Events

12:00 pm
The Luckiest Guy in the World- An Intimate Conversation with Bob Abrams

Hon. Robert ‘Bob’ Abrams embodies the definition of ennobled public service. Through his recently released memoir, The Luckiest Guy in the World, he shares insights into his childhood in the Bronx, his rise to Borough President representing the urban realities of his neighbors, and his ascension as the trailblazing New York State Attorney General who litigated and crafted landmark environmental and civil rights decisions.His love for his family, community, the law, and the State of Israel is beyond reproach. We invite you to take a front row seat for this special Father's Day tribute as we embark on this fascinating journey through the life and ever-growing legacy of this remarkable public servant. The program will include greetings from friend and fellow Attorney General Sen. Joe Lieberman and members of the Abrams family living in Israel and the US who will reflect on his private life as husband, father, friend, and mentor.Bob will share photos, stories and reflections from the memoir about: What inspired him to take up the mantle of leadership and enter public life?How he led the New York Attorney General Office to assume its leadership role as a force for change and beacon of hope across the nation?How his immigrant roots propelled his fight for Soviet Jewry and his advocacy and love for the State of Israel. Click here to purchase Robert Abrams memoir The Luckiest Guy in the World Streamed live, the program will feature: Hon. Robert Abrams & Family Special Greetings by: Senator Joseph Lieberman Moderator: Wayne L. FirestoneExecutive DirectorAmerica-Israel Friendship League Please share with your friends and family and register on Zoom or watch live on AIFL's Facebook page.