THE 2019 MAIN EVENT
Featuring Bari Weiss, New York Times Editor & Writer
Co-chairs Emily and Sam Zimmern & Angie and Bill Zimmern invite you to oin them at the Jewish Federation's 2019 Main Event, Thursday, February 7, 7:30 pm at Temple Israel. Dessert reception to follow program.
Tickets are $36. Online tickets sales are now closed. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE DOOR!
Bari Weiss was raised in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. She grew up down the street from the Tree of Life Synagogue and became a bat mitzvah there as well. Following the recent shooting, Bari has written and spoken extensively about issues of antisemitism and Jewish identity.
Bari is a passionate thought leader, staff editor and writer for The New York Times opinion page. Previously, she was an op-ed editor and associate book review editor at The Wall Street Journal, and a senior editor at Tablet, the online magazine of Jewish news, politics, and culture. Bari regularly appears on shows like Morning Joe and Bill Maher and is also the winner of the Reason Foundation’s 2018 Bastiat Prize, which annually honors writing that “best demonstrates the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence.”