Celebs gather to help fight anti-Semitism
Jeff Small, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, David Linde, Matt Blank and J.J. Abrams to the BevHilton for the event, which raised more than $2 million. Among the speakers were Drew Barrymore, co-chair Bruce Ramer, Kirk Douglas (who turned 93 that day) and Richard Dreyfuss, who said he once asked his father why he didn’t practice Judaism, and his reply was: “Because I’m very good at it.” The dinner ended with Spielberg’s acceptance speech in which he said, “Bigotry can only be eradicated through education, experience and mindfulness.”
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