Jason Alexander

Event Spurned By Stevie Wonder Raises More Than $14 Million

Musician pulled out of Friends of Israel Defense Forces fundraiser, citing recommendation from UN.


The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces fundraiser that singer Stevie Wonder pulled out of raised more than $14 million.

More than 1,400 people attended the event in Los Angeles to aid Israeli soldiers. Entertainment mogul Haim Saban and his wife, Cheryl chaired the gala. Saban is a national board member of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.

Stevie Wonder warmed up the crowd during an Obama trip to Ohio during his presidential campaign. Getty Images

Seinfeld's 'George Costanza' Meets With Knesset Leaders


Former "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander met with a Knesset caucus to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Alexander is in Israel as part of a high-profile delegation of international business leaders and philanthropists under the auspices of OneVoice, an international grass-roots movement working to promote the two-state solution.

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