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2018 PICC Gala Reception

May 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


6:00 – 8:30 PM, Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Crystal Tea Room, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia


Honorees Sponsors



6:00PM (sharp)           Elaborate Dinner & Cocktails
7:30            Awards Program
8:30            Dessert

Honorary Co-Chair (in formation)

Ambassador Dani Dayan
  Israeli Consulate General in NYC
Consul Devi Prasad Misra
   Consulate General of India
United States Senator Chris Coons
United States Senator Pat Toomey
Janice E. Nevin, MD, MPH
  President & CEO
  Christiana Care Health System

Event Co-Chairs (in formation)

Neil A. Cooper, Esq.
  Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
Scott Feldman, Esq.
  SAP HANA Customer Community
Matthew Fingerman
   BNY Mellon Wealth Management
E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, Esq.
  E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, LLC
Howard Joffe, Esq.
  Best Evidence, Inc.




 Tribute Committee Co-Chairs (in formation)

Jim Gunton
   Tech Council Ventures
Aljit Joy
Raman Kapur
    Transition Patient Services, LLC

Tribute Committee (in formation) 

Shouvanik Chatterjee
   Indegene Corp
Merom Klein, PhD
   Courage Growth Partners
Andrew M. Luber
   VIRION Therapeutics
 Roy Mehta
   CoolR Group
 M. Moshe Porat, PhD, CPCU
   Fox School of Business, Temple University
Lori F. Reiner, CPA
EisnerAmper LLP
 H. Marc Tepper, Esq.
   Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Ira Wallace, MD, MBA
Walter Greenblatt & Associates, LLC
Marina Zivik, CPA

The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us in celebrating the strong and growing commercial and academic ties between the Greater Philadelphia region and Israel!

Yitzhak Rabin Award

Accepted by
Mr. Joel Bernstein
Chief Financial Officer, Global Customer Operations

Life Sciences & Bio Innovation Award


Accepted by
Dr. Eric B Kmiec, PhD
Director, Gene Editing Institute
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Christiana Care Health System

Technology & Innovation Award


Accepted by
Mr. Dennis Mehta
Managing Partner

Life-Time Achievement Award

Bernard Rudnick

Presented to
Mr. Bernard C. Rudnick
Managing Partner
 CapGenic Advisors, LLC

Secure Your Tickets by May 15, 2018
Reserve your Sponsorship by May 4, 2018

Business Attire | Kosher Dietary Rules Observed

For info: events@PhillyIsraelChamber.com or 215-703-3135 

The PICC’s Gala Reception is co-hosted by Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and PICC Foundation. All proceeds will be dedicated to strengthening the commercial and academic ties between Israel and the Greater Philadelphia Region.




























Alevistar Group
Bucks Ventures
Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy
Citizens Bank
Citrin Cooperman
Courage Growth Partners
Evolve IP
Finch Brands
Goldman Sachs
Hillview Capital Advisors
Indegene Encima
Independence Blue Cross
IPS Labs
Israel Government Economic Mission in NYC
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Judy & Bud Newman
Lundy Beldecos & Milby, PC
Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development
Riverside Law LLP
Sarah Grace Victor
Stark & Stark
Susanna Lachs Adler and Dean Adler
Susquehanna Growth Equity
Sustainable Botanicals International | Teva Pharmaceuticals
The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University
Vicki and Gary Erlbaum


May 22, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm