GREENWICH – Carol and Peter Lilienthal of Stamford and Judith Kallman of Greenwich have been named recipients of the 2014 Daniel R. Ginsberg Humanitarian Award presented by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The three will receive their awards at a reception to be held on Sunday, Dec. 7 in Greenwich. The Daniel R. Ginsberg Humanitarian Award honors outstanding leaders in the Lower Fairfield County community.
Longtime supporters of ADL, the Lilienthals are active in the United Jewish Federation of Stamford, New Canaan and Darien (UJF). Carol Lilienthal serves on the Board of UJF, where she chairs the Adult Education Program. Peter Lilienthal chaired the UJF’s 2014 Yom Hashoah Commemoration. The couple also serve on the Board of the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County and are members of AIPAC. Additionally, they are both mentors with the Starfish Connection Mentoring program, which matches adults with academically talented youth from low-income families.
Carol Lilienthal is a lifetime member of Hadassah, a member of the American Jewish Committee’s Connecticut Committee, and serves on the Board of the Jewish Broadcasting Service (formerly Shalom TV), where she volunteers as a producer. For the past 17 years, she has been an administrator for Inverness Management, a small private equity investment company in New Canaan. She previously worked as a special assistant to two New York governors – Hugh Carey and Mario Cuomo – and in the New York State Department of Commerce on the “I Love NY” campaign.
Peter Lilienthal previously served as vice president of strategic planning for AMAX, Inc., a mining company headquartered in Greenwich, before founding Strategic Planning Services, a management consulting firm he operated for 30 years before retiring last year. He has served on the Board of the Cornerstone Bank in Stamford, chaired the Greenwich fundraising committee for the establishment of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., and was a cubmaster, assistant scoutmaster and a member of the Greenwich Council Executive Board for the Boy Scouts of America.
The Lilienthals are members of Chavurat Deevray Torah of Greenwich.
A frequent lecturer, Judith Kallman is author of the Holocaust memoir, A Candle in the Heart, which has been showcased at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, and at teacher training workshops and libraries across North America, Israel and Europe. She is a Board member of the Greenwich UJA-Federation and the Jewish Broadcasting Service. In addition to ADL, she is an active supporter of numerous organizations, including Temple Sholom of Greenwich, Chabad of Greenwich, AIPAC, Greenwich Hospital, the Bruce Museum, NYU Langone Hospital, and Burke Rehabilitation Center.