AGAWAM – On Tuesday, June 9, Israel Bonds presented Star of David Awards to Jewish community leaders from seven Western Massachusetts synagogues at its annual dinner at Chez Josef. More than $6 million in bonds were purchased at the event. Shown here, back row, is Joel Illouz, (accepting on behalf of his parents, Nicole and Joseph Illouz from Congregation B’nai Torah in Longmeadow). Second row, from left to right are, Rabbi Amy Wallk Katz of Temple Beth El in Springfield; Marion Illouz, (accepting on behalf of her parents, Nicole and Joseph Illouz), and Joanne Saltman of Congregation Sons of Zion in Holyoke. Third row, from left to right are Laurie Weinberg of Sinai Synagogue in Springfield, Bunny Haberman of Congregation Rodphey Sholom in Holyoke, and Neta Bolozky of the Jewish Community of Amherst. Bottom row, left to right are, Dr. Michael Rosner, co-chair; Joan Rosner, co-chair; Rabbi Kevin Hale, (accepting on behalf of Leah Finch and Christine Young of Congregation B’nai Israel in Northampton), and Dr. Asaf Romirowsky, key note speaker. Absent from photograph is Sharon Cohen, co-chair. Photo by Bert Krasner.