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Jeffrey R. Solomon

President, Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey R. Solomon is the President of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, a group of foundations operating in Canada, Israel and the United States. Among the foundations’ innovative launches are Birthright Israel and Reboot, two initiatives aimed at connecting young, assimilated Jews to their tradition, The Gift of New York, a powerful response to September 11, helping to heal families of victims through the power of culture, and Project Involvement, an educational reform program serving some 265,000 Israeli elementary school students.

He previously served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of UJA-Federation of New York. Dr. Solomon also served with the City, State and Federal Governments. An author of over 100 publications in both professional journals and popular outlets. He is the author of two books, co written with Charles Bronfman.