Tribute Dinner: Rebecca and Max H. Nathan Award

The Rebecca and Max H. Nathan Award, named for the first president of AJC Houston and his wife, is presented annually to an individual or individuals in the Southwest who have performed most meritoriously in the cause of human relations, and who exemplify the finest traditions of his or her heritage, with dedicated service to the community. 

 

REBECCA AND MAX H. NATHAN AWARD RECIPIENTS

Archbishop Robert E. Lucey   1962
William P. Stevens    1963
Bishop John L. Morkovsky   1964
Reuben W. Askanase    1965
Simon Sakowitz     1966
Joe Weingarten     1967
I. Weiner      1968
Dr. Bernard Farfel    1969
Irvin Shlenker     1970
Bernard Weingarten    1971
Lt. Gov. William P. Hobby   1972
Sandra Weiner     1973
Dr. Leo Horvitz     1974
Rabbi Hyman J. Schachtel   1975
Virginia Battlestein    1976
Rabbi Robert & Roselle Kahn   1977
Harry D. Caldwell    1978
Muriel Folloder     1979
Seymour Cohen     1980
Col. and Mrs. Albert Kaufman   1981
Ruth and Sanford Lack    1982
Florence and Ben Blum    1983
Miriam Mendell     1984
Dolores Wilkenfeld    1985
Jack Lapin     1986
Elaine & Herman Proler    1987
Irvin Kaplan     1988
Ruth & Alexander Brodsky   1989
Ted Dinerstein     1990
Ann & Stephen Kaufman   1991
J. Kent Friedman    1992
Ellen R. Cohen     1993
Ellen Penner     1994
Cyvia & Melvyn Wolff    1995
Barry Lewis     1997
Sherry & Gerald Merfish   1998
Maxine & Herman Lapin   1999
J. Victor Samuels    2000
Frances Friedman    2001
Ed Wulfe      2002
David Mincberg     2003
Irving Pozmantier    2004
Velva and Fred Levine    2005
Sara Speer Selber    2006
Janis & David Goldstein    2007
Alan Helfman     2008 
Fred Zeidman 2009 - National Human Relations Award
Joe Williams 2009
Steve and Ellen Susman 2010
Marvin and Shirley Barish 2011

Rabbis Sam Karff, Joseph Radinsky, Jack Segal and Roy Walter 2012

Marci Rosenberg and Ben Samuels 2013

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