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Monday, May 7, 2018
6:30 PM Cocktails
7:30 PM Dinner

Dietary Laws will be observed
Business attire

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Mandarin Oriental New York
80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street

Benefit Chairs: Wendy and Mark Biderman
Clergy Co-Chairs: Rabbi Irwin Zeplowitz and Cantor Mo Glazman

Honoring Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman, Ph.D.
Beloved Teacher of 45 Years on the Occasion of his Retirement


Please join us for our annual Benefit, “In Celebration,” on Monday, May 7 at the Mandarin Oriental New York. The evening will begin with cocktails at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner at 7:30 pm, and a program honoring Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, Ph.D., The Barbara and Stephen Friedman Professor of Worship, Liturgy, and Ritual, our beloved teacher of 45 years, on the occasion of his retirement.  Proceeds from the evening will benefit the students and faculty of HUC-JIR.