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Samuel Andler: Circle of Excellence Young Leadership Award

Samuel Andler once heard a peer describe leadership as “being a force multiplier” during a Dewey Stone Kadimah Leadership meeting. Since that day, he has applied this approach to his philanthropy, his involvement in CJP, and to most aspects of his life. Inspired by his parent…

Pam Friedman: Circle of Excellence Young Leadership Award

Pam Friedman is a CJP advocate and leader within the young adult Jewish community in Boston. She currently chairs CJP’s Chai Society, which brings young adult philanthropists together. Earlier this year, Pam was recognized at the annual Chai in the Hub event for her contri…

Kerry Epstein: Circle of Excellence Growth Award

Kerry Epstein is driven by a core belief that nurturing and supporting the community around us is of the utmost importance.  She is engaged in both the Jewish community and in the arts and has served as a volunteer in several areas.  Within CJP, Kerry has served on the Board of Wo…

Jeremy Yamin: Circle of Excellence The Barry Shrage Leadership Award

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Jeremy Yamin is Associate Vice President, Director of Security and Operations at CJP. He manages CJP’s Communal Security Initiative (CSI) which provides free security services to more than 200 institutions in the Greater Boston area. In 2020, CJP’s CSI offered nearly $1 m…

Catharyn Gildesgame: Circle of Excellence Leadership Award

Catharyn Gildesgame is a long-time community builder, advocate and champion for CJP and the Greater Boston Jewish community. She has been a member of CJP’s Board of Directors for the past two years and serves on CJP taskforces and working groups including Effective Governance, Corona…