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NA’AMAT USA HONORS LOIS FRANKEL, US CONGRESSWOMAN AT “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION” LUNCHEON
February 25, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm$36
Rhoda Birnbaum, President, Palm Beach Council, NA’AMAT USA, has announced that the organization will honor US Congresswoman Lois Frankel who represents the 21st District. As part of its continuing program of Celebration of Women, NA’AMATis honoring Frankel who has spent a lifetime delivering positive change to her community as a civic leader, state legislator, mayor, and now Member of the United States House of Representatives where she sits on the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Foreign Affairs committees.
A trailblazer in the Florida State Legislature, Frankel served as the first woman Democratic minority leader. She became a leading force to improve the economic condition of families and seniors and protect human rights and women’s reproductive freedom–fights she continues today in Congress as co-chair of the Women’s Caucus.
Grace Azar, international singer experienced in English, Spanish, Hebrew, Yiddish, Italian and American standards will entertain.
NAA’AMAT USA is part of an international organization that advocates for and supports women and children in Israel. It is the largest women’s movement in Israel whose top priority is to advance and strengthen the status of women in the family, workforce and in society. Proceeds from the luncheon will benefit quality daycare to more than 18,000 children in 250 centers throughout the State of Israel. It operates 30 legal aid bureaus that handle complaints of domestic violence and workplace discrimination. It operates two residential agricultural high schools for 300 students as well.