Federation Awards Night Honors Outstanding Young Leaders, May 29, 2014 at The Berman

May 12, 2014 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Recognizing three outstanding community volunteers, representing the strength and commitment of the next generation of leadership in the Jewish community, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has named Molly Chernow, Marty Maddin and Jason Klein the recipients of Federation’s 2014 Young Leadership Awards

The awards are to be presented at Federation’s 10th Annual Leadership Awards Night on Thursday, May 29, 2014, 5:15 p.m. at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 6600 West Maple in the West Bloomfield.

Molly Chernow
Molly Chernow

Recipient of the 2014 Sylvia Simon Greenberg Award, Molly Chernow currently serves on the boards of Jewish Senior Life and the Holocaust Memorial Center. A past chair of the Detroit Women’s Young Leadership Cabinet, Molly has served as co-chair of Federation’s Grosfeld 10 Leadership Program and NEXTGen Heritage Event. As a past board member of Women’s Philanthropy and Jewish Federation Board of Governors. she has also served on many Federation committees including the Israeli Camper Program, Pathways to Community Leadership and Israel @60. Molly is the founder and original co-chair of Mispochai and the past chair of the Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families. Molly is married to Aaron Chernow; they are parents of Annie, Sophie and Ethan.

Jason Klein
Jason Klein

Recipient of the 2014 Frank A. Wetsman Award, Jason A Klein currently serves as a member of the boards of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and of Hillel Day School. He is the current chair of the Federation’s Marketing Committee and Chair of the Detroit Men’s Young Leadership Cabinet. Jason was the co-chair of Grosfeld 10 Leadership Program and co-chair of the NextGen Heritage Event. Jason is also a board member of the State of Israel Bonds of Metropolitan Detroit, where he chairs their Marketing Committee. Jason Klein is married to Dr. Lisa D. Klein and they have two sons, Cameron and Brady.

Marty Maddin
Marty Maddin

The 2014 recipient of the Mark-Lis Family Young Leadership Award, Marty Maddin currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and the board of directors of NextGen Detroit. He was the first president of NextGen Detroit, and was instrumental in helping transition the group from the Young Adult Division to NextGen Detroit. He was also a past co-chair of the Becker All Star Mission and past chair of the YAD Strategic Plan. Marty is married to Lindsey (Rosen) Maddin and they have two children,  Brody and Lainey.

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