The Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management (ZSJNM) will receive a special award from the Jewish Communical Professionals of Southern Calfornia (JCPSC) on Thursday, November 29. The award recognizes fifty years of training Jewish professionals, and will be presented at the 38th Annual JCPSC Honors Dinner. Two HUC-JIR alumni will also receive awards for their work. Bailey London '07, Allen & Ruth Ziegler Executive Director of the USC Hillel Foundation, will receive The Mark Meltzer Young Professional Award. Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn '82, Director of the Leona Aronoff Rabbinic Mentoring Program & Director of the Spirituality Initiative at HUC-JIR/Los Angeles, will receive The Bobbi Asimow Award for Professional Mentorship.
“We are grateful to the JCPSC for recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Zelikow School with this award," said Erik Ludwig, Ph.D., Director of the Zelikow School of Nonprofit Management. "ZSJNM alumni have served and continue to serve as distinguished professional leaders in an array of Jewish communal institutions and agencies. We are administrators and educators, advocates and social workers, program directors and grant writers. Our students and alumni are a community of difference makers with global reach and impact, and they are enriched by their connection to organizations like JCPSC.”
The HUC-JIR Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management provides an intensive, practice-oriented graduate education in Jewish professional leadership. To find out more, visit http://zsjnm.huc.edu, and read 50th anniversary reflections in the flipbook at the bottom of the page.