STORIES OF COURAGE, STRENGTH, AND RESILIENCE

Israel’s Women of Valour showcases the extraordinary journeys of 3 inspiring women. Amidst the pain and horror of October 7, these women have emerged as beacons of hope, illuminating a path of empowerment and unity for the Jewish people. Their stories of “quiet but fierce” courage are sure to leave an indelible mark on your hearts.

Monday, May 27, 2024
The Warehouse Event Venue • 35 Carl Hall Road, Unit 2, Toronto
VIP 6:45 pm VIP Reception • 7:45 pm Panel Presentation
Dessert Reception

Ezer Mizion, Israel’s largest health support provider, has expanded its regular services to provide much needed aid to those affected by the war. Please join us at Israel’s Women of Valour to help bring light to the darkest of circumstances. Together, we can make a meaningful difference to the people of Israel.

featuring:

Irit Haim

Irit Haim is the mother of Yotam z”l who was tragically killed by Israeli forces while attempting to escape captivity in Gaza. Without expressing any anger towards the military, she addressed the battalion involved in the tragic incident with a message of love and support. Irit is a beacon of compassion and resilience who, in the face of immense grief, focuses on telling her son’s story with a smile and remarkable grace.

Ester Borochov

Ester Borochov and Shir Zohar have been best friends for years. Unexpectedly, they found themselves living a real-life nightmare during the Nova Music Festival attack on October 7. In the midst of chaos, Ester and Shir came face to face with Hamas militants who started shooting at them. Survivors of the rave attack, they are now eager to share their story of courage, resilience, and unwavering friendship to the world.

Orit Mark Ettinger

Orit Mark Ettinger is a well-known public speaker and radio broadcaster who lost 4 family members to terrorism since 2016. Amidst profound tragedy, Orit stands as a beacon of hope and is determined to inspire others with her unwavering spirit. Orit recently published a book, “A Shattered Ray of Light” that deals with the handling of crises and provides a source of comfort to those who are grieving. 

with emcee

Lizzy Savetsky

Lizzy Savetsky is a digital influencer who uses her platform to advocate for meaningful causes. With a huge following on social media, she has garnered recognition for fighting antisemitism, promoting Zionism and her love for the State of Israel, and talking about Jewish traditions and customs. Lizzy is an outspoken activist for Israel and the Jewish people.

sponsorship opportunities

solidarity

$36,000 - 550 DNA tests

  • Personalized Donor Pool
  • 20 invitations to the VIP Reception
  • Priority seating for 20 guests at Israel’s Women of Valour
  • Full page ad in the Tribute Book
  • Recognition at the event as a Solidarity Sponsor

Perseverance

$18,000 - 277 DNA tests

  • 16 invitations to the VIP Reception
  • Priority seating for 16 guests at Israel’s Women of Valour
  • Full page ad in the Tribute Book
  • Recognition at the event as a Perseverance Sponsor

Resilience

$10,000 - 153 DNA tests

  • 12 invitations to the VIP Reception
  • Prime seating for 12 guests at Israel’s Women of Valour
  • Full page ad in the Tribute Book
  • Recognition at the event as a Resilience Sponsor

Courage

$5,000 - 77 DNA tests

  • 6 invitations to the VIP Reception
  • Premium seating for 6 guests at Israel’s Women of Valour
  • Full page ad in the Tribute Book
  • Recognition at the event as a Courage Sponsor

hope

$3,600 - 55 DNA tests

  • 4 invitations to the VIP Reception
  • Preferred seating for 4 guests at Israel’s Women of Valour
  • Full page ad in the Tribute Book
  • Recognition at the event as a Hope Sponsor

strength

$1,800 - 28 DNA tests

  • 2 invitations to the VIP Reception
  • Preferred seating for 2 guests at Israel’s Women of Valour
  • Full page ad in the Tribute Book
  • Recognition at the event as a Strength Sponsor

Unity

$250

  • 1 invitation to Israel’s Women of Valour

Unable to attend? Consider making a donation

Thank you to our committee!

President and CEO
Peter Friedmann

Chairs
Esti and Randy Cohen
Karen and Jeff Moness
Gilda and Harold Niman

Chairs, Emerging Leaders
Rachel and Nati Philosophe

Executive Director
Dan Rand

Creative & Operations Director
Tobi Nathanson

Committee
Sylvia Benchimol
Cheryl and Ryan Borenstein
Debbie and David Diamond
Esty Edell
Wendy Eisen
Risa Freeman
Seivan and David Friedmann
Howard Glowinsky
Fay and Michael Gordon
Sheryl and Gerald Hartman
Jerry Klasner
Marilyn Kroft
Daniella and Hillel Lichtenstein
Kathy and Steve Samuel
David Schaeffer
Carmela Serebryany
Ellie and Arthur Stern
Deborah and Robert Volfson
Brenda Westbrook

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