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A UJA-Federation of New York employee was sentenced to six to 18 years in prison for stealing and selling the personal information of donors.
Tracey Nelson, 25, who had worked at the federation for three years, was sentenced in Manhattan Supreme Court after pleading to grand...
August 20, 2012 | 10:27 am
Philanthropist Charles Bronfman once told me, “Leaders lead. That’s what they do.”
Years later I was sitting with his professional partner for philanthropic impact, Jeffrey Solomon. “Leaders lead,” Solomon said. “That’s what they do.”
Like an old married couple who...
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A record $44 million was pledged at the inaugural event of UJA-Federation of New York’s 2012 annual campaign.
“In a time of great economic uncertainty, such loyalty and generosity is astonishing and inspiring,” Jerry Levin, president of UJA-Federation, said at Monday’s launch...
March 28, 2011 | 10:29 am
A symposium on caring for Holocaust survivors will bring together specialists from around the world.
“Perspectives on Caring: Current Practice, Future Trends,” hosted by of Nazi Victim Services of Selfhelp Community Services and co-sponsored by the UJA-Federation of New York...
July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm
When Carol Vavra, a major and tactical airlift navigator in the U.S. Air Force, returns home from the Middle East at the end of July, her husband will have a surprise waiting for her.
Paul Vavra, a recently retired Air Force major and an avid classic rock fan, bought his wife a pair...
March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pmIf you closed your eyes and sat very still, you could almost feel history unfolding last week in Conference Room No. 1 at national United Jewish Appeal headquarters in New York. One of the most broadly representative parliamentary bodies in organized American Jewish life was gathered...