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Multicultural Alliance honors Rabbi Ralph Mecklenburger

A diverse and enthusiastic crowd turned out Thursday, April 28, when the Multicultural Alliance, formerly known as the National Conference of Christian and Jews, honored Beth El Congregation’s Rabbi Ralph Mecklenburger at its Annual Awards Dinner at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel in Fort Worth
Rabbi Mecklenburger joined a distinguished list of the past honorees from both the Jewish community and community at large dating back to the 1950s including: Dr. M. E. Sadler, Mrs. W. J. Danforth, Clay J. Berry, Sol Brachman, Mrs. Edgar Dean, Arthur I. Ginsburg, James R. Record, Mrs. Henry Mack, Jack L. Butler, Lorin A. Boswell, Rabbi Isadore Garsek, Manuel Jara, Benjamin Max Mehl, Reverend Dr. Robert Jones, Dr. Edwin W. Guinn, Bernard J. Lunt, Msgr. Ernest Langenhorst, Dr. Louis J. Levy, Dr. Law Sone, Fred Korth, Dr. May Owen, Dr. Eddin Grover Scwartz, Neville G. Penrose, Harry K. Werst, Frank E. Crumley, Dr. James Moudy, Dr. M. J. Neeley, Nenetta Burton Carter, Rabbi Robert J. Schur, Mr. and Mrs. F. Howard Walsh, Dr. Robert E. Moreton, Dr. Frank Cohen, Walter R. Humphrey, Dr. Randall D. Nyman, Edward R. Hudson, Dr. John M. Richardson, William R. Hudson, Leon H. Brachman, Jean and William Tucker, Jake B. Schrum, Dr. and Mrs. A. M. Pate, Jane and John Justin, David M. Beckerman, Robert F. Snackard, Walter B. Barbour, Erma C. Johnson Hadley, Madyln and Louis Barnett, Cornelia and Baynard Friedman, Rosie K. Mauk, Paul W. Mason, Paul Ray, Sr., Mayor Kenneth Barr, William C. Connor, Paul Ray, Jr., Mayor Mike and Rosie Moncrief, John V. Roach, Richard L. Connor, Hazel Harvey Peace, E. M. Rosenthal, Jeffrey K. Wentworth, Viney Chandler, Mayor Bob Bolen, Bob J. Crow, Leonard Roberts, Rosalyn Rosenthal, Representative Kay Granger, Van Cliburn, Tim Sear, Rozanne and Billy Rosenthal, Mary Alice and John Giordano and North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating Diversity.
The Multicultural Alliance is celebrating 60 years of service to the Tarrant County community. The mission is to promote, inclusion, diversity and understanding while working toward eliminating bias, bigotry, and oppression. The Multicultural Alliance brings people together for educational opportunities and shared experiences. Examples of their programs include: Camp CommUNITY, interfaith dialogues and workshops.

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