Hoosier Legends

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.

2017 HOOSIER JEWISH LEGEND AWARDS
OFFICIAL NOMINATION FORM
See information below or download this: NomForm2017-Revised170302

The Hoosier Jewish Legend Awards celebrate 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.

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 submission.
  • Letters of recommendation, articles, brochures and other supporting documents are encouraged (on 8 ½ x 11 paper).
  • Completed nominations must be postmarked by May 31, 2017.

Significant contribution has been made through (please check one):

€ Professional € Cultural Arts
€ Clergy € Educator
€ Athletic/Sports € Volunteer

Nominee:

Name:  _____________________________________

Address:  ___________________________________

City:  ____________________________  State:  _____        Zip:  __________

Phone:  (_____) _______________    Alternate phone number:  (_____) _______________

Email address:  ______________________________

If deceased, date of death:  ____________________

Nominator:

Name:  _____________________________________

Address:  ___________________________________

City:  ____________________________  State:  _____        Zip:  __________

Phone:  (_____) _______________    Alternate phone number:  (_____) _______________

Email address:  ______________________________

Submit nominations by mail to:

Hoosier Jewish Legend Awards Committee
Sheila Greenwald
1839 Box Elder Ct.
Indianapolis IN 46260-1507
sheilaeg@aol.com

 CHECKLIST

Required:

  • Completed nomination form.
  • A written summary of why nominee should be selected (minimum of 50 words – maximum of 100 words).
  • A picture of solely the nominee (pictures will be returned only by request).
  • A $36 Application Fee payable to IJHS.

SUGGESTED ITEMS TO DOCUMENT THE NOMINEE’S WORK (optional):

  • Additional Letter of Support
  • Articles
  • Resume
  • Please ensure that supporting documents are printed on 8 ½ x 11 paper.

Submitted material will be retained for future consideration for up to three years.  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.  All nominators will receive notice of results and award winners will be contacted by early September 2017.  Awards will be presented at the IJHS Luncheon in October 2017.

To download the Nomination Form or for further information, please refer to the IJHS website www.ijhs.org or contact Mark Roger, Legend Chair at mroger@artandtex.com.