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May 29, 2006, Toronto, Canada
Daniel Pearl Dialogue for Muslim-Jewish Understanding featuring Akbar Ahmed and Judea Pearl
Moderated by Lloyd Robertson – CTV National News
Sponsored by: Association of Progressive Muslims of Canada, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, Temple Har Zion
Time: 7:00 PM
Islamic Iranian Centre of Imam Ali
129 Bermondsey Road
Scarborough, Ontario
Link to "Muslim Jewish dialogue attempts to build bridges" article
Link to flyer

May 19, 2006, Northbrook, Ill.
Being Jewish in a Post 9/11 World – Judea Pearl
Temple Beit El
View Flyer
Link to Article
Contact: Ric Bachrach 847-291-0199

May 11, 2006 Los Angeles, CA
Carving a Path for East-West Dialogue with Judea Pearl UCLA Undergraduate International Relations Society
5:30 pm, UCLA’s Royce Hall, Room 154
Link to website
Link to flyer

March 10, 2006, Costa Mesa, CA
Coalition Advocating Human Security
Luncheon featuring Ruth and Judea Pearl, Daniel Pearl Foundation
11:00 a.m.
Orange County Performing Arts Center
Center Club
650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa
RSVP to Maggie at 949-760-4310 or by March 7th.
View Invitation
View Article
Coalition Advocating Human Security

March 2, 2006 Los Angeles, CA
Fourth Annual Daniel Pearl Lecture in Journalism and International Relations
A Conversation with Larry King (topic “The Art and Science of the Interview: Musings About Everything”)
Moderated by Laurie Levinson
7:30 p.m.
Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center
574 Hillgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
View Invitation
View Article
Contact: Leslie Wallach 310-208-3081, x 107
or Carol Baror 310-208-3081, x 224

March 2, 2006, New York, NY
Film Collection benefiting the Daniel Pearl Foundation
Mariane Pearl will speak, along with five emerging filmmakers, who will screen selections from their films.
Time: 7 pm and 9:15 pm
IFC Center, 323 6th Avenue
New York, NY
View Invitation
View Press Release

January 26, 2006 - United Nations, New York
Remembrance and Beyond" International Day of Commemoration
Judea Pearl will address the United Nations, NGO Briefing
Dag Hammarskjold Hall, 10-12 am
By Invitation
Link to website
Link to speech

December 8, 2005 - New York City, NY
Park Avenue Synagogue,
"Being Jewish in the 21st Century: The Unyielding Message of Daniel Pearl"
Discussion and booksigning with Judea Pearl
Contact: Sarah Gribetz sgribetz@PASYN.ORG 212-369-2600, Ext.142

December 3, 2005 at 5:45 pm - Los Altos, CA
An Afternoon with Dr. Judea Pearl
Speaking on Jewish Pride in the Post 9/11 Era
Sanctuary, Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos, CA
Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Contact: Sheba Solomon Tel: 650.493.4661 Fax: 650.494.8248
View Flyer

November 8, 2005 at 7:30 pm - Urbana IL
"The Right Thing: The Legacy of Daniel Pearl"
- by Judea Pearl
1404 Siebel Center, 201 N. Goodwin Ave. Urbana, IL 61801
Contact: Dan Roth

November 7, 2005 at 8:00 pm - Greenwich CT
Pride, Tolerance and Hope in a World Gone Mad
Temple Sholom 300 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich.
Contact: Lisa-Loraine Smith, 203-622-1881 View Flyer

November 6, 2005 at 7:00 pm - Providence, RI
Jewish Federation of Rhode Island
"Being Jewish in the 21st Century: The Unyielding Message of Daniel Pearl"
Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Avenue, Providence, RI
Discussion and book signing with Judea Pearl
Contact: Elisa Heath 401-421-4111 View Flyer

November 2, 2005 - Nashville, TN
National Organization of Jewish Women, Nashville Section
Luncheon with Dr. Pearl
"Jewish Pride in the Post 9/11 Era"
Gordon Jewish Community Center
801 Percy Warner Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 356-7170
By invitation only
Contact Jody Mattison 615-260-4483

November 1, 2005 - Brooklyn, NY
" Jewish in a world gone mad "
Congregation Mt. Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn NY
Lecture: 7:30 pm
Open to the public
Contact: Rabbi Potasnik 212.983.3521 212.983.3531 (fax)

November 1, 2005 at 1 pm - New York, NY
The New York Board of Rabbis
Luncheon with Judea Pearl
136 East 39th Street, (Lexington/3rd), New York, NY
By Invitation
Contact: Karen (Cell) 203-314-4966
Office: 212 983-3521

October 30, 2005 at 2:30- 4:30 pm - New York, NY
Daniel Pearl Dialogue for Muslim-Jewish understanding,
featuring Akbar Ahmed and Judea Pearl
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage, - A Living Memorial To The Holocaust
Introductory Remarks by Rabbi Marc Schneier and Russell Simmons of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding
Moderated by Jacki Lyden of NPR
Co-sponsored by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding
Safra Hall, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280
contact: For information and Tickets 646 437-4202 View Flyer.

October 18, 2005 at 1:30 pm - Los Angeles, CA
The Right Thing: The Legacy of Danny Pearl - by Judea and Ruth Pearl
UCLA Faculty Center, California Room
at Faculty Women Club, UCLA
Contact: Joyce Glantz (818) 783-5562

October 1-10, 2005 - Daniel Pearl Music Days -Worldwide events
International network of concerts united in Harmony for Humanity.
Register your event

September 24, 2005 at 8:45pm- Syracuse, NY
Selihot- "Choosing hope in a post 9/11 world" - Judea Pearl
Temple Adat Yeshurun, 450 Kimber Road, Syracuse, NY 13224
Tel:315-445-0002 ,

September 11, 2005 - San Francisco
“Building Mutual Respect in a Post 9/11 World” - Judea Pearl
Moderator: Rev. Alan Jones, Dean of Grace Cathedral
9:30 -­ 10:30 am
Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street @ Taylor- San Francisco
Special presentation by Khaldoun A. Baghdadi, San Francisco Human Rights Commission
Book signing by Ruth and Judea Pearl
11:00 am -­ 12:30 pm

August 17, 2005 at 7:00 pm, Los Angeles, CA
Muslim Journalists Look at America:
Conversation with two Daniel Pearl Fellows.
The Los Angeles Press Club at the Steve Allen Theater
4773 Hollywood Boulevard (2 blocks west of Vermont in Hollywood)
Speakers: Walid Al-Saqaf, Editor-in-Chief of The Yemen Times, and Ammara Durrani, Assistant Editor, The News of Pakistan.
Moderator: Rob Eshman, Editor-in-Chief, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles.
Free admission. Free parking behind the building. Refreshments.
RSVP a must, to:

May 16, 2005 at 7 p.m. – UC Irvine
Moderated by Rusty Kennedy, Executive Director of the OCHRC
Crystal Cove Auditorium
Student Center
UC Irvine campus
Campus map and directions:
This event is free and open to the public; however reservations are advised.
For more information or to make a reservation, call the Office of the Dean of Students at (949) 824-5590 or

May 4, 2005 at 7 p.m. - Toronto
Moderated by Hon. Bob Rae
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies
Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue.
Temple Har Zion
Thornhill, Ontario L3T2R7
For more information please contact Leo Adler, Director of National Affairs

May 3, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. - Ottawa
An Evening of Peace, Tolerance and Hope
Moderated by Hon. Ed Broadbent (Ottawa Centre, NDP)
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies
The Hilton La Leamy - Grand Salon
3 boluevard du Casino
Gatineau (Quebec)
For more information please call 1-866-864-9735, ext. 0

April 3, 2005 – Phoenix, Arizona
Being Jewish in the Post 9/11 Era – Daniel Pearl’s Inspiration
7:00 p.m.
Valley of the Sun JCC
12701 N. Scottsdale Road
Admission: $18 in advance/$20 at the door
For more information and to reserve seats please call 480-970-6363

March 21, 2005 – Charleston, South Carolina
7:30 p.m.
Synagogue Emanu-El
5 Windsor Drive
Charleston, SC 29407
Open free to the general public
For more information please contact Ellen Katzman, Executive Director, Charleston Jewish Federation at 843-571-6565 or

March 16, 2005 – Aspen, Colorado
Cocktails and Dinner from 6:30-9:00 pm
Aspen Mountain Club Sundeck
Susie Stern, Women’s National Campaign Chair from the UJC, will join Dr. Pearl
Entrance includes a $1,000 minimum gift to the Aspen Valley UJA Community Campaign
Dinner is $125 per person
For additional Information please call Julie Wagner (970) 927-4755

March 12, 2005 – Corral de Tierra, California
The Legacy of Daniel Pearl: Sense in a World Gone Mad
6:00 p.m.
A benefit for Ma'ayanei Hayeshua Hospital B'nai Brak, Israel
with Assist International
By invitation; suggested donation: $1,000
For more information contact: Richard Gerber -

Peacemaker Awards Dinner Honoring Judea and Ruth Pearl
National Conflict Resolution Center’s 17th Annual Days of Dialogue and Peacemaker Awards
March 9, 2005 – San Diego, California
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego
Tickets: $125 per person/ $1200 table of ten
For more information or for tickets please call 619.238.2400 ext. 221, or visit

March 7, 2005 – San Diego, California
7:30 p.m. – Discussion with Ruth and Judea Pearl
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus
$12/JCC Member, $14/Non-member;
Senior/Student: $11/JCC Member, $13/Non-member
For more information, please contact the JCC Box Office at 858.362.1348
*Lecture in collaboration with the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice and the National Conflict Resolution Center


March 3, 2005 – Toronto, Canada
"The case for tolerance and dignity: the unyielding message of Daniel Pearl"
4:30 p.m.
Hillel of Greater Toronto
Moot Court, Osgoode Law School
York University

“Being Jewish in the post 9/11 era: the unyielding message of Daniel Pearl”
Part of the “Being Jewish on Campus” lecture series by Hillel of Greater Toronto & Beth Tikvah Synagogue.
8:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Ave.
No admission fees, donations welcomed.
For more info please contact Ravit Kadosh -

March 2, 2005 – Springfield, Massachusetts
7:30 p.m. – Discussion and book signing with Judea Pearl
Temple Beth El
979 Dickenson Street
Springfield, MA
This event is free and open to the public
For more information please call 413-733-4149
(The Republican, 3-1-05)
(The Republican, 3-3-05)

March 1, 2005 – Woodbridge, Connecticut
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Department of Jewish Education Fundraiser with Judea Pearl and music by Yale's Magevet Choir
Greater New Haven JCC
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, Connecticut
For more information please contact: Laura Campbell at 203-387-2424 ext 315 or


The Press Under Fire
A panel on media and conflict in memory of Daniel Pearl to mark the third-year anniversary of Danny's death

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 – London, UK
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
The London School of Economics
The New Theatre, in the East Building on Houghton Street

Moderator: Christiane Amanpour of CNN

  • Kate Clark, BBC
  • Ibrahim Helal, BBC (formerly of Al Jazeera)
  • Gideon Lichfield, The Economist
  • Walt Rodgers, CNN
  • Steve Stecklow, The Wall Street Journal

While international news is more important then ever, the press is increasingly the target of attack. Please join us for a discussion on how the media reports conflicts, the protection of reporters in dangerous situations, press freedom, and the perception of Western media abroad along with foreign coverage at home.

The panel, in commemoration of Daniel Pearl on the third-year anniversary of his death, is a chance to reflect on the values for which Danny lived, and the risks that journalists around the world continue to face.

Organized by the Daniel Pearl Foundation and co-sponsored by the Overseas Press Club of America

For more information, contact: Dalit Herdoon, at:

February 28, 2005 – Duke University, Durham, NC

Daniel Pearl Dialogue for Muslim Jewish Understanding
Featuring Professors Akbar Ahmed and Judea Pearl
Page Auditorium at Duke University
The discussion will include a question-and-answer session. Book signings will follow. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsors include the Office of the President, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center, the Freeman Center for Jewish Life, Duke Chapel, and the Office of Student Affairs. For more information please contact Susan Kauffman, Office of Public Affairs, or (919) 681-8975.
This event is part of the ongoing Daniel Pearl Dialogue for Muslim Jewish Understanding.

A Tribute to Daniel Pearl
In observance of the third anniversary of his untimely death
An Evening of Music and Discussion with Judea and Ruth Pearl

Wednesday February 23, 2005 at 7:30 pm
Stephen S. Wise Temple
Bel-Air, CA

Featuring Russell Steinberg (piano), Mitchell Newman (violin) & Josh Coxx (reader)
Music: Russell Steinberg; Text: Daniel Pearl

Discussion: "I am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl".
Q/A's and book-signing will follow.

For information, please call 310 889 2203 or 310-889-2264.

Third Annual Daniel Pearl Lecture in Journalism & International Relations
February 16, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.
Beyond Media Bias -- Are You Part of the Problem?
A conversation with Jeff Greenfield
Moderator: Professor Geoffrey Cowan, Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication
Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center at UCLA
574 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Please RSVP to or 310-208-3081, ex. 107
Parking is available ($7) at UCLA Lot #2 located on the SW corner of Hilgard and Westholme.

The Annual Daniel Pearl Lecture Series in Journalism and International Relations at UCLA is co-sponsored by UCLA Hillel and consists of one lecture each year by a journalist who contributed original analysis or constructive approaches to problems of international interest.

Jeff Greenfield is CNN's Senior Analyst and Contributor to Judy Woodruff’s Inside Politics, American Morning, Paula Zahn Now, and Newsnight with Aaron Brown. He has been at the forefront of providing his in-depth insight and analysis on the inner workings of the 2004 political campaigns, including the Democratic National Convention in Boston, the Republican National Convention in New York, the Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates, and election night 2004. In addition to his extensive television work, he is a prodigious author and columnist.

Panel Discussions & Book Signings with Judea Pearl
I am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl  
Winner of the 2004 National Jewish Book Award for Anthologies

November 7, 2004 – Washington, DC
9:30 a.m. Breakfast / 10:00 a.m. – Lecture/Panel Discussion with Judea Pearl, Daniel Schorr, Liz Lerman and David Colburn
The JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, Maryland 20852
$10 JCC Members / $12 General Public
For further information please call 301-881-0100

November 8, 2004 – Cherry Hill, New Jersey
7:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion with Judea Pearl, Cherie Bank, Irvin J. Borowsky, and Susan Bass Levin Betty & Milton Katz JCC
1301 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
$12 in Advance / $15 at the Door
For More Information or Tickets Call: Marie Davis, 856-424-4444 ext. 292

November 9, 2004 – Detroit, Michigan
8 pm – Lecture by Judea Pearl
JCC of Metropolitan Detroit
6600 West Maple Road
West Bloomfield, Michigan 48322
For further information please call 248-432-5466

November 10, 2004 – St. Paul, Minnesota
7:30 p.m. – Lecture by Judea Pearl
St. Paul JCC
1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116
For further information please call 651-698-0751 or 651-255-4737

November 11, 2004 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
7:00 p.m. - Dessert Reception and Book Signing
7:45 p.m. – Lecture by Judea Pearl
Squirrel Hill JCC
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Tickets are $5
For more information please contact Rae-Gayle Pakler 412-521-8011 Ext. 286

November 12, 2004 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2:30 p.m. – Lecture/Book Signing by Judea Pearl
South Hills JCC
345 Kane Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
For more information please contact Sharon Juli (412) 278-1975

November 20 2004 - Pasadena, California
7:30 pm - Talk by Ruth and Judea Pearl with guest readings, book signing and a dessert reception
Pasadena Jewish Center and Temple
1435 N. Altadena Drive
Cost: $20.
The event is part of the Jewish Book Festival sponsored by the Jewish Federation serving the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys.

December 5, 2004 - Indianapolis, Indiana
"The Daniel Pearl Story: Not by Might, But by My Spirit" lecture by Judea Pearl
10:00 a.m.
Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 West 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260
(317) 253-3441
No charge - open to the community.

December 5, 2004 - Westport, Connecticut
7:30 p.m. – Discussion with Judea Pearl and Alana Frey, the teenager whose idea inspired the creation of this book
The Conservative Synagogue
30 Hillspoint Road
Westport, CT
For more information please call (203) 454-4673

December 6, 2004 - Boston, Massachusetts
7:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion/Dessert Reception w/ Judea Pearl, Rabbi Harold Kushner, Prof. Julius Lester, Daniel Goldhagen, Ruth Messinger & others
Congregation Mishkan Tefila
300 Hammond Pond Parkway
Chestnut Hill, MA
$18 per person/$12 seniors and students/free children 13 and under
Dessert reception - Dietary laws observed.
RSVP: to register online.

CJP: CJP to honor the memory of Daniel Pearl with essay contest
Boston Globe: Pearl Honors Memory of Son
Boston Herald: ‘I am Jewish’: Daniel Pearl’s Last Words inspire teen’s winning
essay on Judaism

Bellingham Country Gazette: Writing about her faith
Newton TAB: Schechter student honors memory of Daniel Pearl

December 7, 2004 - Swampscott, Massachusetts
7 p.m. - Reception with Dr. Pearl
8 p.m. - Lecture "My Son, Daniel Pearl: Personal Reflections" by Judea Pearl
Open to all. Tickets - $12 in advance / $15 at the door.
Temple Beth El
55 Atlantic Ave.
For further information call 781-599-8005 or 781-631-8330, ext. 114.

May 2, 2005 – Rockville Centre, New York
Luncheon with Judea Pearl
Temple B’nai Sholom
100 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, New York
For information please call 516-766-2446

May 25, 2005 - Irvine, CA
5:30 p.m. - graduation ceremony
7:30 p.m. - public event
Tarbut V'Torah School
5 Federation Way
Irvine, CA
For more information please contact Howard Haas,, tel: 949-509-9500 ext. 1137

November 13-14, 2004 – San Francisco, California
San Francisco Choral Society  
Mozart Requiem
Franz Joseph Haydn Salve Regina
Michael Haydn Litany in Bb

Calvary Presbyterian Church
2515 Fillmore St. at Jackson
11-13 at 8 pm / 11-14 at 4 pm

Tickets - $26, $23, $20
Featuring soprano Beverly Jane Peatross, alto Janet Campbell, tenor Brian Thorsett, and bass Boyd Jarrell, the California Chamber Symphony with Robert Geary, conductor. These concerts are dedicated to the memory of Daniel Pearl. Click here for the full story.

November 13, 2004 San Francisco, California
Hamza el Din & Joan Jeanrenaud  
8:00 pm – Kanbar Hall
Members $22; Public $24; Students $16
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street
Tel: 415-292-1200

Hamza El Din, the father of modern Nubian music, and Joan Jeanrenaud, incomparable founding cellist of the Kronos Quartet, join forces to fuse the classical and traditional, the formal and the experimental in a concert dedicated to the memory of Daniel Pearl and is presented in association with the Contemporary Jewish Museum's exhibit "The Jewish Journey: Frédéric Brenner's Photographic Odyssey."

Read the San Francisco Chronicle article on the concert.

October 8-17, 2004 – Third Annual Daniel Pearl Music Day
Click here for listing of “Harmony for Humanity” concerts around the world – more than 400 concerts in 38 countries.

September 11, 2004 – Pasadena, California
Peace Through Music Concert  
Pasadena Human Relations Commission Benefit Concert to Save Our Children from Violence
Dedicated to the Memory of Daniel Pearl
Featuring a wide variety of musical talents
7:30 p.m. – First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena
3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
Tickets: $10 at the door or by phone.
For tickets and for more information contact Nat Nehdar at (626) 351-8680, Terrie Allen at (626) 796-6878, or the Human Relations Commission at (626) 744-4234

Annual Daniel Pearl Fellowship
Applications Due September 1, 2004
Applications for the second round of Daniel Pearl Fellowships are now available and are due September 1, 1004. This fellowship was established in partnership with the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships as an opportunity for promising, mid-career journalists to work for six months in a U.S. newsroom Danny knew. This year we are expanding the program to two Daniel Pearl Fellows from South Asia, the Middle East, or North Africa. Each fellow will work from March – September 2005 in a U.S. newsroom. 

June 23, 2004 – London, U.K.
Daniel Pearl Dialogue for Muslim Jewish Understanding
Professor Akbar Ahmed and Professor Judea Pearl
6:00 p.m. – Brunei Gallery
University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, Russell Square
Free and open to the public. No RSVP needed

Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholarship
June 11, 2004
Pittsfield High School senior Luke C. Massery, 18, was presented the 2004 Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholarship award, sponsored and organized by the Massachusetts-based daily newspapers The North Adams Transcript and The Berkshire Eagle. Daniel Pearl worked for both papers early in his career. The $1,000 award is given to a high school student who is a resident of Berkshire or nearby counties, intends to study and pursue a career in either journalism or music and plans to enter college in the fall. Massery is accepted at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., and plans a major in music and piano performance. A National Honor Society member, Massery is a gifted musician whose academic achievements include capturing a silver medal for his entry to the Real Woman's Essay contest, and the University of Rochester Humanities and Social Sciences award.

April 27, 2004 – Los Angeles, California
An Evening of Discussion and Readings from the Book: I  Am Jewish
7:30 p.m. - The Skirball Cultural Center
Readers include  Dennis Prager, Uri Herscher, Rabbi Harold Schulweis, Sara Silverman, Vidal Sassoon, Judea Pearl and others.
For more information please call: (310) 440-4578 or click here

April 19, 2004 – Atlanta, Georgia
An evening of discussion and readings from the book I am Jewish
Members of the Atlanta Jewish community and Dr. Judea Pearl.
7:00 p.m. - The Temple
1589 Peachtree Street, Atlanta
For information: 404 873 1731

April 18, 2004 – Williamsburg, Virginia
The Daniel Pearl Dialogue of Acknowledgement and Reconciliation
Dr. Akbar Ahmed and Dr. Judea Pearl
3:00 p.m. - Williamsburg Lodge Auditorium
The College of William and Mary
Free and open to the public
RSVP to Jodi Fisler at 757-221-3424 or

April 17, 2004 – New York City, New York
Fighting for Peace
Celebrated Poet Ishmael Reed Performs Poetry and Works by Buddhist Philosopher Daisaku Ikeda; Music by the Patience Higgins Quartet
7:30 p.m. - The Knitting Factory
74 Leonard Street in Tribeca, NYC
Tickets to the event are $25 and can be purchased through the Knitting Factory's website, , or by phone, 212-219-3006.

February to May, 2004 – various cities
May 5th at Stanford University
Press Under Fire: Foreign Correspondents in Conflict Situations.

Observances of the Death of Daniel Pearl
"Press Under Fire" symposiums at journalism schools and other memorial events again are marking the anniversary of Daniel's death

Stanford University 's Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Internship
In 2002 Stanford University established an annual foreign-correspondence journalism internship to commemorate the work and ideals of Daniel Pearl.

2004: A Stanford Daily editor majoring in English has been chosen as the 2004 Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Intern. Ramin Setoodeh , a senior who is minoring in political science, was selected from among 13 applicants for the position. Setoodeh will work in the Hong Kong bureau of the Wall Street Journal this summer.

Read Ramin's essay.

2003: A Stanford Daily editor majoring in international relations was chosen as the first Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Intern. Vauhini Vara , 20, a junior  minoring in economics and creative writing, was selected from among 21 applicants for the position. Vara worked in a foreign bureau of the Wall Street Journal during summer 2003.

For more information visit

America and the World: A Conversation with Daniel Schorr
February 4, 2004 - 7:30 p.m.
UCLA's Yitzhak Rabin Center
Los Angeles, California
For further information please call: (310) 208-3081 ext. 100

The Annual Daniel Pearl Lecture Series in Journalism and International Relations was established in 2002 by Hillel at UCLA and The Daniel Pearl Foundation. The series consists of one lecture each year by a scholar, journalist or policy maker who contributed original analysis or constructive approaches to problems of international interest. Lectures are open to the general public.

Choosing Hope: A Dialogue in Search of Common Ground
January 20, 2004
Featuring: Dr. Akbar Ahmed and Dr. Judea Pearl
Moderator: Larry Kane, veteran broadcast journalist
7:00 p.m.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Harrison Auditorium (entrance on 33 rd Street between Spruce Street and Convention Avenue )
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Ilana Wilensik at 215-665-2300 or

Inauguration of "Le Daniel Pearl Loge" in Paris , France
January 19, 2004
The Paris chapter of B'nai B'rith will inaugurate a new volunteer unit named "Le Daniel Pearl Loge" which will promote religious tolerance and inter-cultural understanding.

