Hurst Award Recipients

THE ALLAN P. AND LEONA HURST AWARD

The Hurst Award is given to the person, persons, or organization who has contributed to New Mexico Jewish history, culture, and community over a substantial period of time. In keeping with the non-sectarian nature of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, the recipient of this award does not have to be Jewish.

1998     Stanley M. Hordes, PhD
1999     Walter Kahn
2000    Henry Tobias, PhD
2001    Melanie LaBorwit
2002    Claire Grossman
2003    Taos Jewish Center
2004    Leah Kellogg
2005    Rabbi Leonard A. Helman
2006    Noel Pugach, PhD
2007    Abraham S. Chanin, PhD
2008    none
2009    Lance Bell and Dorothy Corner Amsden
2010    Naomi Sandweiss
2011     Sharon Niederman
2012    Lisa Kaplan Witt
2013    Marian Silver
2014    Ron Duncan Hart, PhD
2015    Betsy Messeca
2016    Harvey Buchalter
2017    The Las Vegas Jewish Community and
2017    Paula Amar Schwartz, PhD