Sunday, April 07, 2019: 25TH Anniversary Gala

A resounding thank you to everyone who made this sell-out evening a success!!  From the pre-show event to the dessert reception, our 25th Anniversary was one to remember.

Rewarded with multiple standing ovations, our performers and Guest Artists wowed the house, while Headliner Tovah Feldshuh kept everyone laughing.

To our LAJS family and friends, thank you for a fabulous 25 years!

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Our event is SOLD OUT! We are overwhelmed by the show of support from the community and look forward to celebrating with you all.

Please contact our offices to be placed on the waiting list. or (818) 646-2844



Sculpture Gardens and Gindi Auditorium of the

American Jewish University

15600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, California  90077


5:00 PM Appetizer Buffet / 7:30 PM Concert / Dessert Reception

(Dietary Laws Observed)


Master of Ceremonies

Photo by Bradford Rogne Photography

Brad Pomerance currently serves as the Host of Air Land & Sea, broadcasting weekly on the national cable network JLTV.  As Host of this global travel series, Brad has traveled to Barbados, the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, Jamaica, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan.  He also serves as the Host of JLTV’s weekly news magazine, The J Report with Brad Pomerance.

Brad is also hosting Uncovered in the Archives, a historically driven television show that Brad developed for PBS-affiliate KVCR in Southern California.

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Six-time Emmy and Tony nominee, Tovah Feldshuh

Legendary Broadway star and playwright Tovah Feldshuh has won four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Obie, the Theatre Critics Circle Award and the Helen Hayes Award and has received six Tony nominations and six Emmy nominations. Her play Golda’s Balcony is the longest-running one-woman show in the history of Broadway. Jason Zinoman of The New York Times raved, “No one earns more laughs than the marvelous Tovah Feldshuh. Her diva-like flourishes are precisely timed, her entrances and exits designed for maximum impact.”

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Guest Artists


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Offering a special thanks to the America-Israel Cultural Foundation & Noralee Gold for sponsoring the appearance of Hila Plitmann on our evening's program.

Hila Plitmann

Emily Bear


Sculpture Garden Entertainment


Delightful Klezmer duet with
Isaac Sadigursky, Accordion and Gary Gould, Clarinet


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Ben Seidman

Max Brenner

Isaac Sadigursky

Gary Gould

Honorary Co-Chairs

Dr. Michael & Lori Milken

The Honorable Zev & Barbara (z’l) Yaroslavsky


Honorary Event Committee (in formation)

Dr. Robert & Sandy Carroll

Dr. Bernard & Judy Franklin

Jean & Jerry Friedman

David & Elaine Gill

Howard & Sheila Hartman

Richard & Amy Lipeles

Guy & Jeanine Saperstein

E. Randol & Pamela Schoenberg

Hisako Terasaki


Event Co-Chairs

Dr. Ian Drew

Janet Schulman


Event Committee

Stanley Baratta

Sandy Berman

Sylvia Bernstein-Tregub

Mara Kashper

Cynthia Tivers


In celebration of this milestone, LAJS has released its second professional recording with Albany Records - "The Music of Eric Zeisl"

Generously underwritten by E. Randol and Pamela Schoenberg and masterfully engineered and produced by multiple Grammy Award-winner Frederick Vogler.

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*all programs subject to change