by Susan Weidman Schneider

The Lions Of Judah Roar: Jewish Woman Donors Meet inside the Beltway

The fact that Hillary Rodham Clinton sat spellbound through a long speech by Rabbi David Hartman of Jerusalem—and didn’t simply arrive at the last minute to address an audience of 1,100 women donors to the United Jewish Appeal—should suggest the power that the “Lion of Judah” women are perceived to have in Washington. “Lions” are women who give $5,000 to $50,000 annually to UJA and each sports a gold lion brooch as evidence of her contribution.

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