June 15, 7:00 pm
Join us for our 2021 celebration of leadership. Although we will be together virtually, we can assure you that this will be an amazing program that you do not want to miss! Grab your celebratory beverage of choice, meet us on Zoom at 7pm on June 15, and help us toast NCJW Chicago North Shore!
A Toast to NCJW CNS – Debbie Vietinghoff, NCJW CNS President
A Toast to Leona Z Rosenberg – Marilyn Cohen, NCJW Chicago Past President
A Toast to Leadership – A Generational Discussion with Carole Levine, NCJW Chicago Past President, Sammie Moshenberg* and Anna Rubin*
A Toast to the NCJW Board of Directors – Melissa Prober, NCJW CNS Executive Director
A Toast to the Future – Jan Schwartz, NCJW CNS Director of Fundraising
Sammie Moshenberg is an independent consultant working with progressive organizations to help strengthen grassroots capacity and engagement. Prior to starting her consultancy in 2014, she was director of Washington operations for the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) for whom she worked for more than 30 years. As head of the organization’s Washington, DC, office, Moshenberg was instrumental in creating NCJW’s BenchMark judicial nominations campaign among many other grassroots advocacy campaigns. Moshenberg received NCJW’s Hannah G. Solomon Award, was named one of Women’s eNews “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” in 2008, and was listed three times on the Forward Fifty list of influential Jewish leaders. She participated in the executive cohort of the Selah program led by Rockwood Leadership Institute trainers. A doting grandmother, Moshenberg is active in her home community in Alexandria, VA, and in Cape Town, South Africa, where she has a second residence. Moshenberg holds a master’s degree from Loyola University of Maryland and a B.A. from Shimer College in Illinois.
Anna Rubin is Lead Organizer at the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs. She rejoined JCUA in 2017 after working as the Avodah Organizing Fellow in 2015-16. In the intervening year, Anna worked as a National Field Organizer with Interfaith Worker Justice, organizing around issues of worker rights and immigration justice across the country. For the past three and a half years she has been organizing JCUA’s base around immigration justice campaigns, as well as working with JCUA’s Congregation Partner Network and North Suburban Organizing Team. Anna is a graduate of Princeton University with a degree in Religion and Judaic Studies, and is also Lake Michigan’s #1 fan.