Puffin donation helps Teaneck restart literacy program

January 4, 2012

“A $120,000 donation from the Puffin Foundation will allow the school district to reinstate a summer literacy and math program that was eliminated this year because of budget cuts, officials said. ‘I think it might be one of the largest donations – without a grant attached to it – that Read More

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Kushner to Donate $100,000 Puffin Nation Prize to CUNY Students

December 15, 2011

Nation Institute Tony Kushner Makes the News Posted by Jayati Vora, December 7, 2011 to the Nation Institute Blog JOHN MUNSON Neal Rosenstein (left), of the Puffin Foundation, presents the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship to Tony Kushner (right) at The Nation Institute’s annual dinner gala, December 5, 2011 It’s Read More

Tony Kushner Puffin/Nation 2011 Creative Citizen Award Winner donates $100,000 prize

December 13, 2011

“American playwright Tony Kushner has donated $100,000 in prize money to the university whose board originally blocked a decision to award him an honorary degree earlier this year. In May, John Jay College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY), was initially prevented from honouring Kushner following criticism Read More

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2011 Honoree Tony Kushner

November 29, 2011

The Puffin Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the 2011 Puffin Nation Award for Creative Citizenship, Tony Kushner. ******************************************************************** UPDATE:  Nation Institute Tony Kushner Makes the News Posted by Jayati Vora, December 7, 2011 to the Nation Institute Blog Photo: John Munson Neal Rosenstein (left), of the Puffin Read More

Peace Pole Ceremony at Puffin Foundation: Event Photos

November 29, 2011

This ceremony took place Wednesday November 9th at the Puffin Foundation. We have sought to have our voice for peace heard. A world without war is a universal desire by untold millions of people. We have erected a “Peace Pole” on The Puffin Foundation Ltd. property located at 20 Puffin Read More

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Letter to the Puffin Foundation from Superintendent Barbara Pinsak

August 31, 2011

A letter to the Puffin Foundation Ltd., from Barbara Pinsak Superintendent of Schools and Teaneck Board of Education August 31, 2011: “Thank you for your generous gift of $6,500 from the Puffin Foundation for computers for the video documentary classes at the middle schools. Thanks to your support of the Read More

Baltasar Garzón Receives ALBA/ Puffin Award

August 10, 2011

  Perry Rosenstein (above) President of the Puffin Foundation, Ltd. presented the first ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Judge Baltasar Garzón of Spain on May 14, 2011.  Judge Garzón is a world-renowned hero to the human rights community, in large part because of his indictment and arrest warrant Read More

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2012 ALBA-Puffin International Award for Human Rights Activism

August 9, 2011

ALBA is now accepting nominations for the 2014 ALBA-Puffin International Award for Human Rights Activism   About the Award: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives and the Puffin Foundation invite nominations for the ALBA-Puffin International Award for Human Rights Activism.  The Award is granted on an annual basis to individuals or organizations whose Read More

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Through Others’ Eyes

August 4, 2011

  A delegation of brave young Jewish Israeli and Arab Israeli youngsters finished their three-week stay at Camp Shomira in Liberty, NY. Their stay under the sponsorship of Givat Haviva and supported by the Puffin Foundation ended with a photo exhibition titled Through Others’ Eyes at the Puffin Cultural Forum. Read More

Teaneck’s Red Oak Tree

May 30, 2011

Teaneck’s Red Oak Tree The great red oak that has grown for more than 350 years at what is today the intersection of Cedar Lane and Palisade Avenue in Teaneck, NJ will be allowed to die a natural death. Through the efforts of the Puffin Foundation, which provided an undisclosed Read More

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