Board of Directors

Sharon Karmazin, Chair
Producer
New York, New York

Ira J. Wagner, Vice Chair
President of European Private Finance, American Capital
Bethesda, Maryland

Lee Hutt, Clerk
Psychotherapist, Sculptor
South Hadley, Massachusetts

Aaron Lansky, President (ex-officio)
Founder and President, Yiddish Book Center
Amherst, Massachusetts

Susan Bronson, Executive Director (ex-officio)
Executive Director, Yiddish Book Center
Amherst, Massachusetts

Paul Page, Treasurer
Treasurer, Yiddish Book Center
Amherst, Massachusetts

Martin I. Broder
Cardiologist, Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, Massachusetts

Debra Caplan
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Baruch College, City University of New York
New York, New York

Abby J. Cohen
President of the Global Markets Institute and Senior Investment Strategist at Goldman Sachs
New York, New York

Jeremy Dauber
Atran Associate Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture
Columbia University
New York, New York

Eugene Driker (immediate past chair)
Attorney, Barris, Sott, Denn and Driker
Detroit, Michigan

Penina Migdal Glazer
Levin Professor Emerita, Hampshire College
Amherst, Massachusetts

Zachary Gozali
Partner, Davidson Kempner European Partners
London, England

Danny Greenspun
Chair, Greenspun Media Group
Las Vegas, Nevada

Arthur Horwitz
Founder and President, Renaissance Media and Detroit Jewish News Foundation
Detroit, Michigan

Lawrence Kaplen
Screenwriter
New York, New York

Leona Kern
R.W. Kern Management, LLC
New York, New York

Luis Lainer
Partner, Lainer Development
Van Nuys, California

Lief D. Rosenblatt
Partner, ENE Investco Management, LP
New York, New York

David Sloviter
President (retired), Norwood Laboratories
Amherst, Massachusetts

Ruth Stark
Director, CUNY Institute for Macromolecular Assemblies
City College of New York
New York, New York

David S. Steiner
Principal, Steiner Equities Group, LLC
Roseland, New Jersey

Kenneth Turan
Film Critic, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles, California

Walter A. Winshall
Principal, Collaborative Seed and Growth Partners, LLC
Boston, Massachusetts