TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017
THE PIERRE, NYC
6:00 P.M. COCKTAIL RECEPTION | 7:00 P.M. DINNER HONORS
Jewish Week Leadership
Peter, managing partner of the New York office of Foley & Lardner LLP, is chair and former president of The Jewish Week Board of Directors. A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School, he is a longtime board member and officer of Westchester Reform Temple and was a fellow of the Wexner Heritage Foundation.
Excellence in Journalism
Jeffrey is editor in chief of The Atlantic and author of Prisoners: A Muslim & a Jew Across the Middle East Divide. His numerous professional honors include the National Magazine Award for Reporting for his coverage of Is- lamist terrorism; the Daniel Pearl Prize for Reporting; the Abraham Cahan Prize; and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Prize for best investigative reporter.
Author and Community Leader
Abigail, president of Central Synagogue in Manhattan, is author of the widely-praised book, My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, and Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk about Being Jewish. She is a for- mer producer for Mike Wallace at 60 Minutes and for Charlie Rose and has moderated discussions for the JCC in Manhattan, The 92nd Street Y, The Shalom Hartman Institute, and The Jewish Week.
Master of Ceremonies
Jessica, a TV news reporter, journalist and empowerment expert, has won awards for her anti-bullying efforts and commitment to philanthropy. She helped raise more than a million dollars for charities in the last decade by organizing events and running marathons. Jessica was named to The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” list in 2014.
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