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,
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
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