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Pre-reception: 11:15 am
Program: 12:00 noon

UJA Women is delighted to honor three extraordinary women at this year’s Heart Matters. Join us as we celebrate Sandra F. Cahn, Carol B. Einiger, and Amy Goldberg Michel, and recognize all they've done for our community through their philanthropy and dedicated leadership.­­ We'll also hear from leading analyst and expert on Israel Bret Stephens, and discover more about UJA’s critical and lifesaving work.

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Honoree Portrait

Sandra F. Cahn

Defender of Zion Award 

Sandra F. Cahn is a former national chair of women’s philanthropy of the Jewish Federations of North America and women’s chair of UJA-Federation. She co-founded UJA’s Women’s Executive Circle, a group serving senior executives of major corporations, whose mission is to mentor young Jewish women in the business community. She has served on the Executive Committee of National Hillel, was president of Hillel of Queens College, and served on the Women’s National Young Leadership Cabinet. 

She is the co-founder of Limmud FSU, an innovative pluralistic program connecting Jews from the former Soviet Union...

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Carol B. Einiger

Heart Matters Award

Carol B. Einiger has played a leadership role at a number of nonprofit organizations, none more meaningful to her and her family than UJA-Federation of New York. Carol was married for 51 years to Roger Einiger, a respected and beloved leader of UJA who served as longtime board member, chair of the Finance Committee and member of the Executive Committee.

Carol started her investment career at Goldman Sachs and spent 15 years at The First Boston Corporation, becoming head of the Capital Markets Department and the firm's first woman managing director. After one year as visiting professor and executive-in-residence at Columbia Business School and...

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Amy Goldberg Michel

Lotte Bravmann z”l Eishet Chayil Award 

Amy Goldberg Michel has been active in the Jewish community since her parents brought the family on a bus from Westbury, Long Island, to a rally for Israel in Manhattan during the 1967 war. Politics, Israel, and tzedakah were among the cornerstones of the Goldberg family. 

While in broadcasting at a variety of radio stations, Amy learned about and volunteered on behalf of Soviet Jewry. It was during her broadcasting career that she interviewed Ernie Michel, who was at the time the executive vice president of the United Jewish Appeal. Her work on pro-Israel hasbara led her to join the staff of AIPAC...

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Bret Stephens

Opinion Columnist and Associate Editor, The New York Times

Bret Stephens is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times and editor in chief of Sapir, a new quarterly publication for the Jewish World. He has previously worked as a foreign-affairs columnist for The Wall Street Journal, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize, and as editor in chief of The Jerusalem Post.


Chair, Candice Koerner
Advisory Chair, Seryl Ritter


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Commemorative Journal Close Date: Monday, April 24, 2023
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