Or Ami "Light of My People" Programming Awards

Established in 1973, the WRJ Or Ami "Light of My People" Award for Special Achievement in Programming recognizes exemplary social justice, community service, and educational programming that serves as a model for other WRJ Districts and sisterhoods.

Applications for the 2020 Or Ami Awards are now closed.

Congratulations to all our winners! Winning programs are listed below. 

Important Dates:

July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019: Eligible programs/projects took place

July 10, 2019: Or Ami applications due

mid-November, 2019: Or Ami Awards were announced


Past Award Winners

The previous award-winning programs are useful resources for WRJ Districts and sisterhoods looking for new program and advocacy ideas as they can be replicated, adapted, or taken in new directions. For more information on specific projects, please contact the WRJ District or sisterhood directly, using the provided link.

For more information about the WRJ Or Ami Awards, please contact WRJ Engagement Associate Jenny Levy at jelevy@wrj.org or 212.650.4060.