The Forward Presents

in Journalism Gala


#Fearless Women Honor Roll

Olga Kurtz
honored by Melissa Jones

Margot Levetzow
honored by Geoffrey Brewer

Maureen Linehan
honored by Maxine Linehan

Dorothy Luriea
honored by Elise Bernhardt

Leah Lusman
honored by Bill Platt and Debbie Lusman

Marge Magner
honored by Lynn Beall

Ray Markowitz
honored by Ava Magner
honored by Stephanie Magner-Tripp

Gracia Martore
honored by Victoria Harker

Lisa Messinger
honored by Suzanne Seiden

Malka Miller
honored by Caryl Ratner

Stacey Moed-Klein
honored by Ralph L. Klein

Ruth Ness
honored by Susan Ness

Kathleen Peratis
honored by Nancy K. Kaufman

Anne Platt
honored by Bill Platt and Debbie Lusman

Sara Pober
honored by Ariel Jankelowitz

Lynn Povich
honored by Ellen Perecman

Mildred Rapoport
honored by Stuart Epstein

Caryl Ratner
honored by Haina Just-Michael

Rachel Ratner
honored by Caryl Ratner

Helen Rehl
honored by Burton Weissberger

Sarah Rubinstein
honored by Marta Gucovsky

Valerie Salembier
honored by Paul Block

Sarah Schachner
honored by Joan Considine

Rose Sedlis Beal
honored by Maggi and Matthew Goldstein

Suzanne Seiden
honored by Kevin Thurm

Rukhl Shornick
honored by Roberta Caplan

Riva Skiba
honored by Jack Skiba

Muriel Slatkin
honored by Nora Skiba

Linda Styer Caldas
honored by Sandra Styer

Muriel Tandet
honored by Doris Cohen

Vivian Tartuk
honored by Ariel Jankelowitz

Mildred Theis
honored by Mark Whitaker

Florence Ugoretz
honored by Deborah Ugoretz

Rose Vila
honored by Anne Bentley

Sara Waksman Norich
honored by Anita Norich

Juliet Warren
honored by Carola Warren

Helen Weill Saffer
honored by Cathy Stephenson

Natalie Wexler
honored by Judith Hochman

Sally Wiley
honored by Ron Sernau

Bethany Yarrow
honored by Peter Yarrow

Vera Burt Yarrow
honored by Peter Yarrow

Valentina Yarrow
honored by Peter Yarrow

Jane Young Walsh
honored by Kathleen Chambard

Lianne Zana
honored by Lara Curtis

Jill Abramson
honored by James OConnor

Esther Anastasia
honored by Ariel Jankelowitz

Dorothy Arnold
honored by Laura Rosenbaum

Liata Asagury
honored by Jack and Janet Azagury

Gertrude Barbanel Sorkin
honored by Laura Barbanel

Arielle Baumgarten
honored by Roberta Caplan

Lynn Beall
honored by Ellen Crooke

Klara Beilis
honored by Jack Skiba

Sarah Bender
honored by Audrey Bender

Elana Berger
honored by Amalia Berger

Enie Berger
honored by Mark Berger

Rachel Berger
honored by Ariel Jankelowitz

Ethel Berman
honored by Bill Platt and Debbie Lusman

Sylvia Breen
honored by Muriel Slatkin

Gertrude Caplan
honored by Roberta Caplan

Sophie Grace Clark
honored by Diana Shaw Clark

Cis Cotton
honored by Thomas Cotton

Letty Cotton Pogrebin
honored by Nancy K. Kaufman

Dr. Lenis Dolan
honored by Wendy Hutter

Evelyn M. Dreyer
honored by Sharyn Dreyer

Dina Dublon
honored by Pamela Craig

Jane Eisner
honored by Karen and Marc Zucker
honored by Vicki H. Abrams
honored by Karen Kolodny
honored by Shifra Broznick
honored by Nancy K. Kaufman

Sadie Esther Eisner
honored by Amalia Berger
honored by Karen and Marc Zucker

Fearless Women in Journalism
honored by Anita Norich

Edna Finver
honored by Nora Skiba

Rachel Fishman Feddersen
honored by Regan Solmo

Ida Forman
honored by Roberta Caplan

Hanah Fried
honored by Ernest Fried

Lynne Galler
honored by Batya Grinstein
honored by Cheryl Fishbein & Philip Schatten

