The Center for Jewish History

Location: New York, NY
Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Michael Glickman CEO

The Center for Jewish History is a library, museum and research institute with a focus on Jewish history. The Center hosts the collections of five partner organizations: the American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. The Center, which opened in Manhattan's Union Square in 2000, houses over 500,000 volumes and 100 million documents related to Jewish history. Its staff works to preserve its collections and showcases them through exhibitions, speaking events, and performances.

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Michael Glickman is the CEO of the Center for Jewish History. He joined the Center as a fundraiser for the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and was tapped to lead the Center in 2005. Glickman previously held posts at a governmental agency and at a private university.

2012
Institution Total Expenses $7,695,128
Employees 69
Salary $219,890
Underpaid by 21%
2011
Institution Total Expenses $6,796,203
Employees 70
Salary $143,360
2010
Institution Total Expenses $6,796,203
Salary $143,360
2009
Salary $135,000
1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
4 Data from 2010
5 Data from 2009
6 Data from 2008
7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor's salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
12 Annualized
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013

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