1. Pamela Lavitt, Seattle Jewish Film Festival director and the recipient of the Jewish Federation’s 2018 Pamela Waechter award.
2. Herb Bridge, z”l, philanthropist, community leader, and Navy rear admiral, who expanded his father Ben Bridge’s jewelry empire. Herb passed away in May at the age of 93.
3. Cynthia Nixon, former Sex and the City actress who, though not Jewish, is an active member of Manhattan’s LGBTQ synagogue Beit Simchat Torah and is running for governor of New York.