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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Saturday, September 23, 2017

New York

The renowned author of the best-selling “The Prime Ministers,” Ambassador Yehuda Avner, will speak for Israel Bonds at the Safra Synagogue on East 63rd Street in Manhattan on Monday evening, May 7,2012. The program begins at 8:00 PM.

Avner has served as an advisor to Israeli prime ministers and served as Israel’s ambassador to the United Kingdom and Australia. His riveting account of working with prime ministers Yitzhak Rabin, Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir and Menachem Begin is now being developed as both a feature and a documentary film.
Continuing Legacy Award recipient Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Co. and Alexandra & James LLC; Jim Lebenthal, Chairman Emeritus, Lebenthal & Co. LLCThe Jewish Community Relations Council of New York held a widely attended Gala Dinner on March 22 at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan. Journalists, politicians, and prominent community members assembled to celebrate the success of the JCRC, which has served New York Jewish communities in a wide range of areas since 1976, according to the organization’s website. The evening was highlighted by a keynote address given by Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, and the reception of three

A crowd of two hundred students and staff members from the Long Island-based Rambam Mesivta High School rallied outside the Cuban Mission to the United Nations last week to call for the release of Alan Gross from prison. Gross, who worked as a contractor, was arrested by Cuban authorities while visiting the country in 2009. “This is clearly a case of Pidyon Sh’vuyim (freeing a captive),” said Rabbi Zev Friedman, the Rosh Mesivta of Rambam, at the rally. “A Jew is being held in jail in a

On Monday March 26, 2012 Rabbi Shumel Butman of the Lubavitcher community hosted a luncheon with legislators in Albany to commemorate the anniversary celebration of the birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. (Photo courtesy of the Office of Assembly Member David Weprin)18 years after the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, a gathering was held in New York’s capital to celebrate his life and work. The event took place on March 26, the 3rd day of Nissan, in advance of the Rebbe’s birthday, which is April 5th, or the 11th of Nissan.

In attendance at the event were Rabbi Shmuel Butman and a sizable contingent of state legislators, including Assemblyman David Weprin.

The Rebbe, who lived from 1902 to 1994, was one of the most influential

“Mati and I are honored to have been chosen to be the Guests of Honor and understand the responsibility that goes along with this honor. We thank all of the YBA’s supporters of this wonderful educational network which is preparing Israel’s future leaders.” -Ilan bracha (PHOTO CREDIT: STEVE FOX WWW.FOXMARKETING.COM)In recognition both of his service in the Israel Defense Forces—where he served as an infantry officer—and his ongoing support of Israel (and specifically, Israeli businesses), New York real estate mogul Ilan Bracha, along with his wife Mati, was honored at the 2012 YBA (Yeshivot Bnei Akiva) annual dinner. Attended by a the cream of the crop of New York’s young Jewish leadership, rabbis, and supporters. Maintaining its position as Israel’s largest religious Zionist educational network, YBA consists of 70