Friends of the Israel Defense Forces GALA

The eighth annual Friends of the Israel Defense Forces gala celebrated men and women of FIDF on Nov. 4 at The Venetian.

More than 400 gathered to raise funds for FIDF and educational programs for Israeli Defense Forces soldiers.

Sheriff Joe Lombardo was honored at the event, which raised $5.7 million, including a $5 million donation by Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson.

The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates The Venetian.

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