The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) National NY Gala Dinner will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at New York City’s famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The Gala, FIDF’s largest fundraising event, will bring together more than 1,400 prominent leaders from across the country to stand in solidarity and support of the soldiers of Israel.
“The FIDF National NY Gala Dinner will pay tribute to the remarkable soldiers who take part in the IDF’s renowned military operations,” said FIDF National Director and CEO, Maj. Gen. (Res.) Yitzhak (Jerry) Gershon. “Our objective is to give FIDF supporters an exclusive glimpse into the lives and daily activities of the brave men and women defending the Jewish homeland.”
Special guests will include senior IDF officials; notable dignitaries from Israel and Washington; more than 30 soldiers and officers from various IDF units, as well as soldiers from the United States Armed Forces; performances by the exceptional IDF Orchestra; live-satellite with distinguished figures in Israel; and honored guest speakers.