Wall Street Journal Columnist Discusses World Affairs at AFHU Luncheon

Bret Stephens, Ellen Klersfeld and Sheldon HechtmanHebrew University supporters gathered at the Four Seasons Resort to honor local leaders and to hear from a foreign affairs columnist with The Wall Street Journal. Above are Bret Stephens, Ellen Klersfeld and Sheldon Hechtman.

PALM BEACH, FL – Helen Eisenberg, Adrienne and Alan Fiske and Dini Katz were honored as Leaders of Distinction at the American Friends of Hebrew University’s 2012 Scholarship Luncheon.

Dr. Adam Zaidel, Ph.D. in Neuroscience from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was a special guest at the program, as well as at a private cocktail reception the prior evening at the Palm Beach home of Dr. Maria Spinak.

Helen Eisenberg, Andrea Hess

Helen Eisenberg, Andrea Hess

Luncheon chairs were Ellen Klersfeld, Sheldon Hechtman and Dr. Maria Spinak. Diane Belfer, Rita and Ernest Bogen, Roberta and Stanley Bogen, Sherry and Kenneth Endelson, Ari Rifkin, Rita and Harold Wolfson and Donald Vinik were among those who served on the luncheon committee.

At the awards luncheon, Bret Stephens, deputy editor and foreign affairs columnist with The Wall Street Journal, discussed the Iranian threat to Israel and the world.

Proceeds from the luncheon, held March 15, 2012, at the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, will benefit students on scholarship at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Founded in 1918 by Albert Einstein, Chaim Weizmann, Sigmund Freud and others, the university counts Nobel laureates as well as Israel’s prime ministers, Knesset members and Supreme Court justices among its distinguished alumni.

For more information, call Monica Loebl at (561)750-8585.

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