October 6, 2009
Dems for Israel Fete Pols, Former Pres
Democrats for Israel (DFI) gathered at a private Beverlywood home on Sept. 13 for its annual Garden Party fundraiser. Honorees included former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Andrew Lachman, past DFI president and a Democratic National Committee member, was the inaugural recipient of the Hersch Rosenthal Volunteer Award, named for the late California state senator who was a tireless Jewish community advocate.