The Maine Jewish Hall of Fame 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 into this 2018 Inaugural Class 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, philanthropy, politics and life.
The Maine Jewish Museum will induct a new class into the Hall of Fame on September 22, 2019, and invites the entire community to Nominate a deserving individual during the open public Nomination period starting now and ending on January 21st.
Please send your nomination along with a brief summary (not to exceed 500 words) of the nominees background and accomplishments to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Nominating Committee will be voting on inductees in March.
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 Couples can also be considered )
Thanks very much for your most valuable input into this process!