NEW YORK (Jun. 4)
Martin Stein of Milwaukee, chairman of the Special Task Force for Operation Moses, has been named national chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, succeeding Alex Grass.
Robert Loup, chairman of the UJA Board of Trustees, made the announcement at a special dinner marking the close of the 1985-86 UJA/Federation campaign. He reported that UJA raised $733 million last year in partnership with local Jewish Federation campaigns.
As a UJA national vice chairman and trustee, Stein pioneered and was chairman of the "highly innovative" Community Leadership Consultation Program which brings UJA leaders to local Jewish communities to consult on campaign planning.
A former chairman of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation campaign, he also served as Federation president, as chairman of the Wisconsin Israel Bonds campaign and has been a Board member and Trustee of the American Friends of Hebrew University.