Our 70th Anniversary Gala is SOLD OUT!
WHAT A MAGICAL EVENING! THANK YOU!
Thank you! Todah Rabbah!
Los Angeles Hebrew High School celebrated their 70th Anniversary GALA with over 200 guests at Sinai Temple on Sunday, January 13, 2019 honoring Heads of School in a beautiful ceremony with video tributes throughout the evening, special guests like alumnus Senator Ben Allen, dancing through the ages with alumnus Sam Glaser Orchestra, incredible food with Pat’s Restaurant and much more!
Our heads of school were honored to dance, kvell, laugh, cheer and celebrate with you all!
Featured: Backrow: Dr. Amittai Benami (2015 – Present), Dalia Orion-Oz (2008 – 2015), Dr. Rabbi Sheldon Dorph (1970 – 1984), Ben Zion Kogen (1990 – 1999) and Rabbi Yaacov Rone (1988 – 1989).
Seated front row: Dr. Michael Singer on behalf of founder Dr. Michael Slatinsky (z”l)(1953 – 1970),
Arlene Lepoff Agress (1989 – 1990) and Dr. Judy Bin-Nin, daughter of Dr. Dov Bin-Nun (z”l) (1949 – 1953)
Not featured: The wonderful Bill Cohen ♦︎ 1999 – 2008
Special thanks to all our event partners including, but not limited to:
- Sinai Temple and Executive Director Howard Lesner (past president)
- Michelle Andre with Pat’s Restaurant & Catering
- Our amazing GALA committee made of Karen Freed, Board President, Carolyn Camras, Outgoing Board President, Alisha Sela, our newly anointed Alumnus of the Year Michael Waterman, Debbie Holzer, Development Coordinator and Jeremy Broekman, Event producer
- Deborah Anisman-Posner very successfully receiving honoree proclamations
- Our wonder student ushers – Sara Schechter, Maya Yaakovee, Michaela Springer, Marc Sverdlov, Roniel Meydany,
Bradley Buchbinder, Noam Karu, Liam Seta (magician too!) and our singer Charlotte Green
- the Honorable Senator Ben Allen
- Shalom House for our beautiful awards
- Sam Glaser Orchestra for entertainment
- Curtis Dahl Photography
- Beverly Hasson for our centerpieces and floral arrangements
- Jeff Goldschen of Goldram Communications for an outstanding video tribute
- Herb Lehmann of Lehmann Projection
- Fabian Gracian for numerous party rentals
- Brian Markenson of Magical Entertainment and junior magician/LA Hebrew High student Liam Seta
- and many many more!
70th ANNIVERSARY GALA EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY
Special thanks to Curtis Dahl for some amazing photography!!
Below please see a few examples, however, TO SEE ALL of the photos from the evening, please click here:
70TH ANNIVERSARY GALA - VIDEOS FEATURING HONOREES
SPONSORSHIP + TRIBUTE AD SLIDESHOW
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS! WE COULD NOT HAVE DONE THIS WITHOUT YOU!
Check out our sponsorship presentation that aired during our 70th Anniversary GALA on Sunday, January 13, 2019 celebrating and honoring our past and present Heads of School with special performance by Sam Glaser and special guests!
Below is our powerpoint as placeholder!
STUDENT & ALUMNI TESTIMONIALS
“LA Hebrew High provided me with a community of friends and teachers who made me interested in my Judaism. I learned about Israel, Jewish history, Tanach, and most importantly the value of my family, teachers, and identity.”
“Hebrew High has provided me with a great opportunity to develop as a Jewish teen along with a group of peers who no doubt will become the next generation of Jewish leaders.”
“Hebrew High succeeds in making learning something you enjoy. At Hebrew High you build lifelong friendships with people you will keep in touch with forever! Hebrew High helped shape me into the person I am and the person I am becoming…”