The Shore-Whitehill Award, named for Barbara Shore and Robert Whitehill, celebrates those who are dedicated to disability inclusion in the Jewish community.
Do you know someone who is a champion of inclusion of people of all abilities in the Jewish community? Do you want to celebrate their contributions? We are looking to celebrate their accomplishments and passion for inclusion.
Who can be nominated?
• A volunteer working in the Jewish community.
• A paid professional working in the Jewish community who has gone above and beyond to support inclusion outside of their working hours.
• An individual who promotes inclusion within the Jewish community but is not associated with a specific organization (i.e., landlords, caregivers, first responders, business owners).
• A person who is Jewish or non-Jewish.
Who can nominate a champion?
Anyone! Nominations can come from an individual, on behalf a congregation, organization, business, or group.
What do I need to do to nominate someone?
It’s easy, just complete this brief online form. Nominations must be received by September 30th.
What happens next?
The recipient of the 2023 Shore Whitehill Award will be honored at an inclusion event to be held during Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, February 2023. This event will be organized by Jewish Residential Services with input from the nominator(s).