Nearly 2,000 people attended the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s 2017 Humanitarian Awards Dinner, raising more than $2.5 million to support the educational mission of the Museum. The awards dinner honored both Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz and E. Scott Santi with the Humanitarian Award for their support, generosity, and commitment to the community. Th e evening’s keynote speaker was former First Lady of the United States Laura W. Bush in conversation with J.B. Pritzker, immediate past chair of the Museum’s Board of Trustees. illinoisholocaustmuseum.org
A young Tom Weinberg, circa 1954, galumphs along a ravine in Highland Park.
There’s no other place he’d rather be….