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20 June 2019 - 17 Sivan 5779 - י"ז סיון ה' אלפים תשע"ט
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Glamorous Shanghai – JWA Gala Dinner E-mail

The Jewish Women’s Association of Hong Kong’s (JWA) annual Gala, “Glamorous Shanghai”, was held on 1 June at the Aberdeen Marina Club.

Over 200 guests were in attendance for evening of entertainment, delicious food and fund raising activities. Invited guests included Israel’s Consul General to Hong Kong, Sagi Karni and his wife Stephanie; Dr. Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Group and the Chairman of the Asia Society Hong Kong Center and his wife Barbara Chan. Also represented from the Hong Kong SAR Government, Isaac Yau, the Deputy Commissioner of Correctional Services and his wife Vikki Yau.

Also present was Rafael Aharoni, the Chairman of the Maccabi World Union, Hong Kong, Macau and China; Ms. Sharon Ser, Regional Senior Partner of Wither’s Asia; and many distinguished members of the Jewish community. There was a special attendance by Mary Hemrajani, from the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation and her husband Anoop Hemrajani. The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation is a sister charity to the JWA.

More than HK$ 1 million was raised on the night through the ongoing and generous support of JWA patrons. The proceeds goes directly to benefit the programmes JWA run in aid of women and children both in Israel and in Hong Kong.

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