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UJA-Federation of New York Statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal

August 13, 2015

The threat of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons and increasing its power in the Middle East is a matter of grave concern for the United States, Israel and the world at large. UJA-Federation of New York strongly supports the goal of a diplomatic solution t… Read more

Graham Cannon Appointed New Chief Marketing Officer of UJA-Federation of New York

July 27, 2015

New York, NY (July 27, 2015) — UJA-Federation of New York today announced that Graham Cannon has been appointed its new chief marketing officer. Currently chief global marketing officer of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), Mr.… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Raises $207 Million

July 13, 2015

New York City (July 13, 2015) — UJA-Federation of New York raised a total of $207.8 million this year, an increase of $21.8 million over last year. The annual campaign, which concluded on June 30th, raised $150.8 million, an increase of $3.9 millio… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Applauds Mayor and City Council on FY 2016 Budget Adoption

June 29, 2015

  UJA-Federation of New York would like to thank Mayor deBlasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras-Copeland, and all the members of the City Council for a budget that makes helping the City’s neediest a priority. We are especially… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Statement on New York State Education Funding

June 26, 2015

UJA-Federation of New York applauds the passage of the end-of-session legislation that will provide $250 million to nonpublic schools in order to close a large debt owed by the state for the administration of a number of state-mandated secular services. … Read more

UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Business Group Brings Together Women to Hear about Work/Life Balance

June 5, 2015

Guests bring personal-care items to be donated to those most in need HARRISON, NY (June 5, 2015) — More than 30 women recently came together to hear from Susie Orman Schnall, author of On Grace and The Balance Project, on Wednesday, June 3rd, at a … Read more

Governor Cuomo Introduces Parental Choice in Education Act

May 12, 2015

New York, NY (May 12, 2015) — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the Parental Choice in Education Act which includes several programs to alleviate the financial burden of parents of children who attend both public and non-public schools, as well as th… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Region Honors the Beckman Family of Scarsdale and the Rieger Family of Bedford

April 16, 2015

More than 350 guests recognize honorees; pay tribute to Yoav Cohen, Westchester’s first Israeli emissary; and celebrate UJA-Federation’s critical work. PURCHASE, NY (April 16, 2015) — More than 350 guests joined UJA-Federation of New Yo… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Statement on Passage of 2016 New York State Budget

April 1, 2015

UJA-Federation of New York congratulates Governor Andrew Cuomo and the leadership of the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly on the timely passage and enactment of the 2016 fiscal year state budget. Of the many worthy causes and initiative… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Authorizes Up to $10 Million in Financing to Continue Care for Tens of Thousands of People Who Receive Critical Services from FEGS

March 18, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — March 18, 2015, UJA-Federation of New York announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized up to $10 million in debtor-in-possession financing to FEGS Health & Human Services, a human-service agency in its network, to … Read more