Irma and Sam Cohon


Nominations and applications for the 2023 Award will be accepted until September 1, 2023. We welcome yours.

Established by their children and grandchildren, the Foundation presents awards to individuals for accomplishments that benefit Klal Yisroel -- the entire Jewish people. 

Please click here to view the video where Rabbis Baruch Cohon and Samuel M. Cohon do the introductions.

The Cohon Award is presented once a year. Contributions to this fund are tax deductible. Please contact us to donate via eamil, or please click HERE for our contact information.

 Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon, presents the Cohon Foundation:

Foundation address:

The Rabbi Samuel S. and A. Irma Cohon Memorial Foundation
3760 E. Sumo Octavo,
Tucson, AZ 85718

Foundation Board of Directors:

Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon, President of the Cohon Memorial Foundation, grandson and namesake of Rabbi Samuel S. z”l, and founding rabbi of Congregation Beit Simcha, Tucson AZ.

Rabbi Baruch J. Cohon, Vice-president and CFO, a founder of the Foundation.

Mr. Bruce M. Friedman, prominent Los Angeles attorney and close friend of the Cohon family.

Mr. Craig Sumberg, former president of Beit Simcha of Tucson, who is now relocated in New York City, an outstanding theatrical executive.