BOD at Ruth Messinger event

JCRCA honors Ruth Messinger. (Left to right) Lois Frank, honoree Ruth Messinger, Elizabeth Appley, Larry Gold and Melanie Nelkin.

Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Services, was honored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta with the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award for her decades of working with marginalized people across the globe, and empowering them to live productive, self-sufficient lives.

Through American Jewish World Services, Ruth Messinger has built a dynamic organization whose mission is rooted in Jewish values, dedicated to helping individuals realize basic human rights.  In addition, AJWS assists individuals and entire communities in their path to realize their full potential for being self-sufficient and working to end poverty in the developing world.

Mrs. Messinger has been named to the Forward 50, a list of the 50 most influential
members of the American Jewish community, for over 8 years.

The Atlanta Jewish Community Relations Council seeks to convene a common table around which the entire Jewish community can gather to discuss issues of concern…
For additional information, please contact Ritchie Crownfield, JCRC administrator at or 678-222-3740.


Please check out our photos from last night’s successful Annual Meeting and Evening with Ruth Messinger.