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Photo: Rabbi Shmuley Boteach & Robert F. Smith (Chairman of The Board of Carnegie Hall)

The World Values Network Honored

Renowned Philanthropist and Investor  " Robert F. Smith " at It's

Eight Annual Champions of Jewish Values  Awards Gala..! 

NEW YORK,NY(SMI-PHILANTHROPY, 03.03.20)-The World Values Network commemorated its Eight annual Champions of Jewish Values Awards dinner gala this evening March 03, 2020, honoring renowned philanthropist, investor and Chairman of the Board of  Carnegie Hall " Robert F. Smith", at the iconic Carnegie Hall in Manhattan, New York City.


The Champions of Jewish Values Awards Gala celebrates and honors every year individuals who honor human rights while defending the protections and values of democracies


About World Values Network: The Values Network is based on the teachings of Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and his passion for bringing universal Jewish values to mainstream American culture and beyond. Rabbi Shmuley’s teachings provide a means for healing and strengthening families, diverting society’s focus from material greed and inspiring children to practice caring and compassionate relationships.



Robert F. Smith is an American billionaire businessman, philanthropist, chemical engineer, and investment banker.

He attended Cornell University and afterward Columbia Business School where he received his MBA with honors specializing in finance and marketing.

Smith is the founder, chairman, and CEO of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. He was recognized as one of the 50 people "who defined 2019" on The Bloomberg 50 List, and in a 2018 cover story, Forbes declared Smith the wealthiest African-American, ranking him as the 163rd richest person in America and 480th in the world with a net worth estimated at $4.4 billion.

He is the Chairman of Carnegie Hall and the Chair of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. He serves on the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School, as a Member of the Cornell Engineering College Council, and a Trustee of the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

This year award gala was hosted by the founder of the

World Values Network; Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and joined by honorees speakers; American Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Judge Jeanine Pirro, Former Four Time Heavyweight Champion of The World Evander Holyfield, and American Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher…. 

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Photo: Eliana Smith(Daughter) & Robert F. Smith(Honoree)
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