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International Women’s Division Award of Excellence

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the prize

​The Keren Hayesod Award of Excellence is presented to a woman whose leadership has been distinguished by exceptional dedication, courage, and initiative. Awardees are recognized for their unique ability to deepen the commitment of Jewish women to Jewish continuity and to greatly strengthen the relations between Diaspora Jewish communities and the State of Israel.

The Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding women who serve as inspiring examples to others. The Award is granted annually on a rotating basis, to deserving women from Europe, Latin America, and English-speaking countries.

Past recipients of the International Women’s Division Award of Excellence:

2019

Francesca Modiano – Italy

2015

Estrella Cohen – Spain

2014

Katy Borger – São Paulo – Brazil

2013

Bev Michaelis & Judy Stromer – Sydney, Australia

2011

Sonia Reizin – Chile

2010

Jill Kaplan – South Africa

2009

Rose Aboucaya – France

2008

Simy Bentata – Venezuela

2007

Joy Cohen z”l – London – United Kingdom

2006

Ziggy Lambert-Revell – Sydney, Australia

2005

Noemi Staszewski – Germany

2004
Nava Rubenzadeh – Argentina
2003

Nelly de Bobrow – São Paulo – Brazil

2002

Rachele Meghnagi – Italy

2001

Noemi Fooks z”l – Melbourne, Australia

2000

Eugenia Kuczer z”l – Argentina

1999

Linda Nadolny Cogan – Canada

1998

Nicole Weinberg z”l – France

1996

Victoria Reimers de Cohen – Mexico

1995

Camilla Anidjar – Spain

1994

Nelly Fischer – Venezuela

1993

Faigie Zimmerman – Israel