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Hillel Stories Annual Report 2009


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October Hillel creates PDX Hillel to serve students at Portland State University, Reed, and Lewis & Clark Colleges in Portland, Oregon.

July Hillel at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign — the birthplace of the Hillel movement — opens a new building, the Margie K. and Louis N. Cohen Center for Jewish Life.

November Hundreds of Israeli Hillel activists join UJA GA delegates in Jerusalem.

August Hillel hosts Engagement Institutes at Camp Ramah Darom in Georgia and the Brandeis Bardin Institute in California.

Franklin & Marshall Hillel dedicates its Klehr Center for Jewish Life, November.

Hillel Latin America holds its first Student Leaders Assembly in Punta del Este, Uruguay. The Assembly drew together 90 students from seven cities in five countries for three days of learning, leadership development and networking.

September Hillel sends student observers to the U.S. Republican and Democratic presidential nominating conventions.

Israeli President Shimon Peres (above) joins with hundreds of Hillel supporters to dedicate the Edgar M. Bronfman Hillel Israel Center on the campus of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

December Following a campaign by the Israel on Campus Coalition, Hillel at University of California, Davis, Israel Fellow Yonatan Barkan and others, the University of California system announces it will reopen its study abroad programs in Israel.

Virginia Tech students and Executive Director Sue Kurtz (top right) at Hillel’s Engagement Institute.

Eight outstanding Hillel professionals receive the Richard M. Joel Exemplar of Excellence Award: Keri Copans, assistant director, Hillel at the University of California, San Diego; Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, university chaplain, The Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at New York University; Dan Yagudin, senior program director, Hillel at University of Miami; Rabbi Mychal Copeland, campus rabbi, Stanford University Hillel; Dan Libenson, executive director, University of Chicago Hillel; Lauren Estes, assistant director, Tufts University Hillel; Yonatan Barkan, Israel fellow, Hillel at University of California, Davis; and, posthumously, Darin Diner, z”l, executive director, Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach. University of Kansas Hillel (below) is one of five Hillel groups to receive Hillel Vision & Value Awards for their successful work in pursuing Hillel’s core goals at the December Professional Staff Conference. Kansas Hillel receives the Great Place to Work Award for its creative, entrepreneurial, and proactive efforts to find and keep great staff. Hillel at Sapir College in Sderot, Israel, and Hillels in Latin America receive The Joseph Meyerhoff Award for Meaningful Jewish Experiences by demonstrating how a single initiative or the integration of multiple experiences increased the number of students on their campuses having meaningful Jewish experiences. Franklin & Marshall Hillel and Northwestern University Hillel receive the Vision and Values Award for Indispensible Campus Partnership. Meanwhile, Tufts University Hillel receives the Vision and Values Award for Development through creativity, innovation, and perseverance in dramatically expanding and diversifying its sources of funding.

RANDALL KAPLAN SUCCEEDS EDGAR M. BRONFMAN Former Hillel Board of Directors Chairman Randall Kaplan of Greensboro, N.C. (above left), has been named to succeed Edgar M. Bronfman as chairman of Hillel’s International Board of Governors. Kaplan will take responsibility for the operation and growth of the Board. As founding chairman, Bronfman will continue his leadership by visiting Hillel campuses and serving as an ambassador for the global Hillel enterprise. “I am honored to take on this great responsibility,” says Kaplan. “Edgar is a catalyst for Hillel’s renaissance. Along with his founding co-chairs, Lynn Schusterman and Michael Steinhardt, his ongoing leadership has created a vibrant, dynamic Hillel that is enriching the lives of tens of thousands ofJewish college students around the world. With his continued guidance and participation, I look forward to building on this considerable foundation.” “I am quite proud of what Hillel has become in the last 15 years,” says Bronfman. “Randall is one of the best examples of the new generation of leaders that Hillel has to offer our community, and I am confident that he will lead the Board of Governors to great achievement.” Hillel’s International Board of Governors comprises more than 60 prominent business leaders and philanthropists from around the world who are involved in Hillel as benefactors and volunteers. The men and women who are on the Board often support local Hillel foundations and other large-scale Hillel initiatives.


January JULIAN SANDLER, z”l Hillel lost one of its finest leaders this year with the sudden passing of Julian Sandler, the beloved chairman of the Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life Board of Directors, who succumbed to cancer at age 64. During his 15 years of involvement, Sandler brought commitment, wisdom and vision to Hillel. As a member of the International Board of Governors, treasurer and vice chair of the Board of Directors, and chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, he guided Hillel’s growth and assured a brighter future for Jewish students worldwide. In one of his final acts, Sandler established The Julian Sandler Endowment for Executive Leadership Development which supports Hillel’s training, executive leadership development, mentoring, coaching and evaluation program for its most promising new Hillel directors. This endowment reflects the devotion of Julian and his wife Nina to Hillel’s work in inspiring Jewish students to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life. “Julian had a gift for blending his keen analytical abilities with his genuine warmth and humor. He believed in the critical importance of transmitting Yiddishkeit from generation to generation and modeled what it means to be a proud, knowledgeable and committed Jew,” said Hillel President Wayne L. Firestone.

*Zichrono L’bracha, may his memory be a blessing

Hillel activists around the world educate their campuses about Israel’s operation in Gaza. Meanwhile, Hillel in Israel provides support for communities subjected to terrorist bombing. Hillel sends students to official U.S. presidential inaugural events.

February Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life is named among the top 25 nonprofits in Washington, D.C., by the Washington Business Journal. Hillel launches an initiative to engage Jewish students studying abroad in London and Buenos Aires.

Hillels of Northeastern Oklahoma, based at the University of Tulsa, established.

April Rabbi Daniel Libenson, executive director of the Newberger Hillel Center at the University of Chicago, is named one of five individuals to receive the prestigious AVI CHAI Fellowship for 2009. Three Hillel students attend the UN Durban Review Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, to monitor events and protest anti-Israel initiatives. Hillel elects Beatrice S. Mandel of Los Angeles chair of the Board of Directors.

May At its annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., AIPAC honors Jenna Mitzner, the Jewish student life coordinator at the University of Central Florida Hillel, with one of its four “Ally of the Year” awards. Pro- and anti-Israel students demonstrate at York University in Ontario, Canada (above). In a separate incident, antiIsrael students block the office of York Hillel.

March Hillel mourns the passing of Board of Directors Chairman Julian Sandler.

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Hillel sponsors Alternative Break trips around the world.

