NFTY honors selected individuals for their years of commitment to the youth of Reform Judaism by making him or her a life member of NFTY. Resolutions are passed by the General Assembly of NFTY which meets twice a year. Where available, we have you may click on a recipient's name to view the resolution granting him or her NFTY Lifetime Membership.

Recipient

Year

Affiliation

Rabbi Leo Turitz 1963 NFTY
Eleanor Schwartz 1964 UAHC
Rabbi Sam Cook* 1964 UAHC
 Dr. Bert S. Gerard* 1965 Kutz Camp
Malcolm Lauderstein 1969 TOFTY
Gerald Miller 1969 Canada
Ms. George Stutz 1969 Michigan
Rabbi Arnold Task 1969 Louisiana
Rabbi Nehemiah Mark* 1969 Israel
Theodore Broido* 1969 UAHC
Rabbi Joe Goldman 1970 NJ
Rabbi Bill Cutter 1970 HUC
Anne & Jack Lerner 1970 NJ
Rabbi Allan Levine 1970 Israel
Dan Kaufman* 1970 Chicago
Rabbi Robert Samuels 1970 Israel
Irving Wollack 1970 NJ
Paul Kent* 1970 NOFTY
Harry Kalish 1971 SWFTY
Betty Katzman 1971 Michigan
Lynn Ochman 1971 MAFTY
Cantor Norm Swerling 1971 LIFTY
Thelma Mayerson 1971 SEFTY
Rabbi Joe Glaser* 1971 CA
Heinz Warschauer* 1971 Canada
Terry Goldstein 1971 LIFTY
Rabbi Harry Danziger 1973 SOFTY
Pearl Goldman 1973 PAFTY
Anne Hill 1973 CT
Bill & Carol Moch 1973 CT
Cynthia Rumpler 1973 MA
Rabbi Alan Sokobin 1973 LIFTY
Rene Kerne* 1974 CraFTY
 Michael K. Fefferman 1975 NoFTY
Dorothy Walrond 1975 UAHC
 Rabbi Dr. Gary Zola 1977 NFTY
Arthur Grant* 1979 NELFTY
Terry Pollack 1979 NELFTY
Rabbi Allan Smith 1980 UAHC
Rabbi Stephen Schaffer* 1980 UAHC
Norma Ball 1980 CNYFTY
Rabbi John Spitzer 1980 MoVFTY
Rabbi Henry Skirball 1981 UAHC
Rabbi Charles Herring 1981 SWFTY
Rabbi Leonard Troupp* 1981 UAHC
Rabbi Bernard Zlotowitz 1982 UAHC
Rabbi Steven L. Jacobs 1982 SEFTY
Rabbi Daniel Freelander 1982 UAHC
Paul J. Reichenbach 1983 UAHC
Albert Vorspan 1983 UAHC
Macy B. Hart 1983 UAHC
Arie Gluck 1983 UAHC
Gerard Kaye 1983 UAHC
Loui Dobin 1983 UAHC
Rabbi Larry Jackofsky* 1983 UAHC
Allan Solomon 1983 UAHC
Rabbi Andrew Hillman 1983 SEFTY
Rabbi Ronald Klotz 1983 UAHC
Rabbi Ramie Arian 1984 UAHC
Rabbi Jim Bennett 1984 OVFTY
Etty & Giora Dolgin 1984 Chicago
Rabbi Peter Kasdan 1984 JFTY
Rabbi Ernst Conrad 1984 Michigan
Elizabeth Segal 1984 CFTY
Cantor Howard Stahl 1984 CNYFTY
Rabbi David Forman* 1985 UAHC
Rabbi Stuart Geller 1985 LIFTY
Rabbi Bruce Lustig 1986 OVFTY
Florence Daks 1986 UAHC
Rabbi Michael Abraham 1986 JFTY
Rob Kern 1986 JFTY
Rabbi Arnie Gluck 1986 JFTY
Rabbi Stanley Davids 1986 NEFTY
Rabbi Arthur Starr 1986 NEFTY
Russell Daum 1986 UAHC
Larry Cooper 1986 UAHC
Karen Cooper 1987 UAHC
Rabbi Rich Sternberger* 1987 UAHC
Rabbi Jonathan Stein 1988 OVFTY
Ronnie Brockman 1988 MoVFTY
Charlie Vann 1993 UAHC
Rabbi Eric Bram* 1993 NFTY
Eric Leventhal* 1993 Kutz Camp
Merri Arian 1997 Kutz Camp
David Altshuler 1997 Kutz Camp
Rabbi Jerome Malino Unknown NFTY
Rabbi Maury Davis Unknown NFTY
Rabbi Jerome Davidson Unknown NFTY
Rabbi Harold Dworkin Unknown NFTY
Max Frankel Unknown NFTY
Rabbi Erv Herman Unknown NFTY
Betty Katzman Unknown NFTY
Irving Levitas Unknown NFTY
Ms. William Loewy Unknown NFTY
Cantor Bob Miller Unknown NFTY
Hayim Perelmutter Unknown NFTY
Evelyn Sandler Unknown UAHC
Bob Schur Unknown NFTY
Rabbi Alex Schindler* Unknown UAHC
Ms. Robert Shur Unknown NFTY
Rabbi Jack Stern Unknown NFTY
Sylvia Small Unknown NFTY
Rabbi Len Schoolman Unknown UAHC
Ms. Leonard Seder Unknown NFTY
Norma Tapper Unknown NFTY
Marvin Walts Unknown NFTY
Debbie Friedman* Unknown NFTY
Matthew Shotkin 2000 Kutz Camp
Rabbi Glynis Conyer 2001 UAHC
Rabbi Norman Roman 2001 NFTY Michigan
Sue Cohen 2002 Southern California
Rachel Mersky Woda 2003 UAHC
Mark S. Anshan 2003 NFTY-NEL
Rabbi Eve Rudin 2004 NFTY/URJ
Baruch Kraus 2004 NFTY-EIE HS in Israel
Josh Bennett 2004 NFTY-MI
Shelley Schweitzer 2004 NFTY-NEL
Jeffrey Kagan 2005 NFTY-CAR
Rabbi Billy Dreskin 2005 URJ Kutz Camp
Cantor Ellen Dreskin 2005 URJ Kutz Camp
Rabbi Eric Yoffie 2005 URJ
Dan Nichols 2006 NFTY
Hope Chernak 2007 NFTY
Jonathan "JC" Cohen 2008 NFTY-SO
Eugene Krupitsky 2008 NFTY/NFTY-SO
Joseph "Eddie" Emmanuel 2009 NFTY
Keith Emmanuel 2009 NFTY
Rabbi Elliott Kleinman 2009 NFTY
Nicole Rand 2009 NFTY
Ruben Arquilevich 2010 NFTY
David Berkman 2010 NFTY
Louis Bordman 2010 NFTY
Lisa David 2010 NFTY
Rabbi Frank DeWoskin 2010 NFTY
Bobby Harris 2010 NFTY
Cantor Jeff Klepper 2010 NFTY
Rabbi David Saperstein 2010 NFTY
Anna Blumenfeld 2011 NFTY
Robin Hirsch 2011 NFTY
Scott Hertz 2011 NFTY
Rabbi Michael Mellen 2011 NFTY
Melissa Frey 2012 NFTY/Kutz Camp
Mark* and Peachy Levy 2013 NFTY West Coast Regions
Rabbi Aaron Panken 2013 NFTY/HUC
Mary Levy 2014 NFTY-TOR
Subie Banaszynski 2014 NFTY
Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, PhD 2015 NFTY/HUC-JIR
Michael Fuld 2017 NFTY


*deceased