JCRC honors East Bay chair at benefit

Lenny Kristal

The Jewish Community Relations Council will honor East Bay chair Lenny Kristal this weekend at a fundraiser, where author and radio talk-show host John Rothmann will deliver a lecture titled “Israel Activism, Leadership by Example.”

A lifelong Israel advocate, Kristal attended Israel’s Bar-Ilan University and later received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Cambridge University. He has worked as a media expert and broadcast journalist, and has served with the JCRC for several years.

The event takes place 3 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at a private home in Berkeley. Appetizers, desserts and wine will be served (kosher dietary laws observed). Tickets are $50 to $500. For information or to register, go to www.jcrc.org or call East Bay regional director Myrna David at (510) 318-6417.