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View The Video
In this honoree tribute video, which aired at the event, Rebecca tells the story of her life and career - with a little help from some friends and some Xanadu tunes, in classic Purim spiel fashion.
Relive The Remarks
If you want to read the text of the speeches given by Rebecca's sister Ann Loeb, 2021 Michael Jay Kinsler Award honoree Eowyn Garfinkle Plymesser, or 2023 Michael Jay Kinsler Award Honoree Rebecca Stapel-Wax, you can do so here.
Take a look at the wonderful people who made Purim Off Ponce possible! Thank you for always being our greatest supporters. Because of you, we are able to spread LGBTQ+ inclusion and celebration throughout the South.
About the Michael Jay Kinsler Rainmaker Award
In 2014, the Rainmaker Award was renamed in honor of Michael Jay Kinsler. Michael was an active member of Congregation Bet Haverim and the Atlanta LGBT community and dedicated much of his life to ensuring that gay and lesbian Jews had a place to worship where they could find solace and pride. We hope to honor Michael's legacy of inclusion and action for many years to come.
Past SOJOURN Rainmaker Award Recipients
- 2007 - Leslie Levy, Rhoda Margolis, and Barbara Katz
- 2008 - Leanne Rubenstein
- 2009 - Gus Kaufman
- 2010 - Rabbi Joshua Lesser
- 2011 - Charlie Chasen and Beverly Korfin
- 2012 - Owen Halpern
- 2013 - Sylvia Gross
- 2014 - Rabbi Loren Filson Lapidus and Rabbi Bradley Levenberg
- 2015 - Dan Bloom & Barry Golivesky
- 2016 - Jeff Graham
- 2017 - Rabbi Pamela Gottfried & Rabbi Michael Bernstein
- 2018 - Judy Marx & Billy Planer
- 2019 - Bex Taylor-Klaus
- 2020 - Kenny Blank & Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
- 2021: 20 Under 21
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