Award Dinners


The Human Relations Award is presented anually to honors a civic or business leader demonstrating who have made a significant contribution to the betterment of life on local, statewide and national levels.

AJC NJ Human Relations Award Past Recipients: 

2013 Metro Honoree Kevin Cummings
2012 Metro Honoree Christopher Martin
2011 Metro Honoree Ben A. Plotkin
2010 Metro Honoree Gerald H. Lipkin
2009 Metro Honoree Barry S. Rabner
2008 Metro Honoree Ralph Izzo
2007 Metro Honoree Michael E. Kafrissen
2006 Metro Honoree Joanne & Arthur F. Weinbachv
2005 Metro Honoree Stanley Gale
2004 Metro Honoree John McGoldrick
2003 Metro Honoree William M. Freeman
2002 Metro Honoree Albert R. Gamper, Jr
2001 Metro Honoree Michael D. Francis
2000 Metro Honoree Kenneth E. Weg
1999 Metro Honoree J. Robert Hillier
1998 Metro Honoree Alfred J. Schiavetti, Jr.
1997 Metro Honoree Benedict Torcivia, Sr
1996 Metro Honoree Leslie Goodman


The Judge Learned Hand Award is presented annually to recognize a prominent lawyer, who embodies much of what the Judge represented: the rights of the individual and the importance of democratic values in an orderly society.

AJC NJ Judge Learned Hand Award Past Recipients:

2014 Metro Honoree Joseph P. LaSala
2014 Central Honoree Barry D. Szaferman and Kenneth H. Mack
2013 Metro Honoree Paul A. Rowe
2012 Metro Honoree Fred K. Becker
2012 Central Honorees Steven M. Cohen and Nancy Eberhardt
2011 Metro Honoree Philip R. Sellinger
2011 Central Honorees Jonathan I. Epstein and Ezra D. Rosenberg
2010 Metro Honoree Douglas S. Eakeley
2010 Central Honorees Marc A. Citron and Stephen M. Orlofsky
2009 Metro Honoree Michael R. Griffinger
2008 Metro Honoree Andrew T. Berry
2007 Metro Honoree Bruce I. Goldstein