of Humane Letters honoris causa, 2005 from Long Island
Daughter of Shoah. Woman of Valor.
After enduring unthinkable hatred and oppression,
you transformed the horrific into a message of love and
acceptance through your books and outreach
to youth everywhere. Out of the ashes, you
have helped restore our faith that children can
again laugh in bright sunlight.
Inge received honor together with former Mayor of New York
City David Dinkins.
Island Medal of Honor, 1999
Sponsored by NECO (National Ethnic Coalition of
Organizations, Inc.), the largest U.S. umbrella group for
300 ethnic organizations, whose mandate is to preserve
ethnic diversity, promote ethnic and religious equality,
tolerance and harmony, combat injustice, hatred and bigotry.
Inge received her honor together with Hillary Rodham
Clinton, Senator John Glenn, Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court William Rehnquist, and several other renowned
honorees. Past awardees have included U.S. Presidents and
Nobel Prize winners.
E. Yavner Citizen Award, 1999
Sponsored by the Regents of the University of the State of
New York for distinguished contributions to teaching the
Holocaust and violations of human rights.
Queens College of the City
University of New York Alumni Star, 1998
In celebration of the College’s 60th Anniversary, 100 top
living alumni were chosen for their exceptional
accomplishments and contributions to society.
National Security Agency
Social Security Administration
The Council of The City of New York