayor Shirley Franklin. This event attracted thousands of participants all throughout the south. 

Bruce has been married to Germaine for 43 years. They have 3 children (who are all attorneys); Harris (Rachel), Brooke (Matt), Michael (Gail). They currently have six grandchildren, Georgia, Max, Savannah, Levi, Blake, and Grace. 

 

2021 HILLEL HERO AWARD RECIPIENTS

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Lauren Blazofsky

Associate Director

lauren@emoryhillel.org

(248) 310-7524

more info

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Michal Hartman

Israel Fellow

michal@emoryhillel.org

(470) 464-5083

more info

Sasha Avchukov

Engagement Associate

sasha@emoryhillel.org

(404) 574-8715

more info

Becca Nadolne

Program Associate

becca@emoryhillel.org

(404) 272-7270

more info

CHAIRPERSONS

Event Chairs
Leah &  Ted Blum
Lindy & Norman Radow
Linda & Steve Selig

Host Committee Chairs
Stacey & David Fisher
Betty & Alan Sunshine

Sponsorship Chairs
Steve Oppenheimer
Allen Soden
Larry Stevens

HOST COMMITTEE MEMBERS 

Kara Adler
Dorita & Hal Arnold
Roy Barnes
Juli & Billy Bauman
Vicki & Gerry Benjamin
Leah & Ted Blum
Shirley & Perry Brickman
Lisa & Ron Brill
Beth & Gavin Brown
Amy & Mark Bubes
Kate & Jason Carter
Lawrence “Doc” Cohen
Carol & Larry Cooper
Ann & Jay Davis
Debbie & David Dermer
Ron Eichel
Lois Kuniansky & Ricky Eichholz
Ellen & Howard Feinsand
Zach Finkel
Stacey & David Fisher
Viki & Paul Freeman
Rebecca & Jonathan Ganz
Ilene & Adrian Grant
Lisa & Seth Greenberg
Keri & Keith Greenwald
Barbara & Jay Halpern
Lila & Doug Hertz
Etta Raye Hirsch
Beth & Tommy Holder
Avery Kastin
Marcy Louza & Michael Kenig
Sarah & Jim Kennedy
Carole & Sid Kirschner
Laurie & Michael Kogon
Eydie & Steve Koonin
Debbie & Doug Kuniansky
Cathy & Steve Kuranoff
Lisa & David Lefkovits
Andrea & Michael Leven
Rita & Michael LeVine

 

Charlotte & Joel Marks

Sherry & Harry Maziar

Judy & Lester Miller

Martha & Larry Miller

Steve Oppenheimer

Lynn & Mario Oves

Beth & Gregg Paradies

Ellen & Michael Plasker

Lindy & Norm Radow

Hillary & Matt Reiner

Jenny & Mitch Reiner

Evie Sacks & Cary Rodin

Cathy & Art Rollins

Ruth & Mark Rosenberg

Robin & Doug Ross

Joyce & Jay Schwartz

Linda & Steve Selig

Esther & Russ Shulkes

Carly and David Siegel

Linda & Mark Silberman

Michelle & Gary Simon

Judy & Allen Soden

Lynn & Larry Stevens

Betty & Alan Sunshine

Halina & Alek Szlam

Joyce and Ramie Tritt

Arin and Lorne Tritt

Tova and Shawn Tritt

Erica and Jordan Tritt

Mary & Clyde Tuggle

Rebekah & Mark Wasserman

Germaine & Bruce Weinstein

Ava & Bob Wilensky

Riva & Darren Wolkow

Helen & David Zalik

THANK YOU TO

OUR SPONSORS!

