Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Please join us in celebrating the 57th Annual Hillel Academy Journal Gala

details on our virtual celebration to come

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A.M. Pierson Award
Started in 1971, the A.M. Pierson Award is given to a person(s) or organization whose tireless work and dedication enriches the lives of our children. This year, Hillel Academy is proud to recognize our beloved Rabbi Moshe Shmaryahu. 

Rabbi Shmaryahu first taught at Hillel Academy in 1991. He came to Binghamton with his wife, Janet, who was finishing her doctoral work at Cornell. Three of their children Aaron, Moriah, and Noa are graduates of Hillel Academy; Yona was born in Binghamton. Even after his family returned to Israel, Rabbi Shmaryahu maintained a meaningful connection with our community, returning to lead services as Chazan at Beth David synagogue. 

As Director of Judaic Studies and as a teacher, Rabbi Shmaryahu has created a warm, loving, and productive learning environment for the children at Hillel Academy and many across our community. He has led our students to find their voices in song and prayer, designed an innovative curriculum to help them learn about our heritage, and developed creative and innovative holiday programs to bring to life our customs and ritual practices. His students adore him, and our families appreciate and enjoy the inspiration and learning he provides our community. 

N. Theodore Sommer Community Service Award 

In addition to his leadership and volunteer work throughout Binghamton’s Jewish community, N. Theodore Sommer was dedicated to the health and well-being of our community, serving as an active member of the Council of the Health Science Center at Syracuse, and co-chair of the Community Advisory Board of the Binghamton Community Free Clinic for Uninsured Adults. 

This year we are honored to recognize the work of our area’s leading health care executives, Kathy Connerton, President and CEO of Ascension Lourdes Hospital, and John M. Carrigg, President and CEO of UHS. Both Ms. Connerton and Mr. Carrigg have deep roots in Binghamton, and have dedicated their professional careers to expanding and improving health care. 

In addition to being two of the region’s largest employers and health care providers, UHS and Ascension Lourdes are the front line in the fight against COVID-19 in the Southern Tier. Ms. Connerton and Mr. Carrigg have steered their organizations through this extremely difficult year, and worked tirelessly to help protect our community’s wellbeing, by securing multiple testing platforms and developing critical procedures to ensure that all who need it receive the best possible healthcare and treatment. 


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