ENTERTAINMENT, TECH & LIFESTYLE

We’re professionals from industries across the entertainment, media, tech and lifestyle space who come together to make a difference. 

From music to fashion, sports to publishing, theater to tech & venture capital, we’re content creators, marketers, and other executives at every age and stage of our careers. We connect with each other and industry leaders to stay on the cutting edge of our fields and maximize our philanthropic impact. Interested in making a difference?



Our Impact

  • The Entertainment, Tech & Lifestyle community raises nearly $6 million annually to enhance UJA’s impact.

  • Nearly $70 million allocated in grants and loans for Covid relief – over and above UJA’s annual allocations.

  • 67,000+ people have received employment services in New York, in Israel, and around the world.

  • $3.8 million in emergency cash assistance was distributed to more than 5,000 New Yorkers.

  • 400,000+ visits to 11 digital food pantry sites
    in 2021.

  • Learn more about UJA's impact here.

ROLL OF HONOR

Our Roll of Honor recognizes individuals and organizations who give a gift of $1,000 or more to UJA’s annual campaign through the Entertainment, Tech & Lifestyle community. During these challenging times, your generosity is more critical than ever. 

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Explore Our Communities

Chairs
Jessica Reif Ehrlich
Michael D. Fricklas
Daniel S. Glass
Michael E. Kassan

Chairs Emeriti
Matthew C. Blank
Edward Bleier
Aryeh B. Bourkoff
W. Stewart Cahn
Jane Friedman
I. Martin Pompadur
Howard J. Rubenstein*
Arthur M. Siskind
David J. Stern*

*Of Blessed Memory

Board Members
Larry Aidem
Michael Bassik
Sean Cohan
Alex Crisses
Justin Dini
Roysi Erbes
Charlie Feldman
Louis P. Friedman
Leslie Gittess
Richy Glassberg
Cammy Grusd
Gilbert W. Harrison
Matthew J. Hiltzik
Esther Kremer
Peter Land
Sandi Mendelson
Oliver Mitchell
Claire Olshan
Donna Orender
Jamie Tilson Ross
Michael Rubenstein
Jason Schulweis
Douglas S. Shapiro
Rob Sharenow
Wendy Sheanin 
Sara Shemia
Aaron Siegel
Simeon Siegel
Andrew Slabin
Bruce Taragin
Rachel Taxman
Jennifer Weis
Michael Weisman
Russell E. Wolff
Lori York

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