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Former 92nd St Y Leader Apparent Suicide

Ousted after scandal, Adler discovered by wife days after successor appointed.

05/11/2014
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Sol Adler, the longtime head of the 92d Street Y who was ousted last July in a corruption scandal, was found hanged Friday in his Brooklyn home.

Sol Adler was found hanged in his home. Via wn.com

Post-Scandal, 92nd Street Y Hires Executive Director, Spiritual Leader

04/29/2014
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The 92nd Street Y, a landmark Jewish institution on the Upper East Side, made two major personnel announcements this week.

Jeremy Ben-Ami: Surely We Can Talk

12/18/2013
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It’s a sad day when three opinion leaders of the American Jewish community cannot hold a civilized debate on “what it means to be pro-Israel” without one of them storming off the podium. Yet that’s what happened when I sat down with David Harris of the American Jewish Committee and John Podhoretz, who edits Commentary magazine, this week at the 92nd St Y.

Jeremy Ben-Ami

92Y's Adler Fired

Married director had 'personal relationship' with subordinate whose son-in-law allegedly extorted Y vendors.

07/21/2013
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Sol Adler, the longtime executive director of the 92nd Street Y, has been fired in the aftermath of a criminal investigation, the Y announced Friday evening.

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92Y’s Adler On Medical Leave Amid Probe

Several employees terminated after letter alleged Y staff had extorted 'improper payments' from vendors.

07/16/2013
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In the midst of a kickback investigation at the 92nd Street Y in which several employees have been terminated, Sol Adler, the Upper East Side institution’s longtime executive director is away on medical leave, The Jewish Week has learned.

Sol Adler, executive director of the 92nd Street Y, is on medical leave amid an investigation into kickbacks.

92nd Street Y Launches Hebrew Immersion Camp In Rockland County

03/14/2013
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The 92nd Street Y is launching a Hebrew-immersion, Israeli-themed day camp this summer.

How To Make Nov. 27 A Special Day

11/26/2012

There was a time, not that long age, when Thanksgiving opened the season of giving. Now it opens up the season of buying. Black Friday and Cyber Monday now define this time of the year. It is of course wonderful to give and receive gifts to and from friends and relatives. We should be happy as Americans to see consumerism strong in a time where our economy is so challenged. Nonetheless, something is being lost in the shuffle.

Reynold Levy To Step Down At Lincoln Center

Also served as head of 92nd Street Y and on Jewish foundation boards

09/25/2012
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Reynold Levy, the president of Lincoln Center who is also a pillar of the Jewish philanthropic world, will step down at the end of the year.

Levy led a $1.2 billion physical transformation of Lincoln Center’s 16-acre campus, according to a press release from the center issued on Sept. 24th, which also said that under his leadership, the center raised $1.3 billion.

Levy assumed the post in 2002 and twice extended his Lincoln Center contract at the request of the board of trustees.

Reynold Levy, outgoing president of Lincoln Center, served on the Jewish foundations boards. Photo courtesy Reynold Levy

Fiction That Bridges Age Groups

05/15/2012
Staff Writer

The central character in the newest novel by Thane Rosenbaum — lawyer, law professor, author, moderator of an annual discussion series at the 92nd Street Y — is a 12-year-old daughter of divorced parents who shuttles between mother and father via the Brooklyn Bridge. The granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor, she learns about her grandmother’s wartime experiences while juggling such issues as homelessness and 9/11, divorce and fashion.

Thane Rosenbaum: Serious subjects for young readers.
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