Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli President Shimon Peres paid tribute to Edgar Bronfman at a public memorial service Tuesday night.
To Edgar Bronfman, human decency was intuitive, particularly when it came to LGBT people. It was obvious and unremarkable.
Edgar Bronfman was a deep thinker and was always the smartest person in the room. He never hesitated to challenge the theories and insights posed by the rabbi in the room. And he made it clear he expected the same from others.
Edgar Bronfman, did not know me, and I had limited interactions with him. Yet I feel a deep sense of loss at his passing.
One of Edgar Bronfman’s enduring contributions is the Bronfman Youth Fellowships. Alumni of the program speak out on how it changed their lives —and the Jewish community.
Dr. Jonathan Zizmor is known to millions of subway riders from his ubiquitous dermatology ads. He has also stumbled into a bit part in the Y.U. abuse scandal.
The innovative Six Points Fellowship is closing its flagship New York program amid federation funding cuts. Artists say it’ll be that much harder to do creative work.
Columbia University has joined an effort to have restrictions removed from a decades-old scholarship offered only to white students.
The Joshua Venture Group named eight fellows for its 2012-14 Dual Investment Program.