100/10 Challenge

100 members in 10 days. Please support us in our annual membership drive, the 100/10 Challenge! Read a letter from our Director, Roger Berkowitz, and learn more about membership incentives and perks below.

If you are already a member, we hope that you'll renew. If you haven't yet joined, we ask you to become a member today and join our passionate community!

100/10 Challenge

Freedom comes from acting in concert. Become a Member of our Arendt Center community. To help make your decision easier, we're offering the following unique member incentives:​

All NEW and RENEWING Members receive the following perks:

Perk - Brooklyn Institute of Social Research

Discount from Brooklyn Institute of Social Research

All Members receive a 20% discount on one course at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research for the Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 seasons.

Perk - One Day University

Discount from One Day University

All Members receive a 50% discount to the screening of Norman, followed by a special presentation by Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center, Roger Berkowitz, at One Day University in New York City on 10/1/2017.

Perk - Fall Conference

Free Conference Tickets ($150 Value)

All Members and a guest receive complimentary access to the 10th annual fall conference, Crises Of Democracy: Thinking in Dark Times, that asks: how can we restore vigor and meaning to democracy? Learn more and register here. Speakers include: Tania Bruguera, Ian Buruma, Teju Cole, James S. Fishkin, Masha Gessen, Martin Gurri, Walter Russell Mead, Uday Mehta, Yascha Mounk, Melvin Rogers, John Jeremiah Sullivan, Zephyr Teachout, Micah White, Leon Botstein, and more...

Perk - Virtual Reading Group

Access to the HAC Virtual Reading Group

"The end of rebellion is liberation, while the end of revolution is the foundation of freedom."

All Arendt Center Members are invited to join in a bi-weekly discussion of Arendt's texts. We're currently reading Between Past and Future, and begin On Revolution in September. Past texts include The Human Condition, and Crises of the Republic, as well as "We Refugees," and an essay from Responsibility and Judgment. Members are also welcome to browse the archives of past sessions and introduction videos prepared for our more recent sessions. Read more about how the VRG works here.

The following perks are exclusive to this year's 100/10 Challenge:

Perk - The Forward

The Forward Membership Special ($59.99+ Value)

Become a member and receive a subscription to the Forward, America's leading Jewish news source since 1897.

Hannah Arendt Center members who join at the $35, $60, $110 or $350 level receive a DIGITAL Subscription to the Forward for $10, which includes UNLIMITED 24/7 ACCESS to Forward.com and its full archives.

Members who give at the $1,000 or $5,000 level receive a FREE ALL ACCESS Subscription ($79.99 value) to the Forward, which includes:

  • Premium Forward.com access - Unlimited online access to 24/7 breaking news and coverage that matters to American Jews
  • Forward Tablet edition - A rich, interactive PDF. Read the Forward tablet edition on all your favorite devices
  • Forward Print edition - the new Forward magazine features in-depth articles on topics important to American Jews in a monthly magazine format

The Forward, a nonprofit association since 1897, delivers incisive coverage of the issues, ideas and institutions that matter to American Jews.

Join the Hannah Arendt Center and the Forward

Perk - LARB

LARB Membership Special ($200+ Value)

Become a member at the $150 or $350 level and receive a Free One Year Digital Membership to the Los Angeles Review of Books as well as a Hannah Arendt LARB tote bag (graphic pictured right), in addition to all $100 Hannah Arendt Center Membership perks.

The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and disseminating rigorous, incisive, and engaging writing on every aspect of literature, culture, and the arts.

Join the Hannah Arendt Center and LARB

An extra perk for Members who join at $100 or above:

Perk - $100+ Levels

A Special Gift for You

All Members at the $100 Level and above will receive HA: The Journal of the Hannah Arendt Center Vol. V, which will be mailed later this fall (September 2017) and our 2017 Hannah Arendt Center Tote Bag (pictured at left).

In addition, all new $100 level members will be entered into a Tote Bag Package Drawing, which includes:

HAC HAC and Forward HAC and LARB