CEO of Chicago’s Jewish federation, Steve Nasatir, stepping down after nearly four decades

The Man Who Ran Chicago’s Jewish Community For Almost 40 Years Is Stepping Down
by Ben Sales
June 11, 2018

Steven Nasatir, the longtime CEO of Chicago’s Jewish federation, will be moving into another role next year after four decades on the job. Nasatir, 73, is the longest-serving CEO of any Jewish federation. His organization, called the Jewish United Fund, has distributed almost $7 billion to charitable causes since he took the job in 1979. According to Bloomberg, it is the largest social service agency in Illinois. It serves roughly 300,000 Jews in the Chicago area. JUF also reports that its fundraising has increased in recent years even as other federations have seen declining numbers. Last year, it raised a total of $300 million. READ MORE

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