Aaron and Alisa Birnbaum

NET WORTH: Unknown

SOURCE OF WEALTH: Meridian Capital Group

JEWISH FUNDING AREAS: Education, Religious

OVERVIEW: Aaron Birnbaum and family move their philanthropy through the Mab Foundation. The family's support of the Jewish community focuses on the New York metropolitan area, particularly New Jersey. Yeshivas and religious organizations are especially favored. 

BACKGROUND: Aaron Birnbaum is a cofounder of Meridian and an executive vice president. He keeps a rather low profile. 

ISSUES:

EDUCATION: Birnbaum and family, via their foundation, support Jewish schools Yeshiva Beth Joseph, Yeshiva Gedolah Of Cliffwood, Yeshiva Torah Temimah, and Yeshiva Bais Binyomin. BMG or Beth Medrash Govoha, a Haredi yeshiva and kollel located in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, has received particularly strong support of late. 

RELIGIOUS: Grantees include Congregation Ahavas Chesed, Congregation Kollel Of Flatbush, and Congregation Anshei Fallsburg.

LOOKING FORWARD: The Birnbaum family have lately funded a similar collection of organizations; expect this to continue. 

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CONTACT:

The Mab Foundation does not provide a clear avenue for getting in touch with the family, but below is an address

Mab Foundation
1 Battery Park Plz.
New York City, NY 10004