Events Leadership & Supporters

Event Highlights: A Beautiful Summer Evening in the Hamptons

We kicked off the start of our events season on Friday, August 6, 2021 at the home of Mindy and Ron Horowitz in the Hamptons. Nearly 100 guests joined us to enjoy the summer sun and celebrate the magic of Birthright Israel. We had the pleasure of hearing remarks from Birthright Israel Alumni Jamie Schulman and Benji Sklar. Jamie, a New York… Read More 

Standing Room Only for Our Celebration in Rancho Mirage

On Monday, March 2, 2020, Birthright Israel Foundation continued our celebration of 20 years of Birthright Israel in Rancho Mirage, CA. It was standing room only as supporters gathered to hear amazing remarks from Dr. Zohar Raviv, International Vice President of Educational Strategy, Birthright Israel, and Shavit Rootman, former IDF soldier and Birthright Israel Mifgash Alumnus. Both speakers truly captured… Read More 
Alumni Events

Celebrating 20 Years in South Palm Beach County

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Birthright Israel Foundation celebrated 20 years of impact in South Palm Beach County with a private event at the home of Andrea and Mike Leven. The evening's guests had the pleasure of hearing from local alumni, Bryan Drowos, Courtney Simmons Demri, Nicole Livadas, and Kyla Gladstone, who represent the voices of Birthright Israel's 750,000 participants:… Read More 

Event Highlights: Mezuzah Hanging and Shabbat in Palm Beach

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, over 45 prominent supporters of Birthright Israel Foundation and board members of Temple Emanuel gathered at our Palm Beach offices for a mezuzah hanging. The gathering marked a significant moment in Birthright Israel history as our 20th-anniversary approaches since the ritual of hanging the mezuzah represents our commitment to future generations and passing on the… Read More 

Event Highlights: 6th Annual Los Angeles Dinner

On Thursday, November 21, 2019, Birthright Israel Foundation, together with over 300 guests, honored philanthropists Gila and Adam Milstein at our 6th Annual Los Angeles Dinner. The evening was a tremendous success, raising $34 million for Birthright Israel Foundation from the community, including the Adelsons. We thank the Adelsons for their continued generosity to Birthright Israel Foundation, bringing their total support… Read More 

Event Highlight: Philadelphia Dinner at Zahav

On November 20, 2019, we gathered with our Philadelphia community for an evening to benefit Birthright Israel Foundation at Zahav. We'd like to thank our wonderful Philadelphia leadership for making this event a smashing success. Our guests were fortunate enough to hear from Birthright Israel alumnus and national best-selling author, Arel Moodie. His Birthright Israel experience not only left a… Read More 

Event Highlights: Palm Beach Gardens Celebrates Birthright Israel

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 45 members of the Jewish community of Palm Beach Gardens and North Palm Beach celebrated Birthright Israel and the program's 19 years of impacting young Jewish adults. The evening included a beautiful story of intergenerationally supporting Birthright Israel's mission as Harriet Sternlicht hosted the event, and her son, Barry Sternlicht, Chairman and CEO of Starwood… Read More 

Event Highlights: ICA Miami

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Birthright Israel Foundation hosted an incredible event at ICA Miami. Our guests had the pleasure of hearing from renowned philanthropist and community member Norman Braman, followed by Birthright Israel Mifgash participant Lior Navon, and 27-32-year-old participant Nicole Livadas. Lior gave great insight into what it's like to be a participant through the lens of an… Read More 
Alumni Events

Event Highlights: Hudson Yards Real Estate Community Event

On Monday, November 4, 2019 in New York City we hosted a remarkable program featuring Jeff Blau, CEO of Related Companies, and Dan Doctoroff, Chairman and CEO of Sidewalk Labs for a conversation on Hudson Yards and the intersection of real estate and technology. We also had the opportunity of hearing from Shavit Rootman, former IDF officer and alumnus of… Read More 

Event Highlights: Atlanta Cocktail Reception

On Monday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 29, 2019, the Atlanta Jewish community hosted a back-to-back cocktail reception at the home of Andrea and Mike Leven to benefit Birthright Israel Foundation for our major donors ($10,000+). We shared an exceptional program with you including remarks from Zohar Raviv, International Vice President of Educational Strategy at Birthright Israel, Arel Moodie, Birthright… Read More 
Alumni Events

Event Highlights: Israeli Food Tasting at HaSalon NYC

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Birthright Israel Foundation and Birthright Israel Excel hosted over 150 alumni for an Israeli Food Tasting at NYC's HaSalon! We were excited to be in company with Birthright Israel Foundation's NYC Young Leadership Council and Fellows from Birthright Israel Excel. Guests had the opportunity to learn more about the Foundation and their work with the… Read More 

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