UJA Federation's 2004 Annual General Meeting was held on 3 June, 2004 at Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre. At the meeting, the annual report was presented; elections took place for Federation Council, Board of Directors, Chair and Vice Chair of the Board; a keynote address was delivered by Mayor David Miller; guest speaker Carole Solomon, Chair of the Jewish Agency for Israel, gave a speech; and the annual volunteer recognition awards were presented. Recipients of the Shem Tov Awards for volunteer service were Alan Dessau, Nathan Disenhouse, Bernard Fishbein, Susan Friedrich, Marshall Kesten and Charles Novogrodsky. The Leadership Development Awards were presented to Natan Aronshtam and David Spiro; the Granovsky Award for Campaign Excellence was presented to Donald Bennett; and the Jewish Foundaton of Greater Toronto Professional Advisory Committee Award of Excellence, in recognition of long-term professional contributions, was given to Wolfe D. Goodman, Q.C. In addition, for the first time, UJA presented five Visual Arts Awards to support the projects of Jewish artists. These awards were presented to Barbara Astman, Daniel Ehrenworth, Mayer Kirshenblatt, Natalie Schonfeld and Melanie Siegel.
Scope and Content
File consists of a programme from UJA Federation's Annual General Meeting of 2004, along with high resolution digital photographs from the event. Disc 1 contains photographs of award winners Donald Bennett, Charles Novogrodsky, Nathan Disenhouse, Susan Friedrich, Bernard Fishbein, David Spiro, Natan Aronshtam, Mike Kirshenblatt, Melanie Siegal, Barbara Astman and Daniel Ehrenworth. There are many images of attendees, including Jack Chisvin, Leslie Gales, Alan Winer and Cyrel Troster, as well as images of speakers at the podium and UJA Federation staff at the registration table. The latter include Glenda Gomperts, Ellen Rajzman, Lil Nobel, Howard English, Livana Ohayon and Miriam Daniels. Another shot of UJA staff includes Herschel Perlis, Shimmy Wenner, Jonathan Allan, Jeff Springer and Dena Libman.
Disc 2 contains images of the award winners listed above onstage, as well as the following individuals at the podium: Ted Sokolsky, Leslie Gales, Seymour Epstein, Ralph Shedletsky, Shirley Granovsky and David Engel. Other attendees photographed include Judy Engel, Mayor David Miller, Jacque Friedland, Mark Fox and many others.