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Following a two-year hiatus, the ICRF New York Tower of Hope gala will once again be held in person! Join us for a joyous night of entertainment, science and hope.  Be inspired by our honorees as they are feted for furthering ICRF’s mission of helping to find treatments and cures for cancer patients worldwide.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

The Harmonie Club
4 E. 60th Street, New York, NY

Cocktails and Food Stations with Cocktail-Style Seating
Dietary Laws Observed | Business Attire


Rob Densen

Founder & CEO, Tiller, LLC
ICRF International Trustee and Past President

Arnold M. Baskies, MD

Surgical Oncologist and Former Chairman, American Cancer Society
ICRF International Vice President

Amb Asaf Zamir

Ambassador Asaf Zamir

Consul General of Israel in New York

Hosted By

Michelle Makori

Michelle Makori

Editor-in-Chief and Lead Anchor, KITCO News
Internationally Acclaimed Television Journalist, News Anchor, Reporter, and Producer

Registration, Sponsorships and Tributes

Click below to purchase tickets, sponsorships and tributes or donate online or download a print version to pay by check.

To pay or donate by check, please mail completed form to:
Israel Cancer Research Fund
P.O. Box 36, Hartsdale, NY 10530-0036

Deadline for name/logo on printed journal: Thursday, October 6, 2022

Please note: All sponsorship packages include tickets.

Thank you to Our Generous Sponsors


The Densen Family


The Kenneth Goodman Family Foundation


5 Stars – Oved, Pardo & Betesh Families
Mark Densen
Sarah Jane Densen


Alan B. Slifka Foundation
The Baskies Family
Arielle Densen & Brian Landau;
Dan Densen & Deirdre Heiss Densen;
Sam Densen & Maia Mercer-Densen
Josh, Jeff & Jake Densen and Hillary Gaughan
The Lautenberg Foundation
Safra National Bank of NY

James Sivartsen Cancer Research Foundation


Anonymous (2)
David & Leslie Abramson
Charles and Ariela Ben Dayan
Chris Blunt and Gretchen Nickel
Bryna Goldberg
The Greene & Hersh Families
Ricki and Sandy Herzfeld
ICRF International Board of Directors
Barbara & Clive Kabatznik
Helene Miller


Anonymous (3)
Nicole and John Blomfield
Stanley Bogen
Leah and Jacob Feldman
Jennifer Garber and Sam Herzfeld
Elanit and Steven Hirsch
IceCap Group
Loretta McCarthy
Cynthia Perl
Phyllis Pullman
Quadrant Private Wealth

Nora and Rob Radest
The Spelman Family
Tiller, LLC


Michael & Mary Ellen Battipaglia – Atlantic Benefits Company

The Blumenthal Family
Heyman Associates

Michael & Carol Kurtz
New York Life
Jim Patrick
Julia and Joe Weksler


Anonymous (3)
Lynda & Ben Brafman
Celia and Alan Berk
Beth Brown and Dr. Lenny Wexler
Joseph & Frieda Cattan

Michelle & Jack Maleh
Joel Pelofsky
Shalom and Baranoff Families
The Shamie Family

Gala Chairs

Maryanne† and George Greenfield
Jennifer Garber and Sam Herzfeld*

Lisa*† and Isaac Oved

Tribute Committee

Jason Alexander, Honorary Tribute Chair
2020 ICRF Tower of Hope Award Recipient

Alice and Harry Adjmi
Ariela* and Charles*† Ben Dayan
Mark Densen
Heather Emerson
Rabbi Stu Gershon
Samantha* and Bobby Harary
 Sue King†

Arielle Densen Landau
Jim Marren
Loretta McCarthy
Phil Neugebauer
Jim Patrick
Nora and Rob Radest


Host Committee In Formation

Mary Ellen and Michael* Battipaglia
Eta Gershen and Steven Cohen*†
Andrea* and Robert*† Greene
Andy Heller
Denise* and Dr. Alan* Jaffe

Barbara*† and David Kasell
Joel Pelofsky*†
Cynthia Perl*†
Rabbi Charles Savenor
Julia* and Joe Weksler

*ICRF New York Chapter Board Member
†ICRF International Board Member

If you have any questions about the event, please email [email protected]

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