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ROBIN RABINOWITZ RECEIVES HADASSAH CENTENNIAL AWARD

Robin Rabinowitz Receives Centennial Award from Hadassah
Robin Rabinowitz Receives Centennial Award from Hadassah
The Merrick-Bellmore Dayan Lilah Group has announced that longtime member Robin Rabinowitz of Merrick is the recipient of Hadassah's Centennial Award, awarded for her continued support of Dayan Lilah and possessing the ideals and values that have exemplified Hadassah for 100 years.    Mrs. Rabinowitz, the Fundraising Coordinator for the Nassau County Region of Hadassah, was born and bred in Brooklyn. She received her BS in Economics from SUNY Albany in 1986. She earned her MBA in Finance from Fordham University in 1991. She worked in the banking industry in various positions until 2001, when she decided to concentrate on her Hadassah career.   Part of a six-generation Hadassah Life Member family, Mrs. Rabinowitz’ great grandmother made her a Life Member when she was born. She became a member of the Dayan Lilah Group when she moved to Merrick in 1991. She has held several positions on the Dayan Lilah Board including American Affairs Chairperson, Program Vice President and President, a position she held from 1999-2001. She received several awards from Dayan Lilah including Woman of the Year in 1998, the Myrtle Wreath Award in 2001 and the National Leadership Award in 2008. She and her husband, Michael, were Special Gifts honorees in 2002.   On the Region level, she has served as Outreach Coordinator, Health Luncheon Co-Director, Area Vice President, Young Judaea Coordinator, Conference Reservations Chair and Region Trip Chair. She attended the 87th National Hadassah Convention in Israel in 2001, representing the Young Leaders’ Groups of the Nassau Region. She has since traveled to Israel two more times with Hadassah. In 2005 she, her mother and her son, Daniel, were part of the CEM Mission. In 2007, her mom and her son Benjamin joined her on the Nassau Region Mission to Prague and to Israel. She and Michael recently returned from Hadassah’s Centennial Convention in Jerusalem.   In addition to dedicating her time to Hadassah, Mrs. Rabinowitz is the Membership Vice President of the JFK High School PTA. She is also on the Site Based Committee, curriculum committee and Historian of the Council of PTAs. She is a past President of the PTA.   The Rabinowitzes live in Merrick with their three children, Daniel, Rachel and Benjamin.

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