Sherwin Wine Award – Cary Shaw

Sherwin Wine Award – Cary Shaw

Cary Shaw and his wife Joan are long-time members of the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism of Fairfield County, CT. Cary has held numerous leadership roles, both within Humanistic Judaism and in the wider secular/humanistic community.
Cary had many accomplishments that easily made him deserving of the Sherwin Wine Award.  Here are some of them:

  • He was instrumental in the creation of the Society for Humanistic Judaism (SHJ) award known as the Humanistic Jewish Role Model of the Year.
  • He co-founded and is the current president of Humanists and Freethinkers of Fairfield County.
  • He was the driving force behind the widely attended annual Darwin Day Dinner.
  • In February of 2020 Cary offered a Secular Invocation before the Connecticut State Senate.

To learn more about Cary’s accomplishments, read the attachment, written by George Rockmore, that appeared in the SHJ magazine “Humanistic Judaism”  Fall 2021:

Cary Shaw Article

To view the Award Ceremony, click on the following link:

YouTube Video

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