At AFHU’s Western Region annual Friends Cocktail Reception and Evening of Tribute on May 18, 2016, esteemed honorees were presented with recognition level awards for their leadership and philanthropy in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  Brindell Gottlieb, Region President, welcomed honorees and guests.  Awards were presented by Renae Jacobs-Anson, Region Vice President, and Patricia Glaser, Region Vice Chair.

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Renae Jacobs-Anson with Region Vice Chair Mark Vidergauz, who accepted the Benefactors Award on behalf of Serge and Florence Azria

Guardians Michael and Corie Koss with Renae Jacobs-Anson and Sheri Kaufer, Region Executive Director

Brindell Gottlieb (far right) with Camille and Arnon Adar

Patricia Glaser and Sam Mudie

Founders Award recipients Steve Frankel and Dan Ricketts (center) with Sheri Kaufer and Renae Jacobs-Anson

Mark and Sharon Vidergauz with Cynthia Hirschowitz

Founders Award honorees Roger and Linda Howard (center) with Sheri Kaufer and Patricia Glaser

Region Board Member Barry Lippman and Ronda Lippman

Region Board Member Bruce Cooperman, Jackie Tavelman and Allison and Tom Levyn

HU Professor Reuven Hazan with Region Board Member Lou Gram and Shirley Gram

Founders Award recipient Linda Smith (center) with Sheri Kaufer and Patricia Glaser

Sheri Kaufer and Patricia Glaser flank Founders Allison and Tom Levyn

Rothberg and HU alumni (clockwise, from top right): Gina Raphael, Ori Blumenfeld, Marshall Peck, Max Epstein and Vlady Cornateanu, with Esther Cohen

Region Board Member Gina Raphael with fellow alumna Belinda Morris