June

Honoree Dr Lynne B Harrison celebrates with her family. Hillel marked its 85th anniversary with a year of festivities that culminated in an innovative “virtual gala” with participants around the world. Led by Diane Wohl, a member of Hillel’s International Board of Governors and Board of Directors, the celebration began with a special historical exhibit in the Washington, D.C., headquarters and a luncheon honoring B’nai B’rith’s role in Hillel’s development. The exhibit traveled to Jerusalem for the General Assembly of the United Jewish Communities in November and to Hillel’s Professional Staff Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, in December. Scholars were delighted by a series of original historical Hillel documents made available for the first time on Hillel’s Web site. Renowned historian Jonathan Sarna assessed Hillel’s record and wrote: “Hillel’s mission is more urgent than ever.” The U.S. Congress agreed, and passed Resolution 493 recognizing Hillel as “an important partner to universities by providing resources, programs and other forms of support to the entire campus community.” Hillel used the occasion to present its 85th Birthday Founders Award to Dr Lynne B Harrison, a member of Hillel’s International Board of Governors and Board of Directors. Dr Harrison was honored for advancing the vision of Hillel’s pioneers by supporting opportunities to engage and empower Jewish students. In honor of the occasion, Dr Harrison created an endowment to provide training for Hillel program professionals. In June, Hillel supporters around the globe sponsored Hillel’s 85th Anniversary Parties in their homes. The celebrations came together twice for special messages that were broadcast live over the Internet from Washington, D.C.   Hillel thanks those individuals who sponsored anniversary celebrations. To view a video of the broadcast, visit www.hillel.org/85th

Hillel, AEPi and City Year cooperate to create an alternative break program in Los Angeles. Hillel marks is 85th anniversary with a virtual gala connecting Hillel groups around the world.

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Hillel’s Arthur and Rochelle Belfer building was the focus of a global Webcast.

The Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh joined the celebration.


PARTNERS AND INVESTORS

In 1923, visionary community leaders, educators and philanthropists in Champaign-Urbana and Chicago, Illinois, created an organization they called “Hillel” to provide Jewish college students at the University of Illinois with the organization they needed and deserved. The Hillel movement continues to thrive because of the leadership provided by its International Board of Governors and support of farsighted philanthropists, Jewish Federations and partners in communities around the globe. Last year, during a grave economic crisis, Hillel provided millions of dollars in grants and services to 251 affiliated foundations, program centers and Jewish student organizations that serve students at 513 campuses throughout the United States, Canada, Israel, Latin America and the republics of the former Soviet Union (FSU). In 2009, Hillel helped tens of thousands of Jewish students find their own voices and create their own Jewish stories. Thanks to the continued leadership support of the Jim Joseph Foundation and other foundations and individual philanthropists, Hillel expanded its Campus Entrepreneurs Initiative (CEI) and Peer Network Engagement Internship (PNEI) programs to nearly 50 campuses, recruiting and training hundreds of previously uninvolved Jewish students who leveraged their own social networks to engage thousands of their uninvolved peers. Working in conjunction with ten new Senior Jewish Educators, students were able to explore their Jewish heritage. Hillel was the leading provider of meaningful servicelearning experiences for Jewish students, enabling them to engage in tikkun olam — repairing the world — in settings from Los Angeles to Tampa, and maintaining its multi-year commitment to rebuild hurricanedevastated communities in the Gulf of Mexico. With philanthropic support from the Edgar M. Bronfman Global Exchange Fund and others, Hillel brought hundreds of students, including business and law

Hillel conferred its Founders Award on Ed and Rose Berman (left) and its Renaissance Award on Leonard and Tobee Kaplan for their outstanding support for Hillel’s work. The awards were presented by Hillel President Wayne L. Firestone at an event at the home of Charna Larkin in Delray Beach, Florida, March 2009. *Zichrono L’bracha, may his memory be a blessing

students from 10 different countries, on a leadership mission to Israel.  Dozens of Jewish students from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay joined Hillel’s first pan-Latin America Alternative Break. Hillel in Tblisi responded to the hostilities in Georgia by providing a safe place for students to meet. Our partnership with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation enabled our work to thrive in Russia, Ukraine and the other countries of the former Soviet Union. Recognizing that Hillel professionals function as critical catalysts for Jewish life on campus, Nina and Julian z”l Sandler, Hillel’s late chairman, established the Julian Sandler Endowment for Executive Leadership Development to support an array of training programs for new Hillel directors. Led by Hillel International Board of Governors member Diane Wohl, Hillel’s 85th Anniversary Celebration enabled Hillel to revisit its past, and to honor leader Dr Lynne B Harrison with our 85th Birthday Renaissance Award, as Hillel supporters around the globe hosted birthday parties in their homes. Hillel’s partnership with the UJA-Federation of New York has provided unprecedented levels of service to students throughout the state and globally. The National Federation/Agency Alliance of the United Jewish Communities and federations across the country continue to be critical partners for the Hillel enterprise. Under the leadership of Development Chair Stephen M. Greenberg, many new investors have joined Hillel’s Renaissance Society, a group of individuals who provide unrestricted gifts to help sustain the organization. Growing numbers of individuals are securing the Jewish future through a planned gift to Hillel’s Heritage Society. Hillel expresses its profound gratitude to the many individuals who make our work possible.  

Hillel Israel Chairman Joseph Ciechanover (left) and Hillel Founding Chairman Edgar M. Bronfman confer with Israeli university presidents in Jerusalem, November 2008. Hillel International Board of Governors Co-Chair Michael Steinhardt (left) chats with Richard M. Joel, Yeshiva University president and former Hillel president, at an event sponsored by The Samuel Bronfman Foundation in May 2009.

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life is grateful to the tens of thousands of individuals, philanthropic foundations, Jewish Federations and other funding partners whose ongoing support sustains the entire Hillel enterprise. We are pleased to recognize those who made significant contributions to Hillel’s Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center during the past fiscal year (July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009) to enable Hillel to implement its vision that every Jewish student make an enduring commitment to Jewish life.

_____________________________ GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT _____________________________ HILLEL IS GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT OF ITS INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF GOVERNORS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND OTHER PHILANTHROPISTS TO HILLEL’S CHARLES AND LYNN SCHUSTERMAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER, WHICH PROVIDES LEADERSHIP, CONSULTATIVE RESOURCES, PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE, AND STRATEGIC INFUSIONS OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR HILLEL’S GLOBAL NETWORK OF REGIONAL CENTERS, CAMPUS HILLEL FOUNDATIONS, PROGRAM CENTERS, AND AFFILIATES. Edgar M. Bronfman The Samuel Bronfman Foundation National Federation/Agency Alliance of United Jewish Communities Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

_____________________________ ENRICHING LIVES, INSPIRING COMMITMENT _____________________________ IN THE PAST YEAR, HILLEL HAS BENEFITED FROM GIFTS OF $25,000 OR MORE TO SUPPORT SPECIFIC AREAS OF STUDENT LIFE, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE, ENABLING HILLEL TO WORK MEANINGFULLY TOWARD DELIVERING A STRONGER JEWISH FUTURE.

n FOSTERING STUDENT GROWTH THROUGH MEANINGFUL JEWISH EXPERIENCES Hillel is committed to doubling the number of Jewish students who are involved in Jewish life and who have meaningful Jewish experiences. Student Peer Networks and Senior Jewish Educators Hillel’s national student networks, the Campus Entrepreneurs Initiative (CEI) and the Peer Network Engagement Internship, harness the power of social networking, viral marketing, and social entrepreneurship to reach thousands of uninvolved Jewish students on campuses across North America. Leveraging the power of immersive Jewish experiences such as Taglit-Birthright Israel and Alternative Breaks, these networks have developed meaningful Jewish relationships with 12,000 previously uninvolved Jewish students. Hillel’s Senior Jewish Educators initiative places highly-trained Jewish educators to work in tandem with CEI to offer in-depth Jewish educational content to students on campus. Taglit-Birthright Israel Foundation Crown Family Philanthropies The Gottesman Fund Lynne B Harrison Jim Joseph Foundation David and Inez Myers Foundation The Thomas Spiegel Family Foundation Bronfman Strategic Engagement Grants The Samuel Bronfman Foundation

Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Experience Hillel’s Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Experience infuses Jewish education throughout the Hillel enterprise, providing students, Hillel professionals, and the campus community with a variety of resources to promote and encourage Jewish living and learning. Hillel is grateful to the Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds for endowing the Center’s activities. Hillel’s SOREF Initiative for Emerging Campuses Hillel’s Soref Initiative enables students and local college and university communities to engage in Jewish life on campuses with smaller Jewish populations. The Soref Initiative provides guidance, financial assistance, online resources, and a communication network for Jewish students, faculty advisors and university professionals on hundreds of campuses throughout North America. Samuel and Helene Soref Foundation, Benjamin F. Breslauer and Irma G. Breslauer, Trustees Joseph S. Steinberg Internships HILLEL’S COLLEGIATE LEADERSHIP INTERNSHIP PROGRAM UJA-Federation of New York THE KORET HILLEL STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Koret Foundation


n TZEDEK-SOCIAL JUSTICE Hillel is grateful to the philanthropists who provided support for the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Tzedek Hillel initiative, an international public service effort dedicated to transforming life on campus and in the community, framed by the Jewish imperatives of tzedakah (righteousness), gemilut chasadim (acts of loving kindness), and tikkun olam (repairing the world). Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation Conference On Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Alternative Breaks Hillel is the leading provider of Alternative Spring Break trips for Jewish college students. In the past year, Hillel has sent thousands of students on both domestic and international servicelearning trips, where they have volunteered in communities from Tel Aviv to New Orleans to Montevideo. Hillel is grateful to those whose generosity made these quintessential expressions of tikkun olam (repairing the world) possible. Blooming Prairie Foundation Renee B. Fisher Foundation, Inc. Sol Goldman Charitable Trust Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation The Seinfeld Family Foundation UJA-Federation of New York

n EMBRACING ISRAEL AND GLOBAL JEWISH PEOPLEHOOD Hillel is dedicated to ensuring that Jewish students have the resources needed to develop a strong love for and understanding of the centrality of Israel to the Jewish narrative, and to providing students around the world with meaningful opportunities to interact with one another, thereby strengthening our global Jewish people. International Student Missions and Alternative Breaks Hillel’s Student Leadership Missions and Alternative Breaks bring together hundreds of student activists each year to hone their leadership skills, provide volunteer service to communities in need, and strengthen their bonds to Israel and the Jewish people. This past year Hillel brought business and law students from 10 different countries on a leadership mission to Israel and conducted its first-ever pan-Latin America Alternative Break, bringing together students from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay to refurbish a school in a remote Argentinean village. Rene-Pierre Azria Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation The Edgar M. Bronfman Global Exchange Fund Sherry and Larry Kalish MZ Foundation Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation UJA-Federation of New York

Joining together at the May 2009 85th Anniversary Event honoring Dr Lynne B Harrison were Hillel International Board of Governors Co-Chair Lynn Schusterman (left), Dr Harrison, Hillel Board of Directors Chair Beatrice S. Mandel, and Hillel International Board of Governors and Board of Directors member Edith B. Everett.

General Assembly in Israel In November 2008, over 250 Israeli university students participated in the United Jewish Communities General Assembly in Israel. Hillel is grateful to the philanthropists who provided this opportunity to these future leaders of our Jewish communities.

n HILLEL OVERSEAS

The Samuel Bronfman Foundation Susan and Michael Gelman

Hillel in the Former Soviet Union The Alvin and Fanny Blaustein Thalheimer Foundation, Inc. Joseph F. Farivar Judy and Abel Friedman Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago David and Inez Myers Foundation Julian z”l and Nina Sandler Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Rosalie and Jim Shane Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation Diane and Howard Wohl

Campus Israel Fellows In partnership with the Jewish Agency for Israel, the Campus Israel Fellows program places young Israelis on strategically selected college campuses across North America, where they serve as effective peer ambassadors who bring Israel to life through innovative programs and personal interactions with students on campus. Taglit-Birthright Israel Foundation Jane and Alan Cornell Sue and Larry Hochberg MASA Israel Journeys Adam Milstein MZ Foundation Lester J. Rosenberg United Jewish Communities Israel at 60 Celebration Fund Legacy Heritage Fund Limited The Israel on Campus Coalition The Israel on Campus Coalition is a partnership of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation and Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, in cooperation with a global network of organizations committed to promoting Israel education and advocacy on campus. Anonymous AVI CHAI - A Philanthropic Foundation Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund Robert and Esther Heller Jewish Funders Network Klarman Family Foundation Legacy Heritage Fund Limited The Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds Mort Meyerson Estate of Arthur Morgan Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation GRINSPOON ISRAEL ADVOCACY INTERNS The Harold Grinspoon Foundation MZ Foundation

Hillel is pleased to recognize its partners who made designated gifts in support of Hillel’s efforts to provide meaningful Jewish experiences to students in the former Soviet Union, South America, and Israel.

