TV Star Siggy Flicker, Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto Featured at Algemeiner Summer Benefit
The Algemeiner held its seventh annual Summer Benefit on Wednesday in New York City.
TV star Siggy Flicker and film producer Adam Margules were honored at the event, and The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto was the keynote speaker.
More than 400 people were in attendance at Showroom Seven in midtown Manhattan.
The evening was emceed by journalist Michelle Divon, and included remarks from philanthropist Ari Ackerman. Fashion influencer Elizabeth Savetsky hosted the red carpet.
Prominent guests included the New York Post’s Benny Avni and Doree Lewak, social media sensation Meir Kay, artist Ron Agam, Dr. Judy Kuriansky, Sonia Talati of Barron’s, Kerry Drew of Fox 5, Consul for Media Affairs at the Israeli Consulate in New York Almog Elijis, filmmaker Matthew Taylor, and journalist Jere Van Dyk.
In his address, editor-in-chief Dovid Efune said the essence of The Algemeiner‘s work was “publishing with a mission, journalism with a heart, media with a sense of purpose.”
Founded in 1972 as a Yiddish broadsheet by veteran journalist Gershon Jacobson, today The Algemeiner publishes a weekly newspaper in English and this ever-popular website.
Photos of the event can be viewed below: