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The Paley Center for Media Announces Its Latest PaleyImpact Program: A Conversation on Antisemitism with Shari Redstone & Ronald S. Lauder

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

This Program is the Latest Addition to the PaleyImpact Series
Role in Combating Antisemitism

New York, NY, February 14, 2024 The Paley Center for Media today announced it will host a timely conversation focusing on the alarming rise of antisemitism. A Conversation on Antisemitism with Shari Redstone & Ronald S. Lauder is part of the acclaimed PaleyImpact series, Media's Role in Combating Antisemitism, and will take place on Thursday, March 21, at 6:30 pm at the Paley Museum on 25 West 52 Street. This program is made possible by generous support from The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.

This important conversation will explore the alarming rise in antisemitism and what needs to be top of mind as current events continue to unfold. Shari Redstone and Ronald S. Lauder will discuss such topics as how leaders can address this disturbing trend, what opportunities exist to reach and educate a younger generation about this enduring prejudice, and what is the role of media in examining, raising, and covering these issues.

“We are honored to welcome Shari Redstone and Ronald S. Lauder to the Paley Museum for this crucial and important conversation on the alarming and continuous rise of antisemitism and what we in the media, and as a society, can do to combat this crisis and enduring prejudice,” said Maureen J. Reidy , the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “We also extend our most sincere thanks to The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation for their generous support of this program.”

The Paley Center’s Media's Role in Combating Antisemitism programming series was launched in 2020. This quarterly series convenes thought leaders, journalists, creatives, academics, Holocaust survivors, and members of the public for discussions that shine a powerful spotlight on the alarming, critical crisis of antisemitism. This series is designed to shatter stereotypes, break down barriers, educate audiences, and bring people together. Recent programs in the series in Media's Role in Combating Antisemitism in the Workplace, The Role of Entertainment and Social Media in Combating Antisemitism, and The Role of Education and Media in Combating Antisemitism, among others.

Tickets for this program are now on sale to Paley Center President’s Circle, Patron Circle, and Partner Members; to Paley Individual, Family, and Supporting Members on Thursday, February 15 at noon ET; and to the general public on Friday, February 16 at noon ET. For more information and to learn more about the benefits of Paley Center Membership including ticket presale and discounts please visit .

Media Contacts:
Teresa Brady, Director of Communications, The Paley Center for Media – 212 621-6757

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About the Participants
Shari Redstone is a global media industry executive who leads and is actively involved with a range of charitable, civic, and educational organizations focused on fighting antisemitism, racism, and hate. A former public servant and longtime philanthropist, Ronald S. Lauder has served as president of the World Jewish Congress since 2007.

About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has proudly made its home in NYC for almost 50 years and operates the iconic Paley Museum. Through its respected programming, the Paley Center leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of media, drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the media community. The general public can participate in Paley programs in both New York and Los Angeles that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the talent, and the leaders who are shaping media. The public can also access the Paley Center's permanent media collection, The Paley Archive, often referred to as a national treasure, containing 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information about The Paley Center for Media, and to learn about the Paley Center’s acclaimed programming, please visit