Mitzvah Day 2018 Awards – The Vote is Open!

In partnership with the Jewish Chronicle we are delighted to take this opportunity to recognise the people and projects that made Mitzvah Day 2018 so incredible.

We received an impressive range of nominations and the panel have now selected the finalists for each category.

Voting will open on the 7th of January and closes at midnight on the 4th of February. Click here to cast your vote

Winners will be announced at our annual awards night at JW3 on Tuesday 5th February – To join us on the evening , please register here – Registration

Award Categories


Outstanding Mitzvah Day 2018
For the community or organisation with the most impressive project, social action or other achievement that took place on Mitzvah Day 2018

Finalists: Village of Hawkshead / Borehamwood & Elstree Synagogue / Mill Hill United Synagogue / Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community / Mensch South Africa

Mitzvah Day International Award
For the most impressive project, social action or other achievement taking place outside of the UK

Finalists: The Jewish Council of North Central Florida  / Neder Barcelona / ASYV Village Rwanda / JCC Krakow / Mitzvah Day Australia

Mitzvah Day 365 Award
For the community or organisation that impresses with social action and or building relationships all year round

Finalists: Bushey Gives Back / Harlow Jewish Community Cheder / Woodford Forest United Synagogue Drop-in For Asylum Seeker Families / Alyth Synagogue Aleppo Supper Club / Stanmore & Canons Park United Synagogue – Yad B’ Yad

Outstanding Interfaith Partnership
For the best collaborative project between Jews and another faith group/s, with an emphasis on bringing people of different faiths together

Finalists: South Manchester Synagogue (Bowdon Shul) / #ChickenSoupChallenge at East London Mosque / Muswell Hill Synagogue and LICC Wightman Road Mosque / Caritas Westminster / The Friendship Circle, Manchester

Outstanding Youth Achievement
For the best Mitzvah Day run by a school, college, cheder, youth club or any other group of under 21-year-olds

Finalists: Meir’s 10th Birthday Party / Akiva School / LJY-Netzer / Henrietta Barnett School / South Hampstead High School



We look forward to seeing you on the 5th and joining together to recognise the incredible people that work so hard to make Mitzvah Day so special.