10/25/08: Grand Banquet honors Rabbi Arthur Schneier

On Saturday evening, October 25, 2008, the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate honored Rabbi Arthur Schneier, founder and president of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation with the 2008 Athenagoras Human Rights Award at the annual Archon Grand Banquet, held at the NY Hilton Hotel.

Mike Emanuel, White House Correspondent for Fox News, served as the Toastmaster that evening. Invited guests included the Honorable Senator Paul Sarbanes, the Honorable U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, James F. Jeffrey, and His Excellency Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Apostolic Papal Nuncio to the United Nations, as well as religious and government leaders and Orthodox faithful from throughout the country. (Photos by J. Mindala)
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