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MARCH 15, 2017: MOMENT MAGAZINE-KARMA FOUNDATION 2017 SHORT FICTION CONTEST DEADLINE
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MARCH 15, 2017: DANEIL PEARL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM INITIATIVE TO EXPOSE PREJUDICE DEADLINE.  Open to journalists 22-38.
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PAST EVENTS:
Moment’s 2016 Benefit Gala – December 18, 2016:
An evening of tributes ad music to honor the memory of Moment cofounder Elie Wiesel

Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalist initiative (DPIJI) Advisory Board includes: Sarah Breger (Deputy Editor of Moment Magazine), Linda Feldmann (Christian Science Monitor and Washington Bureau Chief), Amy S. Schwartz (Moment Opinion Editor) Nadine Epstein (Moment Editor), Wolf Blitzer (CNN), Lynn Sweet (Washington Sun Times Bureau Chief), Robert Siegel (NPR), Tovah Feldshuh, Phyllis Greenberger and Mary Hadar (Washington Post). (Photographer: Betty Adler)

Master of ceremonies and NPR’s Senior Host of “All Things Considered” Robert Siegel with journalist Elie Wiesel remembrance speakers Kati Marton and CNN’s Wolf Blitzer (Photographer: Betty Adler)

Broadway and TV star Tovah Feldshuh accepts 2016 Moment Magazine Creativity Award (Photographer: Bruce Guthrie)

Sydney James Harcourt from the Tony award winning Broadway hit “Hamilton!” with Broadway pianist Michael Lavine (Photographer: Betty Adler)

Composer and musician David Amram accepts 2016 Moment Magazine Creativity Award with editor and publisher Nadine Epstein. (Photographer: Bruce Guthrie)

Philanthropist Annie S. Totah with 2016 Moment Magazine Cultural Honoree Gwen Zuares

Speaker for the evening writer Leon Wieseltier with Wolf Blitzer

Israeli Cantor and Broadway Les Misérables star Dudu Fisher with Nadine Epstein, editor of Moment Magazine. (Photographer: Betty Adler)

MORE PAST EVENTS:

Deborah Lipstadt was the guest speaker at Moment's September 27 luncheon at the Yale Club in New York City honoring Mike and Gloria Levitas. Deborah Lipstadt spoke about her book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier and the film Denial based on the book that opened later that week. Journalism icon Mike Levitas has been Moment's literary editor for nearly a decade and Gloria Levitas is a prolific Moment contributor.

Professor Lipstadt was the guest speaker at Moment’s September 27 luncheon at the Yale Club in New York City honoring Mike and Gloria Levitas. Deborah Lipstadt spoke about her book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier and the film Denial based on the book that opened later that week. Journalism icon Mike Levitas has been Moment’s literary editor for nearly a decade and Gloria Levitas is a prolific Moment contributor.

Daniel Rose introduces honorees Mike and Gloria Levitas

Daniel Rose introduces honorees Mike and Gloria Levitas

Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein with Mike Levitas, Moment's literary editor emeritus

Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein with Mike Levitas, Moment’s literary editor emeritus

Moment board member Bob Wiener talks about the Eugene M. Grant Fellowship for young journalists

Moment board member Bob Wiener talks about the Eugene M. Grant Fellowship for young journalists

 Gloria and Mike Levitas

Gloria and Mike Levitas

 

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November 15, 2015: Moment’s 40th Anniversary Gala at the French Embassy in Washington, DC: Nadine Epstein, Daniel Heifetz with the evening’s honorees: Annie S. Totah, Tamara Handelsman & Robert Schattner, the inventor of Chloraseptic. (photo by Betty Adler)

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November 15, 2015: Moment Magazine‘s 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala featuring a performance by GRAMMY award-winning piano virtuoso Yefim Bronfman (photo by Bruce Guthrie)

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November 15, 2015: Alan Gross, Nadine Epstein and Professor Mohammed Dajani

 

June 11, 2015- Nadine Epstein and contributing writer Wesley G. Pippert in New York City at The Mirror Awards honoring excellence in media industry reporting. (Wes' story "The Adelson Effect" was a finalist.)

