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2018 Bronx Jewish Hall Of Fame Induction

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On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative will honor the Class of 2018 “Jewish Hall of Fame” with a prestigious induction ceremony, honoring the extraordinary history of the Jewish community of Bronx.

The celebration will take place at the Bronx Museum of the Arts at 5:30 p.m. and will be hosted by News 12’s Michelle Divon. 

The Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame was established by the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative in 2015. It is intended to honor Jewish individuals from Bronx in recognition of their Bronx heritage and their lifetime achievement, epitomizing what makes our community great.

This year’s honorees include:

  • Emmy Award-winning actress Renee Wexler Taylor Bologna
  • Betty Weinberg Ellerin, retired justice of the New York State Appellate Division, First Department
  • Geto & de Milly founder Ethan Geto
  • American author Charley Rosen
  • Rabbi Levi Shemtov, head rabbi at the Chabad Lubavitch of Riverdale
  • Michael Spierman, Artistic Director, Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Bronx Opera Company

The event will also feature a special ceremony recognizing the late U.S. Army Sergeant William Shemin, the Bronx Jewish community's sole WWI Medal of Honor Recipient.

The event will take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 05:30 p.m. – 07:30 p.m.

Location:

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456

Tel.:      718-681-6000
E-mailinfo@bronxmuseum.org

 

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