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Jewish students have until Jan. 19 to apply for scholarship

REMINDER: The Helen Diller Family Foundation has adjusted both the deadline and total awards in their annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards for Jewish students. The following information has been updated: Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. The award, given to up to 15 Jewish teens – five from California, 10 from the rest of the U.S.– is $36,000 and winners can use the money any way they choose. The awards are based on… Read More »

Update: Parameters of Jewish student award have changed

UPDATED: The Helen Diller Family Foundation has adjusted both the deadline and total awards in their annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards for Jewish students. The following information has been updated: Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. The award, given to up to 15 Jewish teens – five from California, 10 from the rest of the U.S.– is $36,000 and winners can use the money any way they choose. The awards are based on… Read More »

Reminder: Diller Family Foundation seeking award nominations

REMINDER: Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. The award, given to up to 10 Jewish teens – five from California, five from the rest of the U.S.– is $36,000 and winners can use the money any way they choose. The awards are based on service and community projects and are funded by the Helen Diller Family Foundation. Tikkun Olam translates to “repair the world.” Last year, Maria Carrillo High student Daniel Rosenthal won $36,000… Read More »

Diller Family Foundation taking award nominations

REMINDER: Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. The award, given to up to 10 Jewish teens – five from California, five from the rest of the U.S.– is $36,000 and winners can use the money any way they choose. The awards are based on service and community projects and are funded by the Helen Diller Family Foundation. Tikkun Olam translates to “repair the world.” Last year, Maria Carrillo High student Daniel Rosenthal won $36,000… Read More »

Diller Teen award taking nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. The award, given to up to 10 Jewish teens – five from California, five from the rest of the U.S.– is $36,000 and winners can use the money any way they choose. The awards are based on service and community projects and are funded by the Helen Diller Family Foundation. Tikkun Olam translates to “repair the world.” Last year, Maria Carrillo High student Daniel Rosenthal won $36,000 for… Read More »

Nominations being accepted for major teen service award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2012 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. The award, given to up to five Jewish teens in California, is $36,000 and winners can use the money any way they choose. The awards are based on service and community projects and are funded by the Helen Diller Family Foundation. Tikkun Olam translates to “repair the world.” Last year, Montgomery High’s Gabe Ferrick was one of five winners. To read that story, click here: http://bit.ly/ubb91z Nominations are… Read More »

Ferrick to be honored by Diller Foundation

 Montgomery High’s Gabe Ferrick will be celebrated next week for his work to bring awareness and aid to families and children in Rwanda. Ferrick has earned recognition for his works including fundraisers and events to educate others about the genocide-ravaged region of Darfur. He has spearheaded Walk to End Genocide and other events. Ferrick will be among five California teens honored by the Helen Diller Foundation at a ceremony on Monday. The foundation will award the students $36,000 each for… Read More »