Teresa Garone
honored by Rosemarie Reed-Garone

Anita Gelber
honored by Alexis Gelber

Fannie Geller
honored by Maggi and Matthew Goldstein

Gertrude Goldsmith
honored by Lucielle and Richard Goldsmith

Natalie Greenberger
honored by Jack and Janet Azagury

Lisa Grugel
honored by Lucielle and Richard Goldsmith

Marta Gucovsky
honored by Michelle Chasin

Matilda Helfenbein
honored by Bill Platt and Debbie Lusman

Jane Deben Hewitt
honored by Elizabeth Cotton

Icke Hinitz
honored by Martin Bresler

Rabbi Regina Jones
honored by Amichai Lau-Lavie

Ruth Kandel
honored by Myron Kandel

Mary Kaufman Schlozman
honored by Elaine Chapnick

Jennifer Klein
honored by Jason Klein


The Forward Honors #FearlessWomen:

Jane Eisner Celebrating 10 Years as Forward Editor-in-Chief
Jill Abramson First Woman Executive Editor of The New York Times, Senior Lecturer at Harvard University
Dana Bash Award-Winning Journalist and Chief Political Correspondent at CNN
Marge Magner Banker, Business Leader, Former Chair of Gannett and TEGNA
Lynn Povich First Woman Senior Editor at Newsweek and Author of The Good Girls Revolt

DECEMBER 5, 2018 6:30 PM

Dinner reception • Awards • Music • Dessert
Festive Attire



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Event Leadership

Alan Silberstein*


Mark Mlotek*
Jacob Morowitz*
Stephanie and Michael Naidoff
Morris Offit
Charles Ortner
Kathleen Peratis*
Penny and Claudio Pincus
Caryl Ratner*
Winnie Sandler Grinspoon
Ron Sernau*
MK Nachman Shai
Harvey Sigelbaum
Juliet Spitzer and Phil Wachs
Julie E. Strauss and Joel F. Brown
Deborah Ugoretz and Samuel Norich*
Ronnie Zolin*

Ed Blank*
Ken Bob*
James Feldman*
Lynne Galler and Hezzy Dattner
Alexis Gelber
Lucille and Richard Goldsmith
Jeffrey Gottlieb*
Jim Hofheimer
Ruth Horowitz*
Haina Just-Michael and Bernard Michael
Patti Kenner
Jason Klein*
Ruth and David Levine
Nina Libeskind
Dafna Linzer
Ruth Messinger

*Board member


Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer
U.S. Representative Ted Deutch
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
NYC Public Advocate Letitia "Tish" James
Rabbi Joy Levitt
Commissioner Julie Menin of The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment
Israeli MK Merav Michaeli
U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler
Rabbi Joseph Potasnik
Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer
Israeli MK Stav Shaffir
Jeffrey Solomon 
NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer
Consul General of Canada Phyliss Yaffe


Natalie Wexler and James Feldman

Marge Magner
Carol and Alan Silberstein

Ally Financial

Dr. Mark Berger and Jane Eisner
Marla Gucovsky and Edward Blank
Lynne Galler and Hezzy Dattner
Global Payments
Hal Lux
Kathleen Peratis
Penny and Claudio Pincus
Ron Sernau
Deborah Ugoretz and Samuel Norich
Bob Willumstad

Joan Bennette
Larisa Blavatnik
Connie Chung and Maury Povich
Alisa and Daniel Doctoroff
Dina Dublon
JP Morgan
Donald Kimelman
Sheila and Bill Lambert
Jacob and Susanne Morowitz 
Morris Offit
Irene Pletka and the Kronhill Pletka Foundation
Abigail Pogrebin and David Shapiro
Lynn Povich and Stephen Shephard
Caryl Ratner 
Straus Media Manhattan

Michael and Carol Dunn
Alexis Gelber and Mark T. Whitaker
Lucille and Richard Goldsmith
Winnie Sandler Grinspoon
Karen and Fred Kastenbaum
Maura Markus
Connie and David Povich
Judith and Jack Stern
Julie E. Strauss and Joel F. Brown
The Travelers' Companies, Inc.
Ronnie and Elliot Zolin

Judy Dimon
Matthew Goldstein and Maggi Sedlis Goldstein
Frances Degen Horowitz
John Golieb - The G&A Foundation
Deborah and Rocco Landesman
Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer and Joseph Neubauer
Melanie Shorin and Gregg Feldman
Nora and Jack Skiba
Regan Solmo and Geoff Brewer

Leah Albek
Pam Craig
Randi Fishman
Haina Just-Michael
Barry Klayman
Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer
Ruth Messinger and Andrew Lachman
Evan Mason
Mike Moore
Christine Olsen
Victoria Schonfeld
Neal Shapiro
Diana Shaw Clark 
Deborah Waroff
Lois Whitman


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