FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, April 1— Becker & Poliakoff is pleased to announce that attorney Bernie Friedman and his wife Marta were honored by Hillel, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, at the “Hillel 954: Focus on Broward County” event, March 30. Bernie Friedman is the shareholder in charge of the firm’s Government Law & Lobbying Practice group.
The Friedman’s were recognized as lifetime leaders and achievers in South Florida and in the national pro-Israel movement. In announcing that it would honor Bernie and Marta, Hillel noted:
“Marta and Bernie Friedman will be recognized for their commitment to Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach and for their extraordinary leadership as a past President of the David Posnack JCC and 26 year lobbyist for the Florida Jewish Federations and dozens of Jewish Agencies before our state government in Tallahassee. Marta has been a tireless champion of our libraries as a long-time member of the Broward County Library Advisory Board. As a couple they have dedicated their lives to building a better community for their daughter Elana and for the next generation of young leaders.”
Gary Rosen, the firm’s Managing Shareholder added, “Bernie’s lifelong commitment to the local community is a role model for other professionals. We are very proud of his accomplishments.”
In South Florida, Hillel is focal point for Jewish life at Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University, Nova Southeastern University, Broward College, and Palm Beach State College.
Congratulations Marta and Bernie!
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