Brunch adds touch of reality
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Brunch adds touch of reality

Leo Brandstatter (Aaron Troller)
Leo Brandstatter (Aaron Troller)

Guests enjoyed a unique sensory experience by dining in the dark during last month’s Jerusalem Institute for the Blind’s first Blackout Brunch. The event at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan was to benefit the visually impaired in Israel. Leo Brandstatter, the executive director of the Jerusalem Institute for the Blind’s New York office, was the guest speaker.

BL03-L-MAn-salad-photo-1---Blackout-BrunchThe brunch gave participants the opportunity to begin to understand how those who are blind or visually impaired live their daily lives without the gift of sight.

For more than 100 years, the Jerusalem Institute for the Blind has provided a wide array of educational, rehabilitative, health, and social welfare activities for blind and visually impaired children and teens in Israel.

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