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Be A Mensch: The 2019 Annual Mensch Awards

With Mark Hetfield, President & CEO at HIAS
8440 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
United States


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.


Mark Hetfield
President & CEO at HIAS