AFHU’s Northeast Region held its 45th annual George A. Katz Torch of Learning Award Luncheon at New York’s Cipriani 42nd Street on April 22, 2015.  Honorees Jennifer M. Daniels, General Counsel of Colgate-Palmolive Company, and Meredith E. Kotler, Litigation Partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, are prominent attorneys and recognized community leaders.  Event co-chairs were Evan R. Chesler, The Honorable Barbara S. Jones, Mitchell A. Lowenthal and Matthew A. Schwartz. Guest speakers were Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, and Professor Yuval Shany, Dean of the Law Faculty. More than 350 guests from the New York legal and business communities generously supported The Clinical Legal Education Center at Hebrew University’s Faculty of Law.

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