Keynote speaker Rabbi Shmuley Boteach headlines the inaugural Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala at the Marriott Marquis. The event presents three prominent distinctions: Professor Elie Wiesel, author of Night, is being honored as a Champion of Jewish Spirit, and Dr. Mehmet Oz is being celebrated as a Champion of Human Life. Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson, founders of the Adelson Clinic and outrageously generous funders of hundreds of Jewish, educational and medical causes, are being recognized as Champions of Jewish Identity. Proceeds from this gala benefit This World: The Jewish Values Network and the Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel.
Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, (212)-292-4499, tickets from $500