June 11, 2015- Nadine Epstein and contributing writer Wesley G. Pippert in New York City at The Mirror Awards honoring excellence in media industry reporting. (Wes’ story “The Adelson Effect” was a finalist.)

 

May 3, 2015- [Pictured from Left:] Shelley Broderick (Dean of the University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School and the Joseph L. Rauh Jr. Chair of Social Justice), Janice Rothchild Blumberg (author and the widow of Atlanta civil rights leader Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, the spiritual leader of Atlanta’s Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple which was bombed by militant white supremacists in 1958), Charles Haynes (Director of the Religious Freedom Center at the Newsuem Institute), Ann F. Lewis (vice chair of the Moment Magazine Advisory Board), journalist and event moderator Steven Roberts, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, civil rights leader Julian Bond, Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein and former Congressman Barney Frank.

May 3, 2015- [Pictured from Left:] Shelley Broderick (Dean of the University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School and the Joseph L. Rauh Jr. Chair of Social Justice), Janice Rothchild Blumberg (author and the widow of Atlanta civil rights leader Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, the spiritual leader of Atlanta’s Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple which was bombed by militant white supremacists in 1958), Charles Haynes (Director of the Religious Freedom Center at the Newseum Institute), Ann F. Lewis (vice chair of the Moment Magazine Advisory Board), journalist and event moderator Steven Roberts, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, civil rights leader Julian Bond, Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein and former Congressman Barney Frank.

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May 3, 2015 Students from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts sing songs from the Civil Rights era for Moment Magazine and The Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute event at the Newseum as they present “A Great Civil Rights Partnership: A celebration in honor of the struggle for racial equality, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.”

 

Jews and Science Symposium on April 12, 2015 at the Oshman Family JCC of Palo Alto.

Jews and Science Symposium on April 12, 2015 at the Oshman Family JCC of Palo Alto.(Left to right symposium participants: Joel R. Primack, Professor of Physics; Nancy Ellen Abrams, author and philosopher of science; Nadine Epstein, editor and publisher of Moment; Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, emeritus chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth and 2015 Moment Magazine Creativity Award Winner; event moderator Michael Krasny of KQED; Ronit Widman-Levy director of Arts & Culture, Oshman Family JCC and Marcus W. Feldman, Professor of Biological Sciences. (not pictured: John Efron, Koret professor of Jewish History.) 

Nadine Epstein and Theodore Bikel on November 16, 2014

On November 16, 2014 Moment gave legendary actor/singer Theodore Bikel the 2014 Moment Magazine International Humanitarian Award – here pictured with editor/publisher Nadine Epstein.

Nadine Epstein, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Theo Bikel on November 14, 2014

Nadine Epstein, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Theo Bikel on November 14, 2014.

Celebration Committee Co-Chairs Rabbi Harold S. White, Gwen Zuares and Theo Bikel on Nov. 14, 2014

Celebration Committee Co-Chairs Rabbi Harold S. White, Gwen Zuares and Theo Bikel on Nov. 14, 2014.

David Saperstein and Senator Patrick Leahy on November 16, 2014

Guests Rabbi David Saperstein and Senator Patrick Leahy on November 16, 2014.

Senator Patrick Leahy and wife Marcelle along with Nadine Epstein and Aimee Ginsburg Bikel and Theodore Bikel

Senator Patrick Leahy and wife Marcelle along with Nadine Epstein and Aimee Ginsburg Bikel and Theodore Bikel

Rabbi Harold S. White, Nadine Epstein, Robert Siegel, Tom Paxton, Debroah Tannen, David Amram and Aimee Ginsburg Bikel and Theo Bikel on Nov. 14, 2014

Rabbi Harold S. White, Nadine Epstein, Robert Siegel, Tom Paxton, Debroah Tannen, David Amram with Aimee Ginsburg Bikel and Theo Bikel on Nov. 14, 2014

Amy Kaslow, winner of the 2014 Moment Magazine International Changemaker Award with Nadine Epstein

Amy Kaslow, winner of the 2014 Moment Magazine International Changemaker Award with Nadine Epstein on November 16, 2014.

