(August 3, 2020 / JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend a private fundraiser at the New Jersey home of Syrian-Jewish leader Stanley Chera on Aug. 9.
Chera, a real estate developer and friend of the president, died in April at the age of 77 due to complications from coronavirus.
According to Yeshiva World News, which first reported the fundraiser, the cost to attend the event in Deal, N.J., starts at $5,600. It will cost $250,000 to meet the president at a roundtable, and $35,000 for photo opportunities and to attend a reception.
Chera’s home hosted a fundraiser with Trump in 2016 when he was running for president.
The fundraiser is not being backed by any official Jewish organization.
The Trump Victory Committee is hosting the event, which will include Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, RNC co-chairman Tommy Hicks Jr., RNC finance chairman Todd Ricketts and Trump Victory Finance Committee national chair Kimberly Guilfoyle.
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