December 2, 2013
"The Foundation helped perpetuate our family's involvement in this process of philanthropy even beyond our lives. Future generations will automatically be involved with representatives of The Foundation in making distributions from our fund. It ties us with generations yet unborn."- Milton and the late Ben Baran, Foundation Donors
President & CEO
The recent Pew Research Center’s survey on American Jews has generated much reaction. Some people worry that it portends less Jewish identity and community affiliation in the future, while others see hopeful signs in the survey’s findings. One thing the study definitely reveals: There are enormous complexities in accurately assessing Jewish identity and affiliation, and equal challenges in appropriately addressing issues raised by such a survey.
Senior Vice President, Philanthropic Services