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Barton Rubenstein, Nadine Epstein and New Yorker cartoon editor/Moment cartoonist Bob Mankoff at an April 3 book party celebrating the release of Mankoff’s memoir, “How About Never–Is Never Good for You?”

The 2013 awards ceremony for the Moment Magzine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest were held at the Jewish Museum of New York on November 14th. Above from left are Sharon Karmazin of the Karma Foundation, Joyce Carol Oates, Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein, and NPR book critic and Moment fiction editor Alan Cheuse.

The 2013 awards ceremony for the Moment Magzine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest were held at the Jewish Museum of New York on November 14th. Above from left are Sharon Karmazin of the Karma Foundation, Joyce Carol Oates, Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein, and NPR book critic and Moment fiction editor Alan Cheuse.

Alan Cheuse and Joyce Carol Oates discussed fiction-writing at the Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest awards ceremony, at the Jewish Museum of New York on November 14th.

Alan Cheuse and Joyce Carol Oates discussed fiction-writing at the Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest awards ceremony, at the Jewish Museum of New York on November 14th.

Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein with Charles Haynes, director of the Religious Freedom Education Project at the Newseum. On Monday, March 18, 2013, Moment Magazine, the Religious Freedom Education Project
and the Committee on Religious Liberty hosted a daylong symposium on the future of religious freedom in the United States at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

Welton Gaddy, president of the Interfaith Alliance, moderates a panel discussion about whether religious liberty is under attack today. Panelists included Hoda Elshishtawy, legislative and policy analyst for the Muslim Public Affairs Council; Richard Foltin, director of legislative and national affairs for the American Jewish Committee; Holly Hollman, general counsel for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty; Wendy Kaminer, author and social critic; and Mark Chopko, partner and chair of the Nonprofit & Religious Institutions practice group of Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP.

Welton Gaddy, president of the Interfaith Alliance; Hoda Elshishtawy, legislative and policy analyst for the Muslim Public Affairs Council; Richard Foltin, director of legislative and national affairs for the American Jewish Committee; and Holly Hollman, general counsel for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.

Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law at The George Washington University, legal affairs editor for The New Republic and contributor to Moment Magazine, speaks about the influence of religion on the U.S. Supreme Court justices.

Charles Haynes, director of the Religious Freedom Education Project at the Newseum moderates a discussion about the challenges for religious freedom in the future. Panelists included Suhag A. Shukla, executive director and legal counsel for the Hindu American Foundation; Mark Rienzi, special counsel for The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; and Kim Colby, senior counsel for the Center for Law and Religious Freedom, Christian Legal Society.

Dan Mach, director of the ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief; Michael Lieberman, director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Civil Rights Policy Planning Center; and Jay Michaelson, author of “God v. Gay: The Case for Religious Equity” speak about the challenges for religious liberty in the future.

Moment opinion editor Amy Schwartz spoke with New York Times ethics columnist Randy Cohen about his new book, Be Good: How to Navigate the Ethics of Everything at the DCJCC on February 20, 2013.

Editor and Publisher Nadine Epstein with novelist Walter Mosley, who judged the 2012 Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest.

Walter Mosley (far right) speaks alongside winners of the 2012 Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest at Hebrew Union College on December 4, 2012.

Jonathan Safran Foer, Joshua and Franklin Foer honor their father, Bert Foer, at Moment Magazine‘s annual symposium on November 18, 2012.

New York Times columnist David Brooks and stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone are among the speakers at Moment Magazine‘s 2012 symposium, “The Intersection of Humor and Politics.”

NPR host Robert Siegel, NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg, Emmy Award-winning former writer of The Colbert Report Allison Silverman, stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone, New York Times columnist David Brooks and New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff speak about the intersection of humor and politics at Moment Magazine‘s 2012 symposium.