AFHU’s Greater New York Region hosted its Gala Awards dinner on September 11, 2013, at the Mandarin Oriental.  The event honored Ellen and George Schieren, recipients of the Judah L. Magnes Award, and Jane and Ronald Zimmerman, recipients of the National Scopus Award.  Proceeds supported Faculty Recruitment at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Chairs for the gala were Roberta and Stanley Bogen, Patricia and Mark Gordon, Elly and Stephen Hammerman, Barbara and Morton Mandel, Nancy and Kenneth Stein, and Holly and Michael Zimmerman. The awards were presented by Daniel I. Schlessinger, AFHU’s national president, and Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson, Hebrew University president.  Christine Andreas, award-winning singer and actress, gave a special performance during the evening.  (All photos by Julio Bedoya, Hechler Photographers)

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