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on  14/03/2019 
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The annual gala in Vienna

​On Sunday, March 10, Keren Hajessod Österreich held its annual gala in Vienna. Over 350 donors enjoyed a brilliant evening with engaging speakers and a musical performance.
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Sam Grundwerg, World Chairman of Keren Hayesod-UIA.

Among the speakers was Prof Dr. Michel Fridman, who gave the keynote address.
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Prof Dr. Michel Friedman.

The audience also heard from our World Chairman, Sam Grundwerg, and Nir Lahav from the Jewish Agency.
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Sam Grundwerg, World Chairman of Keren Hayesod-UIA; Dr. Ariel Muzicant.

Dr. Ariel Muzicant, the local Keren Hayesod president, spoke about the previous year’s achievements and the vision for the future. 
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Dr. Ariel Muzicant.

The moderator for the night was Leon Widecki, a board member and activist of the local campaign and who brought a lot of Viennese charm to his duties.
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Nir Lahav.

One of the most touching moments of the evening was the special recognition given to donors over 90 years old. Our World Chairman thanked them for their support and their efforts as part of a generation that lived in a world before there was an independent State of Israel.
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The Beer Sheva-based band, “Voices from Israel,” also performed.

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 Photos by Renée Del Missier
 
 

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