Golden Globe Award-Winning Actor Jeffrey Tambor To Be Recognized

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On June 28, Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC) the world’s first synagogue founded by and for lesbians and gay men, will honor the Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor for his work in the Amazon Original Series Transparent. This distinguished award will be presented to Tambor at the 2015 Beth Chayim Chadashim Annual Awards Brunch. More than 300 guests are expected to attend.

Tambor will be honored for his groundbreaking role as Maura Pfefferman and as an inspiration to the Transgender and LGB communities with the Rabbi Erwin & Agnes Herman Humanitarian Award, named for two leaders of Reform Judaism instrumental in BCC’s founding in 1972. The award recognizes those making outstanding and lasting contributions to the LGBT and Jewish communities.

A silent auction precedes the brunch and awards program that will also honor Sylvia Sukop andBonnie Kaplan with the Harriet Perl Tzedek Award, which pays tribute to BCC community members for their efforts toward a just society.

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