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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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Puffin Peace Pole

May 17, 2011

The Puffin Foundation, Ltd. has ordered a Sandblasted 4 Sided Peace Pole. The pole with have the inscription “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in the following 8 languages: English Spanish Chinese Russian Arabic Hebrew Yiddish Read More

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3.11 Project

April 12, 2011

“We are pleased to present “3.11 Project,” a Charity Silent Auction group Exhibition featuring NYC’s and Japan’s finest talent. “3.11 Project” group exhibition will showcase in downtown Manhattan, opening night on April 8th, 2011 from 6-9PM at OPENHOUSE GALLERY. The Exhibition will feature up to 50 artists, and the venue Read More

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Puffin & ALBA Announce Major Human Rights Award

March 7, 2011

Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) and the Puffin Foundation Announce Major New Human Rights Award Internationally Famed Judge Baltasar Garzón Named First Recipient   Contact: Bobbi Schlesinger/ “Today, the whole world is watching as the people of nation after nation struggle to obtaintheir freedom from oppressive regimes. Could there be Read More

Puffin Aids Monsoon Victims

February 16, 2011

Dear Friends, The most recent monsoons destroyed the homes and farms of the poor people in Pakistan. The Puffin Foundation gave a donation to aid these distressed people. With all the monies collected from caring Americans a total of 50 cows were purchased and given to families that had handicapped Read More

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Cecile Richards & Bill McKibben Win Puffin/Nation Prize

October 8, 2010

The Puffin Foundation Ltd. and the Nation Institut are pleased to announce the 2010 recipients of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship Cecile Richards and Bill McKibben The Nation Institute announced today that Planned Parenthood president, Cecile Richards, and author, educator, and environmentalist Bill McKibben have both been chosen to Read More

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Merri Milwe appointed new Artistic Director of Puffin Cultural Forum

October 4, 2010

Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce that Merri Milwe, who for the past three years has been our drama workshop leader, has accepted the post as the Artistic Director of the Puffin Cultural Forum. The Forum will be closed for the month of January. We will reopen with the Read More

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