The Event: Kolot’s ‘Breaking The Silence’ Luncheon

Goodman JFS of Broward held the luncheon at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation Hotel where a crowd of 400 gathered to applaud new State Sen. Lauren Book, founder of Lauren’s Kids, who received the 2017 Ending Abuse Award. Book spoke on the difficulty child victims face in finding a voice, coming forward and breaking the silence.
Photos by Kara Starzyk

Lauren Book and Ron Book

Ibby Schulman, Jacob Schreiber and Margie Albert

Sheldon Ross, Randee Lefkow and Jacob Schreiber

Ivy Feinstein, Amy Stolberg, Debbie Walsh and Ellen Sredni

Charlotte Dacosta, Michelle Bartolomucci, Tandieka McDonald and Luis Garcia-Blasquez

Laurie Suskind and Sharon Schwartz

Julie Motes, Cathy Jaffe, Sandra Plotnick and Shari Wolf

Debbie Covert, Debbie Gober, Rebecca Cohen and Margie Albert