Mazel Tov

Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center Announces New Staff

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) of White Plains, has appointed Jeanne Claire Cotnoir and Deborah Boxer Minchin as Coordinators of Student Programing. Cotnoir and Minchin will work with HHREC Co-Directors of Education Steve Goldberg and Julie Scallero on education programs, including the Human Rights Institutes for Student Leaders, Living History Project, White Rose Student Competition, and Genocide Awareness Student Competition. 

Hadassah Names Judith T. Alperin Chief Development Officer

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, has announced that Judith T. Alperin has been named Chief Development Officer. Alperin, who will lead a team of 50 philanthropy professionals around the country, will report to Chief Executive Officer Naomi Adler and will be a member of Hadassah’s executive leadership team. The position was effective November 3.


Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Honors Founders at its 25th Anniversary Generation to Generation Benefit

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust marked its 25th anniversary with an annual Generation to Generation benefit that raised more than $1 million and honored founders George Klein, Robert M. Morgenthau z’’l, Manfred Ohrenstein, Peter A. Cohen, and Howard Rubenstein z”l on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. 


Luz Liebeskind Named CFO of UJA Federation of NY

Luz Liebeskind has been named as the new chief financial officer of UJA-Federation of New York, beginning January 1, 2023. She succeeds Irvin Rosenthal, who is retiring after more than 22 years in the role. Ms. Liebeskind will report to UJA CEO Eric S. Goldstein.