Jonathan Jacoby Tikkun Olam Award - 2018

Nominations are now open for the third annual Jonathan Jacoby Tikkun Olam Awards. These awards were created by the Social Action Committee to honor long-time Temple member, Jonathan Jacoby, who set an example for us all by his dedication to the work of tikkun olam, "repairing the world."  One adult and one youth member will be selected for the award each year.

We hope many of you will consider nominating fellow congregants for this award. The nomination process is described here; nominations may be submitted on the paper form or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., including the information requested on the nomination form.

The award recipients will have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the work of “repairing the world”. We will choose members who have made an impact in a wide range of important areas, including, but not limited to: economic justice, civil rights, climate justice, reducing gun violence, hunger, homelessness, education, poverty, and immigration.  See a list of the honorees from 2016 and 2017, along with the organizations to which they chose to contribute.

Nominations must be received by September 16, 2018.  Thank you in advance for your thoughtful submissions. 

Please contact Robin or Joyce at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Contact Info

Beth El Temple Center
2 Concord Ave
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 484-6668
info@betheltemplecenter.org