Leading real estate developer Albert Sweet, Co-Chairman and founding Partner of Occidental Entertainment Group Holdings in Hollywood, California, received the Humanitarian Torch of Learning Award on September 19, 2015, during the AFHU Western Region’s eighth annual Bel Air Affaire in Los Angeles. The glittering event was hosted by Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker in their lovely hilltop home, and was graciously underwritten by Brindell Gottlieb, Western Region President. Special guests included Hebrew University President, Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson, and HU Student Ambassador Limor Raviv. Event Co-Chairs were Region Vice President Renae Jacobs-Anson and Dr. David Anson, and Helen Jacobs-Lepor and Dr. Norman Lepor. Honorary Chairs were Region Vice Chair Patricia L. Glaser and Sam Mudie, and May Ziman and Region Chair Richard Ziman. Dinner proceeds benefited scholarships for Hebrew University students.
All photos by Robert Lurie.
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Planning Committee: (Standing): Mindy Rothstein Mann, Sabrina Silvers, May Ziman, Ruth Flinkman-Marandy, Linda Smith, Renae Jacobs-Anson, Bari Good, Jackie Banchik, Joyce Brandman; (Seated): Steve Frankel, Brindell Gottlieb, Helen Jacobs-Lepor
AFHU National President Daniel Schlessinger, Marcy Schlessinger, Sharon Hirschowitz, and
Region Vice Chair
Region Board Member Marc Rosenbach, Michelle Rosenbach,
Jessica Babrick, and Region Board Member Matt Babrick