Hillels in Israel Anonymous The Russell Berrie Foundation Elizabeth and Jim Breslauer Sandy and Stephen K. Breslauer Amy and Robert Bressman The Samuel Bronfman Foundation Abby Joseph Cohen and David Cohen The Harold Grinspoon Foundation Eleanor and Mort Lowenthal Inge and Hal Marcus The Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds Jan Pitcher May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation Julian z”l and Nina Sandler Rosalie and Jim Shane Alan B. Slifka Foundation Samuel and Helene Soref Foundation Jeffrey Tieman Trust Diane and Howard Wohl Yoreinu Foundation Hillel in South America Carlos Abadi The Samuel Bronfman Foundation Evelyn Douek Marcel Eisenberg Eduardo Elsztain Lynne B Harrison Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Clarisse and Jose Kremnitzer Joshua Landes Ilana and Roberto Lipsztein Trisha and Frederic Margulies

Sharon and Daniel Roitman Howard Rosenbloom Julian z”l and Nina Sandler Deborah and Marcelo Spector Judy and Michael Steinhardt Roberto P. Weisz n PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Hillel employs over 800 professionals worldwide who foster meaningful interactions with tens of thousands of Jewish students each year at a critical time in their lives. Hillel is grateful to those investors who have supported its efforts to attract, train and retain the most talented professionals to serve as educators, community builders, and entrepreneurial leaders in carrying out Hillel’s mission. The Bronfman Fellowship Edgar M. Bronfman The Berman Fellowship at the University of Michigan Mandell L. Berman Next Level Coaching Initiative The Picower Foundation Summer Engagement Training Institute The Gottesman Fund Sue and Larry Hochberg Abraham A. Mitchell Fund Julian Sandler Endowment for Executive Leadership Development The Israel, Rose, Henry and Robert Wiener Charitable Foundation

Hillel Board of Directors Co-Chair Diane Wohl, Board of Directors member Sandra Cahn and Feliks Frankel at an event sponsored by The Samuel Bronfman Foundation in May 2009.

n PURSUING ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION Hillel thanks its partners who have made substantial investments to enhance Hillel’s infrastructure and promote organizational excellence throughout the Hillel system, and on specific campuses and regions, as indicated below. Campus Support Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund (Northern California) The Marjorie M. and Irwin Nat Pincus Fund (Cornell and Drew Universities, Dickinson College and the University of Pennsylvania) Jewish Community Federations of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin & Sonoma Counties (Northern California) Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Federation of Broward County Jewish Federation of Palm Beach Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach (Florida) UJA-Federation of New York (New York Metropolitan Area) The Capital Inspiration Challenge Grant Anonymous


Hillel Board of Directors member Andrew Sklover (left) with Board Secretary David M. Cohen, May 2009.

____________________________ THE RENAISSANCE SOCIETY

________________________________ THE RENAISSANCE SOCIETY RECOGNIZES PHILANTHROPISTS WHOSE COMMITMENT TO HILLEL REPRESENTS THEIR LEADERSHIP ROLE IN FOSTERING A RENAISSANCE OF JEWISH LIFE ON CAMPUSES AROUND THE WORLD. MEMBERS OF THE RENAISSANCE SOCIETY PROVIDE VITAL ANNUAL UNRESTRICTED SUPPORT TO ENABLE HILLEL TO CARRY OUT ITS MISSION OF ENRICHING THE LIVES OF JEWISH STUDENTS SO THEY THAT THEY MAY ENRICH THE WORLD. HILLEL IS PLEASED TO RECOGNIZE GIFTS MADE DURING THE 2008 - 2009 ACADEMIC YEAR, AND REGRETS ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. n CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE Each member of the Chairman’s Circle made a commitment of $25,000 or more to Hillel during the 2008-2009 academic year. Anonymous Tom and Lanie Blumberg Crown Family Philanthropies Anita and William Heller Jewish Community Federations of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin & Sonoma Counties Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Tobee and Leonard Kaplan Charna Larkin Trisha and Frederic Margulies Rosalie and Jim Shane Paul E. Singer UIA Federations Canada

n PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL Each member of the President’s Council made a commitment of $10,000 to $24,999 to Hillel during the 2008-2009 academic year.

n LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Each member of the Leadership Council made a commitment of $5,000 to $9,999 to Hillel during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity The Jeffrey A. Altman Foundation Joan Beren Amy and Robert Bressman Sandra F. and Stewart Cahn Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York Joan Davis Mirrel Davis Trust Rebecca Davis Trust Miriam and David Donoho Tova and Barry Effron Melvin Epstein Rafael Feferman Paula and Jerry Gottesman Sandy and Stephen M. Greenberg Louis and Barbara z”l Gross Martin Gross Debra Harrison and Mark Muller Judith Harrison and Stephan Gross Robert and Esther Heller Douglas A. Hirsch Sara Hurand and Elie Weiss Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Sherry and Larry Kalish Shelly and Michael Kassen Ellie and Mark Lainer Harry and Sadie Lasky Foundation Lester and Judith Lieberman Phyllis and Norman Lipsett Foundation Eleanor and Mort Lowenthal Marjorie and Edward Marlowe Carol and Paul Miller Sandra and Stephen Muss Sharon and Chuck Newman Linda Riefberg and Lee Perlman Tina and Steve Price Leslie and Russ Robinson Sharon and Daniel Roitman Eric F. Ross Robin A. and Steven J. Rotter Paul Sade Mara and Ricky Sandler Curtis Schenker Jodi J. Schwartz and Steven F. Richman Tracy and Evan Segal Susan B. Stearns Temple Sholom of West Essex Sharon Margolin Ungerleider United Jewish Federation of San Diego County Michael Weiss Sandy and Tim Wuliger

Jane and Norman Alpert Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority James and Sylvia Bassin Sharon and David Butler Ryna and Melvin S. Cohen Philip H. Cohen and Susan Rudd Cohen Alisa and Daniel Doctoroff Nancy and Marc Duber Lisa and Mitchell Eisen Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Sheila and Milton Fine Stephanie K. and Wayne L. Firestone Feliks Frenkel Darrell Friedman Janie and Donald Friend Lee M. Hendler Gary Hirschberg Dalia and Morton Jarashow Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle TN B&R Knapp Foundation Sheila and Bill Lambert Daniel and Nina Libeskind Barry Lowitz Abe Maleh Beatrice S. Mandel Rob Medway Karen and Neil Moss Jan and Charles Nirenberg Carolyn and Stephen Oppenheimer Joe and Suzanne Orley Andrew Rechtschaffer Jeffrey Rosen Judy and Jack Rosenberg Joan and Jack Saltz Lewis M. Schott The Sherman Family Foundation Bruce P. Sholk and Beth J. Kaplan Sigma Alpha Mu Foundation Ovadia R. Simha Stephanie and Andy Sklover Barry Sternlicht Lewis E. Topper United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo Carol B. Wise Linda and Louis Wolff n RENAISSANCE FUND Each member of the Renaissance Fund made a commitment of $1,000 to $4,999 to Hillel during the 2008 - 2009 academic year. Anonymous Richard Adelaar

