Nov 11, 2019

New Shaare Zedek Medical Center Leader to Headline Industry Icon Event

Amid premium networking, a full array of business leaders and professionals will have the unique opportunity to hear from Professor Ofer Merin, the new Director General of Shaare Zedek, the largest multi-disciplinary Medical Center in Jerusalem, a heart surgeon and an expert in emergency medicine and international disaster relief. Merin will headline the Industry Icon Series event on Tuesday morning, November 19, 2019.
Networking will begin at 8:00 am over breakfast (dietary laws observed), and the program will start at 8:30 am on the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County campus west of Boca Raton. The couvert is $50 per person. The series is a program of the Federation’s Business & Professional Division (B&P).

Dr. Ofer Merin

 In addition to heading a world-class 1,000-bed facility treating hundreds of thousands per year in 30 departments and 70 clinics, Professor Merin has served as Lt. Colonel of the IDF field hospital, leading missions to disaster zones around the world including the Haiti and Nepal earthquakes and Japan tsunami.

“It is exciting to learn from those at the top of their game, and we know that Professor Merin’s exceptional leadership experience and insights will be of high interest and great value to everyone, across B&P’s broad range of industries and professions,” said Jonathan Schwartz, who co-chairs the Industry Icon Series with Fred Stern.

“The B&P Division, co-chaired by Wendy Lipsich and Benji Gene, has built a diverse community of South Palm Beach County business leaders and professionals who look forward to regular gatherings,” added Stern. “We continually learn together as we make meaningful professional and personal connections that help build our businesses as well as our community.”
To RSVP, visit For more information, contact Sonni Simon at 561.852.3128 or
The B&P Division is generously sponsored by Berger Singerman and the Industry Icon event is sponsored by GL Homes. Boca Raton Observer is the event’s Exclusive Magazine Sponsor.

Fred Stern

Jonathan Schwartz