Algemeiner ‘JEWISH 100′ Gala: Album 1 – Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

April 28, 2013 12:52 pm 8 comments

The Algemeiner 'JEWISH 100' Gala.

From left: Honoree Neil Book, Algemeiner Editor Dovid Efune and Attorney Benjamin Brafman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Honoree Neil Book and philanthropist Ronald Lauder. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: MC Heather Nauert, Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune and Ronald Lauder. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Dovid Efune, Ronald Lauder and Algemeiner publisher Simon Jacobson. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Event chair Bob H. Book and philanthropist Ronald Lauder. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Algemeiner columnist Shlomo Shamir and ADL head Abraham Foxman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Abraham Foxman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Charlotte Frank and Abraham Foxman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Guest, Elinor Chayo and Shaindy Jacobson. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Guest, Elinor Chayo and Shaindy Jacobson. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Robert and Laurie Koppel. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Robert and Laurie Koppel. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Heather Nauert, Shep Cutler, Jayme Book, Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune and Rabbi Hesh Epstein. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Heather Nauert and Shep Cutler. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Velvel and Sarah Farkash. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Dovid Efune, Mushkee Efune, Myrna Zissman and Leibel Zissman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune, Mike Heller and guest. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Eugen Gluck, Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune, Joseph Hyman and Mrs. Hyman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hyman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Mr. and Mrs. Shep Cutler. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: David Neuhaus, Tali Zilberman, Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune and Henry Zilberman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Dovid Efune and Ari Pfeffer. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Herman Hochberg, Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Polly Hochberg. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Lori Harris, Alan Harris, Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune, Herman Hochberg, Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Polly Hochberg. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Dovid Efune, Mushkee Efune and Eugen Gluck. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Jeffrey Rosen, Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune and attorney Robert Wolf. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Mushkee Efune, Dr. Judy Kuriansky and Dovid Efune. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Dovid Efune, Harvey Weinstein, Elie Wiesel and Simon Jacobson. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Elie Wiesel, Simon Jacobson and Shaindy Jacobson. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Mushkee Efune, Anya Deutsch, Galina Novikov, Elie Wiesel and Michael Deutsch. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Simon Jacobson, Elie Wiesel and Alan Dershowitz. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Dovid Efune, Tony Orlando and Bob Book. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Tony Orlando, Dudu Fisher, Elie Wiesel and Ophir Fisher. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Mr. and Mrs. Alex Levian and Elie Wiesel. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Andy Lowinger and Elie Wiesel. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Elie Wiesel, Ron Agam, friend and Dovid Efune. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Elie Wiesel and Betty Ehrenberg. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Julius Berman, Elie Wiesel and Mrs. Berman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Simon Jacobson, Elie Wiesel and Abraham Foxman. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Susan Sanders and guest. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Algemeiner guests.

Rabbi and Mrs. Hecht. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From right: Susan Sanders, Martin Sanders and guests. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Algemeiner guests.

Algemeiner guests. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Charlie Berhaut, Helen Freedman, Mushkee Efune and Dovid Efune. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune, Mike Heller and Victoria Brooks. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune and Elliot Rabin. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune and Derek Enlander. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Mushkee Efune, Dovid Efune and Algemeiner honorees Neil and Sharon Book. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Algemeiner guests. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Algemeiner guests. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Ruth Messinger, Dovid Efune and Mushkee Efune. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Daniel Rosen, Dovid Efune and Mushkee Efune. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Martin Sanders, Dovid Efune and Susan Sanders. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Eli Beer, Dovid Efune and Mushkee Efune. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left. Elisabeth Schneier, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, Dovid Efune and Mushkee Efune. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

From left: Algemeiner Editors Zach Pontz, Dovid Efune, and Joshua Levitt. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

Algemeiner guest.

Algemeiner guests. Photo: Sarah Rogers.

8 Comments

  • Excellent comment regarding Foxman, Debbie Mann. I heard that sensible Jews and true pro-Israel folks let Olmert and Dershowitz have it yesterday at the JPost conference in NYC.

  • Great photos of a great event. Kol HaKovod. So glad we were there.
    All the best,
    Helen Freedman and Charlie Bernhaut

    • Congrads to Helen Freedman and Charlie Freedman, true defenders of religious liberty. Surprised Foxman had time to tear himself away from fighting Islamophobia and show up to this event.

  • Great shabbat shalom

  • Where were PAMELA GELLER, CAROLINE GLICK and DAVID HOROWITZ? I guess they were too busy fighting for the survival of the Jewish people…wouldn’t want to invite them.

    • Or Jeff Wiesenfeld for that matter. I guess Algemeiner prefers Hollywood. Your list was very surprising. I never realized Barack Obama was Jewish? There are so many out there who are doing the hard work that you failed to recognize. It was very, very disappointing. Have you heard of Sarah Stern,Beth Gilinsky, Charles Jacobs,Lori Lowenthal Marcus,Mort Klein.I could easily go on.
      We are scratching our heads in disbelief

      • Thank you Irene, for reminding us that Jeff Wiesenfeld, and the others, are the true heroes, who labor behind the scenes in defense of the Jewish people. I am truly at a loss to understand how his name was omitted from this list.

    • Elliot J. Stamler

      Because those three are raving extremists who wouldn’t be caught dead in a room with luminaries like Abe Foxman and Alan Dershowitz..AND YOU, Mr. Sherman. You go join them at a Jewish Tea Party soiree,

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