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New York

The Museum’s New York Next Generation community seeks to engage young professionals, families and emerging philanthropists in the tristate area in the important mission and educational work of the Museum. The New York Next Generation Board provides leadership opportunities for those in our community. It is a dynamic group of individuals who dedicate their time and funds to supporting the Museum, working closely with local Museum staff to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust are remembered. Contact the Northeast Regional Office for more information on joining.

Board Term of Service

  • A Chair of the New York Next Generation Board serves a two (2) year term. If needed, and with the donor’s consent, a Chair may be asked to remain a third year in this role.

  • Board members may serve indefinitely and as long as their participation is meaningful for them and for the Museum.

Board Roles and Responsibilities

  • Actively engage your network of friends, family and colleagues in the Museum’s work via programs and events.

  • Work with Museum staff to identify and engage prospective new supporters.

  • Participate in the Board meetings

  • Serve on event Committees (as possible) and attend programs/events.

  • Support the Museum annually with a meaningful annual gift or pledge.*

Board Membership Benefits

  • Invitations to the Museum’s National Days of Remembrance events in Washington, DC (subject to $5,000 minimum gift); the annual Wings of Memory Society gathering that includes a memorial ceremony in the US Capitol, behind-the-scenes tours, and other programming

  • Invitations to VIP programs in the region

  • Advance tickets to the Museum

  • Exclusive opportunities to engage with Museum leaders and event speakers

  • Recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report



Benjamin Bass

Chair Emeriti

Danielle Auerbach

Deborah Edell

Adam Friedland

Julie Kopel

Nicole Pines Lieberman

Elisa Mailman

Glenn Sapadin


Danielle and Jonathan Auerbach

Kylie Bass

John Benjamin

Jessie Davis

Deborah Edell

Adam Friedland

Jackie and Joshua Gerber

Sloane Grinspoon and Braden Goldberg

Melissa and Ben Gottesman

Ali Unger Grabiner

Lynn Horowitz

Jesse Izak

Hayley Jaffe

Julie and Reuben Kopel

Blake Lasky

Jesse Lazowski

Jonah Lazowski

Nicole Pines and Avi Lieberman

Esther Lifshitz

Kacey and Alec Ofsevit

Andrew Reich

Jackie and Eitan Reshef

Seth Robinson

Rebecca and Robert Rutkoff

Stacey Saiontz

Alan Scharf

Jordan Sheff

Jon Sherling

Donald Silberman

Brian Tobin

Samantha Weinberg

Reni and Benjamin Weintraub

Tara Firestone and Daniel Wilf