Holocaust Center to honor Paul Bloom at 23rd annual tribute dinner

The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County will honor Great Neck resident Paul J. Bloom for his “long-standing commitment” to the organization at its 23rd annual tribute dinner.

Bloom is set to receive the Community Leader Award at the center’s tribute dinner on Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation.

“Paul Bloom has been a pillar of the community. He always responds to calls for help and support for a wide variety of causes,” Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center Chairman Steven Markowitz said. “He has been a longtime supporter of the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center and fully supports its mission of teaching the history and lessons of the Holocaust. We are proud to honor him.”

Bloom is being recognized for his work with the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center, as well as with the local communities.

“He has represented developers and investors, as well as national and local entities relating to properties and developments all across Long Island,” according to a statement from the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center stated. “Mr. Bloom has held elective and appointed positions in municipal government for over 20 years and has served on numerous charitable and religious organizations as a board member.”

The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center will also honor Dr. Ari Babaknia of the Bruce Morrell Education and Humanity Award, as well as Acting Commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department Thomas C. Krumpter with a Public Service award.

Tickets to the event cost $450 per person with all proceeds going to the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center’s anti-bias, tolerance, and anti-bullying programs.

To purchase tickets or for more information, you can call 516-571-8040 or e-mail [email protected].

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