Want to be a corporate sponsor? Please contact Renee Harris,
Director of Development at

(404) 823-7787

SPONSOR LEVELS:

Diamond Sponsor: $25,000

  • 20 VIP General Admission Tickets

  • Full-page color ad in the playbill

  • Recognition as annual event sponsor & social media mentions

  • Name listed on website, playbill, signage in the lobby at event

  • Invitation to Sponsorship Reception

 

Emerald Sponsor: $18,000

  • 15 VIP General Admission Tickets

  • Full-page black & white ad in the playbill

  • Name listed on website, playbill, signage in the lobby at event

  • Invitation to Sponsorship Reception

 

Ruby Sponsor: $10,000 

  • 10 VIP General Admission Tickets

  • Half-page color ad in the playbill

  • Name listed on website, playbill, signage in the lobby at event

  • Invitation to Sponsorship Reception

 

Sapphire Sponsor: $5,000 

  • 8 VIP General Admission Tickets

  • Half-page black and white ad in the playbill

  • Name listed on website, playbill, signage in the lobby at event

  • Invitation to Sponsorship Reception

 

 Gold Sponsor: $2,500

  •  6 General Admission Tickets

  • Quarter-page black and white ad in the playbill

  • Name listed on website, playbill, signage in the lobby at event

  • Invitation to Sponsorship Reception

 

Silver Sponsor: $1800
($900 for 40 and under) 

  • 4 General Admission Tickets

  • Eighth-page black and white ad in the playbill

  • Name listed on website, playbill, signage in the lobby at event

  • Invitation to Sponsorship Reception

 

General Sponsor: $1,000

  • 2 General Admission Tickets

  • Name listed on website, playbill, and signage in the lobby at the event

  • Invitation to Sponsorship Reception

AGENCY SPONSORS

Jewish Federation
of Greater Atlanta


The Marcus Foundation, Inc.

 

Diamond Sponsors
($25,000)

Sarah & Jim Kennedy
Andrea & Michael Leven
Billi & Bernie Marcus
Lindy & Norman Radow
The Zalik Foundation Fund

Ruby Sponsors

($10,000)

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

The Halpern-Oppenheimer Family Foundation

Holder Construction

Steve Oppenheimer

The Selig Foundation

Linda & Steve Selig

Cathy & Steve Kuranoff

Joyce & Ramie Tritt Family Foundation

Joyce & Ramie Tritt

Arin & Lorne Tritt

Tova & Shawn Tritt

Erica & Jordan Tritt

Carly & David Siegel

Sapphire Sponsors 

($5,000)

Kimberly & Joel Babbit

Vicki & Gerry Benjamin

Shirley Blaine

Lisa & Ron BrillCarr 

Riggs & Ingram CPA’s and AdvisorsLawrence “Doc” CohenAnn & Jay Davis

Heyman Family Foundation

Ellen & Michael Plasker

Cammie & John Rice-CWC Alliance

Cathy & Art Rollins

Linda & Mark Silberman

Betty & Alan Sunshine

Luci & Stan

Sunshine Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors 

($2,500)

Atlanta Gladiators Foundation

Barnes Law Group, LLC

Bennet Thrasher

Amy & Mark Bubes

Cohen-Kogon Families

Ron Eichel Henrickson

Nauta Wealth Advisors

LEGENDARY EVENTS

Kennesaw State University Foundation

London-Rinzler Family

Marcy Louza & Michael Kenig

Barbara & Ed Mendel

Mimi’s Fund on behalf of the:
Grant, Grosswald and Sacks Families.

RefrigiWear

Judy & Allen Soden

Lynn & Larry Stevens

Village Orthodontics

Germaine & Bruce Weinstein

Wilensky & Co., PC.
–The Wilensky Family

Janet Lavine & Rick Williams

General Sponsors 

($1,000)

American Jewish Committee

Cherie & Gary Aviv

Belle Isle Animal Hospital

Nancy Apatov & Alan Beychok

Karen & David Birnbrey

Lois Blonder

Elaine & Jerry Blumenthal

Shirley & Perry Brickman

Alan & Sheryl Cohn

Gus Cueto and Dr. Katia Castillo

Dressler’s Jewish Funeral

CareIlene Engel

Elisa & Bobby

EzorJody & Michael Feldman

Claire & Robert Habif

Sylvia & Barry Hyman

Annette & Frank Joseph

Laurie & Michael Kogon

Jill & David Krischer

Sheri and Steve Labovitz

Susan & Jay Levitt

Helene & Dennis Liotta

Sherry & Harry

MaziarIlene & Jonathan Miller

Robyn & Doug Ross

Louise & Edwin Rothberg

Debbie & Phil Rubin

Robin & Doug Shore

Esther & Russ Shulkes

Stewart Mohr Designs

The Temple

Marcia and Stewart Weinhoff

Connie & Robert Zerden

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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