AMIT to honor Woodmere couple


Audrey and Max Wagner, of Woodmere, will be two of six people who will be honored for their volunteer efforts by AMIT at the organization’s annual dinner at Pier Sixty in New York City on Sunday, Nov. 19. The Wagners are the guests of honor.

AMIT is a New York-based nonprofit that aims to help Israel’s youth realize their potential and to strengthen Israeli society by educating and nurturing children from diverse backgrounds focused on academic excellence, religious values and Zionist ideals.

The group serves 34,000 students in 110 schools in 29 cities in Israel.

Also being recognized are Martin Elias, from Glen Head, who will receive the from Boneh Olam Award; Jordana Alpert, of Manhattan, who will presented with Young Visionary Award; and Sharon and Sol Merkin, of Englewood, NJ, who will receive the Presidential Leadership Award.

To register for the dinner, contact Robin Rothbort at, or go to