Starry Nights – Ve’ahavta’s Tikun Olam Awards Ceremony
Ve’ahavta’s annual gala and major fundraising event, Starry Nights, inspires guests by celebrating humanitarian achievements, and recognizing the generous support of over 2,200 individuals, foundations, and businesses.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTATION to Ruth W. Messinger, Global Ambassador and past President of American Jewish World Service, named as the 6th most influential Jew in the world by The Jerusalem Post.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT by Katt Budd, street musician and featured performer in Low Down Tracks, a documentary that celebrates music, survival and those living on the outside. She is involved in street culture and organizes music gigs, including for traveling musicians passing through town like the Railyard Ghosts.
INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE from Avrum Rosensweig, Ve’ahavta’s Founder and CEO
IMPACTFUL LIFE STORIES illustrating Ve’ahavta’s transformative work as told by program participants.
MC: Jonathan Kay, Editor-in-Chief for The Walrus and contributor for the National Post.
GALA DINNER AND EVENING PROGRAM Kashrut Observed