Author: Compiled by Marcia P. Neeley

Inside Philanthropy – Winter 2020

Portrait of Philanthropy Dr. Ralph and Judy Marcus: Giving with a Passion Dr. Ralph and Judy Marcus are big fans of OU Israel, which is not surprising, considering the fact that they made aliyah not once, but twice! In 1976, Dr. Marcus established one of the first rheumatology practices...

Inside Philanthropy – Fall 2020

"Mike saw immediately that TJJ is a quantum leap for these teens, who have little, if any, prior connection to Judaism. It launches their journey as the next generation of Jewish leaders."

Inside Philanthropy – Winter 2019

Portrait of Philanthropy Lior Arussy By Pnina Baim Lior Arussy’s larger-than-life reputation precedes him. Raised in Israel in a Dati Leumi family, Lior first entered the start-up world when he joined Accent Software, a multilingual software company, in 1994. He was then involved in one of the start-ups that...

Inside Philanthropy – Fall 2019

Portrait of Philanthropy Shalom and Iris Maidenbaum By Pnina Baim Shalom and Iris Maidenbaum from Lawrence, New York, have been involved in Jewish and Zionist causes for many years. Their inspiration for activism comes from the homes and neighborhoods they grew up in. Iris, from Kew Gardens in Queens,...