On June 5th, 2019, we celebrated and honoured Lesley Binstock Offman as our 2019 Golda Meir Leadership Award Recipient.

This Award is the highest honour presented by Israel Bonds to outstanding women who have distinguished themselves in support of Israel.

Also recognized were Kesher Award Recipients Renee Cohen, Anna Shternshis, and Rachael Turkienicz.

This honour is presented by Israel Bonds to remarkable role models in our community who have demonstrated their support with dedication, hard work, and an unbreakable connection to the State of Israel.

Close to 200 distinguished guests gathered at Holy Blossom Temple in the beautiful new atrium for a cocktail reception following by a luncheon in the newly renovated Mishkan.

Thank you to Brenlee Gurvey Gales, Chair of Women's Division, Toronto, as well as Event Co-Chairs Penny Offman & Shanitha Kachan Sheff, Luncheon Co-Chairs Tobie Bekhor, Lillian Glowinsky, & Hinda Silber and Honourary Event Co-Chairs Julia Koschitzky & Gabi Weisfeld.

Thanks to our generous sponsors:

The Lillian & Norman Glowinsky Family Foundation (Platinum); Camrost Felcorp, DiamondcorpGluskin Sheff, Groundlayer Capital Inc, Imperial Capital & Jeff and Lori Rosenthal, Metropia (Gold); Baskin Wealth Management, Crowe Soberman Canada, Waratah (Chai); and special thanks to Bonnie & David Goldstein for donating the Prosecco and Israeli Wines

We are proud to announce that, to date, sales of Israel bonds for this event have surpassed $2 million (encompassing purchases and indications to purchase).


Photos by Liora Kogan

Golda Meir Circle 2019 Spnsors