Emmy Award winning actor Henry Winkler keynotes MEGA on March 7

The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix hosts its next MEGA on Thursday, March 7. The event features Emmy Award-winning actor Henry Winkler.

Mr. Winkler is a renowned director, producer and best-selling author. He is beloved for his iconic role on “Happy Days” and recently garnered an Emmy for his role on “Barry” The son of Jewish parents who emigrated from Berlin in 1939, Mr. Winkler is committed to many Jewish causes and organizations.

Roman Polonsky, head of The Jewish Agency For Israel’s Unit for Russian-speaking Jewry, will make remarks.

MEGA is co-chaired by Danielle Breslow Gross and Benjamin Gross, and Sonia and John Breslow.

“The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix has elevated the Jewish experience for me and my entire family, from social services for my grandmother to Tot Shabbat and PJ Library for my children,” said Breslow Gross. “I am grateful to co-chair the 2019 Mega with my husband and parents and to give back to an organization that helps our local and global Jewish community.”

In addition, the Federation will present its annual awards and musical selections from Jewish Broadway and film, performed with the Violins of Hope, a project of the Federation.

MEGA takes place at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, 6333 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. There is a $150 couvert per person. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m. A special pre-event VIP meet and greet cocktail reception with Mr. Winkler is available.

For more information and to register by March 1, visit jewishphoenix.org/mega2019.

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