Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance

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Barbra Streisand takes Trump to task during Simon Wiesenthal Center Dinner

 

 

From onstage at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s National Tribute Dinner and 40th anniversary celebration celebration, Barbra Streisand introduced Ron Meyer, recipient of the Center’s 2017 Humanitarian Award.

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She praised NBCUniversal’s vice chairman not just for his success as an entertainment industry titan but also for his affability, his family values and, among other noteworthy traits, their mutual love of food.

Click here to read my entire story online in the Los Angeles Times and see what Barbra Streisand has to say about the Trump admininstration. More photos are below.

Ice Cube hosted the event, attended by DreamWorks Animation chief executive Jeffrey Katzenberg; producer/ director Brett Ratner, Universal Pictures chairman Donna Langley; Paramount Pictures chairman and chief executive Jim Gianopulos; 20th Century Fox Film chairman and chief executive Stacey Snider; Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos; MGM chairman and chief executive Gary Barber; Imagine Entertainment co-founders Brian Grazer and Ron Howard; and actors Tobey Maguire and Michael Douglas, among others.

 

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Top photo: In her remarks, without speaking the president’s name, Barbra Streisand denounced the current administration at the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance Dinner (Photo by Alex J. Berliner/ ABImages)

Second photo: Ron Meyer received the 2017 Humanitarian Award at the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance, after an introduction by Barbra Streisand (Photo by Alex J. Berliner/ ABImages)

Third photo: Host Ice Cube and his wife Kimberly Woodruff at the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance (Photo by Alex J. Berliner/ ABImages)

Fourth photo: Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos, left, and “Straight Outta Compton” executive producer Will Packer at the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance (Photo by Alex J. Berliner/ ABImages)

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Fifth photo: Honoree Ron Meyer with20th Century Fox Film chairman and chief executive Stacey Snider at the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance (Photo by Alex J. Berliner/ ABImages)

 

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Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance Dinner

Published Apr. 15, 2017 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA