UJA Federation of New York

UJA-Fed. Taps New Leaders

Jeffrey Schoenfeld and Robert Kapito take over as president and board chair.

07/13/2016 - 08:28
Staff Writer

Jeffrey Schoenfeld and Robert Kapito were elected to three-year terms as president and chairman of the board, respectively, of UJA-Federation of New York at the recent meeting of the organization’s board of directors.

Jeffrey Schoenfeld, left, and Robert Kapito succeed Alisa Doctoroff and Linda Mirels at the charity.

UJA-Fed. Taps New Leaders

Jeffrey Schoenfeld and Robert Kapito take over as president and board chair.

07/12/2016 - 18:04
Staff Writer

Jeffrey Schoenfeld and Robert Kapito were elected to three-year terms as president and chairman of the board, respectively, of UJA-Federation of New York at the recent meeting of the organization’s board of directors.

Jeffrey Schoenfeld, left, and Robert Kapito succeed Alisa Doctoroff and Linda Mirels at the charity.

‘He Held Up The Flame Of Rebirth And Renewal’

Remembering Holocaust survivor and community pillar Ernie Michel.

05/10/2016 - 13:10
Staff Writer

During the early months of the Nuremberg Trials, the Allied tribunal that prosecuted the top Nazi officials accused of complicity in war crimes, the reading material for the imprisoned Nazis was limited to one newspaper.

Auschwitz survivor Ernest Michel dedicated his life to rebuilding Jewish life. Courtesy of UJA-Federation of New York

Millennial Study Looks Up, Prompts Hands-On Grants

Jewish identity gets a boost in survey; being the underdog is ‘in.’

03/08/2016 - 17:35
Staff Writer

As Jewish organizations plan for a fast-changing communal landscape, many are trying to figure out ways to engage the most coveted demographic cohort: the millennial generation. Studies have shown that 20- and 30-something Jews are pulling away from communal institutions in a big way.

OneTable, a non-profit that sets up Shabbat meals, received a $85,000 grant from UJA-Federation of NY. Courtesy of One Table

‘We Insist On Equality’

Reform and Conservative leaders press Israeli president on rights for non-Orthodox.

12/15/2015 (All day)

It was all hugs and smiles when Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met last Friday with leaders of America’s three main Jewish denominations at an event hosted by UJA-Federation of New York.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and URJ head Rabbi Rick Jacobs at last week’s event here. JTA

UJA-Fed. Wall Street Dinner Nets $27 Million

12/07/2015 - 19:00

UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall Street Dinner raised a record-breaking $27 million for the charity’s annual campaign Monday night at the Hilton New York. The sold-out dinner, which drew a record turnout of more than 1,900 leaders from the Wall Street community, marked 40 years as one of city’s leading philanthropic events.

Steven A. Tananbaum, left, Eric S. Goldstein, Andrew V. Rechtschaffen, Alisa Doctoroff, Michael Milken. Courtesy of UJA-Fed NY

As Jerusalem Businesses Empty, UJA-Fed Steps In

New York charity offers loans for struggling venues as terrorism keeps customers at home.

11/17/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

When participants in a UJA-Federation of New York mission entered a Jerusalem restaurant on November 9th for a pre-arranged meal, they found plenty of empty tables.

Jerusalem businesses have taken a financial hit since a spate of stabbings and other attacks in the last month. Sidney Slivko/JW

FEGS Bankruptcy Under Federal Investigation

10/08/2015 - 20:00

The U.S. Attorney’s office is investigating the demise of FEGS Health & Human Services, a Jewish social service organization that filed for bankruptcy in March.

FEGS' headquarters on Hudson Street.  Michael Datikash/ JW

In FEGS’ Wake, Jewish Board Set For New Scrutiny

The fast-morphing social-service agency is the new behemoth on the block.

09/22/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Deana Beckford was caught unaware last December when she read in the newspaper that FEGS, the massive social service agency, was having financial problems.

Jewish Board CEO David Rivel at the Greenberg Manhattan West Counseling Center. Courtesy of Jewish Board
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