Women’s Philanthropy, a division of the Jewish Federation of Rockland County, will host a spring outreach and fundraising event featuring comedian Carol Leifer at the Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh on Thursday, May 14.
Ms. Leifer, a comedian, writer, and actress whose career began in the 1970s, is a three-time Emmy Award nominee and a writer/producer known for her work on Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live, the Larry Sanders Show, and the Academy Awards. She has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, the Howard Stern show, and Fresh Air with Terry Gross to promote her bestselling book “When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win.” Last year, she released her second book, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying.”
The evening with Leifer begins with a private meet-and-greet at 6 p.m., where attendees can have their picture taken with her. Buffet dinner, the auction, and the program begin at 7.
For information or to buy tickets, go to www.jewishrockland.org/spring-gala before May 7, the registration deadline. Leifer’s appearance is made possible by the generosity of local sponsors, including Riviera Produce Corporation, TD Bank, and Harrington Press.
The Jewish Federation of Rockland leads efforts that strengthen Jewish life and meet the critical needs of the Jewish community in Rockland County, Israel, and around the world. As a member of Jewish Federations of North America, the federation is part of a network of 157 such organizations across the continent. The Jewish Federation of Rockland County is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization with offices at 450 West Nyack Road, West Nyack. Check www.jewishrockland.org.