VIDEO: Benny Friedman performs at the Lakewood Bonei Olam Dinner














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  1. How could you sit on your critical and judgemental throne and in a few words disparage a beautiful event that took hours of dedication and work. Were you even there? I was a merely a guest (and am not part of the organization). It was an extremely refined and meaningful event. Have you donated thousands of dollars to help families struggling so there would be no need for a dinner? At 8:45 AM this is what you’re spending your time and energy doing? Maybe it’s time for some self-introspection and middos correction. It’s hurtful to others when all someone can do is find fault. I sincerely wish you a refuas hanefesh.

  2. Whatever they do to raise money is worth every penny. (And in our generation this is what is needed.) We are the “1 in 6” couple that has been helped by them and without BO our adorable and precious baby would not have been born. They are the ONLY organization like this and We thank every single family that went last night, gave money and support them! THANK YOU!

  3. Esty? Really.

    Firstly, I question if that is really your name because I find it surprising that a woman can be so cold hearted.

    Secondly, you apparently are CLUELESS about the costs of infertility. A Bonei Olam dinner is made into an all-out event precisely to attract as many people as possible to a venue that has something for everyone, thus ensuring that many will donate and cover the exorbitant costs of infertility treatments.

    If you have nothing smart to write then please go away.

  4. It’s pains me to see people be as cold and judgmental about how last nights dinner decor was over the top etc.. firstly BO is comprised of an exceptional group of volunteers myself included who are working professionals who give away hours upon hours to make the dinner run smoothly and don’t take a dollar or even a THANK YOU for what they do. Secondly the entire Decor last night was sponsored last night by LUXE PARTY RENTAL and among other arrangements that were there last night was sponsored as well. Next time don’t be so quick to JUDGE how fancy and how much money an organization spent on there event before you know what actually is the truth.

  5. Wow, Benny was amazing. And the band wqas phenomenal, it’s odd that I dont recognize a single player, tho. Im a music junky and I know most of the usuall players. And Reb Rambo is 100% right. That poster is not an Esty, she’s not even a “her”. And to “dont judge”, mazel tov on ur bundle of joy. Much NAchas forever ! Bonei Olam Rox !!!

  6. Esty, you must be leading a sad, miserable, and empty life if you are looking to judge and knock an organization like this.
    You don’t know the facts, you don’t know the truth. Yet you are publicly judging and trying to destroy any positive feelings that the Lakewood community left Lake Terrace with last night.
    I am a volunteer that helped set up all day yesterday, all of us setting up we’re volunteers and so was the company LUXE that sponsored the decor.
    Esty, I hope and pray that Hashem gives you a chance to rectify the damage you caused by your comment.
    Good Luck

  7. How can anyone knock Bonei Olam in any way shape or form? If not for Hashem sending Bonei Olam as shluchim to help us my husband and I wouldn’t have 2 beautiful children. We owe our lives to Bonei Olam. Rabbi and Mrs Bochner and all of Bonei Olam in lakewood and ny are true Malachim of Hashem and anyone that can criticize them or any thing related to them certainly doesn’t know them or know what it is like to go through the heartbreaking nissayon of infertility. May you never know such a Nissayon. It was truly an unbelievable evening. May all couples in Klal yisroel be Zoche to zerah shel kayomah and may we not need Bonei Olam anymore.

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