Maurice Shohet received the ASF leadership award on November 30, 2006 in New York.
The American Sephardi Federation Leon Levy Leadership Awards were given out
to 6 individuals who were instrumental in showing communal leadership in
continuing and preserving Iraqi Jewish culture, customs and institutions in the U.S.
The awardees were earmarked as Iraqi Jewish leaders and will become members
of a special advisory board of the ASF on Iraqi Jewish community affairs:-
Maurice Shohet, Carole Basri, Shlomi Bakhash, Edeed Ben-Joseph, Salim Mahlab
and Albert Nassim.