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Westwood Kehilla Community Visionary Award
The Westwood Kehilla is proud to present the Community Visionary Award to Louis Gossett, Jr. on June 4th, 2017 at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, located at 10500 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.
A 6:00 p.m. reception kicks off the gala followed by a banquet and tribute at 7:00 p.m.
The event will feature remarks by Mr. Gossett, as well as by his good friend and actor Elliot Gould, Rabbi Judith HaLevy of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue, LA’s Economic & Workforce Development Dept. General Manager and former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, and Westwood Kehilla Rabbi Avi Stewart.
Mr. Gossett will be honored for his work to eradicate racism, promote civil rights and knowledge of the Holocaust, strengthen ties between Jews and African-Americans, and provide young adults with the tools to live racially diverse and culturally inclusive lives. To this end, he established Louis Gossett, Jr.’s, Eracism Foundation (www.eracismfoundation.org).
For further information, please contact Westwood Kehilla Director Chaim Tolliver at (310) 441-5288 ext.2, or email him at director@Kehilla.org.