A Celebration of Human Rights
Start: May 22, 2019 06:45 PM
End: May 22, 2019 08:45 PM

Prince George Ballroom
15 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016

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Rabbi Jocee Hudson
Temple Israel of Hollywood

Hollywood, California
Rabbinic Human Rights Hero Award

For leading by example and mobilizing her community to work with partners from diverse backgrounds around issues of race and criminal justice, housing and food insecurity, climate change and gun violence.

Rabbi Elliott Tepperman
Bnai Keshet
Montclair, New Jersey

Rabbinic Human Rights Hero Award

For leading his congregants and colleagues across faiths in a variety of social justice issues, including LGBTQ rights, working to reduce gun violence and defending the rights of immigrants and refugees, including Muslims affected by the travel ban.

Debra Katz
Founding Partner, Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP
Washington, D.C.

Raphael Lemkin Human Rights Award

For her critical work representing Christine Blasey Ford, victims of Harvey Weinstein, and many other survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment, and her tireless efforts in the areas of employment and gender discrimination.

Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub
Rabbinic Director, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services
New York, New York

Founders' Award

For his extraordinary leadership as a member of the group that launched T'ruah 16 years ago, and ensured our long-term health and growth.

Sheila Katz, incoming CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, will moderate a panel discussion with the honorees.

Bethany Yarrow and Rufus Cappadocia will provide musical entertainment.


2019 Gala Host Committee
Join the Host Committee or purchase regular tickets below. Alternatively, honor our leaders by purchasing a personal tribute greeting in the digital journal, to be presented at the gala and gifted to the honorees. [Host Committee levels Guardians of Justice and up include a personal tribute greeting in the digital journal.]

The annual gala has come and gone. Please give your gift in honor of our human rights heroes here. Be sure to select "Annual Gala."

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