Marion Honored

The Marion Blumenthal Oberschule (Grade & High School) in Hoya, Germany, was named in her honor.

Marion was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for her service to the Federal  Republic of Germany, November, 2023

Marion has been inducted as an honorary member of the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Women Educators.

Marion has been designated a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction. She received the Louis E. Yavner Citizen Award from the New York State Board of Regents for her outreach to schools, religious groups, and civic organizations throughout the United States and abroad.

Marion was made an Honorary Citizen of Peoria by proclamation of the mayor. She received a special citation from  the City of Bayonne, New Jersey.

Marion was made an Honorary Citizen of the City of Hoya, Germany, in November 2014.

Marion was given keys to the City of Ammon, Idaho, the City of Galesburg, Illinois, and the City of Owensboro, Kentucky.

Marion was awarded a special Congressional Citation for her work in Holocaust Awareness and Education.

Marion was inducted into the Bradley University Centurion Society, and named a Distinguished Alumnus  of Peoria Central High School.

Marion has been awarded Hadassah honors, including the National Leadership Award and the Myrtle Leaf Award. She has been honored on 2 occasions by the Five Town Jewish Council,  and by the Conference of Jewish Organizations of Nassau County.

Marion has been honored by the Jewish Theological Seminary, and received the Eishet Chayil (Woman of Valor) Award  from the Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Center. 
Marion was awarded the Community Service Award by Young Israel of Hewlett, and honored, along with her husband, at the first Testimonial Dinner of Congregation Ahavat Yisrael in Hewlett, New York.