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Breakfast Briefing with Bret Stephens

Date: Thursday, September 28
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am (EDT)

8:30-9 a.m. Coffee and light kosher breakfast
9-10 a.m. Program

Cost: $54

Hear from Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and U.S. foreign policy expert, who will discuss the topic Israel will be fine. It’s America I worry about. 

Bret Stephens is an Opinion columnist for The New York Times and editor-in-chief of Sapir, a new quarterly dedicated to exploring issues of Jewish concern. He previously worked as foreign-affairs columnist for The Wall Street Journal and as editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post.

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Among his many prizes and distinctions, Mr. Stephens is the recipient of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, the 2019 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and three honorary doctorates. With Garry Kasparov, he is a founder of the Renew Democracy Initiative, an organization dedicated to strengthening the principles of liberal democracy at home and abroad. In May 2022, the government of Russia banned him for life from visiting that country.

Mr. Stephens was raised in Mexico City. He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago (1995) and later obtained an MSc from the London School of Economic. He is the author of “America In Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder” (2014). He lives with his family near New York City.

Questions? Contact Kim Farrell at [email protected].

In support of the 2024 UJA Annual Campaign

Event Chair: Evan Ratner

Leadership Committee:
Matthew Beck, Jody Caplan, Abbi Halpern, Oren Henry, Ben Hoffer, Ben Lehrhoff, Nicole Liss, Jonathan Liss, Merle Lomrantz, Susan Present, Zev Scherl, Evan Schonfeld, Arielle Welt

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
Michael Goldberg, President
Dov Ben-Shimon, Executive Vice President/CEO

United Jewish Appeal of Greater MetroWest NJ
Michele Landau, Campaign Chair
Rebecca Pollack, Vice President, Development

Women’s Philanthropy
Deborah Vineberg Jacob, President
Diane Bakst, Director

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ
Steven D. Levy, President
Kim Hirsh, Executive Director

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