Bernard Reisman Professional Excellence Award

Established by the Hornstein Alumni Association and friends and colleagues of Bernard Reisman, the Bernard Reisman Professional Excellence Award is presented each year at the Hornstein commencement ceremony to a professional who "has demonstrated innovative work and significant leadership… as well as a commitment to the standards of excellence, Jewish commitment and sensitivity to others as reflected by Bernard Reisman in his work."


Anita Diamant

Author and community leader

Winnie Sandler Grinspoon

President of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and creator of PJ Library

Jonah Pesner

Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Anne Lanski

Executive Director of the iCenter

Zohar Raviv

International Vice President of Education for Taglit-Birthright Israel