Selected Awards and Honors

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Keshet's Landres Courage for Dignity Award, 2019

A gala evening that benefited Keshet’s work for a world in which all LGBTQ Jews and our families can live with full equality, justice, and dignity. Keshet proudly honored April N. Baskin and Liana Krupp with the Landres Courage for Dignity Award, expressing the commitment of Dr. Peter z”l and Renata Landres to the equal dignity of all people. Each honoree made extraordinary contributions to advancing LGBTQ equality and justice in the Jewish community and beyond.

Honorary Chairs:
Tamara Fish, Dr. Yarden S. Fraiman & Samuel Mendoza Fraiman,Dana Gershon & Rabbi Jonah Pesner, and Liz & George Krupp

 2018 - Featured in the first edition of the    #ShareHerStory    Campaign.

2018 - Featured in the first edition of the #ShareHerStory Campaign.

Center for American Progress: 12 Faith Leaders to Watch

2017 — “In seeking more justice for all marginalized communities, the work of faith leaders and advocates is increasingly intersectional, multifaith, and cross-disciplinary. These featured leaders represent the best of faith traditions: optimism that the future can and will be more just and strength and perseverance to fight to make it so. Their leadership is desperately needed, and CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative looks forward to the inspiration their work will provide in the coming year.”

Recruiting From the Outside In, 2016

“Baskin comes to the position with the perspective of both an insider and an outsider. She was a mainstay at her synagogue, but was asked if she was Jewish when attending a Chabad dinner. Her father has been mistaken for the synagogue’s custodian.”

Chai in the Hub, 2015

“Each year, Chai in the Hub recognizes 18 movers and shakers from Boston's 45-and-under crowd and acknowledges their outstanding contributions to our community. Your nominations this year covered the breadth of what Jewish Boston’s most inspiring young adults can accomplish. […]
Read their bios, get inspired and come celebrate with them.”