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Thank You for Joining Tanenbaum’s 2023 Gala

We are deeply grateful to those of you who joined us, virtually and in-person, for our 2023 Gala, Peace Made Possible.

In times of darkness, I looked around the room and felt hope. I appreciate that combating hatred, prejudice, and violence matters to each of you who joined us.Thank you again to our incredible honorees, Celeste Warren on behalf of Merck, Atiya Aftab and Sheryl Olitzky from the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, and the Founding Members of Tanenbaum’s Education Advisory Board Faigy Abraham, Matthew Diles, Sandi Gaynair-Duncan, Angelica Restrepo, and Cheryl Rizzo.

A huge thank you to our sponsors Dr. Georgette F. Bennett and Dr. Leonard S. Polonsky CBE, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Target, Foa & Son, Alera Group Company, Amazon, Spotify, TJ Haynes-Morgan and Michael Morgan, Julian and Kim MacQueen, Holly and Michael Weiss, Epstein, Becker & Green, Amy and Robert Heller, David Heller, Merck & Co., Barry Friedberg and Charlotte Moss, and Douglas and Suzanne Henck. Last but certainly not least, thank you to our donors and our talented Mistresses of Ceremony, Sandra Bookman and Hollie Harper.If you were unable to attend the Gala, check out our feature on WABC-TV and stay tuned for more photos coming soon! You can also still support our work to promote justice and build respect for religious difference by donating today.

In gratitude,

Rev. Mark Fowler, CEO, Tanenbaum