The Algemeiner Journal was created 40 years ago and 453 people filled the hall of this famed catering venue under the 59th Street Bridge to hear words of praise. Algemeiner Journal Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Celebrity Studded Gala Dinner.
Under tight event security provided by David Stone of Stone Security Service, Algemeiner Journal celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a celebrity studded dinner at Gustavino’s in NYC on Tuesday April 23. The dinner was also punctuated with the release of the Algemeiner first annual list of the “Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life”.
The awards ceremony included a presentation to the Algemeiner 40th Anniversary Gala Honorees Neil and Sharon Book and the Algemeiner Warrior of Truth Award to Elie Wiesel by film producer Harvey Weinstein. It also included words by Publisher Simon Jacobson and the presentation of the Top 100 by Ambassador Ido Aharoni.