43rd Anniversary San Antonio Humanitarian Award Luncheon

May 17
Hosted by:National Jewish Health
May 17, 2017 at 11:30am to
May 17, 2017 at 1:00pm
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Honoring Rabbi Samuel and Lynn Stahl

National Jewish Health presents the prestigious Humanitarian Award to citizens in and around San Antonio who have built a legacy of contributing their time, talents and resources in all areas of life – personal, business and civic – to the community. Please join us as we proudly honor our 2017 recipients, Rabbi Samuel and Lynn Stahl.

Since 1972, San Antonians have raised more than $2.5 million for National Jewish Health, helping the institution provide compassionate care and conduct groundbreaking research for children and adults with lung, heart, immune and related conditions.

Honorary Luncheon Chairs

Louise and Michael Beldon

Luncheon Leadership Committee

Terry and Russell Davis
Toni and Richard Goldsmith**
Edith McAllister*
Rosemary Kowalski
Jenn and James Rosenblatt
Richard T. Schlosberg III*
Rene and Marty Wender
Mertie* and Dale* Wood, M.D.

* National Jewish Health National Trustees
** National Jewish Health Regional Council

NJH Trustess Richard T. Schlosberg III, Edith McAllister, Mertie and Dale Wood, M.D.

View past luncheon leadership.

Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl

Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl became Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Beth‑El, in San Antonio, in 2002, after 26 years as its Senior Rabbi. He is deeply committed to enhancing interfaith relations and has been a leader of the Jewish and wider communities on the local and national levels. During the summer of 2003, he was the Theologian-in-Residence at Chautauqua Institution, in New York State. Subsequently, he has also been a lecturer and a staff member of its department of religion each summer. He is also the author of two books.

Lynn C. Stahl

Lynn Cohodas Stahl served as the director of family life education at Jewish Family Service of San Antonio for 23 years. She has been an active volunteer throughout her life, serving both the Jewish and general communities. She was the founding president of ThriveWell Cancer Foundation. Each summer at Chautauqua Institution, she co-chairs the Chautauqua Dialogues, which encourages shared ethical and civil discourse. Lynn is dedicated to creating a climate of openness
and sensitivity to "the Other.”

See a list of past Humanitarian Award recipients from San Antonio.


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