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At Celebration, we'll proudly recognize and honor the women of Neshamot Impact Philanthropy Fund, whose commitment and generosity made so much possible locally and globally for 16 years.

Shari Aronson, Ellen Brown, Martine Fleishman, Laurie Girsky, Ellen Horing, Sheryl Kaye, Shelly Kivell, Lois Kohn-Claar, Heidi Rieger, Karen Sobel, Mindy Unger, and Susan Weisfeld each dedicated over 10 years to Neshamot.

We’ll also acknowledge Paula Blumenfeld, Jane Borg, Lisa Cummins, Lisa Leffell, Carol Lowenstein,* Sharon Prince, and Lisa Tananbaum who were a part of this important journey.

You’ll hear more about the incredible work that you help make possible as UJA continues to respond to needs in Israel, in New York, and around the world.

Entertainment by activist and friend of Israel Michael Rapaport, actor and comedian.

*of blessed memory


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Michael Rapaport

Michael Rapaport is an American actor and comedian who can currently be seen in Hulu’s Life & Beth. Michael has appeared in over sixty films since the early 1990s and starred on the sitcom The War at Home. He appeared in Boston Public, Friends, Prison Break, Justified, and the acclaimed Netflix series Atypical. Some of his notable film roles include True Romance (1993), Higher Learning (1995), Metro (1997), Cop Land (1997), Deep Blue Sea (1999), The 6th Day (2000), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), Big Fan (2009), and The Heat (2013).
Michael directed the award-winning documentary...

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