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NFTY Lifetime Membership

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 recepient's name to view the resolution granting him or her NFTY Lifetime Membership.

Guidelines for NFTY Life Membership

List of Lifetime Members

 

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

*deceased


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