2022 Rady JCC Ken Kronson Sports Dinner Awards Information

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Bert Knazan Awards

The Rady JCC Sports Dinner Committee is now accepting nominations for some prestigious awards that will be awarded at the 48th Annual Rady JCC Ken Kronson Sports Dinner taking place on Tuesday, June 21 at the RBC Convention Centre.

Bert Knazan Award – This award is given annually to both a male and female Jewish teen athlete (age 13-16) who has demonstrated athletic excellence, good sportsmanship, fair play and has displayed consideration for others. Each recipient will receive a cash award.

Download Nomination Form (PDF) –  Deadline for submission: May 2, 2022


Cyril “Zeke” Marantz z”l  Manitoba Jewish Athletes Sports Wall of Honour

The Manitoba Jewish Athletes Wall of Fame was originally created in 1999 to recognize and honour Jewish members of Manitoba’s sports community. Since then members of Manitoba’s Jewish community have continued to excel in sports, as well as, support and build sports in our province.

The wall was rededicated in the memory of Cyril “Zeke” Marantz. The contribution made by his family also allowed for the addition of two new walls of honour: Jewish Builders of Sport in Manitoba and Jewish Athlete of the Year.

Applicants must be: 1) Jewish  2) Born in Manitoba 3) Competed in a sport beyond the high school level

Suitable applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria: 1) Competed at the Provincial level either individually or as a team member OR 2) Competed at the National level either individually or as a team member

Necessary application information must include: 1) Number of years of participation AND review of individual statistics

Note – Applicants who were instrumental in the establishment and/or growth of a particular sporting program or team will be considered for the “Builders Category” Applicants should include a brief summary of relevant achievements to be considered for this category.

Download Nomination Form (PDF)Deadline for submission: May 2, 2022



For more information on any of the above awards contact:

Sheldon Appelle
Manager of Marketing, Communications & Digital Content
Rady JCC