Israeli, Egyptian Consulates Mark 40 Years Of Peace Between Countries At Beverly Hills Event
Posted Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:58 pm
By John L. Seitz
On a recent evening, Israelis, Egyptians and Americans of all faiths, gathered together in Beverly Hills to celebrate the enduring peace between Egypt and Israel. Organized by members of the Anwar Sadat Congressional Gold Medal Commission, this group led the effort for Congress to pass legislation to posthumously award the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, with the Congressional Gold Medal; the highest civilian honor bestowed by Congress. Leading the charge was commission founder/chairman, Ezra Friedlander, CEO of the Friedlander Group, who worked with members of congress for years to obtain their support. Finally, last December President Donald Trump signed legislation making this medal a reality.
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