We are thrilled to announce our honorees:

Bill Gabovitch
2018 Barry Shrage Community Builder Award

JCRC Past President Bill Gabovitch has embodied the characteristics of the Barry Shrage Community Builder Award throughout his decades of devoted leadership, guidance to Boston’s Jewish community, and ever-evolving role at JCRC.

Risa Shames & Neil Silverston, 2018 Community Legacy Award

Risa Shames has been a vital leader in ensuring the success of TELEM, JCRC’s teen service program. In addition to being an active member of the JCRC Council, Neil Silverston has led synagogue organizing efforts with JCRC at Temple Beth Elohim and beyond.

The evening will also feature the presentation of awards to star TELEM teen and pre-teen participants (to be announced).

Stay tuned for more details and registration information!
Please contact Lisa Kessel Freedman for any questions about this event.

Celebrating 13 years of engaging Jewish teens in community service.

Telem Party
Temple Chayai Shalom
For thirteen years, JCRC’s TELEM and B’nai TELEM programs have helped inspire young people to experience volunteerism and social action in positive and meaningful ways as they build relationships and strengthen their Jewish identities.
We’re commemorating our Bar/Bat Mitzvah year through end-of-year celebrations with TELEM teams to recognize their hard work and accomplishments.