Featuring Emmy-award winning actor Henry Winkler, remarks by Roman Polonsky from The Jewish Agency for Israel, and musical selections from Jewish Broadway and film performed with the Violins of Hope
Thursday evening, March 7
Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
6333 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale 85250
RSVP by March 1
Main Event | 7pm
Dinner & Program – Dietary laws observed
$150 couvert per person
You will have the opportunity to make your 2019 gift.
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES
Meet & Greet with Henry Winkler | 6pm
Cocktail & Hors D’oeuvres Reception
Minimum $10,000 household contribution to the 2019 Campaign*
Ben Gurion Society Reception
Immediately following Main Event
Young adults ages 25-45 who make a contribution of $1,000 or more to the 2019 Campaign*
*Payable by December 31, 2019
Co-Chairs
Sonia & John Breslow
Danielle Breslow Gross & Benjamin Gross
Table Host and Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Please contact Jaime at 480.481.1752 or megaevent@jewishphoenix.org.

Violins of Hope

Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. Each violin has its own unique and inspiring story that educates both young and old about the Holocaust in a deeply personal and emotional way. Today these instruments serve not only as powerful reminders of an unimaginable experience but also reinforce key lessons of tolerance, inclusion, and diversity.

Violins of Hope celebrates Jewish Broadway and film.

Learn more about the events continuing through March at violinsofhopephoenix.com.

Henry Winkler
HENRY WINKLER
Keynote
Henry Winkler is an actor, director, producer and author. He is beloved for his iconic role on Happy Days and recently garnered an Emmy for his role on Barry. The son of Jewish parents who emigrated from Berlin in 1939, Winkler is committed to many Jewish causes and organizations.
Roman Polonsky
ROMAN POLONSKY
Remarks
After a long and storied career in Russian media and Israeli politics, Roman Polonsky joined The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), currently heading the Unit for Russian Speaking Jewry, overseeing its network of summer camps, Israel engagement programs and Aliyah from the former Soviet Union and Germany.
Julee Landau Shahon
Medal of Honor
JULEE LANDAU SHAHON
Julee Landau Shahon is a passionate advocate for the work of Federation, having served in a multitude of leadership positions within our Federation for more than a decade, including Campaign Chair, Women’s Philanthropy Chair and most currently serving as Vice Chair, Board of Directors. In addition to her local work, Julee serves on the National Women’s Philanthropy Board of the Jewish Federations of North America. She has worked tirelessly over the past three years to make her vision a reality for Violins of Hope — the largest community collaboration of music and education in the Greater Phoenix area. We could not be more grateful for her work and dedication.
PRESENTING THE…
Harold & Jean Grossman Award
Morrie Aaron
Sy Clark Young Leadership Award
Benjamin Ellis
Lee Amada Young Leadership Award
Danielle Breslow Gross
Belle Latchman Community Service Award
Special Needs Community Model Seder, Gesher Disability Resources
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