Judy and Michael Adler Ruth Albert Stanford and Joan Alexander Foundation Ike Alhadeff Lucille and Daniel Amster Lorraine and Jerome Aresty Jeremy Bandler and Clare Goldwater Ruth and Shelly Bausk Diane Belfer Barbara and Mark Bell Gary Belsky Linda and Roger E. Benjamin Alfred Berg Marjorie and Barry Berg Helene and Ady Berger Cindy and David Berger Elaine M. Berke Henrietta and Jerome Berko Rose and Ed Berman Carol and Gary Berman Nancy Berman and Alan Bloch Elayne Bernstein Jay H. and Jill Bernstein The Bialer Family Foundation Moshe and Tammy Bilitzky Birmingham Jewish Federation Susan and George Birnbaum Laurie Blitzer and Sam Levine Camelia and J. Gerson Bloch Caroline L. Bloomfield Jeanette and Frederic Bogart Martin and Barbara Bolnick Elise and Gil Bonwitt Ross, Wendy, Lisa and Amy Born Debbie and Richard Born Stephen Borrus Nick Botta David and Bonnie Brand Lotte and Ludwig Bravmann Frank and Nancy Brenner Mike and Wendy Brenner The Brodsky Foundation Marian and Edward Bromberg Jane and Scott Brown Barbara and David Burstin Sadie Jane Cahn Roberta and William Campbell Norman Cantor Jane and Dennis Carlton Joann and William Cassell Champaign-Urbana Jewish Federation Paul J. Cherner Jack Chester Foundation Harold Cho Pamela and Michael Chozen Larry J. Coben Bernice and Albert B. Cohen Family Charitable Trust Claire J. Cohen Irma Shaler Cohen Luci Belnick and Jeffrey Cohen Naomi z”l and Jesse Cohen

Robert Cohen Debra and Steven Cohen Helene and Tim Cohen Tobias Cohen Ruth and Robert Cohn Barbara and Jerry Cook Beth Cousens Ronald L. Daniels Sonia and Carlos de Haime Sarah and Paul Densen Charitable Foundation Joshua Donfeld Peter Dougherty Frieda and Melvin Dow Lee Dranikoff Ruthann and Kenneth Eckstein Gail and Robert Edelstein Glenn Eichen Hal Eis Marilyn and Joseph Eisenberg Judith and Alan Eisenman Joseph Eisler Karen Lehmann-Eisner and David Eisner Martin Elias Lois and Richard England Maxine and Marty Epstein Estate of Rose Englander Ethan Falkove Hinda and Eugene Farber Florence and Joseph Feldman Toby and Morris z”l Fell Philip Feltman Nancy and Maury Fertig Fibus Family Foundation Beth and Alex Finger Sheila and Bruce Firestone Ellen and Gary Fischer Seymour Fleisher Elizabeth Flisser Fort Wayne Jewish Federation Karin and Jonathan Fraade Irving H. Franklin Gerald Freedman Allan H. Fried Avi Friedman Marvin and Cookie Friedman Miriam Friend Matthew S. Furman Deborah and Aryeh Furst Eva and Leo Gans Lori and Lawrence Garon Philip Garoon and Family Eran Gasko June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation Edmund A. Geller Gary Cohn at the dedication of the Cohn Jewish Student Center of Kent State Hillel, September 2009. The Cohn Center was named for Gary’s parents, Victor and Ellen Cohn.

David A. Gemunder Barbara Leslie Gerber and Seymour Krasner Gerson Family Foundation, Inc. Muriel and Irving V. Gerstein Judith Cohn Gilberg and David Gilberg Lucille Gladstone Karen and Henry Glanternik Ruth and Jack Glantz Family Foundation Sol Glasner Steven and Melanie Glass Joan Holland and Eli Glassman Phil Glassman Cary Glastein Martin and Billie Gold Aaron Goldberg Ray and Ellen Goldberg Shira and Rob Goldberg Elizabeth Goldberg Charitable Foundation Jay Goldman Merle and Marshall Goldman Jocelyn and Robert Goldman Sandra and Paul Goldner Alfred G. Goldstein Neil and Joyce Goldstein Lawrence J. Gonzer Meryl and David Gordon Nita Gordon Trust Cassandra and Sheldon Gottlieb Barnard J. Gottstein Tamara Gottstein Camille E. Granato Holly and Michael Grebel Andrew Green Greensboro Jewish Federation Toba and Earl Greinetz Roslyn and Frank Grobman Ostgrodd Foundation Sheila Grossman Family Foundation Jan and Andrew Groveman Manfred Gruenspecht Bruce and Marni Gutkin Emalie and Arthur Gutterman Elliot Handler Jane and Paul Harris


Arnold Hartman Paul B. Haskel Rita Dee Hassenfeld Ina and Lewis Heafitz Florence Hecht Gregory A. Hersch Susan M. Heyman Terry and Harvey Hieken Paul Hilal Hirsch Family Philanthropic Fund Vera and Charles Hirsh Sandra Hittman C. Lorraine and Martin Hoffinger Sarah and Leo Horowitz Francine and Robert Immerman Shelley D. and Jonathan G. Isaacson Marina and Andrew Jacobson Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Jewish Federation of Cincinnati Jewish Federation of Collier County Jewish Federation of Fort Worth & Tarrant County Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando Jewish Federation of Greater Portland Jewish Federation of Omaha Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey Esther and Richard M. Joel Leon Jolson Lynne Kaiser The Kandell Fund Edwin Kaplan Jerome A. Kaplan and Deena L. Kaplan Family Foundation Gertrude and Elmer Kaplin Joan Kasner Judy and David Katz David I. Katz Lenore and Gary Katz Jeffrey Kaufman Victor Kaufman Wilma and Howard Kaye Karen and Bob Keats Barbara Reed and Michael Kesler Joan and George Kessel R. Blake Kessler Michael and Linda Keston Pearl and Ralph Kier

At March 2009 event in Delray Beach, Florida were Ralph and Pearl Kier (from the left),Cookie Friedman, Stan Rassler and Ellie Rassler.

Barbara A. Raimondo and Dennis M. Kirschbaum Angelica and Michael Klebanoff Dolores and James Kleinman Lori and Steven Klinghoffer Alan J. Kluger and Amy Dean Matt Knauer Matthew Knopman Evyan and Robert L. Koenig Lisa and Victor Kohn Jane and Howard Kramer Marc B. Kramer Leiba Krantzberg Barbara and Michael Kurman Ronald and Mary Ann Lachman Foundation Marilyn and Arnold Lampert Goldie Lang Judith and Herschel Langenthal William K. Langfan Oscar Lasko Lois Lautenberg Michael Lebovitz Larry Lehrner Paula and Neal Lenarsky Mark Levenfus Gail and Barry Levin Mildred and Abby Levine Dolores and Hans Levy Merrill Levy The Lewart Family Charitable Trust Pearl and Seymour Lewin Alan and Joni Lichtin Elaine and Jerry Lieberman Alan Liebman Limited Brands Foundation Norman and Nancy Lipoff Dorothy Lipson The Litman Foundation Alexander Lloyd Aaron and Beth Long Simon Lopata Sondra and Max Lorig Steve and Dedee Lovell Pamela and Joseph G. Lubeck Paula Lustbader Madison Jewish Community Council Richard and Rosmary Maikis Daniel Mandelbaum

