New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2016
The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York– New York (JCRC-NY) celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a gala awards dinner on Wednesday, April 13 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Honorees for the evening included Joshua L. Muss and Jason A. Muss, of Muss Development, LLC; Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President for Global Public Affairs, Citi; and Ronald G. Weiner, President, JCRC-NY, Chairman and President, Perelson Weiner LLP.
More than 500 guests joined in celebrating these community leaders including Israeli Consul General Ido Aharoni, Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton and Speaker of the NYC Council Melissa Mark-Viverito, as well as former Mayor David Dinkins, Dr. Rudy Crew, Alisa Doctoroff, George Arzt, Ken Sunshine and Mitchell Moss. Former presidents of JCRC-NY, Martin Begun, Kenneth Bialkin, Judah Gribetz, Ezra Levin, Matthew Maryles, Richard Ravitch, Janice Shorenstein, Gedale Horowitz and Founder George Klein also attended the gala.
Jeffrey Levine, the Chairman of Levine Builders and Douglaston Development presented the Generation to Generation Award to Joshua L. Muss and Jason A. Muss, of Muss Development, LLC. The next award, the Corporate Leader Award, was presented to Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President for Global Public Affairs, Citi, by JCRC Board Members, who also served as Gala Co-Chairs, Jarrod Bernstein and Jennifer Falk. The final award, the JCRC-NY Leadership Award, was presented to Ronald G. Weiner, President, JCRC-NY, Chairman and President, Perelson Weiner LLP, by Michael S. Miller, Executive Vice President & CEO of the JCRC-NY. Near the end of the gala, the new logo for the JCRC-NY was unveiled to all those in attendance.
The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY) is the central coordinating body and resource organization for the Jewish Community in the metropolitan New York area. Founded in 1976, its mission is to build bridges and establish working relationships within its own community, with other ethnic and faith communities, and with public officials and government agencies. These relationships serve to strengthen the communal underpinnings of the metropolitan New York area for the benefit not only of the Jewish community, but of all New Yorkers.