JTS to Honor Community and Corporate Leaders at Golf & Tennis Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Nina Jacobson
Office: (212) 678-8950
Email: nijacobson@jtsa.edu


September 1, 2006, Glen Head, NY

Mickey and Allan Greenblatt, community and corporate leaders with residences in Muttontown, New York, and Palm Beach, Florida, will be honored by The Jewish Theological Seminary at the second annual JTS Golf & Tennis Championship. The event will take place on Monday, September 25 at the North Shore Country Club in Glen Head.

Jeffrey Rosenberg is Executive Chair; Amy and Richard Greenblatt, Julie and Joel Greenblatt, Sharon and Gary Curhan, and Linda and Michael Gordon are Honorary Chairs; and Louise and Carl Levine, Jeffrey Markowitz, and Leonard Moskowitz are event Co–Chairs.

Mickey Greenblatt has been a consultant to Chase Manhattan Bank and active with many Jewish organizations in New York as well as JTS events in Florida. She earned a BA degree in economics from Queens College and an MA degree in counseling from CW Post, Long Island University.

Allan Greenblatt is a Managing Partner of America Capital, L.P. and holds a BS degree from New York University. He has served as Executive Vice President of a New York Stock Exchange company; a member of the Advisory Board of Banco Popular; and President of both Temple Israel of Great Neck and the 2000 Association of Palm Beach.

In addition to be dedicated to JTS for thirty years, the Greenblatts are involved in UJA–Federation, Anti–Defamation League, America Israel Public Affairs Committee, the Jewish Museum, the Holocaust Museum, Nassau County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, Ellis Island Foundation, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, University of Pennsylvania, and Brown University. They are the parents of eight children and thirteen grandchildren.

Proceeds will help JTS meet an array of vital needs, including scholarships for current and future students and state–of–the–art technology for teaching and learning. The kosher event begins with brunch at 10:00 a.m., continues with tennis and golf championships and game room for bridge, mah jongg, and canasta, and concludes with a magnificent cocktail hour, buffet dinner, awards ceremony and grand raffle.

To participate in the Golf & Tennis Championship as either a player or a sponsor, please contact the Long Island/Queens Regional Office of JTS at (516) 496–9525.

Editors/Reporters: For more information or to interview the honorees, please contact Sherry S. Kirschenbaum in the Communications Department at (212) 678–8953 or email.

Founded in 1886 as a rabbinical school, The Jewish Theological Seminary today is the academic and spiritual center of Conservative Judaism worldwide, encompassing a world–class library and five schools. JTS trains tomorrow's religious, educational, academic and lay leaders for the Jewish community and beyond.

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