Ohel honors 5 from 5 Towns


Five Five Towners were honored at OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services 44th Annual Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis on Sunday, Nov. 24.

Pictured in photo at right, from left, are Ben Englander, Jonathan Marks, Michelle Sulzberger, Jeffrey Schwartz, Izzy Kaufman, Chairpersons of the OHEL Omni Golf Classic, who were honored for ten successful years, at Ohel’s Gala.

More than 1225 guests and elected officials came to show support for an organization that provides critical social services to individuals and families, to help people of all ages deal with everyday challenges, trauma and crises. Ohel’s professional staff helps the Jewish community with foster care, developmental disabilities, mental health care, housing, treatment education, outreach and more in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, Florida, California and worldwide on the Internet.

The enthusiastic crowd, moving speeches and video presentations demonstrated tremendous commitment to the Gala’s theme: OHEL Sees the Star in Everyone. For more than 44 years, OHEL has provided critical programs and services inspired by the principle that every individual counts and deserves to be a cherished member of the community.