Finalists, 10 Winners of Absa JR Jewish Achievers

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Wondering who were the ten clever people who won the nine Absa Jewish Report Achiever awards on Sunday? Download the 54-page special supplement and see all the finalists and all about the winners. What a great Shabbos read this will make for the whole family. As a PDF it can also be e-mailed to family and friends. And the winners were...
by ANT KATZ | Aug 30, 2016
Sunday night’s 2016 Jewish Achiever Awards gala was a magnificent night of celebration: the opportunity to recognise the astounding achievements of a community so small but yet so relevant. The theme of this year’s event was “Igniting the Soul of Africa” and the evening spoke to the myriad ways in which SA Jewry has so successfully contributed to “igniting this soul”. 


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This year’s Kia Community Service award went to long-time community stalwart Marlene Bethlehem.

Richmark Art, Sport, Science & Culture Award went to surfing great Shaun Tomson

The Lifetime Achievement Award in Honour of Helen Suzman and Bertie Lubner went to the Donald Gordon Foundation represented by Wendy and Hylton Appelbaum.

The Chivas Humanitarian Award in Honour of Chief Rabbi Cyril Harris, Z"L, went to George Bizos.

The Creative Counsel Young Jewish Entrepreneur Award went to young property tycoons Greg Blend and Grant Friedman.

Winner of the Europcar Jewish Women in Leadership Award was Judge Sharise Weiner.

The Absa Entrepreneur Award went to Barry Taitz of Blue Cellular.

Winner of the Absa Unlisted Company Award was Dionne Ellerine Hirschowitz

And winner of the Absa Listed Company Award was Michael Metz.

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