State of World Jewry Address: Bari Weiss (sold out)
Sunday, February 25, 2024, 7:30 pm
In Person (92NY)
This program is currently sold out.
Central Synagogue members are personally invited to this year’s State of World Jewry Address hosted by 92NY and delivered by Bari Weiss, renowned journalist and commentator on Jewish affairs. Weiss is well-known for her thought-provoking insights, deep understanding, and penchant for speaking difficult truths. After Bari’s address, she will be joined by 92NY’s Rabbi David Ingber for a moderated discussion. The deadline for registering for this special event is Thursday, February 15th. Central Synagogue members will receive information about registration via email.
Bari Weiss is the founder and editor of The Free Press and host of the podcast Honestly. From 2017 to 2020 Weiss was an opinion writer and editor at The New York Times. Before that, she was an op-ed and book review editor at The Wall Street Journal and a senior editor at Tablet Magazine.
Weiss is the winner of the LA Press Club's 2021 Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism. She is also the winner of the Reason Foundation’s 2018 Bastiat Prize, which honors writing that “best demonstrates the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence.” In 2019, Vanity Fair called Weiss the Times’s “star opinion writer.”
Weiss is a proud Pittsburgh native. Her first book, How to Fight Anti-Semitism, was the winner of a 2019 National Jewish Book Award. She lives with her wife and daughter in Los Angeles.