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Tamar Tal, Winner of Ophir award (Israeli Oscar) for best Documentary “Life in Stills,” Donates Art Work to ELEM-Entry NY’s Art Auction
All funds raised will support the ELEM’s Multi-cultural Holistic Program in Jerusalem for Immigrant Youth
WHAT: ELEM-Entry NY is hosting its 5th Annual Israeli Art Auction: “B’Aliya-Rising Up To A Better Future” to raise money for Russian immigrant youth, who suffer from absorption difficulties and have problems with family and schooling. The program provides counseling and guidance with an emphasis on strengthening self-esteem and developing talents and abilities.
This event is a unique opportunity to purchase paintings, sculptures and photographs donated by 40 established and emerging Israeli artists.
WHEN: Sun., Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time; $35 per ticket available for purchase at ELEM’s website or at the door on event night. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Israeli singer Smadar Akray will perform with her jazz ensemble.
WHERE: Opera Gallery NY 115 Spring Street, New York, N.Y.
WHO: Art includes, paintings, sculptures and photographs. Many are scholarship recipients from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.
Tamar Tal, winner of the Ophir award (the Israeli equivalent to the Oscar) for her documentary film Hatzalmania (“Life in Stills”), donated her photographic piece, Wave.Other artists include, but are not limited to Menashe Kadishman, Michal Neeman, Know Hope and Hana Sahar.
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ELEM was founded in 1982 by a group of American and Israeli professionals and lay volunteers to help Israel’s population of at-risk youth become productive citizens. Today ELEM is Israel’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to the treatment and rehabilitation of abused, neglected, and adjudicated Jewish and Arab Israeli youth. The youth ELEM serves face tremendous hurdles; many live below the poverty line or struggle to assimilate as new immigrants. With a network of 250 professionals and almost 2,000 volunteers, ELEM is able to reach tens of thousands of youth each year. ELEM provides a unique brand of non-judgmental, innovative aid including group and individual therapy, mentoring, occupational and educational placement, and vocational training. ELEM also operates a wide network of counseling and support centers, as well as a fleet of outreach vans that take to the streets to reach the hidden “children of the night”.
About ELEM-Entry NY
ELEM-Entry NY is the young leadership group of ELEM in New York City.It is a community of young professionals dedicated to supporting vulnerable youth in Israel. The group increases awareness of the problems these children face and raises funds for ELEM.