The TANNER PRIZE, named for visionary philanthropist and communal leader Harold Tanner '52, is awarded annually by Cornell Hillel to an individual or family, honoring their significant contributions and service to the Jewish people and to Cornell University. 

Tanner Prize Recipients

2005: Barbara Friedman ’59
2006: Abby Joseph Cohen ’73 and David M. Cohen ’73

2007: Andrew Tisch ’71
2008: Irwin ’54, Joan ’54, Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs
2010: Irene B. Rosenfeld ’75, M.S. ’77, Ph.D. ’80 and Allison Rosenfeld ’08

2011: Robert J. Katz ’69
2012: Susan Murphy ’73, Ph.D. ’94
2013: Seth ‘Yossi’ Siegel ’74, J.D. ’78
2014: Lynn ’65 and Jules ’63 Kroll
2015: David Skorton
2016: Roald Hoffmann
2017: James S. Tisch ’75
2018: Joseph Lubeck ‘78

2019: Shelley Akabas '51

2020: Marc Schlussel '77, MBA '78

2022: Harriet Schleifer '74