Dorothy Tananbaum


Dorothy Tananbaum serves as Chair of the Board of Makom, an educational initiative of the Jewish Agency for Israel. She also chairs the Board of the Jewish Education Project, a central agency for Jewish education in New York. In addition, Dorothy is Chair of the Board of the Jewish Funders Network and a long-time board member of Facing History and Ourselves. Dorothy is also a member of the Israel Task Force of the Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal at UJA Federation of New York and a past chair of the Commission itself. Dorothy was a founding member of Project People Foundation, which empowers low-income women and youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Dorothy is the proud mother of three children. She lives in New York with her husband, Andrew.