Hadassah Chesed Student Awards


Join us for the 25th annual Hadassah Greater Atlanta Chesed Student Awards honoring excellence and menschlichkeit in Atlanta's Jewish teens!

We are excited to partner with JumpSpark ATL to honor 22 of the best and brightest young leaders and mensches representing synagogues, day schools, and Jewish organizations in our community. Please join us on May 5th to celebrate and be inspired by their accomplishments!

NEW this year: Chesed student scholarships and the teen-nominated "Change Maker Award" for Jewish professionals!

RSVP by April 30 to atlanta@hadassah.org or 678-443-2961

Refreshments will be served and dietary laws observed. Event is FREE and open to the community.


Temple Emanu-el
1580 Spalding Dr.
Atlanta, Georgia 30350


The 2019 Chesed Student Award winners have demonstrated menschlichkeit and love for their Jewish community through:

  1. Concern for fellow Jews, Jewish culture and Israel
  2. Concern for fellow human beings through manner and deed (menschlichkeit)
  3. Good academic standing

We are proud to honor the below award winners on Sunday, May 5th:

  • Miriam Sirota, Atlanta Jewish Academy
  • Elaine Berger, Congregation Beth Shalom
  • Robbie Garber, Congregation B'nai Torah
  • Alex Rothenberg, Congregation Dor Tamid
  • Grant Chernau, Congregation Etz Chaim
  • Morgan Cushing, Congregation Gesher L'Torah
  • Sarah Jeffres, Congregation Or Hadash
  • Paulo Ariel Fulgenzi, Congregation Or VeShalom
  • Sam Trotz, Congregation Shearith Israel
  • Jereme Weiner, Creating Connected Communities
  • Jacob Rubin, The Davis Academy
  • Zoe Sokol, Jewish Kids Groups
  • Nolan Siegel, NFTY SAR
  • Melina Stein, Temple Beth David
  • Leah Faupel, Temple Beth Tikvah
  • Jacob Sloman, Temple Emanu-El of Atlanta
  • Alexa Phillips, Temple Kehillat Chaim
  • Zoe Alexander, Temple Sinai Atlanta
  • Julia Harris, The Epstein School
  • Molly Edlein, The Temple
  • Adam Cohen, The Weber School
  • Tzipora Estreicher, Torah Day School of Atlanta