Agudath Israel of America

Location: New York, NY

Category: Religion or Education

David Zweibel

Executive VP

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.

2014

Institution Revenue: $14,126,875

Institution Total Expenses: $15,846,391

Employees: 455

Salary: $138,511

Underpaid by: 60%

2013

Institution Revenue: $12,405,769

Institution Total Expenses: $13,034,291

Employees: 469

Salary: $199,960

Underpaid by: 40%

2012

Institution Total Expenses: $18,774,154

Employees: 451

Salary: $147,45620

Underpaid by: 56%

2011

Institution Total Expenses: $13,748,968

Employees: 311

Salary: $144,152

2010

Institution Total Expenses: $12,190,886

Salary: $135,236

2009

Salary: $130,837

2008

Salary: $151,737

  • 1Interim head of organization
  • 2Data from 2012
  • 3Data from 2011
  • 4Data from 2010
  • 5Data from 2009
  • 6Data from 2008
  • 7Data from 2007
  • 8Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
  • 9Predecessor's salary
  • 10Partial year
  • 11Not a 501(c)3
  • 12Annualized
  • 13Position currently vacant
  • 14As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
  • 15Base salary
  • 16Data from president-elect period
  • 172010 Employees
  • 18Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
  • 19Highest paid professional, not CEO
  • 20Paid from two related organizations
  • 21Data from 2013
  • 22Data from 2014
  • 23Data from 2015
  • 24Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000
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