Israeli President Herzog hosts Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Delegation in Jerusalem (PICTURES)


ISRAEL (VINnews) — President of Israel Issac Herzog hosted the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce delegation at Bait Hanasi in Jerusalem.

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The delegation comprised twenty Jewish business leaders who are part of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerces board and Executive leadership. The Mission led by its Founder/CEO Duvi Honig included a diverse delegation from New Jersey, New York, Israel, Europe, and other parts of the chamber’s global network.

The delegation included prominent figures such as Harry (Tzvi) Berkowitz, founder of Project Talmai/ Universal Jewish Police Association, Moshe Israel Kinderlehrer, Co-Founder and Publisher of the Jewish Link NJ, Lital Kiperman/Vaknin, Choose NJ representative in Israel, Chaim Michoel Guttermann of SHUVU and other distinguished affiliates of the Chamber.

During the meeting, President Herzog expressed his admiration for the work of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce in building bridges between communities and countries while empowering businesses calling it a huge Kiddush Hashem while acknowledging Lakewood NJ as his favorite community in the USA. He lauded the organization for its efforts in forging alliances throughout the community, Israel, the United States, and the globe.

The President expressed deep gratification for receiving the award which recognized him for carrying the message of the world famous artist historic president collection saying “Never Again” and for demonstrating appreciation to US presidents.

About the Morris Katz President Collection Award:

Morris Katz is a renowned artist with work in many museums, including the Smithsonian His background as a Holocaust survivor and ultimately a true American patriot, who was amazingly appreciative of the opportunities he found when welcomed to our shores in 1949, led him to create this wonderful collection.

Within minutes following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Morris Katz began a project that remained his most-prized initiative for the remainder of his life: The Presidential Collection. For six years, Mr. Katz meticulously painted masterful portraits of each president, beginning with George Washington and concluding with the last president of his lifetime, George H.W. Bush. Mr. Katz spent an average of 200 hours on each presidential collection portrait,all of which were painted in old master style.

President Herzog recognized by Morris Katz Foundation with the Legacy award on US Presidents’ Day.

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