We’ve Hit 100.

A once-in-a-century celebration of UJA-Federation.
A night for friends and family. Generations came together to connect, marvel, and cheer UJA’s accomplishments, past and future. (And hear live performances from Valerie Simpson and Gavin DeGraw.)


Bash Chairs
Natalie and Brett Barth
Judy and Peter Baum
Jacqueline and Benjamin Brogadir
Ellen and Ken Grossman
Stacy and Steven Hoffman
Alyssa and Aaron Kapito
Lisa Silverstein and Tal Kerret
Carol and Jerry Levin
Christine and Richard Mack
Kyle and Alberto Mann
Lizzy and Bryce Markus
Lori and David Moore
Alisa Levin and Chuck Nathan
Claire and Michael Olshan
Leora and Adam Rosenberg
Jane Dresner Sadaka and Ned Sadaka
Wendy and Steven Shenfeld
Elena and Scott Shleifer
Mona and David Sterling
Lisa and Steve Tananbaum
Daniela and Ben Tisch
Tali and Boaz Weinstein
Blake and Aaron Zises

Bash Committee – In Formation

Lauren and Ari Ackerman
Shari and Jeff Aronson
Donna Astion and Michael Fricklas
Staci and John Barber
Jamie and David Baron
Gayle and Al Berg
Daniel Blaser
Eileen and Jay Bloom
Paula Blumenfeld and Joe Gantz
Abby and Steve Brody
Rachel Brody and Michael Lustig
Amy and Daniel Bursky
Sandra and Stewart Cahn
Rose Caiola and Edward Mermelstein
Jackie Carter and Andrew Klaber
Vanessa and Ray Chalme
Carol and Isaac Chera
Joyce and Antoine Chiche
Rona and Fred Davis
Abby and David Doft
Cheryl and Alex Ehrlich
Currie and Jonathan Estreich
Michelle and Jeffrey Feig
Cindy Feinberg
Cheryl Fishbein and Philip Schatten
Winston Fisher
Lauren and Lee Fixel
Mindy and Richard Fleder
Martine and Stanley Fleishman
Melissa Frey Levine and Malcolm Levine
Elyssa and William Friedland
Cheri and Steven Friedman
Susan and Richard A. Friedman
Patti and Wayne Fuchs
Abby and Eric Geller
Annie and Jay Gilbert
Emily and Nathan Gindi
Laurie and Steve Girsky
Deborah and Daniel Glass
Susan and Jeff Goldenberg
Barbara and Oliver Goldstein
Carol Goldstein and Robert Raskin
Lesley Goldwasser and Jonathan Plutzik
Cindy and Ben Golub
Judy and Mark Goodman
Alissa Grad and Mike Kestenbaum
Mindy and Jon Gray
Alyssa and Cliff Greenberg
Samantha Greenberg and Orin Snyder
Kim and Alan Hartman
Karen and Mark Hauser
Stacy and Jason Helfstein
Sandra and Howard Hoffen
Francine Asher Holtzman and David Holtzman
Ellen and David Horing
Ellen and Rob Kapito
Robin and Jeffrey Kaplan
Erica and Michael Karsch
Karen Spar Kasner and Jay Kasner
Christina and Akiva Katz
Dayle and Michael Katz
Judy and Uri Kaufthal
Erica and Jeff Keswin
Shelly and Howard Kivell
Dena and Brett Klein
Laura and David Kleinhandler
Lois Kohn-Claar and Gary Claar
Lynn Korda Kroll and Jules Kroll
Betsy and Doug Korn
Alex and Justin Kosslyn
Nancy and Michael Lascher
Alexandra Lebenthal and Jeremy Diamond
Lisa and Michael Leffell
Elena and Jay Lefkowitz
Sandy and Steven Lenger
Rachel and Jimmy Levin
Jennifer and Marc Lipschultz
Judy and David Lobel
Jenny and Greg Lyss
Aliza and Steven Major
Jill and Jacob Manczyk
Cindy and Scott Matte
Abby and Bruce Mendelsohn
Jillian Merns
Pamela Mirels and Joshua Kiman
Mitchell Moinian
Nazee and Joseph Moinian
Amanda and Ned Offit
Nancy and Morris W. Offit
Andrea Olshan and Michael Odell
Suzanne Peck
Susan and Bruce Pollack
Monique and Andrew Rechtschaffen
Barbara and Jeff Reich
Avis and Bruce Richards
Mindy and Larry Richenstein
Heidi and Richard Rieger
Anna and Gedaliah Riesenberg
Seryl Ritter and Buddy Skydell
Valerie and Danny Robbins
Cheryl and Richard Rosen
Ellen and Martin Rosenman
Jennifer and Lior Rusinek
Geraldine and Stephen Rutenberg
Wendy and Edward Sassower
Kate Schein and Shai Waisman
Jeff Schoenfeld and Matt Holbein
Lesley and David Schulhof
Erica and Rob Schwartz
Jodi Schwartz
Ilyssa and Evan Schwartzberg
Leah and Chad Shandler
Rebecca and Peter Shapiro
Ramy and Rob Sharp
Harriet and Andy Singer
Ruth and Michael Slade
Jill and Robert Smith
Linda and Jeffrey Solomon
Suzi and Brian Stadler
Stephanie J. Stiefel and Robert S. Cohen
Janna and Michael Stern
Susan and Jeffrey Stern
Dorothy and Andrew Tananbaum
Ann and Andrew Tisch
Eliana and Sam Tisch
Zara and David Tisch
Lynn and Glen Tobias
Diana Toyberman
Charlotte Triefus and Lloyd Zuckerberg
Mindy Unger
Mindy and Marc Utay
Zhanna and Andrew Waranch
Vicki Arkin Warner
Carolyn and David Wasserman
Cynthia and David Wassong
Tina and Michael Weinstock
Stine Welhaven and Nathan Romano
Anna Winderbaum and Gary Nestler
Erika and Ken Witover
Patty and Russell Wolff
Joy and Steven Zelin
Hope and Simon Ziff


