This year’s Gala Theme is “Jerusalem Forever.” We will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem. This year’s honoree is Ruthy Benoliel, WIZO Florida Chairperson 2012-2016.
The Keynote Speaker is Ambassador Danny Danon, Israel’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. WIZO Award Recipients: Joelle and Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, President and Founder of the International Fellowship of Christian and Jews for Humanity, Tal Brody, Israel’s Goodwill Ambassador and Dr. Yitzak Yifat, Retired IDF paratrooper who fought during the Six Day War; photographed on the iconic image depicting the moment of the reunification of Jerusalem.
WIZO Man of the Year: Steven Dunn. With the Distinguished Performance of The Second Avenue Jewish Chorale.