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New York Spring Reception

MAY 3, 2023 

Moise Safra Center
130 E 82nd St, New York, NY 10028

6:00 PM Dinner Reception

7:00 PM Program

Delicious dessert to follow

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Keynote Speaker

Lizzy Savetsky

Lizzy Savetsky is a digital influencer with a passion for Jewish life, Israel, matchmaking, and fashion.


Lizzy is best known for sharing her journey of fashionable Jewish motherhood on her social media channels, often featuring her two young daughters and baby boy. She is an outspoken advocate for Israel and the Jewish people, and against anti-Semitism. Lizzy is proud to have served as the Honorary Grand Marshal for the 2022 Celebrate Israel Parade. 


Lizzy recently developed BASHERT - an IGTV series to help Jewish singles find love. Her mission is to empower people to stand up for what they believe in and live a life of kindness and fulfillment. 


Originally from Fort Worth, Texas, Lizzy recently moved to New York City with her family.


Follow Lizzy on Instagram, Twitter and TikTok

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In conversation with

Stefani Berkin

President of R New York

Licensed Real Estate Broker


Frieda Cohen

Frieda Cohen is a Cofounder of the Enough is Enough Organization, which aims to combat antisemitism through young adults. After graduating from Macaulay Honors at Baruch College with a degree in Finance, Frieda is pursuing her career in Consulting. On her free time, Frieda enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her friends and family!   

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Michael Harary

Michael Harary is the Co-Founder of the Enough Is Enough organization, which aims to combat antisemitism through young adults. Michael is also the Founder and CEO of cracker brand, Crack'N Up Crackers. Michael has a degree in Real Estate & Business Law from Brooklyn College. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing sports and spending time with friends and family. 

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Natalie Shclover

Natalie Shclover is a recent graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she experienced a campaign of harassment and vilification after standing up for Israel, including being thrown out of her acapella group without due process. Committed to effecting positive change at her alma mater and beyond, Natalie remains a staunch advocate for Israel by sharing her story and educating about antisemitism on college campuses.

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Abby Kushman

Abby is a high school senior in Tenafly, New Jersey. Both in and out of school, Abby has been connected to environmentalism and Judaism. She is President of her school’s Green Team and Founder of the Combating Antisemitism Club. She has connected with her Jewish roots by volunteering at Temple Emanu-El of Closter, participating in Jewish Federation’s iCan Leadership program, holding board positions in her BBYO chapter, and becoming a part of the National Jewish Youth Climate Movement Board. This year, Abby was honored by her synagogue in receiving the Youth Shem Tov award, recognizing her continued commitment to her Jewish identity and community. Her other involvements include working on sustainable town-wide projects with the Tenafly Environmental Commision and a CSA program with Community Chest of Englewood. This coming Fall, Abby will be attending Cornell University with an intended major of Environment and Sustainability with a concentration in Business. 

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Meet our student honoree Abby Kushman and hear what she has to say about StandWithUs

Event Organizers

Host Commitee:

Liza and Michael Ball 

Allyson and Alan Galishoff 

Kim and Jordan Dickstein 

Tricia and Jason Pantzer 

Sharon and David Weiss 

Board Members:

Chair: Lynn Zises 

David Ariyeh

Lawrence Askowitz

Paula Blumenfeld

Martha Cohen

Abby Doft

Barbara Fix

Anne Gontownik

Mehran Hakimian

Andrew Kligerman

Eric Mandel

Ofir Nitzan

Gail Propp

Isaac Reshad

David Shatz

Karen Shatz



General Donation

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