The Forward’s 120th Anniversary Gala

Stand up for world-class, fact-based Jewish journalism. Ensure that the Forward remains
vital for another 120 years! Join our 120th Gala celebration.

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Dinner reception • Awards • Entertainment • Dessert
Museum of Jewish Heritage • 36 Battery Place, New York, NY


Honorees

  • FEARLESS JOURNALIST AWARD
    Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief, Buzzfeed
  • LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Samuel Norich
    President, Forward Association

Entertainment

Michael Winograd
Virtuoso klezmer clarinetist and his band


Sponsorships

Sponsor the Gala to support the important work of The Forward:

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES or Purchase Tickets

President’s Circle at $100,000
Includes up to 20 tickets and Full Page Journal Ad

Publisher’s Circle at $50,000
Includes up to 15 tickets and Full Page Journal Ad

Editors’ Circle at $25,000
Includes up to 10 tickets and Full Page Journal Ad

Columnists’ Circle at $10,000
Includes up to 8 tickets and Half Page Journal Ad

Reporters’ Circle at $5,000
Includes up to 4 tickets and Half Page Journal Ad

Contributors’ Circle at $2,500
Includes up to 2 tickets and Journal Listing

SELECT SPONSORSHIP


Purchase Tickets

Leadership Ticket at $1,000 Includes Journal Listing

Ticket at $500 each ticket

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Support the Forward

I cannot attend, but I’d like to make a contribution.

GIVE


Business Sponsors

In addition to the above sponsorship benefits, we are pleased to
offer packages that include advertising in the Forward.

Contact Jon Bannerbanner@forward.com or (212) 453-9420


Event Leadership

CHAIR:
Kathleen Peratis*

GALA COMMITTEE:

  • Shula Bahat
  • Edward Blank*
  • Kenneth Bob*
  • Hezzy Dattner
  • James Feldman*
  • Lynne Galler
  • Richard Goldsmith
  • Jeffrey Gottlieb*
  • Jim Hofheimer*
  • Ruth Horowitz*
  • Haina Just-Michael
  • Patti Kenner
  • Murray Koppelman
  • Nina Libeskind
  • Eric Mayer
  • Mark Mlotek*
  • Jacob Morowitz*
  • Michelle Ores
  • Irene Pletka
  • Abigail Pogrebin
  • Caryl Ratner*
  • Harvey Sigelbaum
  • Ron Sernau*
  • Alan Silberstein*
  • Deborah Veach
  • Jim Veach
  • Ronnie Zolin*

*Board Member

HONORARY COMMITTEE:

  • Michael Berenbaum
  • Nancy Kaufman
  • Rabbi Rick Jacobs
  • Rabbi Joy Levitt
  • Joel Levy
  • Daniel Libeskind
  • Seth Lipsky
  • Deborah Lipstadt
  • Ruth Messinger
  • Rep. Jerrold Nadler
  • U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer
  • Michael Steinhardt
  • Rabbi Michael Strassfeld

FEARLESS JOURNALISTS’ SOCIETY:

  • Peter Beinart
  • Ethan Bronner
  • Ami Eden
  • Jane Eisner
  • Alexis Gelber and Mark Whitaker
  • J.J. Goldberg
  • Nicholas Lemann
  • Gary Rosenblatt
  • Jodi Rudoren
  • Judith Shulevitz
  • Andrew Silow-Carroll

The Forward expresses its gratitude to the following individual and business sponsors,
whose critical support will sustain fearless journalism at the Forward for years to come.

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE:

PUBLISHER’S CIRCLE:

  • Jacob and Suzanne Morowitz

EDITORS’ CIRCLE:

  • Alan and Carol Silberstein
  • Jim Feldman and Natalie Wexler

COLUMNISTS’ CIRCLE:

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Ellen Berland Gibbs
  • Marjorie Magner

REPORTERS’ CIRCLE:

  • Michael Sarid and Alan Schwartz
  • James and Elaine Slater
  • Robert Spiegel

CONTRIBUTORS’ CIRCLE:

  • Howard and Jackie Gilbert
  • Richard and Lucille Goldsmith
  • Sharon Strassfeld
  • Ronnie and Elliot Zolin

LEADERSHIP TICKETS:

  • Laurie Krotman and Susan Shattuck, Special Events Unlimited

CORPORATE SPONSORS: