NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Brahman Capital Corp.
JEWISH FUNDING AREAS: Education & Youth, Community, Religious
OVERVIEW: Mitchell and Karen Kuflik move their philanthropy through The Mitchell and Karen Kuflik Charitable Foundation, which gave away around $2.8 million in a recent fiscal year. The couple's giving to Jewish organizations focuses on the New York City area.
BACKGROUND: Mitchell A. Kuflik graduated with an A.B. in economics from Harvard University in 1984. Kuflik is a founding partner, principal, and portfolio manager at Brahman Capital Corp in New York.
EDUCATION & YOUTH: Grantees include Ohr HaMeir Theological Seminary in Cortlandt, New York; Central Yeshiva Beth Joseph; Aish NY, whose aim is to "engage and educate today’s young Jewish adults in order that they live inspired Jewish lives, making active positive contributions to Jewish communities and society at large"; Queens College Hillel; SAR Academy in the Bronx; and Torah Academy High School of Brooklyn.
COMMUNITY: The Grantees include various Chabad houses and UJA Federation of New York.S
RELIGIOUS: Grantees include Congregation Kirov Krovim and Congregation Avodah Bruah both in Brooklyn, NY Synagogue and Torah Center, Congregation Tiferes Tzvi, and Young Israel of Harrison, a small family-oriented modern Orthodox synagogue.
LOOKING FORWARD: Expect continued support Jewish organizations, particularly in the New York City area.
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Mitchell and Karen Kuflik Charitable Foundation
15 Franklin Ln.
Harrison, NY 10528