UPJ President Roger Mendelson and Vice-President Brian Samuel announced the winners of the Ner Tamid, Vatik and President's Awards at the aviation-themed gala dinner held during the UPJ Biennial at the Novotel St Kilda on 17 November. Pictured: Roger Mendelson (left) announcing Dr Rob Sward as this year's President's Award winner (Photo: Joe Lewit).
This year, there were five Ner Tamid Award winners, two Vatik Award winners and one President’s Award winner, as follows:
Katherine Goode (Beit Shalom Synagogue)
Ailsa Jean (Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism)
Barbara Karet (Emanuel Synagogue)
Marsha Rosenberg (Jewish Community of Japan)
Rhonda Nirens (Temple Beth Israel)
Alison Dwyer (Beit Shalom Synagogue)
Jerry Rosenberg (Jewish Community of Japan)
Dr Rob Sward
Roger Mendelson will personally present the awards in the upcoming months.