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Cohon Award seeking nominations

Applications for the 2011 Cohon Award will be accepted until Sept. 1; forms are available at www. cohonaward.com. This year’s award for achievements in the areas of Jewish unity, education/information, rescue or creative arts will be $30,000. In addition to the major award, which will go to individuals, smaller… Read more »

Activist for Ethiopian Jews to get Cohon award

Barbara Ribakove Gordon with some of the Ethiopian children she has helped.

Barbara Ribakove Gordon, founder of the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry, will receive the Rabbi Samuel S. and Irma Cohon Foundation Award for 2010. Rabbis Baruch J. Cohon and Samuel M. Cohon will present the award, which includes a cash prize of $25,000, at Temple Emanu-El’s Shabbat Chanukah… Read more »