Lief D. Rosenblatt

NET WORTH: Unknown

SOURCE OF WEALTH: Soros Fund Management

JEWISH FUNDING AREAS: Community, Education, Arts & Culture, Israel

OVERVIEW: Lief Rosenblatt and family move their philanthropy through the Rosenblatt Charitable Trust. Rosenblatt’s board memberships include AVI CHAI Foundation. The Northeast is an important region of giving.

BACKGROUND:  Lief D. Rosenblatt graduated with an A.B. from Harvard University, an M.A. from the University of Oxford, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He was a senior vice president at Lehman Brothers, a managing director at Soros Fund Management, and a senior managing member of Satellite Asset Management. 

ISSUES:

COMMUNITY: Rosenblatt is on the board of AVI CHAI Foundation, whose work includes encouraging "those of the Jewish faith towards greater commitment to Jewish observance and lifestyle by increasing their understanding, appreciation and practice of Jewish traditions, customs and laws.” 

Grantees include Manhattan Jewish Experience, American Israel Education Foundation, American Friends of Lubavich Chabad, and Temple Israel of New York.

EDUCATION: Rosenblatt, via his foundation, has supported Brandeis University and American Friends of IDC, which “invests in and promotes innovations in higher education that strengthen Israel and the Jewish People.”

ARTS & CULTURE: Grantees include Yiddish Books Center (Rosenblatt is on the board) and Jewish Museum.

LOOKING FORWARD: Expect Rosenblatt’s support of the Jewish community to continue.  

CONTACT: 

The Rosenblatt Charitable Trust
160 E. 72nd St., Apt. 7
New York City, NY 10021