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Sheldon and Miriam Adelson among guests at Rashi School gala Sunday at Seaport Hotel

From left: Rashi School honorees Michael and Dena Rashes; honorary chairs Sheldon Adelson and Dr. Miriam Adelson, Barry Shrage, and Roberta and Irwin Chafetz. The Rashi School annual dinner was held May 19 at the Seaport Boston Hotel.
From left: Rashi School honorees Michael and Dena Rashes; honorary chairs Sheldon Adelson and Dr. Miriam Adelson, Barry Shrage, and Roberta and Irwin Chafetz. The Rashi School annual dinner was held May 19 at the Seaport Boston Hotel.(Allegro Photography)

Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was on hand for the Rashi School annual dinner at the Seaport Boston Hotel Sunday along with more than 500 guests. The event for Rashi, a co-ed Jewish school in Dedham serving students in grades K-8, honored parents Michael and Dena Rashes and featured speeches and tributes on the evening’s theme, “Inspiring More.” Adelson attended the gala along with his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson. Other gala-goers included: Barry Shrage, former president of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston; Roberta and Irwin Chafetz, the event’s cochairs; Neil and Lisa Wallack; Rachel and Larry Chafetz; Michelle and Darren Black; Larry and Jesse Tobin; Rabbi Marc Baker, president and CEO of CJP; Jessica and Chuck Myers; Rabbi Elaine Zecher of Temple Israel; Rebecca Burack , Rashi Board of Trustees president, and her husband, Glenn; Adam W. Fischer, Rashi’s incoming head of school; and Bud Lichtenstein, interim head of school. The evening’s Tikkun Alum Award went to Zoe Jick, a 2002 Rashi graduate.


Hayley Kaufman can be reached at hayley.kaufman@globe.com.

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