Eric Goldstein’s appointment as head of the UJA-Federation of New York means that the community is shifting in fundamental ways, writes Jerome Chanes, and the old order is finally being overturned.
Eric Goldstein — a Modern Orthodox Wall Street lawyer — may seem like a surprising pick to lead N.Y.’s Jewish federation. But a closer look shows he’s not such a radical departure.
Eric Goldstein has been named the new head of New York’s Jewish federation. The Wall Street lawyer has long been active in the community, but has no non-profit management experience.
Eric Goldstein, a financial litigation lawyer, has been chosen to head the UJA-Federation of New York, the nation’s largest Jewish federation.