NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Soros Fund Management
FUNDING AREAS: Jewish Causes, Education, Health, Arts & Culture
OVERVIEW: Lief Rosenblatt and family move their philanthropy through the Rosenblatt Charitable Trust. Rosenblatt steadily supports the Jewish community. Health is another interest.
BACKGROUND: Lief D. Rosenblatt graduated with an A.B. from Harvard University, an M.A. from the University of Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar, 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.
JEWISH CAUSES: Rosenblatt is on the board of AVI CHAI Foundation, which works, among other goals, to “encourage 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 American Friends of IDC, American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF), Manhattan Jewish Experience, Yiddish Books Center (Rosenblatt is a board member), and Temple Israel of New York.
EDUCATION: Grantees include Middlebury College, Ethical Culture Fieldston School (Rosenblatt sits on the board), George Washington University, and Brandeis University.
HEALTH: Rosenblatt sits on the boards of Cancer Research Institute and National Shingles Foundation, which he supports.
ARTS & CULTURE: Grantees include Santa Fe Opera, Harvard Art Museums, and New York Foundation for the Arts.
LOOKING FORWARD: Rosenblatt has also supported Washington Institute for Far East Policy. Expect him to stick with his interest areas, including continued support of Jewish causes.
The Rosenblatt Charitable Trust
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