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VOL. 12 NO. 12                                                                          DECEMBER 2022

      Visionary Philanthropist William Meyer

      and Wife, Tiffany, Make $8.5 Million Gift

      to Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

         Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County President and      Bill shared, “Tiffany                      Tiffany Meyer, a graduate of the University of San
      CEO Michael Hoffman announced that visionary community   and I are dedicated to                      Diego, is a former international model and TV news anchor
      leader and philanthropist William Meyer and his wife, Tiffany,   the  pursuit  of  tikkun            who today runs a global health and wellness business as an
      have made a landmark gift of $8.5 million, making them one   olam, repairing the                     executive national vice president with Arbonne International.
      of the largest donors in Jewish Federation’s history. In their   world. Our hope is to               Tiffany’s son is a cancer survivor, which led her to start the
      honor, Federation has renamed the Palm Beaches’ Jewish   make the world a better                     Saber Bufton Leukemia Foundation. She is active locally with
      community’s foundation – the entity focused on securing   place. The bright future                   Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope. She also serves on the
      permanent financial support for the local community – the   we dream of must begin                   board for Deline’s Gift, supporting entrepreneurial women
      William A. Meyer Jewish Community Foundation (Meyer   with community leaders.                        in Senegal, West Africa.
      JCF). The Meyers’ commitment coincides with the Palm   With our commitment to                           Within Palm Beach County, Bill has developed a
      Beaches’ emergence as one of the largest and fastest growing   the Jewish community,                 number of real estate projects. These include Interstate
      Jewish communities in North America.              we want to encourage                               Plaza, a 76,000-square foot office building in Boca Raton;
         The Meyers’ $8.5 million investment focuses on long-term   others to look to the future and be remembered for helping   1601 Belvedere, a 100,000-square foot office building and
      support for Meyer JCF’s operations to ensure Federation, its   the Jewish community thrive today and forever.”   Embassy Suites hotel in West Palm Beach; The Dunes of
      partner organizations, and local synagogues have the financial      A resident of Palm Beach County for nearly 44 years,
      resources to confidently maintain and expand vital programs   Meyer’s hotel company, Meyer Jabara Hotels, owns and   Visionary Philanthropist on page 4
      and services for the community for years to come. Their   operates 30 hotels in a dozen U.S. states. Meyer serves
      gift also includes a multi-year commitment to Federation’s   as its chairman. He is a graduate of the Wharton School
                                                        of the University of Pennsylvania, the London School of
      Annual Campaign and bequests supporting Palm Beach   Economics, and Georgetown Law School. He is also a  Men’s Club
      Gardens’ Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Preparatory School and
      Temple Judea.                                     graduate of Harvard Business School.
      Little Smiles Needs Community’s Help to                                                               Hosts Veterans

      Bring Holiday Cheer to Local Kids in Need                                                             Day Breakfast

                                                                                                               The Temple Beth
         Little Smiles of Florida                                                                           Am Men’s Club held a
      continues its mission to help                                                                         breakfast and program
      kids be kids through difficult                                                                        to commemorate
      times by spreading holiday                                                                            Veterans Day. Around
      cheer with its Annual Holiday                                                                         50 attendees enjoyed a
      Toy Drive. The organization                                                                           lox and bagel breakfast
      is collecting gifts through                                                                           with all the trimmings
      December 25 for newborns                                                                              and a presentation by
      through 18 years. The gifts                                                                           guest  speaker Arch
      are distributed through                                                                               Hunter.            TBA Men’s Club members Mark
      collection centers for families                                                                          A historian and  Slifkin and Al Cohen
      to pick up and directly to                                                                            teacher, Mr. Hunter
      Little Smiles’ 32 pediatric                                                                           gave a fascinating lecture on Jewish war heroes of WWII,
      partners, including hospitals                                                                         the Korean War, and the war in Vietnam. A special
      with children fighting life-                                                                          acknowledgement was given to Men’s Club member
      threatening illnesses, medical                                                                        Al Cohen, who, at the age of 97, is most likely the only
      daycare centers, hospices,                                                                            remaining member of Temple Beth Am’s congregation
      shelters, foster care homes,                                                                          who served in the Navy in WWII.
      and medical support facilities.

      Little Smiles Needs on page 4

                                                                                                            Guest speaker Arch Hunter delivers his presentation.
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