What a night! Thank you to our generous sponsors for helping to make this once in a century party possible.

Leader - $25,000
Jacqueline and Benjamin Brogadir and Susan and Richard A. Friedman
Carol and Roger Einiger
Lauren and Lee Fixel
Tamar and Eric Goldstein
The Gould and Shenfeld Families
Mindy and Jon Gray
Sandra and Howard Hoffen
The Lauder Foundation
Shirley and Jack Silver
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch

Advocate - $10,000
Jacqueline and Benjamin Brogadir
Barbara and Oliver Goldstein
Judy and Mark Goodman
Karen and Jay Kasner
Jay and Elena Lefkowitz
New York Hilton Midtown
Gary and Denise Rosenberg
Daniela and Ben Tisch
Blake and Aaron Zises

Meaning - $8,500
The Bressman Family
Flik Hospitality Group
Regina and Jeffrey Kessler
Randi Fetner Sherman

Impact - $7,500
Abby and Steve Brody
Lesley Goldwasser and Jonathan Plutzik
Gratitude Railroad | Impact Investment Community
Silverstein Properties

Caring - $6,000

Identity - $5,000
Louise Chazen Banon and Sidney Banon
Kathy Chazen and Larry Miller
The Adrienne Cooper and Arthur Adler Family
CPS Events at The Plaza
Rita and Fred Distenfeld
The Ehrlich Family
Cheryl and Steven Friedman
Ned S. Offit and Amanda M. Offit
The Pierre, A Taj Hotel
Erica and Steven Tischman
Sally and Marshall Tycher

Dignity - $4,000
The Harmonie Club
Shelly and Howard Kivell

Empower - $3,000
Adina and Lawrence Burian
David M. Feldman
Laurie and Steven Girsky
Grand Hyatt New York
The Holtz Family
JFKM Consulting Group
Lisa Lippman and Ben Finkelstein
Miron Nissim
PJ Library in New York/Harold Grinspoon Foundation
Alison and Lawrence Wolfson

Engagement - $2,500
Lauren and Ari Ackerman
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP
Applause Printing & Graphics, Ltd.
Gayle and Al Berg
Suzanne and Jacob Doft
Jan and Dr. Daniel Fenster
Emily and Nathan Gindi
Alissa Grad, Golub Capital
Lynn and Martin Halbfinger
Harriet and Ashley Hoffman
Stacy and Steven Hoffman
Stacy and Gary Kaplan
Cindy and Scott Matte
Newman & Leventhal Caterers
Jeffrey Reich - Schwartz Sladkus Reich Greenberg Atlas LLP
Natalie and Jonathan Silverstein
Ruth & Michael Slade
Erika and Ken Witover
Ziegfeld Ballroom & Gotham Hall

Connection - $1,500
Harry Kastenbaum
Esther and Motti Kremer
Janet Levy
Joseph Wekselblatt

Patron - $1,000
Robyn Karp
David Mitchell
Royal Wine
Larry Talve


The world’s leading local philanthropy is what we are. Solving problems through collective action is what we do. And we’re changing the lives of 4.5 million people a year. We are your grandmother’s ride to her doctor’s appointment. Your child’s vibrant Jewish day camp. Your neighborhood’s LGBTQ safe space. Your neighbor’s cash assistance to rebuild after Sandy. We are your problem solvers and go‑getters, stretching from Queens to Jerusalem and back again. After 100 years, we know that our potential is unmatched when we work together. Because big problems need big solutions. That’s UJA.