T’ruah’s 2017 Annual Gala Honoring Human Rights Heroes

EVENT DATE:

May 16, 2017

LOCATION:

New York, NY

Midtown Loft and Terrace
267 Fifth Avenue, New York City
6:45-8:45 PM
6:00 PM Sharp: VIP Reception with Dahlia Scheindlin
[for host committee levels Pursuers of Justice and up]

Host: Tovah Feldshuh

Join us for a special cocktail reception to honor and celebrate our tireless human rights heroes. Festive, cocktail attire. Kashrut will be observed.

 

Join the Host Committee and Help Us Honor

Our Human Rights Heroes

Not ready to join the host committee? Purchase your regular ticket here. 

2017 Honorees

Rabbi Mona Alfi
Congregation B’nai Israel, Sacramento, California
T’ruah Rabbinic Human Rights Hero Award

Rabbi Francine Roston
Glacier Jewish Community/B’nai Shalom, Whitefish, Montana
T’ruah Rabbinic Human Rights Hero Award

Honorable Judge Shira Scheindlin (Ret.)
United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
Raphael Lemkin Human Rights Hero Award

Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon
B’nai Jeshurun, New York, NY
T’ruah Founder Award

Join the 2017 gala host committee and purchase tickets in honor of our leaders.

Regular tickets can be purchased here. 

Photos from the 2016 Annual Gala

2017 Gala Host Committee

(currently in formation)

Healers of the World

Kathleen Peratis

Visionaries

Sally Gottesman

Prophetic Voices

Jeannie Blaustein and Peter Bokor
Marc Gross and Susan Ochshorn
Debra Fine and Martin Schneider
Rabbi Leonard Sharzer

Righteous Ones

Anne Germanacos
Rabbi Michael Lezak
Elaine Reuben
Labaton Sucharow LLP

Pursuers of Justice

Brenda Berry
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Rabbi Lester Bronstein
Eleanor Friedman and Jonathan Cohen
Rise Dimson and John Hatleberg
Marina P. and Stephen E. Kaufman
Michael and Alice Kuhn Foundation
Jessica and Alan Mantel
Elyssa and Rabbi Joel Mosbacher
Rabbi Paula Marcus and Aryeh Nanas
Rabbi Sid Schwarz and Sandy Perlstein
Betsy and Ken Plevan
Rabbi Francine Green Roston and Marc Roston
Suzanne Schecter and Todd Ruback
Enid A. Shapiro
Rabbi Felicia L. Sol
David P. Stone
Rabbi Susan Talve
Bernice and Nadia Todres

Guardians of Justice

Rabbi Ellen Lippmann and Kathryn Conroy
Rabbi Tirzah Firestone and David Friedman
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP
Helena Diamant Glass
Karen Adler and Larry Greenwald
Susan and Stephen Kippur
Rabbi Michael Latz
James L. Levin and Shira Nadich Levin
Ted Becker and Christine Lan Lin
Sara and Andy Litt
Michael J. Hirschhorn and Jimena P. Martinez
Michael Young and Debra Raskin
Jodi Schwartz
Rabbi William Plevan and Sara Shapiro-Plevan
Rabbi Michael Adam and Michael Simon
Rabbi Eric and Rabbi Jennifer Solomon
Stephen Stulman
Elliott Tepperman
Judith Tuller
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum and Randi Weingarten
Rabbi Dara Frimmer and Michael Yanow

Builders

Harriet Abraham
Rabbi Gerald Serotta and Dr. Cindy Arnson
Rabbi Jill Jacobs and Rabbi Guy Austrian
Rabbi Larry Bach Discretionary Fund
John Ruskay and Robin Bernstein
Sheila and Norman Bleckner
Rabbi Pamela Wax and Chaim Bronstein
Robert Bank and Alan Cohen
Rabbi Mark D. Cohn
Congregation B’nai Israel
Rabbi Robert and Ellen Dobrusin
Rabbi Anne Ebersman
Rabbi Burt Visotzky and Sandy Edelman
Shelley English
Rabbi Charles and Krayna Feinberg
Rabbi Meir Feldman
Barbara W. and Joseph N. Friedman
Rabbi Rachel Gartner
Marcy and Bennett Grau
Stanley M. Grossman
Kohenet Judith Bat Serakh Hollander
Neal Hoffman and Andrew Ingall
Judea Reform Congregation, Durham NC
Rosemary and Richard Kalikow
Edward Labaton
Brian and Dorothy Landsberg
Rabbi Esther Lederman
Debbie and Eric Lerner
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld and Rabbi Joy Levit
Jeff Macklis
Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen and Rabbi Marc J. Margolius
Gustavo Bruckner and Bena Medjuck-Bruckner
Rabbi Judith Edelstein and Jim Meier
Ruth W. Messinger
Eric and Carol Meyers
Libby Lenkinski and Aaron Back, New Israel Fund
Rabbi Amy Eilberg and Louis Newman
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster and Dr. Paul Pelavin
Rabbi Mark Hurvitz and Rabbi Deborah Prinz
Joan Hochman and Chris Reid
Nancy W. Greenblatt and Jack Richard
Ruth Jarmul and Irv Rosenthal
Amy Schimmel
Scott Weiner and Beth Siegel
Rabbi Rebecca and Rabbi Steven Sirbu
Rabbi Amy Small
Rabbi Toba Spitzer
Miriam and Howard Steele
Judy and Jack Stern
Nancy Schwartz Sternoff
Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer and Sarah Strnad
Ralph Sutton
Rabbi Nancy H. Wiener and Judith Tax
Samuel Norich and Deborah Ugoretz
Colin A. Weil

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