Bernice Manocherian Lionel Margolick Samuel M. Maslansky Claire and Robert Mazer Michael J. McClernon Cynthia and Stan Merkin Anthony E. Meyer Family Foundation Stanley and Janet Meyers Sam Michaels Nathan B. Miller Norman H. Miller Norman Miller Family Foundation William B. and Gail Miller Maxine Miltenberger Andrew Mitchell Arlene Mitchell Maida Mittman Josh and Beth Mondry Isaac Moradi The Morris Family Foundation, Inc. Sydney and Stanford Morris Michele and David Morse The Moskowitz Family Foundation Fiona Mudge-Weisman Maxine Myers Nelco Foundation, Inc. Rosalind and Sanford Neuman Nurite Notarius-Rosin and Craig A. Rosin Eve Coulson and Nelson Obus Nancy and Morris Offit Beverly Olender Alissa and Abe Ossip James A. Ostiller Lazar M. Palnick Heather and Joseph Paperman Sanket Patel Amy Perlin Marian Perling Arlene and Albert M. Perlstein Nadine and Sidney Pertnoy John Petry David Pincus Pincus Paul Charitable Trust Anita A. Pinkus Brian Potash Stephen Pozez Queens Village Jewish Center, Inc. Alexander Rabinovich

Gene Rachmansky Simon and Virginia Ramo David Raphael Joyce and Michael Rappeport Louise Ratner Helen Rauch Yossi and Dana Raucher The Morton and Beverly Rechler Family Foundation Norman and Syril Reitman Howard and Barbara Rich Rita and Fred Richman Audrey Rieger Marcia Riesman Robert Gore Rifkind Lois and Sidney Robbins Elaine and Bernard Roberts Donna and Andy Robins Charlotte and Morris Robinson Susan and Freddy Robinson Natalie Robinson Marian and David Rocker Bert and Norton Rockler Larry Rogers Elliott C. Rosch Michele M. and Stan Rosen Jill and Michael A. Rosenbaum Rudolph Rosenbaum Lewis H. Rosenberg Rebecca and Richard Rosenberg Jon Rosenblatt Peter Rosenblum Betty and David Rosenstock Charlotte and David Rosensweig Lillian Rosenthal Grace and Martin Rosman Dan Rosskamm Barbara and Robert Roswell Stanley Roth Lenore Ruben Terry M. Rubenstein Michael Rukin Raina and Howard Ruskin David Safir Abraham Salaman Barry Savits Marty Scharf Scott Schley Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Hillel President Wayne L. Firestone meets with students at the dedication of Milwaukee Hillel’s Joseph and Vera Zilber Hillel Student Center, August 2009.

Else and David Schnur Sally and Barry Schwartz Vicki Wheelock and Gerald Schwartz Elaine and Jay Schwartz Erica and Robert Schwartz Mildred and Sherwood Schwartz Ori Schwartzburg Sharon and James Schwarz Elinor Seevak Vinit Sethi Robert M. Shack Barbara and Daniel Shapira Virginia and Norton Sharpe Stephen E. Shavitz Susan and Scott Shay Dganit and David Shefet Mara and Robert Shlachter Rose L. Shure Herbert Siegel Robert G. Siegel Seth Siegel and Rachel Ringler Barbara and Richard Silverman Keith Singer S. Fred Singer Naomi and Abraham Sinnreich Caryl and Robert Siskin Alan B. Slifka Foundation Marvin Slott Elene and Herbert J. Solomon Carita Sommer Jerry and Emily Spiegel Family Foundation Linda and Edward Spilka Sharon Stein Elissa and Jeffrey Steiner Anne and David J. Steirman Jacob Strumwasser Alfred Sundel Sun Trust Bank Marilee and Sam Susi Roselyne C. Swig Sylvia and Jaime Sznajder Patricia Tager Scott I. Tashman Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation Arielle Nathan Teitelbaum and Aton U. Teitelbaum David Tepperman Suzanne and Herb Tobin Rita and Sol Toscher Memorial Fund

Steven Towbin Shirley and Morris Trachten The Noman and Carol Traeger Foundation Gabriel Trajtenberg Rebecca Rona and Rick Tutle Candy Uihlein Alex Umansky United Jewish Community of Broward County UJA and United Jewish Federation of Johnstown PA UJA Federation of Westport, Weston, Wilton and Norwalk Marc and Mindy Utay The Wagner Family Foundation John J. Walzer III Andrew Mash Waranch Bernice McNulty and Martin Warech Seymour Waterman Boaz Weinstein Gail and Barry Weiss The Selma Lee and Daniel Weiss Charitable Fund Jeremy H. Weisstub Henny Wenkart Westchester Reform Temple Julie Wise Oreck and Marshall Oreck Marian and Irving Wiseman Geraldyne Witkin Bonnie and Michael Witlin Amy R. Wolf Geraldine and Hubert Wolff Rita and Harold Wolfson Deborah and David Yaffe Jonathan Yalmokas Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Judy and Mark Yudof Shana and Louis Howard Yuster Judith and Henry Zachs Rony Zarom The Rose & Isadore Zeman Foundation Carole and Larry Zicklin Ruth Ziegler Mark A. Zilermann Linda and Paul Zlotoff Lois Zoller E. L. Zucker Family Foundation Ellen and Leonard Zuckerman

Hillel International Board of Governors member Howard Rosenbloom chats with Board of Directors member Karen Moss at a Hillel 85th Anniversary event, May 2009.


IN-KIND GIFTS Hillel expresses its deep appreciation for legal services to Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. David J. Butler, Esq. and the law firm of Bingham McCutchen, LLP Greg Homer, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Irwin P. Raij, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP ____________________________________

ENDOWMENT FUNDS _____________________________ HILLEL IS FORTUNATE TO HAVE THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF PHILANTHROPIC VISIONARIES WHO HAVE ESTABLISHED ENDOWMENTS OF $250,000 OR MORE AT HILLEL’S CHARLES AND LYNN SCHUSTERMAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER. THESE DONORS ARE BUILDING A STRONGER JEWISH FUTURE BY GENEROUSLY PROVIDING HILLEL WITH THE ABILITY TO INITIATE AND CONTINUE BOLD AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS, BOTH LOCALLY AND GLOBALLY. The Ann Loeb Bronfman Fund The Edgar M. Bronfman Endowment The Jacob Burns Endowment in Ethics Hillel’s Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Experience The Irving and Sarah Pitt Fund for Student Leadership The Julian Sandler Endowment for Executive Leadership Development The Estate of Sylvia S. Simmons The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Tzedek Hillel Endowment

Alex Pascal, Board of Directors member Amy Born and Wayne L. Firestone at Hillel’s 85th Anniversary Birthday Party, Washington, D.C., June 2009.

