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4th Annual “Leaders of Tomorrow” Gala Dinner
March 26, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm$400. – $750
StandWithUs/Southeast celebrates its students and lay leaders in the fight against antisemitism and anti-Israel rhetoric.
Colonel Richard Kemp, CBE, retired commander of the British Armed Forces in Afghanistan is the keynote speaker. Well-known as a devoted friend of Israel, he has confronted the anti-Israel lies of its detractors worldwide, including presenting at the United Nations.
Alan and Phylis Newman and Dr. Stephen Gerzof are the honorees. The Newman’s are life-long supporters of the Jewish community and Israel. Alan’s novel, “Good Heart,” is a multi-generational story about a Christian and Jewish family. Honoree and SWU/SE board member, Dr. Stephen Gerzof is a passionate Zionist stemming from his family ties to the Holocaust. A professor at Tufts University, he volunteered as a medic during the Yom Kippur war.
SWU/SE High School Intern Harrison Lieber, Ransom Everglades Upper School and Emerson Fellow Aaron Carpenter, Appalachian State University, will be awarded the “Star of David” for their many programs and actions educating their peers and their community about Israel and confronting antisemitism.