The Women’s Event Luncheon and Lion of Judah Morning Program

Benefits Women’s Philanthropy of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at 9:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
Hilton Miami Downtown
1601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami

Women’s Philanthropy of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will host two exceptional programs, recognizing Jewish women who, through their commitment of time and support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, are helping to care for those in need, fund vital programs and strengthen Jewish life in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries around the world.

The Women’s Event luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m., will celebrate the power of extraordinary women during an extraordinary year that marks Israel’s 65th anniversary and Federation’s 75th anniversary. Among the many highlights of the afternoon will be keynote addresses by popular sex therapist and author Dr. Ruth Westheimer and former Soviet refusenik Alina Gerlovin Spaulding.

Prior to The Women’s Event and beginning at 9:30 a.m., Federation will host a special morning program for those women who participate in the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign at the Lion of Judah level. Renowned Jewish studies scholar Arna Poupko Fisher will address attendees as part of a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Lion of Judah, a respected symbol of Jewish women’s commitment to social justice and philanthropy.

Pam Wolofsky is Chair of The Women’s Event and Terry Drucker is Chair of the Lion of Judah event. The event committee includes Yael Ackerman, Elaine Bachenheimer, Rebecca Karsenti, Sandra Lapciuc, Jill Schwartz and Veronica Zarco. Laura P. Koffsky is President of Women’s Philanthropy and Elise Scheck Bonwitt is Campaign Chair.

For reservations and more information, visit or call 786-866-8442.

Alina Gerlovin Spaulding
Arna Poupko Fisher








About Greater Miami Jewish Federation

The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

Established in 1938, Federation in a non-profit organization working to ensure that members of the community act collectively and responsibly to enrich the quality of Jewish life in the Greater Miami area and to meet the needs and safeguard the freedoms of all Jewish people.

The Annual Federation/UJA Campaign is the primary instrument through which donors fund a highly effective network of 106 social-service, humanitarian and educational programs and agencies in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries worldwide. In addition to providing opportunities for donors wishing to ensure that their support of the Jewish community continues in perpetuity, The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation can help to create gift plans that provide tax benefits while meeting each donor’s specific philanthropic goals.

Federation’s numerous departments and divisions welcome individuals and families to get involved with the Jewish community through social and networking events, volunteer activities and much more.

For more information about the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, visit or call 305-576-4000.

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