Be A Mensch: The 2019 Annual Mensch Awards
A $75 donation is requested for dinner, and RSVP is required. Email the Mensch Foundaton to RSVP.
HIAS is proud to be a recipient of a special 2019 Mensch Award to commemorate our work for well over a century protecting refugees because they were Jewish, and our work today protecting all refugees because we are Jewish. Mark Hetfield, President & CEO of HIAS, will accept the award.
- Hungarian Shabbat Dinner will be served at 6pm.
- After the dinner Steve Geiger, a former Hungarian refugee, will discuss the past, present and future of Hungarian Jewry.
- A special Shabbat service will follow, led by Rabbi David Baron at 8pm featuring the 40 voice Spirit of David Black Gospel Choir.