On September 17, 2014, AFHU’s Mid-Atlantic Region presented the Torch of Learning Award to William J. (Bill) Kilberg, the most senior partner in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin’s First District provided keynote remarks at the dinner, which supported the Aharon Barak Center for Interdisciplinary Legal Research at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law. Faculty dean, Professor Yuval Shany, provided an overview of the Barak Center and the Law Faculty. The festive dinner was chaired by Fred and Marlene Malek. Honorary chairs were The Honorable Dick Cheney and The Honorable Lynne Cheney, The Honorable George P. Shultz, Senator John McCain, Senator Tim Kaine, The Honorable Mitt Romney, The Honorable Eric Cantor, and The Honorable Joseph Lieberman.