Stephen Siegel honored by American Jewish Committee.The American Jewish Committee
Siegel, a distinguished real estate professional who has been named by Crain's as one of the 100 Most Influential Business Leaders in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. , was heralded by the century-old human and civil rights group for his professional achievements and devotion to philanthropy and communal responsibility.
Scott Gottlieb, Gary Jacob, Michael Laginestra and Jonathan Mechanic served as co-chairs of the dinner, which brought together more than 350 guests and raised more than $550,000 in support of AJC.
AJC national president E. Robert Goodkind delivered the keynote address. Jonathan Mechanic, a partner with the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver shrive
v. shrove or shrived, shriv·en or shrived, shriv·ing, shrives
1. To hear the confession of and give absolution to (a penitent).
2. & Jacobson and president of its real estate department, presented the AJC award to Siegel--a framed lithograph offering the words of the ancient sage, Hilleh "If I am not for myself, who is for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when?"
Among his numerous professional and civic affiliations, Siegel is president of the Board of American Friends of Rabin Medical Center The Rabin Medical Center is a medical center in Petah Tikva, Israel. It is currently the second largest medical center in Israel after Sheba Medical Center, having lost the title of largest in 2006. and General Chairman of the Association for the Help of Retarded Children. He is a Trustee of the Intrepid Museum Foundation, National Trustee Chair of the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, and sits on the Advisory Board of Baruch College's Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute and on the Business Leadership Council of the City University of New York The City University of New York (CUNY; acronym: IPA pronunciation: [kjuni]), is the public university system of New York City. . He serves on the Board of Directors of the YMCA, Liberty Property Trust, Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America Noun 1. Boy Scouts of America - a corporation that operates through a national council that charters local councils all over the United States; the purpose is character building and citizenship training and City Center 55th Street Theater Foundation, and has also served on the Boards of Benjamin Cardozo School of Law and Foundation Fighting Blindness. In addition to his support of the American Jewish Committee, Siegel has received honors and awards from The Crohns & Colitis Foundation, The National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations, Monmouth University, Baruch College, New York University, The Foundation Fighting Blindness, Israel Cancer Research Fund, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM) is a graduate school of Yeshiva University. It is a private medical school located in the Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus of Yeshiva University in the Morris Park , National Conference of Christians and Jews, Rabin Medical Center, Lower East Side Tenement Museum, United Jewish Appeal, Parker Jewish Institute, The Jeffrey Modell Foundation, Special Olympics of New York, Appraisal Institute, the Real Estate Board of New York and the Young Men's/ Women's Real Estate Association.