2016 Recipient: Anne Lanski

Anne LanskiAnne Lanski, founding executive director of the iCenter, is honored with the 2016 Bernard Reisman Professional Excellence Award.

The Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University is pleased to announce that Anne Lanski is the recipient of the 2016 Bernard Reisman Professional Excellence Award.

Established by the Hornstein alumni association and friends and colleagues of Bernard Reisman, this award is presented each year at the Hornstein Commencement 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."

Anne Lanski, founding executive director of the iCenter, is a pioneer in the development of Israel education for youth and young adults. She was the founding director of both the iCenter and Shorashim, nationally recognized organizations which develop and promote Israel education. Ms. Lanski is a model of Jewish leadership, admired by her students and peers. Her work embodies the vision and care for interpersonal relations that distinguished the Hornstein Program's long-term director, Bernard Reisman.

Ms. Lanski presented the keynote address at the Hornstein Class of 2016 commencement.

Congratulations to Ms. Lanski for her service to the Jewish community.