We are now accepting nominations for the 2021 Volunteer Awards. Complete the form below to submit your nominations online. Click Here to view a list of past honorees. 

You can also submit nominations to our Receptionist, Tika at x114 or
via email at receptionist@bethshalompgh.org.

Lester A. Hamburg Member of the Year

This award honors a member who embodies volunteerism, leadership, and a long history of participation within the congregation. The candidate must be a member of Congregation Beth Shalom in good standing. Nominees may include Board Members, Life Members of the Board and committee chairpersons. Past Presidents and former officers who have not served in an elected position in the past 10 years are also eligible. Honorary Presidents shall be eligible 5 years after their election. Current Officers of the congregation are not eligible.

Ethel & Bernard Halpern Young Leadership

This award recognizes a young leader in our congregational family who has est an example of volunteerism and decision-making.

Nathan E. Snader Distinguished Service

This award rewards a member who has demonstrated exemplary service and dedication to Beth Shalom and the larger Jewish community. Past Presidents, Honorary Presidents and Officers of the Congregation are not eligible as candidates for the Snader Award.

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle Volunteer of the Year

This award celebrates a member of whose devotion and involvement has positively impacted Beth Shalom and Pittsburgh's Jewish community.

Youth Member of the Year

This award recognizes a youth who epitomizes volunteerism and leadership within Beth Shalom and the larger Jewish community.