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2016 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship

December 21, 2016

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, is the winner of the 2016 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. Stevenson is a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. Under his leadership, the EJI has Read More

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Puffin Foundation honored by NJ Peace Action as Peace Site of the Year

December 1, 2016

You can view the award ceremony and the statement read by Jules Orkin, Puffin Peace Fellow, here: Read More

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A disturbing look at the resurgent paramilitary movement in Mother Jones. Another piece of investigative journalism supported by the Puffin Foundation

October 27, 2016

I went undercover with a militia on the US-Mexico border. Here’s what I saw. “I crawl out of the back of the pickup with my rifle in hand. “Keep your weapons nice and tight,” Captain Pain orders. I am traveling light. Unlike the others, I don’t view southern Arizona as Read More

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Rosenberg Sons on 60 Minutes

October 15, 2016

Sunday, October 16, 7:00pm CBS (channel 2 in NJ) “The sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg tell Anderson Cooper what it was like to be the children of infamous Communist spies during the McCarthy era, in a story that sheds new light on one of the most dramatic espionage cases Read More

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Eunice Lipton Book Discussion at Puffin & MCNY

June 2, 2016

The Puffin Foundation is proud to sponsor two events with Eunice Lipton talking about her new memoir about her uncle’s participation in the Spanish Civil War. Join us at the Puffin Cultural Forum on June 24, 7:00pm or see Ms. Lipton at the Museum of the City of NY on Read More

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Michael Ratner

May 20, 2016

The Puffin Foundation notes with sorrow the loss of our esteemed colleague and friend, whose devotion to equal justice and human rights led to the bestowal of our highest honor, the Puffin-Nation Award for Creative Citizenship. A highly principled man, Michael Ratner was a warm and caring individual whose life’s Read More

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Remembering Mayor Parker

April 27, 2016

The Puffin Foundation and The Teaneck Creek Conservancy offer our condolences to the family of Mayor Lizette Parker. She was a steadfast friend of Puffin and a former member of TCC’s Board of Directors. Lizette had a extraordinary love and commitment to Teaneck. You can read more about Lizette’s remarkable Read More

The Triangle Fire: An Opera in One Act

April 20, 2016

Coming to Puffin on September 11, 2016 at Read More

Professor Moshe Banai shares insights at home and abroad

April 12, 2016

Management expert says ignore the propaganda and stick to the facts JEWISH STANDARD Article by Lois Goldrich April 7, 2016, 3:54 pm Read more: Professor shares insights at home and abroad | The Jewish Standard http://jewishstandard.timesofisrael.com/professor-shares-insights-at-home-and-abroad/#ixzz45caaxc6h What do you do with a master’s degree from Tel Aviv University and Ph.D. Read More

Puffin is proud to co-sponsor Yiddish Theater exhibit now open at the Museum of the City of NY

March 10, 2016

NEW YORK’S YIDDISH THEATER: FROM THE BOWERY TO BROADWAY. MAR. 9–JUL. 31, 2016 www.mcny.org/yiddishtheater From the late 19th to the mid- 20th century, a thriving Yiddish theater culture blossomed on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, entertaining over 1.5 million first and second generation Eastern-European Jewish immigrants. Second Avenue became the “Yiddish Read More

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