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As we prepare for the NY Lions Lunch, we acknowledge the current crisis in Israel, unlike anything we’ve seen in the country’s history.
We also acknowledge the incredible power of the NY Lions community to step up during times of crisis and set a standard of giving that fuels the vital and lifesaving work to help the people of Israel and communities in need in New York and around the world.

At this year’s NY Lions Lunch, we’ll have the privilege of hearing from Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, joining us from Israel. She is a mother, a leader, and an advocate — her courage and kindness embody the spirit of a Lion. She’s recently been appointed as Israel’s special envoy for innovation and was named deputy mayor of Jerusalem in 2018. Fleur has dedicated her life’s work to strengthening Israel’s economic development, advancing women’s rights, fighting for a pluralistic Jerusalem, and more.

We’ll also recognize our incredible honorees Dorit Corwin, Lynn Jacobs, and Wendy Shenfeld. We encourage you to bring the young women in your life to join us as we embrace and share in our love and unified support for Israel. There has never been a more important time to come together and stand proudly in our beliefs.

This event welcomes donors who give a gift of $6,000 or more, individually or as a family, to UJA's 2024 Annual Campaign.

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Honoree Portrait

Dorit Corwin

Martha K. Selig Young Leadership Award

Dorit Corwin has been actively engaged with the UJA-Federation community for many years. She served on the Executive Committee from 2020 to 2023, as co-chair of Young Leaders from 2020 to 2023, and as a Young Professional Women Board member before that. Currently she is an active member of the Board of Directors and serves on the Professional Women’s Board; the Diversity, Action, and Justice Committee; and the Jewish Life Cabinet. 

Dorit has spent the past 15 years in a variety of talent acquisition and human resources roles, across public, private, and start-up organizations. She is currently vice president of...

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Honoree Portrait

Lynn Jacobs

Life & Legacy Award

Lynn Jacobs has held many positions in UJA-Federation, including chair of the Global Jewish Communities Committee (Jewish Life Department), chair of LEAD, chair of Westchester’s Endowment Committee, and as a member of the Commission on Jewish Peoplehood’s Civil Society Task Force, where she served as a grant liaison to JDC ELKA. Today, she continues to serve on ELKA’s Advisory Committee. Previously she served as chair of the Evaluation Task Force for the Caring Commission, Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Development chair, and chair of the Restructuring Committee of Women’s Philanthropy.  

Lynn is currently...

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Wendy Shenfeld

Spirit of Peggy Award

Wendy Gould Shenfeld currently co-chairs the King David Society Woman’s Division and has held many leadership positions at UJA in the past. Last May, she co-chaired the Woman’s Spring Event and in prior years chaired the House Tour events and served as their advisory chair. She has led UJA missions to Israel, London, and the U.A.E. and has traveled extensively with UJA and other organizations to Ethiopia, Germany, Morocco, China, Jordan, Egypt, and Gaza and looks forward to visiting South Africa with UJA in January. Wendy was an active member of the New Leadership Campaign, and she and her husband were Summerfest co-chairs in 2000 and 2014....

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Honoree Portrait

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem and Israel's Special Envoy for Innovation

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum grew up in Gibraltar and studied law at Kings College, London University. She qualified as a barrister in Middle Temple in 1997 and practiced in London before immigrating to Israel in 2001. In Israel she worked at JDC in resource development for Europe and later became the executive director of Tikva, a nonprofit organization saving abandoned and abused Jewish children from the former Soviet Union. 

In 2011 she set up her own communications consulting business, Message Experts, and does consulting work for large corporations as well as nonprofit organizations on effective communication strategies. In May 2016 Fleur became a city councilor in Jerusalem and in...

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Long Island Chair: Michelle Roberts
NYC Chair: Liz Chau
Westchester Chair: Pam Wexler

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