The Robert S. & Ceil N. Levy Young Leadership Award recognizes young leaders who devote time and energy to better the Jewish community of the Palm Beaches. 

Named for the founders of Federation’s young leadership division, the award has honored dozens of young leaders in the Palm Beaches who have continued building toward the Levys’ vision of a strong, vibrant Jewish community.

2023 winners Amy Terwilleger and Jason DelGrosso


Amy Terwilleger
Amy is a member of Federation’s Board of Directors and is the first female chair of its B&P Division. She is a participant in the inaugural cohort of the Wexner Heritage Program and is a graduate of the Emerging Leadership Program Cohort 5. She received the Charlotte Skoler Award for Jewish Community Outreach and will serve on the Women’s Philanthropy Board of Directors in 2024.


Jason DelGrosso
Jason is on the Board of Directors for Alpert Jewish Family Service and chairs its Satell Emerging Leadership Task Force. He is a graduate of Federation’s Mandel Leadership Institute Cohort 5, and he is a member of the B&P Cabinet. He also chaired the NextGen committee and served on the JVC committee.

Click here to watch the ceremony announcing the 2023 Levy Young Leadership Award recipients.


Robert S. Levy (z”l)

“It’s emotional to me to see young leaders providing hope that the Jewish heritage will continue.”
– Robert S. Levy 

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Past Award Recipients:

Barry S. Berg
Jonathan Chane
Andrew R. Comiter
Pamela Comiter
Sara Balas Densen
Jill Fenster
Jonathan Gilbert
Susan Handler
Scott Holtz

Michelle Jacobson
Amy Jonas
Michael Jonas
Ilan Kaufer
Elana Kanel Rickel
Michael A. Lampert
Gary S. Lesser
Jennifer Lesser
Tami Lesser

Lisa Lickstein
Jeffrey Mooallem
Justin Paul
Shaina Rappoport
Jason Rogers
Brett Sandala
Alyson Seligman
Brian Seymour
Lisa Seymour

Debbie Shapiro
Kevin Shapiro
Geoff Stahl
Craig S. Storch
Muriel Strosberg
Lauren Stuhmer
Paul Michael Tochner
Beth Wayne
Mark E. Yadgaroff


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