Edward John and Patricia Rosenwald

NET WORTH: Unknown 

SOURCE OF WEALTH: Bear Stearns, J.P. Morgan Chase 

JEWISH FUNDING AREAS: Community, Education, Israel

OVERVIEW: E. John Rosenwald, JR. and his wife Patricia give through their Edward John & Patricia Rosenwald Foundation, which gave away around $2.1 million in a recent year. The couple's Jewish giving focuses on community organizations, with particularly strong support going to UJA Federation. 

BACKGROUND: Edward John Rosenwald Jr. graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A., M.B.A., and L.L.D. He joined Bear Stearns in 1953, eventually becoming vice chairman. Rosenwald is a vice chairman emeritus of J.P. Morgan. 


COMMUNITY: Rosenwald and Patricia, via their foundation, have given strong support to UJA Federation. They also give to the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach.

ISRAEL and INTERNATIONAL: The Rosenwalds have supported the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish World Service, American Friends of Israel Museum, Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind,

EDUCATION:  Rosenwald is a trustee emeritus of Brandeis University. The couple support American Technion Society (ATS) via their foundation (ATS supports the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology) as well as the Jewish Theological Seminary.

LOOKING FORWARD: The Rosenwalds have a range of interests and give outside the Jewish community. Expect their support of Jewish institutions to continue, however.


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