A March 28 UJA
New York event about "the relationship between Israel and the United Nations" and "the volatile issue of women's rights in the region," featuring Phyllis Chesler, Hadassah Lieberman, Anne Bayefsky, and Brooke Goldstein, is apparently in question.
Schorsch would like the UJA
to take a stand too, but spokesman Bernie Moscovitz said the organization could never make it a rule to help ``a poor kid as long as they're not ultra-Orthodox.
PIANYPAC and UJA
Federation are both great examples of how independent agents can and do care about our neighbors, colleagues, families, and friends.
While continuing to offer the UJA
support, ``we want to increasingly concentrate on these areas of values that we share,'' Feinstein said.
I am always amazed that, through our work with groups like UJA
and PIA, independent agents--who are competitive by nature and competitors by profession-gather together; celebrate triumphs and tackle challenges and work together to make our entire industry better.
was receiving unsolicited contributions from communities, which spurred the organization to create the Israel Solidarity Fund, "because we needed a vehicle to let people know it would go to the right cause," said Pine.
Further, he said, the amount UJA
Federation pays for subscriptions is not $825,000 but "closer to $500,000.
Lawsky, a graduate of Columbia College and Columbia Law School, will also be honored with the UJA
into Jewish communal life -- and possibly having interested that person for the first time in UJA
-- every person like that we attract to UJA
automatically becomes a subscriber to Jewish Week.