VIP Pre-Show – 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT

Awards Show – 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Streaming virtually – enjoy the celebration from the comfort of your home!


This year’s distinguished honorees are:

2021 Presidents Award

Ginger Jacobs

Longtime member of BCC,
Community activist & tireless volunteer

2021 Rabbi Erwin & Agnes Herman Humanitarian Award

Steven Schmitt & Paul Bellaff, Kyle Young & Steven Salton

Schmitt-Young Group at Morgan Stanley,
Visionary philanthropists to LGBTQ+ communities
(in photo, left to right: Paul Bellaff, Steven Schmitt, Kyle Young, Steven Salton)


With Performances by:

Shoshanna Bean, Singer / Songwriter and Broadway star of Wicked and Waitress

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles premiering a song recorded in honor of our 50th Anniversary.

Judy Gold, Stand Up Comic, Emmy and GLAAD Media Award winner

Juval Porat, BCC’s Cantor, Choral Director, Musician and Songwriter

Actor Adam Kulbersh, Our Event Host; Comedian, Actor and BCC Member

Nicole Parker, A regular on Fox’s MadTV, Actress and Vocalist

Keala Settle, Tony Award winner and Co-Star of The Greatest Showman with Hugh Jackman


Stay tuned for more surprises to be announced as we get closer to the event.

Sponsorships, Tickets & Tribute Ads

We would like to thank our generous Vision Awards sponsors and premium ticketholders.
Please join them in supporting BCC.


Sapphire ($10,000):
Robin Berkovitz and Laurie Newman
Marsha Epstein and Aviyah Farkas
Jerry Hanson and Les Zendle
Brett Trueman

Emerald ($7,500):
Steve Hochstadt & Steve Sass

Ruby ($5,000):
Allison Diamant

Topaz ($3,000):
Ira Dankberg
Mark Miller
Larry Nathenson
Eldon Teper

Premium Ticketholders

Platinum ($1,000):
Ahavah Brooks
Bruce Maxwell
Maggie and Dave Parkhurst
Jeff Soref

Silver ($500):
Mark Farber
Sarah Holmes
David Levy
Michael Main
Lea Rosendahl
Arline Vogel
Ronnie Wexler

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact event chair, Brett Trueman, at

Beth Chayim Chadashim

Founded in 1972 as the world’s first lesbian and gay synagogue, today Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC) is an inclusive Jewish community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, our families, friends, and allies