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Julius Berman


Chairman, Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc.

Chairman Emeritus, Board of Trustees, Yeshiva University’s affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS)

Member, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, Yeshiva University

Past Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Honorary President, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (UOJCA)

Past Chairman, American Zionist Youth Foundation (AZYF)

Past President, Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee,

   Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA)

Former Member, United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s

   Heritage Abroad

Past Chairman, Kashruth Commission, UOJCA

Founding President, Camps Mogen Avraham, Heller, Sternberg, Inc., a member

   agency of UJA-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York

   (serving over 2,000 boys and girls every summer)

Member, Board of Governors, International Society for Yad Vashem

Former Member, Board of Governors, Jewish Agency for Israel

Former Member, Board of Trustees, Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

Former Member, Board of Trustees, and Counsel, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture

Past President, National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs (COLPA)

Past President, American Friends of Midrasha Seminary in Jerusalem

Past Chairman, Task Force on Missionaries & Cults, New York Jewish Community

   Relations Council (JCRC)

Past President, Coordinating Council on Bikur Cholim of Greater New York


Partner, New York City Law Firm of Kaye Scholer LLP

Member, American Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, New York County Bar Association



Bachelor of Arts, Yeshiva University, 1956

Bachelor of Laws, New York University School of Law, 1960 (cum laude, First in Class)

Recipient, Order of the Coif, Legal Honor Society

Member, New York University Law Review

Rabbinic Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University, 1959

Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Yeshiva University, 1995