Agudath Israel of America is making final preparations ahead of its 87th Annual Dinner at the New York Hilton, Sunday evening, May 17. The Agudath Israel dinner attracts a broad array of prominent Orthodox Jewish activists and leaders, as well as a host of distinguished personalities in government, business and the media with whom Agudath Israel works closely in serving the community. The dinner will begin with a pre-banquet reception at 5:00. The banquet will begin at 5:50, with the dinner program commencing promptly at 6:30.
The honorees are as follows:
Avrohom Halpern will receive the Rabbi Moshe Sherer Memorial Award for lifelong devotion to Klal Yisroel.
The Jewish Observer will receive the HaGaon Rav Aharon Kotler Memorial Award for distinguished service to Torah.
In tribute to Irwin Mehl z”l, the Mehl Family will accept the Reb Elimelech Tress Memorial Award for the preservation of the legacy of the Shearis HaPleitah
Binyomin Berger will receive the Moreinu Yaakov Rosenheim Memorial Award for distinguished service to Agudath Israel.
The Avodas Hakodesh Awardees are Ronald Coleman, Yankie Klein, Yosef Rapaport and Dovid Winiarz
Rabbi Raymond Haber will receive the Wolf Friedman Leadership Award.
The Dinner Chairman is Shimon Lefkowitz and the Co-Chairman is Meir Lichtenstein.
(Dovid Bernstein-Matzav.com Newscenter}