Presented by Dorothy Suzi Osher in Memory of Alfred Osher
The Maine Jewish Museum will induct a new class into the Hall of Fame on May 21st, 2023
We invite the entire community to nominate a deserving individual or couple during the open public nomination period starting: September 4th and ending on October 12th, 2022.
The Maine Jewish Hall of Fame, Presented by Dorothy Suzi Osher in Memory of Alfred Osher, was created in 2018 to bestow recognition on outstanding Jewish leaders from throughout the state who have brought distinction and honor to the State of Maine or beyond. Those who were elected in 2018, 2019, and 2021 into the Hall of Fame by the Nominating Committee reflect the Jewish value of making the world a better place through outstanding accomplishments and/or humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors. Inductees include leaders in the fields of medicine, environment, law, business, the arts, philanthropy, politics, and life.
Nomination Process: To be considered, a nominee must be a Maine born or resident Jewish figure whose achievements have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine or be a Maine Born or resident Jewish figure who has made a major contribution to the development and advancement of their field of expertise with significant impact within the State of Maine or beyond and, or be a Maine Born or resident Jewish figure having made outstanding humanitarian or philanthropic contributions within the State of Maine or beyond.
Please note that all past nominees who have not been inducted will be considered for induction every induction year going forward. Last year three nominees put forth by the public in this open nomination period were inducted by the Nominating Committee.
Please send your nomination along with a brief summary (not to exceed 500 words) of the nominee’s background and accomplishments to
Thank you very much for your most valuable input into this process!
President of the Board of Directors
2023 Nominating Committee
Rabbi Gary Berenson