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Around the Web – The Helen Diller Family Foundation

eJewish Philanthropy

Jun 28, 2023

The Helen Diller Family Foundation announced its annual awards to 15 Jewish teen leaders from across the United States who will each receive $36,000.

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3 Bay Area Jewish teens win $36,000 Diller Teen awards for social justice projects

The Jewish News of Northern California

Jun 28, 2023

Julian Berkowitz-Sklar, 18, of Saratoga, Jake Hammerman, 17, of Lafayette, and Henry Lien, 17, of Mill Valley, will each receive $36,000 in recognition of service projects they created that exemplify the spirit of tikkun olam, a Jewish value meaning ‘to repair the world’.

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15 Extraordinary Teens Awarded $36,000 Each for Initiatives to Repair the World

Jun 28, 2023

Recognizing the importance of teen leadership, the Helen Diller Family Foundation today announced its annual awards of $36,000 each to 15 extraordinary Jewish teen leaders from across the United States.

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Virginia Beach teenager who’s planted thousands of trees wins national recognition

WHRO Public Media

Aug 8, 2022

On a recent afternoon, Evan Nied points to a line of greenery next to the clubhouse in the Ashville Park community of Pungo. Rows of baby trees tied to stakes shoot out from the ground.

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‘What was I doing when I was their age?’ Six Jewish teens, out to change the world

The Jewish Daily Forward

Aug 5, 2022

This year’s 15 Diller Tikkun Olam awardees are moving the dial on issues like the refugee crisis, climate change and LGBTQ+ inclusion.

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2 Bay Area teens among $36,000 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam award winners

The Jewish News of Northern California

Jul 5, 2022

Two Bay Area residents are among 15 young people from across the country selected for the 2022 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, which recognize and reward teen leadership in social justice work.

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Katy teen among 15 in US to earn prestigious Diller Tikkun Olam Award

Jewish Herald-Voice

Jun 30, 2022

Cameron Samuels, 18, of Katy, Texas, was one of the 15 recipients, honored for leadership in fighting against book bans in the Katy Independent School District.