Edward John and Patricia Rosenwald

NET WORTH: Unknown 

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

JEWISH FUNDING AREAS: Community, Education 

OVERVIEW: E. John Rosenwald and his wife Patricia move their philanthropy through the Edward John and 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 via their foundation. Other grantees include American Jewish Committee, American Jewish World Service, American Friends of Israel Museum, Jewish Theological Seminary, and Jewish Federation of Palm Beach.

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.

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


The Edward John and Patricia Rosenwald Foundation
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