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Henrietta Szold Award

The Henrietta Szold Award,Hadassah’s highest honor, is bestowed in recognition of dedicated service to the Jewish people, to Israel, and to humanity. The 2016 Henrietta Szold Award is presented to Malcolm Hoenlein, known for his leadership as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the instrumental role he has played assisting so many Jewish organizations worldwide.

Previous Award Winners

1949 Eleanor Roosevelt

1950 Selman A. Waksman

1951 Harry S. Truman

1952 Herbert S. Lehman

1953 William O. Douglas

1954 Monnet B. Davis

1955 Mordecai M. Kaplan

1956 Isadore I. Rabi

1957 Louis Lipsky

1958 David Ben-Gurion

1959 Rahel Yanait Ben Zvi

1960 Education- Martin Buber Zionism- Nahum Goldmann Medicine- Mary Woodward Lasker Youth Welfare- Leonard W. Mayo

Public Service- Golda Meir

1961 No award

1962 No award

1963 Albert B. Sabin

1964 Queen Mother Elizabeth of Belgium Moshe Sharett

1965 Hubert Humphrey

1966 No award

1967 Michael E. DeBakey

1968 Dorothy DeRothschild (London)– for Rothschild family 1968 Henie Heiman-Elkind – for Hadassah Nurses Arthur Goldberg

1969 Youth Aliyah Christian Bernard'1970 Zalman Shazar

1971 No award

1972 Soviet Jewry

1973 The People of the Netherlands

1974 Teddy Kollek

1975 No award

1976 Sir Harold Wilson

1977 No award

1978 Kalman J. Mann

1979 Simon Weisenthal

1980 Jacobo Timerman

1981 Ida Nudel

1982 Yitzhac Navon

1983 Jeanne Kirkpatrick

1984 Sallie and Samuel Lewis

1985 Elie Wiesel

1986 Paul C. Lauterbur

1987 Natan Sharansky

1988 Claude Lanzmann

1989 Max Kampelman

Renee S. De Epelbaum

1990 Edgar Bronfman

Joseph Gruss

1991 Zubin Mehta

1992 Uri Lubrani

1993 Vladka and Benjamin Meed

1994 Shoshana Shoubin Cardin

1995 Yitzhak Rabin Shimon Perez

1996 Simone Veil

1997 Chaim Herzog

1998 Charlotte Jacobson

1999 Hillary Rodham Clinton

2000 Ronald Lauder

2001 Shmuel Penchas

2002 Ehud Olmert

2003 Bernice Tannenbaum

Ilan Ramon (z”l)

2005 Daniel and Sheila Kurtzer

2006 Blu and Irving “Yitz” Greenberg

2007 Michael R. Bloomberg

2008 Eitan Wertheimer

2010 No award

2012 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

2014 Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps

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