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GALA COMMITTEES

Gala Chairs

Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson* Toni & Victor Chaltiel*

ExECutivE CommittEE

Shelley Faye Adelson & Linda Gillis Kimberly & Aaron Arth Leora & Robert Blau David Dahan Dr. Lesley DiMare Sivan & Patrick Dumont Helen & Bobby Feldman Sheryl & Robert Goldstein Steve Haberkorn* Flavia & Rom Hendler Rena & Philip Kantor* Ildi & Dr. Mark Kraft Andrea & Michael Leven Yasmin* & Oren Lukatz Blanche & Philip Meisel Emily & Michael Novick Jessica & Josh Pianko Esther & Dr. Neville Pokroy Beverly & Jim Rogers

Ercy* & Dr. Mark Rosen Juli & Dr. Saul Ruben Sandy & Paul Schiffman Jonathan Schwartz Shevy & Dr. Joe Shalev Faye & Dr. Leon Steinberg Leah Ellenhorn-Stromberg* Marilyn Winn & Tom Spiegel* Vanessa & Benjamin Yerushalmi* Vicki & Mordechai Yerushalmi Rachel & Sam Ventura*

Mr. Rob Blackwell Athletic Director and Dean of Middle School Mrs. Davida Sims Director of Development Mrs. Shelley Kalb Director of Admissions Mr. Bill Mancuso Director of Finance Mr. Amir Eden Head of Judaic Studies & Jewish Life Mr. Roy Parker Director of Assessment & Educational Strategy Ms. Jennifer George Development Associate Mrs. Carla Behrin Registrar

2011-2012

administration

Mr. Paul Schiffman Head of School

Dr. Paul Mahoney Head of Upper School Mrs. Stacy Colwell Head of Lower and Middle Schools Mrs. Karin Soresman Director of Early Childhood Education

IN PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE GALA

Honoring Alan Dershowitz

*Member of the Board of Trustees of The Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus

AlAn Dershowitz P

2011-12 Adelson Educational Campus

rofessor Alan M. Dershowitz of Harvard Law School has been described by Newsweek as "one of (the nation's) most distinguished defenders of individual rights." Business Week described him as "a feisty civil libertarian and one of the nation's most prominent legal educators." The Forward called him, "America's most public Jewish defender" and "Israel's single most visible defender ­ the Jewish state's lead attorney in the court of public opinion." He has been included on lists of America's most influential and successful lawyers as well as of influential Jews. Dershowitz is the author of 27 non-fiction works and two novels. He has advised presidents, United Nations officials, prime ministers, governors, senators, and members of Congress as well as business leaders about legal and political issues. He has also represented and consulted with major media companies on free-speech issues. In 1983, the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith presented him with the William O. Douglas First Amendment Award for his "compassionate eloquent leadership and persistent advocacy in the struggle for civil and human rights." In presenting the award, Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel said: "If there had been a few people like Alan Dershowitz during the 1930s and 1940s, the history of European Jewry might have been different." Rabbi Irving Greenberg included Dershowitz, along with Wiesel, as prime examples of "modern-day rabbis" who teach Torah in a secular context. As an unwavering advocate and defender of world Jewry and the State of Israel, we are proud to award Mr. Dershowitz with the 7th Annual Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson In Pursuit of Excellence Award.

in Pursuit of Excellence Gala

Honoring Alan Dershowitz

Please join us in honoring Alan Dershowitz with The 7th Annual Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson In Pursuit of Excellence Award Benefiting The Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus Cocktails, Silent and Live Auction, Dinner & Dancing

Sunday, November 13, 2011 ­ 5pm The Venetian Hotel

Purchase Gala Tickets and Gala Tribute Journal Packages online at www.adelsoncampus.org, or by returning the enclosed form

*Black Tie Optional

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Our silent auction is available online from October 24th ­ November 13th. Bid online at www.adelsoncampus.org

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