A gala dinner this week netted more than 1 million shekels for Chabad-Lubavitch of Ramat Hasharon, Israel, which just opened a new building to house all of its many services.

The event drew politicians and business leaders, including Coca-Cola Israel president Ron Kobrovsky and Eli Ben-Shem, a contractor and chairman of the national Yad Labinim organization.

Welfare and Social Services Minister Yitzchak Herzog delivered the evening’s opening address and Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger blessed the attendees. Ramat Hasharon mayor Yitzchak Rochberger also spoke. …