29 2015

Jewish Philanthropy: Michael Steinhardt

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Jewish Studies Center, Arnold Hall 96 Wentworth St.
Charleston, 29424

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In 1995, Michael Steinhardt stunned the financial world by announcing he would close his lucrative hedge fund to devote his time and fortune to the causes of the Jewish world. In his talk, he will reflect on these last twenty years, and what he has learned about Jewish philanthropy and its impact on the Jewish future.

Michael Steinhardt is a money manager turned philanthropist who is dedicated to creating a renaissance in American Jewish life. After graduating from Wharton in 1960, he became nationally renowned as founder of the very successful hedge fund company Steinhardt Partners L.P. Mr. Steinhardt is the co-founder of Birthright Israel. He published his memoirs in 2001: No Bull: My Life In and Out of the Markets (John Wiley & Sons).

Sponsor: Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program