The inauguration ceremony will take place January 19 th at 9 PM local time with the participation of Danny's colleagues and friends in Paris . For further information please call: 33 6 08 75 09 16

Nelly Sayagh, Bnai-Brith spokesperson, wrote: We are very proud to name our new unit "Le Daniel Pearl Loge" for we share the ideals for which Daniel stood. While being openly Jewish, Daniel Pearl was also a citizen of the world, and gave a voice to all oppressed minorities and victims of injustice. His legacy will be inspirational in our effort to promote respect for differences, freedom of expression, and faith in humanity.

National Champion Fiddler Jeremy Kittel and the Daniel Pearl Memorial Violin in Concert
December 7, 2003
Celtic and Jazz fiddle phenomenon Jeremy Kittel returns to the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan Sunday, December 7th at 7:30pm Full release

ADL Daniel Pearl Prize
November 6, 2003
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) honored New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Friedman with the first ADL Daniel Pearl Prize at ADL's 90th Anniversary National Commission Meeting, in New York City . The ADL prize, named in honor of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, is endowed by George and Ruth Moss and is given to recognize individuals who are working for a positive impact on the image of Jews and Judaism in the Muslim world. Full release

Canada - Pakistan Journalism Scholarship
July 25, 2003
In an effort to improve relations between East and West, Canada 's Pakistani community has created a journalism scholarship in memory of Daniel Pearl.

SAJA's 2003 Daniel Pearl Award
June 5, 2003
The South Asian Journalists Association honored the winners of the 2003 SAJA Journalism Awards contest at its ninth annual dinner.

The second Daniel Pearl Award for outstanding print reporting on South Asia by a U.S. journalist was presented in the presence of his family, friends and Journal colleagues to Richard Behar, a senior writer for Fortune magazine, who spent 10 weeks reporting in Pakistan . Full release

Los Angeles Press Club's Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism
June 4, 2003
The late Michael Kelly, a journalist who died while on assignment in Iraq earlier this year, will be honored with the second annual Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism. Full release

Daniel Pearl Foundation Receives Common Ground Award
December 12, 2002
The Daniel Pearl Foundation was honored with the 2002 "Award for Promoting Cross-Cultural Understanding" by Search for Common Ground, an internationally recognized conflict-resolution organization. Full release

Universal Language: A Musical Tribute to Daniel Pearl
November 16, 2002
On November 16, Daniel Pearl's life was celebrated with an evening of Bluegrass, Classical, Irish, Old Time, and Folk music. Performers included renowned fiddler/violinist Mark O'Connor, champion Irish fiddler Liz Carroll, the Wall Street Journal's Bryan Gruley, and many more.

Syndicated public-radio show "On Point" broadcast a recording of the concert - along with interviews of musicians and Daniel Pearl's family, friends, and colleagues - on November 22. You can listen to the show from the "On Point" archives.

You can read about the concert in these Boston Globe stories:

"Slain Reporter Inspired Tribute"

"A Life of Words Will Be Remembered Through Music"

Lovejoy Award Presentation
November 13, 2002
Tamara Pearl, sister of Daniel Pearl, accepted the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award at Colby College on behalf of her brother. The award, established in 1952, honors a member of the newspaper profession who continues the Elijah Lovejoy heritage of fearlessness and freedom. Lovejoy was murdered in 1837 for writing anti-slavery editorials.

More news and information:

Colby's Lovejoy Award To Honor Daniel Pearl

"Lovejoy Award Goes to Slain Journalist"

Temple B'nai Shalom Dedication
October 20, 2002
Temple B'nai Shalom in East Brunswick, N.J., held a ceremony to rename its educational center for Daniel Pearl. Dedication of the newly named Daniel Pearl Education Center was attended by New Jersey Governer James McGreevey; Sen. Jon S. Corzine; Sen.-elect Frank R. Lautenberg; Paul Steiger, managing editor of The Wall Street Journal; and Judea Pearl, Daniel's father.

More news:

"Education Center's Program Dedicated to Pearl"

"Daniel Pearl Education Center Is Helping Us See Again"

Los Angeles Master Chorale "Harmonies of Grace" Concert
September 29, 2002
The L.A. Master Chorale opened its season with a concert featuring the world premiere of L.A.-based composer Sharon Farber's "Mother's Lament," inspired by the story of Daniel Pearl.

The concert was reviewed in the L.A. Times and was written up by the Associated Press


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