Saturday, May 20, 2023

Please join us for an evening of dinner and dancing in celebration of our community
and in honor of Lisa & Rabbi Jon Hanish

5:30 PM  Cocktails. Curated Wine & Bourbon Tasting. Delicious Bites & More
7:00 PM Havdalah under the stars
Dinner, Dancing, and Event Program Immediately Following
Silent Auction. Live Auction. Wine Pull 

Let's make it a night to remember honoring our most beloved leaders!

Funds raised for this event go towards vital programs and services that benefit the Kol Tikvah Community.

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The Hanish Family Fund for Inclusion

Lisa and Rabbi Jon Hanish have spent the past 12 years helping Kol Tikvah become a community of inclusion for all of the West Valley Jewish Community. They have inspired a welcoming community and have received countless honors and recognition for their work with LGBTQ, Mental Health Awareness and the community at large.

In their honor, the Gala Fund A Need 2023 will establish The Hanish Family Fund for Inclusion.

From this fund, the Kol Tikvah community will be reminded with every program, every service and every expense to always consider the needs of our whole community, to honor and celebrate the uniqueness of everyone in our Kehillah.

$180,000 Goal


Total Raised

This event is made possible by the generosity and kindness of our sponsors:

Diamond Sponsor - $20,000

Platinum - $10,000
Bella & Maurice Cayne
Cynthia & Bervick Deculus
Bunny Getz, Sharon Kipnis & Dan Roman

Gold - $5,000
Sandy Banner
Peggy & Gary Chiate
Cory Garson
Irene & Alan Ross

Silver - $2,500
Loraine Lundquist & Matthew d'Alessio
Lesa & Robert Glucroft
Pam Marshall & Chris Wilson
Terri & Rob Mulein

Bronze - $1,500
The Chutkow Family
Tina & Jonathan Degann
Ann & Jonathan Freund
Jo & Ira Karnofsky
Valerie & Steven Page
Vera & Glen Saudek
Maxine & Peter Straus

Gifts In Kind Sponsors (Underwriting)  

Make It Bubbly  $750 
Wine and Bubbly Bar Sponsors
Karen & Adam Friedman
Karen & Jeremy Kalan
Joann & Michael Levey
Andrea Jacobs & David Levinson

Make it Last $1500
Favors Sponsors

Alicia & Ben Schultz
Paige & Stephen Beck

Reserve Ad space and give Rabbi Jon and Lisa the tribute they deserve!

Click here to order your ad: Tribute Book Ad

CO-CHAIRS: Danita Menchell, Karen Friedman

Lisa Birnbaum, Sandy Calin, Cynthia Deculus, Tina Degann, Cory Garson, Bunny Getz, Brett Kerner, Nicole Kerner, Sarah Knopf, Annette Kulik, Joann Levey, Michael Levey, David Levinson, Cheryl Mandel, Michelle Meyer, Terri Mulein, Mara Naiditch, Karen Neiberg, Susan Neiberg, Laura Rabney, Roma Roth, Lisa Sage, Victoria Schklair, Mara Schulman, Alicia Schulz, Maxine Straus, Sam Wildman

STAFF: Clifford Blackman, Jessica Dishell, Melanie Fisher, Laureen Waterman



Aiden Hall Photography

Albert Canedo Events

Beignet Box

BSC Catering

Coastal Event Lighting and Productions

Shawn Lochridge Designs

Time Machine


Hosted By

Kol Tikvah


20400 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA, USA

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