Making Trouble / Making History

Emma Lazarus.
Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society.

Sunday, March 18, 2012
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place, New York City

Museum of Jewish Heritage - Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles


Welcome and Presentation of the Natalia Twersky Educator Award
Gail Twersky Reimer
Founder and Executive Director


Making Trouble/Making History Awards

Ann F. Lewis
Co-Chair, Benefit Event Committee

Gloria Steinem

Honoree Remarks
Elizabeth Sackler
Rebecca Traister
Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Concluding Remarks
Sue Bricker Dorn
Co-Chair, Benefit Event Committee

Musical Performance
Merri Lovinger Arian

[Text of remarks is available online. Photo and video to be added as soon as available.]

After the program, there will be a viewing of the exhibition Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles and a forum on the legacy of Emma Lazarus

For further information or to request an invitation to next year's event, please contact:

JWA Benefit Office

Honoring Jewish Women Who Share Our Commitment to Making Trouble and Inspiring Change

Letty Cottin Pogrebin
One of the founding editors of Ms. Magazine, and author of Deborah, Golda and Me
Elizabeth A. Sackler
Benefactor and Matron of the Arts, The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum
Rebecca Traister
Contributor to Salon and the New York Times, and author of Big Girls Don't Cry


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