The Words & Deeds Leadership Award Dinner is a joint undertaking by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and Jewish Federations across Canada. The inaugural Words & Deeds Dinner was hailed in the national media as the business event of the year.
More than 800 community leaders from the business, academic, cultural and volunteer sectors join federal, provincial and municipal politicians to salute the dedication of our honourees to community-building at a gala dinner. The Award is recognition by the Jewish community of the accomplishments of leaders whose contributions have enhanced the lives of all Canadians.
The national Words & Deeds Leadership Award recognizes leaders whose contribution to humanitarian causes and to tolerance, inclusion and civil discourse in Canadian society is truly outstanding. Recipients of the award are those who demonstrate – by their words and deeds – that the efforts of one can lead to the benefit of many.