White House hosts Jewish leaders for movie night + A look at Israel’s Iron Beam

ERICEIRA, PORTUGAL – SEPTEMBER 29: Anat Lelior of Israel placing first in Heat 1 of Round 1 of the MEO Portugal Cup of Surfing on September 29, 2020 in Ericeira, Portugal. (Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

Surfer, she represented Israel at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Anat Lelior turns 22…

FRIDAY: Nobel Prize-winning economist and professor at MIT, Peter Diamond turns 82… US Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) turns 72… Marcy Smith turns 70… SVP of communications and journalist in residence at University of Maryland Global Campus, Michael Freedman turns 70 … Comedian, actor, writer, producer and director, Jerry Seinfeld turns 68… London-born actor with three Academy Awards for best actor, knighted at Buckingham Palace in 2014, Sir Daniel Day-Lewis turns 65… Sportscaster and announcer for the New York Mets, Gary Cohen turns 64… Co-founder and first CEO of Netflix, Marc Bernays Randolph turns 64… Israel’s ambassador to Ireland, Lironne Bar Sadeh turns 63… Former New York City comptroller, Scott M. Stringer turns 62… CEO and chairman of 20th Century Fox until its acquisition by Disney, she now leads the Los Angeles office of Sister Pictures, Stacey Snider turns 61… CEO of the United Democracy Project, Rob Bassin turns 60… Head of TV at WME, Rick Rosen…

Professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, he is the founder of The Center for Advanced Hindsight and author of many books including Predictably IrrationalDan Ariely turns 55… NYC-based award-winning artist who works with sound, kinetics, optics, magnetism and other materials to make sculptures and photographs… Julianne Swartz 55… Film and television actor, Paul Adelstein turns 53… Stand-up comedian, actor and sometimes chazzan, Modi Rosenfeld turns 52… Israel’s minister of environmental protection, Tamar “Tami” Zandberg turns 46… Russian-born Israeli model and actress, Bar Paly turns 40… SVP of government affairs at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Anne Brachman turns 40… COO and director of government affairs for Teach Coalition, Daniel Mitzner turns 36… Baseball pitcher for Team Israel at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Jonathan de Marte turns 29… Real estate developer in the Mid-Atlantic region, Samuel A. Neuberger…

SATURDAY: Rabbi, scholar and professor of Jewish studies at Yeshiva University, Saul J. Berman turns 83… Founder and CEO of Kansas City-based American Public Square, former US ambassador to Portugal, Allan J. Katz turns 75… Brooklyn-based clinical social worker , Marsha S. Rimler turns 75… Psychologist, author of several children’s books and president of the Saban Family Foundation, Cheryl Saban turns 71… Israeli Supreme Court justice, previously attorney general of Israel, Menachem “Mini” Mazuz turns 67… Partner in the Communications and ad agency GMMB, James David “Jim” Margolis turns 67… London-based international real estate investor and developer, Zachariasz “Zak” Gertler turns 66… Cartoonist and illustrator, best known for his over one hundred magazine covers appearing on The New Yorker and other publications, Barry Blitt turns 64… Former commissioner at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chai R. Feldblum turns 63… Professor of sociology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Eva Illouz turns 61… Senior fellow at The Kohelet Forum and a diplomatic columnist for The Jerusalem Post and Israel HayomDavid M. Weinberg turns 60… Borough president of Manhattan, Mark D. Levine turns 53… CEO of Newton, Mass.-based Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, focused on children with special educational needs, Tamar Davis 46…

Senior director for US Jewish grantmaking at the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, David Rittberg turns 42… Head of federal and international affairs at Airbnb, Eric Feldman turns 42… National security advisor for US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Omri Ceren … Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot turns 37… Director of communications at The New York TimesAri Isaacman Bevacqua turns 37… Founder of Lubin Strategies, Nathaniel “Nate” Lubin turns 35… Communications director for Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Rachel S. Cohen 35… Associate in the DC office of Eversheds Sutherland, Daniel E. Wolman turns 32… Elementary school teacher at Broward County Public Schools, Jenna Luks turns 29… Reporter at The Wall Street JournalRachel B. Wolfe turns 26… Senior manager for NextGen at the World Jewish Congress, Yonatan “Yoni” Hammerman turns 26… GM and operations lead at Israel’s Lightricks, Idan Megidish… Director of career development at Masa Israel for North America, Noam Aricha … Israel fellow at Israel Policy Forum, Nimrod Novik… Board member at Israel Policy Forum, Marc Slutsky…

SUNDAY: National director emeritus at the Anti-Defamation League, Abraham Henry Foxman turns 82… Progressive political activist, Larry Bensky turns 85… Assistant professor of Bible and Jewish Philosophy at Yeshiva University and editor emeritus of Tradition, Rabbi Shalom Carmy 73… Deborah Chin turns 73… Boston area actor, David Alan Ross turns 73… Of counsel at DC-based Sandler Reiff, Jeffrey M. Wice turns 70… Member of the US House of Representatives (D-CO), Ed Perlmutter turns 69… Founder and CEO of Conduit, Israel’s first billion-dollar internet company, Ronen Shilo turns 64… Real estate entrepreneur in Southern California, Eli Tene turns 59… Member of the board of governors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester, Rina F. Chessin turns 58… Member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT, David R. Karger turns 55… Israeli judoka, she was the first Israeli to win an Olympic medal when she won Silver at Barcelona (1992), now the head of the mer chandise division of Viacom Israel, Yael Arad turns 55… Majority leader of the Washington State Senate, he is a co-owner of minor league baseball’s Spokane Indians, Andrew Swire “Andy” Billig turns 54… Associate in the Newark office of Eckert Seamans, Laura E. Fein… Director of responsible innovation at Facebook, Zvika Krieger turns 39… DC-based political reporter, Ben C. Jacobs… Video journalist covering investigative and national news for the Washington PostJonathan Gerberg turns 36… Senior director at Avisa Partners, Omri Rahmil turns 30… Director of operations and associate editor at Jewish InsiderSam Zieve Cohen… Partner at Pryor Cashman, he is a past president of the American Jewish Community and chairman of the board of the Jewish Museum, E. Robert Goodkind…

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