RJCF 6th Annual Charity Ball
Sunday, November 7th, 2010
Lombardo's, Randolph, MA
The 6th Annual Charity Ball, 2010 Registration and Cocktail Reception
starts at 5:30pm on the 2nd floor

Ball Sponsors

Ball Flyer

The raised funds will be used to support local programs in Boston to preserve and enhance Jewish identity among Russian Jews, and support Israel.

Ball Photos

RJCF is proud to honor the 2010 Award recipients:

  The Soviet Jewry Freedom Award

  Lindberg Lieutenant Commander Arthur Lindberg, US Navy for his heroic role as a double agent in the 1978 FBI sting operation, which led to the arrest and prosecution of Soviet spies. The US exchanged these spies for Soviet dissidents, including key "Samoletchiki," Eduard Kuznetsov and Mark Dymshits.

Read a recent Boston Globe article (Sep 19th, 2010):
Arthur Lindberg's truly amazing spy story
An article on the FBI website
Watch a short video about "Samoletchiki" , who were honored at the 5th Annual RJCF Ball, in 2009

  The Lifetime Achievement Award

Vladimir Bukovsky Vladimir Bukovsky, one of the most famous Soviet political dissidents will be honored for his contribution to our freedom and to the freedom of individuals all over the world. Bukovsky was one of the first to expose the Soviet's use of, psichushkas, psychiatric hospitals against political prisoners. Bukovsky spent twelve years in prisons, labor camps, and psichushkas for his organizing demonstrations and various meetings.
Read more about Vladimir Bukovsky

  Community Leadership Award

Maria & Dmitry Gofshteyn Maria & Dmitry Gofshteyn are outstanding community leaders who exemplify the motto: "Think globally and act locally." They support the arts in their local North Shore community by organizing concerts to promote young musicians, exhibits to support local artists, and fashion shows. They also formed a local Women in Business club. In Israel, the Gofshteyns pioneered the Children of Sderot project and have raised thousands of dollars to support summer camps for the children of Sderot.

David Buskila   Excellence in Leadership award

The Mayor of Sderot, Honorable David Buskila, for his role in guiding and promoting innovative philanthropic cooperation between the city of Sderot and Russian Jewish Community of Boston.

Click for Directions to the Ball

6 Billings Street,
Randolph, MA 02368



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