HERITAGE SOCIETY Hillel recognizes the foresight of those individuals who have provided for future generations of Jewish college students through their financial and estate plans, including bequests, gift annuities, charitable trusts, life insurance, and retirement plan beneficiary designations and other structured gift plans. Anonymous Kathryn Heaton Andrews Hannah L. Aurbach Linda and Joel Beren Dorothy and Howard Berger Rose and Ed Berman Estelle Berman Mandell L. Berman Arline and David z”l Bittker Henry Brass Bert S. Brown Anna Burton Sandra F. and Stewart Cahn Diane Castle Pamela and Stanley Chais Paul J. Cherner Jeff Cohen Philip H. Cohen and Susan Rudd Cohen Carol and Michael Dean Ellen R. Dunkin and Joseph Michaeli Paul H. Einhorn Laurel and Robert Eisner Samuel Engler Rafael Feferman Ida Feryszka Marian and Eugene I. Fischer Jacob Fishkin Eran Gasko Muriel and Irving V. Gerstein Herta Gertler Marvin Glyder Linda and Arnold Goldberg Lillian and David Goldberg Barbara and Mel Goldsmith Matilda Goodman Rudy R. Greene David Handeli Phyllis Handelsman Viola Harris Lynne B Harrison Alice S. Honig Eleanor and Aaron Ignal Dalia and Morton Jarashow Jeffrey E. Jarrett Esther and Richard M. Joel Tobee and Leonard Kaplan Jeanne G. Kaskey Evelyn M. Katz Murray Koppelman Wynne S. Korr and Donald Brieland

Dorothy and Sam z”l Kravetz Harry Le Vine, Jr. Judy and Bud Levin Donald I. Levin J. Nina Lieberman Eugene Lipowitz Harry Lowenstein Fannie Milgram Alfred A. Miller Rose Mor Karen and Neil Moss Warren Bein Oberndoerfer Julie Wise Oreck and Marshall Oreck Bonnie Orkow Louis Osofsky Martin Patt Marilyn Heiman Phillips Marjorie R. Rozman Sydell Rosen David M. Roth Michael Rukin Julian z”l and Nina Sandler Lila Schultz Jean Sellinger Bruce P. Sholk and Beth J. Kaplan Herbert Silinsky Elene and Herbert J. Solomon Irving H. Steinberg Bluma B. Stoller Paul J. Sude Brenda and Alexander Tanger Leonard Tureff Sharon Margolin Ungerleider Jacqueline Wahl Carol B. Wise Diane and Howard Wohl Edward Woll Jerome I. Zaks Marc Zwillinger

BEQUESTS In the past year, Hillel received gifts of $5,000 or more from the estates of the following individuals. May their memories be a blessing. David G. Abraham Rita Chipkin Ezra Delson Albert K. Farber Herbert Kronish Miriam Levy Herbert Rosen Otto Senz Herbert Weiner Ziporah Winer

Federation/Agency Alliance through its supporting federations and United Jewish Communities. Created in 2007, the National Federation/Agency Alliance is a partnership of 37 local Jewish Federations that provides significant funding and support to nine national Jewish agencies, including Hillel, under the auspices of the United Jewish Communities.

_______________________________________________________ JEWISH FEDERATION SUPPORT _______________________________________________________ Hillel is proud of its longstanding relationship with the Federation movement locally and across North America.

The nine national agencies engage in critical work to build capacity; they advance the agenda and complement the work of the Federations and their local agencies in the United States and internationally. Hillel’s Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center also receives contributions from individual Federations, which are listed separately in this annual report in the appropriate giving categories.

Hillel is grateful for the guidance and support of local Federations for Hillels in their geographic areas. Those relationships are acknowledged in the annual reports of local Hillels. At the North American level, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life is a recipient of funds from the National Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado Columbus Jewish Federation Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jacksonville Jewish Federation Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Jewish Community Federation of Louisville Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin & Sonoma Counties Jewish Federation of Delaware Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach & West Orange County Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County (New York) Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle Jewish Federation of Greater Washington Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Jewish Federation of Ocean County Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County Jewish Federation of Rhode Island Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Memphis Jewish Federation Milwaukee Jewish Federation Minneapolis Jewish Federation Sarasota-Manatee Jewish Federation Springfield Jewish Federation (Illinois) The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore UJA Federation of Greenwich UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey UJA-Federation of New York United Jewish Communities of MetroWest United Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life Schusterman International Center, US, Canada, Israel, FSU and Latin America Hillels CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES 2008-09 Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center

Schusterman International Center & local Hillels worldwide

INCOME Contributions and Grants Jewish Federations Program Fees Investment Income Other Income Total Income

20,076,417 1,796,605 5,922,517 392,617 164,923 28,353,079

51,279,658 17,196,605 10,892,000 2,378,737 3,414,923 85,161,923

EXPENDITURES Operating Expenditures Allocations & Grants to Local Hillels Total Expenditures

19,996,570 8,640,280 28,636,850

78,582,227 8,640,280 87,222,507

EXCESS OR (DEFICIT) OF REVENUES OVER EXPENDITURES

(283,771)

(2,060,584)

* Note: The above figures are projected and unaudited. September 18, 2009


HILLEL: THE FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CAMPUS LIFE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2009/2010 Officers

Executive Committee

BEATRICE S. MANDEL Chair, Los Angeles, CA AMY A. B. BRESSMAN Vice-Chair, New York, NY STEPHEN M. GREENBERG Vice-Chair, New York, NY LYNNE B HARRISON Vice-Chair, MetroWest, NJ ADAM KORNETSKY Vice-Chair, Tufts University CAROL SMOKLER Vice-Chair, Boca Raton, FL DIANE WOHL Vice-Chair, Mill Neck, NY JAMES SHANE Treasurer, Boston, MA BRUCE SHOLK Assistant Treasurer, Baltimore, MD DAVID M. COHEN Secretary, New York, NY WAYNE L. FIRESTONE President, Washington, DC EDGAR M. BRONFMAN Ex-Officio, New York, NY RANDALL KAPLAN Ex-Officio, Greensboro, NC

LAURIE BLITZER, New York, NY THOMAS BLUMBERG, New York, NY SANDRA CAHN, New York, NY PAUL CHERNER, Chicago, IL PHILIP H. COHEN, Miami Beach, FL MARCELO CYNOVICH, Montevideo, Uruguay LEE DRANIKOFF, Short Hills, NJ EDITH B. EVERETT, New York, NY WILLIAM HELLER, Cleveland, OH BARRY J. LEVIN, Philadelphia, PA MORT LOWENTHAL, Stamford, CT KAREN MOSS, Columbus, OH DANA RAUCHER, New York, NY ANDREW SKLOVER, White Plains, NY JEFFREY SUMMIT, Tufts Hillel CAROL B. WISE, New Orleans, LA

