Lion of Judah Celebration

Friday, October 5 • 10 a.m.
305 West Northfield Rd., Livingston

Abbi Halpern and Maxine Schwartz, Event Chairs
Michele Landau, Vice President, Major Gifts
Jody Hurwitz Caplan, President

Couvert: $72
Breakfast buffet
Kosher dietary laws observed

Register by September 14

A suggested minimum gift of $5,000 to the 2019 UJA Women’s Campaign is required to attend this event.


2019 recipient of the Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award
This prestigious national award recognizes women who embody the spirit and vision of the Lion of Judah through their commitments to tzedakah and tikkun olam.

Lions of Judah will transform lives in our partnership community of Arad, Israel.
You will have an opportunity to make your 2019 UJA gift.

Forever Starts Today: The 25th anniversary of the Lion of Judah Endowment (LOJE)

We thank our generous sponsors, ABBI & JEREMY HALPERN, for underwriting this event.


Paula Gottesman

2019 Greater MetroWest Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award Recipient
Paula has been at the forefront of transforming our Greater MetroWest NJ community for the past five decades. She is a past president of our Women’s Division and of the Jewish Community Foundation; worked with her husband, Jerry (z”l), to create model programs in affordable Jewish day school education; was instrumental in bringing PJ Library to Greater MetroWest; is a nationally known supporter of Jewish summer camp and of many innovative programs in Israel; and much more. Paula has been a longtime, hands-on volunteer and has set a high standard for those following in her footsteps.

Vicki Agron

Featured Speaker: The Power of Women’s Collective Giving
Vicki runs her own firm specializing in strategic fundraising, professional staff development, and legacy families. Her four decades of experience include serving as an executive with United Jewish Appeal and United Jewish Communities, and now as a consultant to Jewish Federations of North America. Vicki has worked with volunteer leaders and philanthropists around the world. Her expertise has earned her an international reputation as an educator, fundraiser, speaker, facilitator, and strategist.

The views of the speaker do not represent the views of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ.

We thank our corporate sponsors for their generous support.


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