International Humanitarian Award Dinner

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

6:00 pm to 8:15 pm  

 

 

Join the World Union for Progressive Judaism and the Women of Reform Judaism in honoring philanthropists Nani and Austin Beutel of Toronto, and Rabbi Meir Azari, visionary leader of Tel Aviv’s Daniel Centers for Progressive Judaism

Featuring 

The North American premier of the “Debbie Friedman Suite” performed by a full orchestra.

Proceeds will support WUPJ & WRJ Youth and Rabbinic Education programs.

 

 

 



Honorees

 

International Humanitarian Award

 

                    

    Nani and Austin Beutel                                               Rabbi Meir Azari 

                      Toronto, Canada                                            Beit Daniel, Tel Aviv, Israel 

 

 

 



Entertainment

 

 

The Debbie Friedman Suite

 

Debbie Friedman’s music permeates our worship with spirituality and breathtaking beauty. Israeli composer and conductor Or Oren has produced a lush arrangement of Debbie’s most iconic songs for live orchestra. We are honored that Mr. Oren will conduct the exclusive North American premier of the Debbie Friedman suite this evening.

 

 



Sponsorships

 

Honor Nani and Austin Beutel and Rabbi Meir Azari

and support the important work of the World Union for Progressive Judaism

 

Gold Sponsor at $36,000
Includes up to 20 tickets and Full Page Journal Ad

Sponsor a rabbinic student at the WUPJ Institute Modern Jewish Studies in Moscow for one year

Silver Sponsor at $18,000
Includes up to 15 tickets and Full Page Journal Ad

Sponsor a year in Israel for a Progressive rabbinic student

Bronze Sponsor at $10,000
Includes up to 10 tickets and Full Page Journal Ad

Send Progressive students from South America, South Africa or Australia to a one-year youth leadership training program in Jerusalem

Supporting Sponsor at $5,000
Includes up to 5 tickets and Half Page Journal Ad

Repair and transfer a Torah scroll to an emerging Progressive congregation

Contributing Sponsor at $1,800
Includes up to 2 tickets and Quarter Page Journal Ad

Provide a scholarship to a WUPJ summer camp

 

 

Select Sponsorship

 



Purchase Tickets

Rabbinic Co-Chair at $1000 Includes 2 Tickets and Name Listing

Leadership Ticket at $500 Includes Name Listing

Individual Ticket at $250 each ticket

         Discounted tickets are available for URJ Biennial Registrants at http://urj.org/urj-biennial

 

Purchase Now 

 

 



Support WUPJ and WRJ

 

 I cannot attend, but I would like to honor Nani and Austin Beutel and Rabbi Meir Azari with  a contribution

 

Contribute 

 



Debbie Friedman Suite Sponsors

 

In addition to the above sponsorship benefits, we are pleased to offer packages that include an opportunity to perform with the orchestra at the Tribute Dinner and performance rights for the Debbie Friedman Suite.

Contact Naomi Smook at [email protected] or 212-650-4242

 



Event Leadership

 

Tribute Chairs

 

Sara Charney, Toronto

Lynn Magid Lazar, Pittsburgh

Diane Marcus, San Mateo

Les Rothschild, Toronto

Tadd Schwab, Boca Raton 

 

Honorary Tribute Chairs

 

Ina and Steven Bauman, Los Altos

Marcia Visser and Robert Beutel, Toronto

Deborah Siegel and Eric Beutel, Toronto

Karen Golden and David Beutel, Toronto

Stephen Breslauer, Houston

Miriam Daniel and Laurence Wolff, Chevy Chase

Gerard Daniel, Chevy Chase

Betty Golomb, New York

Betty and Arthur Roswell, Bridgewater

Marjorie and Jerome Somers, Swampscott

Carole and Jay Sterling, Toronto

Dolores Wilkenfeld, Houston