The Indiana Jewish Historical Society (IJHS) invites you to learn about the Hoosier Jewish Legends – A Hall of Fame (HJL) celebrating Hoosiers who have created a significant and lasting impact to their profession, faith-based and/or secular community, and the legacy of the role of the Jewish community in Indiana’s continuing story.
Please join us for our annual lunch and celebration as we induct our honorees as Hoosier Jewish Legends
Sunday, August, 26, 2018 at noon
Lois and Sidney Eskenazi, Indianapolis
Gerald Kraft, Indianapolis
David Piser, South Bend
Cantor Janice Roger, Indianapolis
Joan Wolf, Indianapolis
The Table by Market District
11505 North Illinois Street
Carmel, IN . 46032
$36 per person (dairy luncheon). Kindly RSVP to Mark Roger (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sheila Greenwald (email@example.com) by August 13th.
The deadline for 2018 nominees has passed. Please visit this site in the spring of 2019 for next year’s nomination information.
Rules of entries:
- Nominations must pertain to some aspect of Jewish life in Indiana or local history.
- A nomination form and a $36 Application Fee must accompany each submission.
- A picture of the nominee must be included with the submission.
- Letters of recommendation, articles, brochures and other supporting documents are encouraged (on 8 ½ x 11 paper).
- Completed nomination forms must be postmarked by April 10, 2018.
Submitted materials will not be returned unless otherwise agreed upon in advance. Incomplete nomination forms and/or omitted required materials will automatically disqualify the nominee from consideration. Indiana Jewish Historical Society (IJHS) membership is not a requirement for consideration. Individuals cannot nominate themselves.
Notification of Award:
The Hoosier Jewish Legend Awards Committee is appointed annually by the IJHS. The Awards Committee reserves the right to move nominees into different categories, award multiple nominees within a category, or decline granting of an award within a category, as appropriate.
All submissions are confidential and nominees are not notified of the application submitted or its status unless it is successful. Nominators will be notified of receipt of submitted applications and notified directly should their nominee be selected. Nomination forms remain active for three years from the original date of submission.
(Click awardee’s name below to read a short biography)
Max Einstandig (Terre Haute)
Leonard Goldstein (Fort Wayne)
Louis Lemberger (Indianapolis)
Frank H Newman (Indianapolis)
Lawrence Reuben (Indianapolis)
Dennis Sasso (Indianapolis)
Sandy Sasso (Indianapolis)
Martin and Helen Schwartz (Muncie)
Elizabeth Weinberg (Madison)