This week, Loeb received the Ben Minkoff Volunteer Service Award by the Jewish Federation of Madison. This award is given out annually to a person who has done significant volunteer work for the Federation and for the Jewish community in general over many years.
Pines has received the Federation’s Alex Temkin Distinguished Service Award. Pines was recognized for his long and committed record of service to the Jewish Federation of Madison stretching over many years. He has served as chair of several major committees and has been involved as an officer and Board member. According to the Jewish Federation of Madison, for over 30 years, Pines “has demonstrated outstanding service in special, innovative or emergency programs and is recognized as a community leader.”
The Alex Temkin Distinguished Service Award was established in 1974 and is named in memory of former Madison Jewish Community Council/Jewish Federation of Madison president, Alex Temkin, and is not awarded annually.
The Jewish Federation of Madison has been helping enrich Jewish life and assisting those facing hardship since 1940. Its mission is to work toward building a strong and unified Jewish community in order to ensure the survival, well-being and continuity of the Jewish people in this area, in Israel and throughout the world.