NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Real Estate and Allied Trades Division will host an inaugural luncheon on Thursday, October 27 in Lower Manhattan honoring Larry and Klara Silverstein, along with their children, Lisa and Roger Silverstein and Lisa's husband Tal Kerret, for their exemplary commitment to the Museum and the preservation of Jewish heritage.
"The Museum of Jewish Heritage is delighted to recognize our beloved Trustee Larry Silverstein and his family, whose extraordinary contributions to building our city has ensured that the Museum's neighborhood of Lower Manhattan will have an enduring legacy for generations to come," said Bruce C. Ratner, Museum Chairman.
"Larry and Klara Silverstein's strong sense of humanity is demonstrated by an extraordinary commitment to philanthropy in education, health care, and a thriving Jewish communal life, including their long term involvement with the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust," said George Klein, Museum Trustee.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage Real Estate and Allied Trades Division is co-founded by Museum Trustees Bruce C. Ratner (Forest City Ratner Companies), George Klein (Park Tower Group), Peter S. Kalikow (H.J. Kalikow & Co.), and Larry Silverstein (Silverstein Properties).
"My family and I are delighted to support the launch of the Real Estate and Allied Trades Division of this incredible Museum," said Larry A. Silverstein, Chairman of Silverstein Properties and Museum Trustee. "This event is an opportunity for me to bring together the four great passions of my life: my family, my faith, my colleagues in business and the great Downtown neighborhood the Museum calls home."
The Inaugural Real Estate and Allied Trades Luncheon honoring the Silverstein family is on Thursday, October 27, 11:30am to 2:00 pm, at 4 World Trade Center. Individual tickets are available beginning at $1,000. Contributions at the $10,000 level and above grant Division Membership with benefits that include Luncheon tickets and corporate level Museum affiliation.
For tickets and more information about the Inaugural Museum of Jewish Heritage l Real Estate and Allied Trades Luncheon, visit www.mjhnyc.org/luncheon or contact Susanna Cohen at 646.437.4301 / [email protected].
About the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
The Museum educates people of all ages and backgrounds about the rich tapestry of Jewish life over the past century—before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Core Exhibition tells the story of modern Jewish life from the perspective of those who lived it. The Museum is also home to Andy Goldsworthy's memorial Garden of Stones. In Edmond J. Safra Hall, the Museum offers public programs celebrating the richness of Jewish culture and ideas. The Museum receives general operating support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts.
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