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American Friends of the Israel Museum Holds Annual Gala

This year's event raised over $2.2 million for the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

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American Friends of the Israel Museum

The scene at the American Friends of the Israel Museum gala.

Photo By Sylvain Gaboury/PatrickMcmullan.com

GALA NIGHT: The American Friends of the Israel Museum held its annual gala at New York’s Cipriani 42nd Street on Oct. 28. Among the 450 guests were Charles Bronfman, Stacey and Matthew Bronfman, James Carpenter and Toshiko Mori, Ambassador Ron Dermer, Luis Gispert, Ninah and Michael Lynne, Linda and Harry Macklowe, Madge and Martin Miller, Eleanor Heyman Propp, Ambassador Ron Prosor, Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert, Doug and Mike Starn, Judy and Michael Steinhardt, Liz Swig and Alice Tisch. This year’s event raised more than $2.2 million for the Israel Museum, Jerusalem and the event’s theme, “Time & Again,” highlighted precious treasures from the museum’s collections, which include unique prehistoric objects and cutting edge works of contemporary art and design.