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Front row, from left, Karen Goldman, Jill Tekel, Ruth Grossberg, and Yvette Tekel. Back row, Stephanie Bonder, Ruth Cole, and Yoram Weiss, at the April 19 Big Gifts Hadassah dinner.

Hadassah Northern NJ held its Big Gifts dinner at the home of Martha Zilbert of Fort Lee. Yvette Tekel and Ruth Cole, both past region presidents, were the co-chairs. The group of 26 attendees included other past region presidents, including Karen Goldman and Ruth Grossberg, along with current region president Stephanie Bonder and current organization vice president Jill Tekel.

The guest speaker was Professor Yoram Weiss, director of Hadassah Hospital, Ein Kerem. More than $20,000 was raised in support of medical research, care, and equipment for Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem.