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A Gala Evening in Vienna by Friends of Beit Hatfutsot Austria

Last Thursday Friends of Beit Hatfutsot Austria (chaired by Dr. Joanna Nittenberg) as well guests from Israel, the United States and Europe gathered in the stunning Palais Schönburg in Vienna for a gala evening. The event was attended by Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, H.E. Mr. Zvi Heifetz, Israeli Ambassador to Austria, Beit Hatfutsot CEO Dan Tadmor, Co-Chair Major General (Res.) Eitan Ben-Eliahu and Chair of Israeli Friends Reuven Adler among many others. Soprano Shira Karmon and pianist Paul Gulda performed on the evening. Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot enjoyed five days of touring in Vienna and the Vachau Valley. The trip was a wonderful success, raising a significant amount of funds and goodwill for Beit Hatfutsot.

(Gala photos by Petra Paul)

President Dr. Heinz Fischer, Ambassador Zvi Heifetz with the Gala Participants

President Dr. Heinz Fischer, Ambassador Zvi Heifetz with the Gala Participants

Irit Admoni Perlman,  Benny Prizan, Dr. Heinz Fischer, Hannah Prizan

Irit Admoni Perlman, Benny Prizan, Dr. Heinz Fischer, Hannah Prizan

Enia Zeevi Kupfer, Beit Hatfutsot CEO Dan Tadmor and Dr. Ariel Muzicant

Enia Zeevi Kupfer, Beit Hatfutsot CEO Dan Tadmor and Dr. Ariel Muzicant

H.E. Zvi Heifetz, Israeli Ambassador to Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Beit Hatfutsot Co-Chair Major General (Res.) Eitan Ben-Eliahu and Chair of Israeli Friends Reuven Adler

H.E. Zvi Heifetz, Israeli Ambassador to Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Beit Hatfutsot Co-Chair Major General (Res.) Eitan Ben-Eliahu and Chair of Israeli Friends Reuven Adler

Eti Proper, Yael Bejarano, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Hanna Prizan, Benny Prizan, and Beit Hatfutsot's Director of Israel and Europe Desks Enia Zeevi Kupfer

Eti Proper, Yael Bejarano, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Hanna Prizan, Benny Prizan, and Beit Hatfutsot’s Director of Israel and Europe Desks Enia Zeevi Kupfer

Ruth Oren, Dr. Heinz Fischer, Enia Zeevi Kupfer, Matti Carasso

Ruth Oren, Dr. Heinz Fischer, Enia Zeevi Kupfer, Matti Carasso

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Hannah Lessing, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Director Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot Irit Admoni Perlman, Enia Zeevi Kupfer, Linda Levine and Varda Armarnik

Hannah Lessing, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Director Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot Irit Admoni Perlman, Enia Zeevi Kupfer, Linda Levine and Varda Armarnik

Dr. Joanna Nittenberg, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria and Enia Zeevi Kupfer

Dr. Joanna Nittenberg, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria and Enia Zeevi Kupfer

Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Ravit Tarlovsky, Beit Hatfutsot Co-Chair Major General (Res.) Eitan Ben-Eliahu and Ronit Adler

Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, Ravit Tarlovsky, Beit Hatfutsot Co-Chair Major General (Res.) Eitan Ben-Eliahu and Ronit Adler

Daniel Kapp and Dr. Joanna Nittenberg, Chair of Austrian Friends of Beit Hatfutsot

Daniel Kapp and Dr. Joanna Nittenberg, Chair of Austrian Friends of Beit Hatfutsot

Viennese pianist Paul Gulda and Israeli soprano Shira Karmon

Viennese pianist Paul Gulda and Israeli soprano Shira Karmon

Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot enjoying a tour of the Vachau Valley

Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot enjoying a tour of the Vachau Valley

Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot enjoying a visit to the city of Melk in the Vachau Valley

Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot enjoying a visit to the city of Melk in the Vachau Valley

 

 

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