Past Chairs JULIAN SANDLER, z”l Immediate Past Chair, Dix Hills, NY DAVID L BITTKER, z”l, Detroit, MI RANDALL KAPLAN, Greensboro, NC NEIL M. MOSS, Columbus, OH CHUCK NEWMAN, Ann Arbor, MI MICHAEL B. RUKIN, Boston, MA

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Members LAWRENCE S. BACOW, Boston, MA SANDY BAKLOR, Palm Beach, FL HARRY BAUMGARTEN, The George Washington University MICHELLE BLUMENBERG, University of Arizona Hillel ANDREW S. BORANS, Indianapolis, IN AMY BORN, Washington, DC PHILLIP BRODSKY, Boston, MA EDWARD E. A. BROMBERG, Orlando, FL MARSHALL BROOKS, Philadelphia, PA DANIEL BURACK, Harrison, NY JOSEPH CIECHANOVER, Tel Aviv, Israel BRUCE COANE, Houston, TX NANCY DUBER, Washington, DC BARRY EFFRON, White Plains, NY DAVID EINHORN, New York, NY IRIS FEINBERG, Atlanta, GA DANIEL FERMAN, York University HANNAH FISHER-ARFER, Portland State University DAVID GEDZELMAN, New York, NY JANE GELLMAN, Milwaukee, WI CASSANDRA GOTTLIEB, Baltimore, MD ALEX HALBERSTEIN, Aventura, FL WALTER HARRISON, Hartford, CT

HILLEL’S INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF GOVERNORS 2009

GARY HIRSCHBERG, Chicago, IL ARI ISRAEL, University of Maryland Hillel SARAH BATYA JOSELOW, Harvard University DEBORAH KALLICK, Los Angeles, CA DAVID KARSENTI, Northwestern University MICHAEL KASSEN, Westport, CT LEIBA KRANTZBERG, Ottawa, ON MARK LAINER, Los Angeles, CA SCOTT LEFTON, Texas A&M University DANIELLE LESHAW, Hillel at Ohio University DAVID LEVY, Colgate University Jewish Union NORMAN LIPOFF, Miami, FL FREDERICK MARGULIES, Glencoe, IL EDWARD MARLOWE, Delray Beach, FL ROBERT W. MATANKY, Chicago, IL MARLA MEYERS, Hillel of Greater Philadelphia LARRY MONETA, Durham, NC STEPHEN OPPENHEIMER, Atlanta, GA JULIE WISE ORECK, New Orleans, LA JOSEPH PAPERMAN, Montreal, QC LEE PERLMAN, New York, NY SIDNEY PERTNOY, Miami, FL BRETTE PEYTON, New York, NY SARAH RAPOPORT, Brown University RUSS ROBINSON, Houston, TX KEITH ROSENBLOOM, New York, NY BARBARA ROSWELL, Baltimore, MD LINDSEY RYB, Kent State University NINA SANDLER, Dix Hills, NY MORTON OWEN SCHAPIRO, Chicago, IL ROBERT SHLACHTER, Portland, OR JORDAN SILLS, San Francisco, CA JENNA SILVERMAN, University of Maryland ADAM SIMON, Washington, DC EDGAR SNYDER, Pittsburgh, PA ANDY STERNLIEB, New York, NY BLUMA STOLLER, Boston, MA SUSAN TURNBULL, Bethesda, MD SHARON MARGOLIN UNGERLEIDER, Eugene, OR CAREY WOLCHOK, New York, NY DAVID YAFFE, Washington, DC JUDY YUDOF, Oakland, CA LOUIS HOWARD YUSTER, Los Angeles, CA LOIS ZOLLER, Chicago, IL

Hillel’s International Board of Governors advocates for Jewish campus life. The Board of Governors provide counsel and advice to Hillel’s Board of Directors, which has the responsibility of overseeing Hillel’s day-to-day operations. Each member of the Board of Governors provides leadership and a minimum of $50,000 in annual support to Hillel’s Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center.

RANDALL KAPLAN Chairman, Greensboro, NC EDGAR M. BRONFMAN Founding Chairman, New York, NY LYNN SCHUSTERMAN Founding Co-Chair, Tulsa, OK MICHAEL STEINHARDT Founding Co-Chair, New York, NY

CARLOS ABADI Buenos Aires, Argentina S. DANIEL ABRAHAM Palm Beach, FL WILLIAM A. ACKMAN New York, NY HARVEY BEKER New York, NY ROBERT M. BEREN Palm Beach, FL MANDELL L. BERMAN Southfield, MI ALEXANDER BLAVATNIK New York, NY ADAM BRONFMAN Paradise Valley, AZ CHARLES R. BRONFMAN New York, NY DANIEL A. BURACK Harrison, NY

ABBY JOSEPH COHEN AND DAVID M. COHEN Hollis Hills, NY DAVID EINHORN New York, NY EDUARDO S. ELSZTAIN Buenos Aires, Argentina EDITH B. EVERETT New York, NY ABEL FRIEDMAN Chicago, IL MICHAEL C. GELMAN Washington, DC ROBERT GOLDBERG Cleveland, OH JANE H. GOLDMAN New York, NY DAVID S. GOTTESMAN New York, NY MICHAEL GRANOFF Tenafly, NJ ROBIN GREENSPUN Henderson, NV HAROLD GRINSPOON AND DIANE TRODERMAN Longmeadow, MA LYNNE B HARRISON MetroWest, NJ HOWARD JONAS Riverdale, NY JOSEPH KANFER Akron, OH EDWARD H. KAPLAN Washington, DC ELLIE MEYERHOFF KATZ Fort Lauderdale, FL ARLENE I. KAUFMAN Palm Beach, FL ROBERT KOGOD Washington, DC HARVEY M. KRUEGER New York, NY REUBEN LEIBOWITZ New York, NY JERRY LEVIN New York, NY GUSTAVE K. LIPMAN New York, NY

HOWARD LORBER New York, NY PETER MAY New York, NY ABE MITCHELL Mobile, AL ABE POLLIN Washington, DC HOWARD ROSENBLOOM Baltimore, MD KEITH ROSENBLOOM New York, NY JULIAN z”l AND NINA SANDLER Dix Hills, NY STACY H. SCHUSTERMAN Tulsa, OK MARK R. SHENKMAN Greenwich, CT VICTORIA SIMMS Beverly Hills, CA CAROL SMOKLER Boca Raton, FL HELENE SPIEGEL Beverly Hills, CA DAVID TEPPER Short Hills, NJ ISAAC THAU Vancouver, British Columbia LESLIE H. WEXNER New Albany, OH MARK AND JANE WILF Short Hills, NJ GARY WINNICK Beverly Hills, CA DIANE WOHL Mill Neck, NY CAREY WOLCHOK New York, NY MORDEHAI WOSK Vancouver, British Columbia


Hillel 2009 Annual Report