Location: New York, NY
Category: Religion or Education
Agudath Israel of America is the umbrella organization for Haredi Jews in the United States. With its headquarters in New York City, and offices in several major cities including Washington, D.C., it forms an active and powerful political lobby. Agudath Israel runs summer camps and job placement programs, offers social services, and funds religious schools. The movement was founded in Poland in 1912, and came to the United States in the 1930s.
Rabbi Chaim David Zwiebel has been the executive vice president of Agudath Israel since 2008. Prior to that, he worked for 30 years at a law firm.
Institution Revenue: $11,177,355
Institution Total Expenses: $13,419,322
Institution Revenue: $14,126,875
Institution Total Expenses: $15,846,391
Underpaid by: 60%
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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
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
22 Data from 2014
23 Data from 2015
24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000
25 Data from 2017
David Zweibel, Agudath Israel of America 2017 Finances