Events Leadership & Supporters

An Evening of Celebration at the Nassau County Museum of Art

On Wednesday June 15, 2022, nearly 150 of our friends and supporters gathered at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor, NY, for our annual Birthright Israel Foundation Long Island event. The evening honored Arlene and David Horowitz for their leadership and dedication to Birthright Israel. MAKE A GIFT NOW The evening featured remarks from Long Island Leadership Cabinet Chair Amy… Read More 
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An Inspiring Evening in Chicago Featuring Birthright Israel Alumni

On June 14, 2022, Birthright Israel Foundation donors and supporters joined for an intimate gathering with Birthright Israel alumni at the beautiful Chicago home of Lori Komisar & Morrie Silverman. Attendees had the pleasure of hearing remarks from Dr. Zohar Raviv, International Vice President of Educational Strategy at Birthright Israel, and Birthright Israel Alumnus Billy Steinberg, who shared how a 10-day… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

22nd Anniversary Gala Honoring Co‑Founder Charles Bronfman

On Tuesday, May 17th, 2022, Birthright Israel Foundation hosted its 22nd Anniversary Gala honoring the program's Co-Founder Charles Bronfman, and celebrating his 90th birthday. Charles shared his vision and passion for transforming the Jewish future and gave us an inside glimpse into how Birthright Israel became a reality. His stepson, Tony Cohen and his children, Stephen Bronfman and Ellen Bronfman-Hauptman,… Read More 
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Miami Insider’s Briefing Feat. Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Miami, Birthright Israel Foundation supporters came together for an insider's briefing. The event featured the editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post, Yaakov Katz. He updated the attendees on the latest developments in Israel and the importance of Birthright Israel as a strategic asset to the Jewish people. MAKE A GIFT NOW The event was generously hosted at the… Read More 
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Rhonda Small Hosts an Uplifting Lunch to Benefit Birthright Israel in Boca Raton

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, Rhonda Small hosted an uplifting luncheon to benefit Birthright Israel Foundation at The Polo Club in Boca Raton, FL. Our warmest thanks to all who could join us for this event. Guests had the pleasure of hearing remarks from Izzy Tapoohi, President & CEO of Birthright Israel Foundation , and local Birthright Israel Alumna Alana Wortsman, and Mifgash Alumnus… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

Our Palm Beach Pre-Gala Event Honoring Co-Founder Charles Bronfman Inspires All

Thanks to all who were able to join us for a spectacular evening in celebration and support of Birthright Israel Foundation for our pre-gala celebration in Palm Beach honoring Charles Bronfman. We thank Lisa and Steven Tananbaum for opening their home and hosting such a beautiful event. It was such a special evening hearing from our four alumni speakers, Guido… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

The Polo Club of Boca Raton Hosts First Event to Benefit Birthright Israel

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Birthright Israel Foundation supporters joined us for our first event at The Polo Club in Boca Raton, FL. The evening was generously hosted by South Palm Beach County Leadership Cabinet Member Roz August. Those in attendance had the pleasure of hearing remarks from Dr. Zohar Raviv, International Vice President of Educational Strategy at Birthright  Israel, as… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

An Incredible Night in LA with Ambassador Gilad Erdan

On Thursday, November 11, 2021,  Birthright Israel Foundation hosted a spectacular event, chaired by Alyce & Philip de Toledo, Dorit & Shawn Evenhaim, and Lexie & Michael Messinger, to benefit our mission in Los Angeles. We were honored to have as our keynote speaker, Ambassador of Israel to the United States and the United Nations, Ambassador Gilad Erdan on his first visit to Los Angeles. Ambassador Erdan is a huge proponent of Birthright Israel and shared that the program "does not… Read More 
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Miami Donors Learn the Importance of Birthright Israel at This Critical Moment

On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, nearly 100 Miami donors joined Sharon and Howard Socol, Miami Leadership Council Co-Chairs, for a virtual event about the importance of Birthright Israel. The event was an evening of insight with Dr. Zohar Raviv to benefit Birthright Israel Foundation's mission. Dr. Raviv, International VP of Educational Strategy at Birthright Israel, in conversation with Howard Socol,… Read More 
Alumni Events Leadership & Supporters

Ron Eichel Hosts an Evening of Inspiration in Atlanta for Birthright Israel Foundation

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, Birthright Israel Foundation hosted an evening of inspiration featuring alumna Erin Schrode and world-renowned Israeli classical violinist Sergiu Schwartz. Ron Eichel, local philanthropist and member of our Atlanta Leadership Cabinet, generously hosted the event. Nearly 80 Birthright Israel Foundation supporters heard Sergiu perform and Erin speak about her life-changing journey with Birthright Israel. MAKE A GIFT NOW Our warmest thanks… Read More 
Alumni Events Leadership & Supporters

Event Highlights: 2021 Annual Long Island Celebration Featuring Elizabeth Savetsky

On Thursday, October 14, 2021, Birthright Israel Foundation hosted our annual Long Island event featuring Dr. Zohar Raviv, Birthright Israel's International VP of Educational Strategy and alumna and influencer Elizabeth Savetsky. Elizabeth inspired the group of philanthropists by sharing how Birthright Israel changed the trajectory of her life and led her to meet her husband, Dr. Ira Savetsky. MAKE A GIFT NOW Barry Swidler was also… Read More 

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