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Jewish Family Service To Honor Scooter Braun & Yael Cohen Braun, Barbara Mack & Norman Levine at 25th Annual Awards Dinner

Yael Cohen Braun and Scooter Braun

Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – 5:09 PM

Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Los Angles will honor Scooter Braun and Yael Cohen Braun and Barbara Mack and Norman Levine at its 25th Annual Award Dinner, beginning at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 30 at The Beverly Hilton.

• Scooter Braun and Yael Cohen Braun will receive the Spirit of Humanity Award for their support of JFS’ programs for Holocaust survivors of the Holocaust. Scooter  Braun is an entrepreneur and founder of SB Projects, working with leading influencers in pop culture in addition to a diverse business in tech, television, film and entertainment. Yael  Cohen Braun is the founder of Motherlucker, a community for those looking to discuss parenthood uncensored, as well as the co-founder of F*ck Cancer, a non-profit providing prevention, early detection, and supporting those affected by cancer.

• Barbara Mack and Norman Levine will receive the Anita & Stanley Hirsh Award for their support of  JFS. Mack has contributed her photographic talents to a variety of non-profits. Her portraits of Holocaust survivors who are members of JFS’ Café Europa have resulted in two books as well as exhibits at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, at the Russell Rotunda of the United States Senate, and at the California State Legislature’s Annual Holocaust Remembrance. Levine practices law at Greenberg Glusker in Century City, was president of Valley Beth Shalom Synagogue, and is now on the boards of VBS and the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University.

Tami Kupetz Stapt is the gala chair.

For tickets, donation, and event sponsorship packages, contact Remy Bender, 213-260-7921 or email

JFS is an extended family of compassionate social services that enriches the community and improves the quality of life for tens of thousands of people in the community, regardless of their age, economic status, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity. JFS staff and volunteers feed families, provide LA’s aging population with life-saving care, empower and shelter victims of domestic violence and their children, treat mental illness, and offer counseling to at-risk children and their families. 

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