All in Philanthropy
Two members of Congregation Beth Israel were recently recognized for their local efforts to improve life in Austin. Alison Alter was elected to Austin City Council in the District 10 runoff election in December, and Dr. Kenneth Shine was named a 2016 Austinite of the Year by the Austin Chamber of Commerce.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Austin is kicking off its 2017 Annual Campaign with a more consolidated timeline of fundraising in an effort to make a bigger impact.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Austin's Young Adult Division has announced Jerrod Kogut and Samantha Tugentman will receive the 2017 Hineni Award at the eighth annual Milestone Gala on Saturday, February 18.
This fall, Hebrew Free Loan Association of Austin is celebrating five years of serving as a financial safety net for the local Jewish community. Since it was founded in 2011, HFLA has provided 55 short-term, interest-free loans totaling $150,000.
The Jewish Community Center (JCC) is looking forward to the LBJ Humanitarian Award Celebration on Sunday, September 25, honoring Vicki and Billy Osherow for all of their dedication and philanthropic activities within the Jewish community and the Austin community as a whole.
On September 25, Billy and Vicki Osherow will be honored for their dedication to public service, passion for philanthropy and commitment to the Austin community at the LBJ Humanitarian Award Celebration benefiting the philanthropic programs and services of the Jewish Community Center.
A hallmark of a well established Jewish community in the United States is a Jewish Foundation, a community’s planned giving and endowment development center.
The September 2014 launch of the Jewish Foundation of Austin & Central Texas reflected the area’s rapid Jewish growth, and just after its first year, recently announced another major milestone – the signing of its first partner agency, Congregation Beth Israel.
The 17th Annual Women’s Division Mosaic Luncheon held on April 11, and co-chaired by Marcia Levy, Deborah Rudy and Robyn Sperling, brought together over 625 women in our community for a day of inspiration and philanthropy.