Dr. John Ruskay

After earning his doctorate in political science at Columbia University, Dr. Ruskay served for six years as educational director of the 92nd Street Y and then for eight years (1985-1993) as vice-chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary. He came to UJA-Federation of New York in 1992, where he was appointed executive vice-president and CEO in October 1999.

Publications by Dr. John Ruskay

UJA-Federation of New York: Strengthening a Global Jewish Identity

UJA-Federation of New York encompasses New York City’s five boroughs, Westchester County, and Long Island. Approximately 1.4 million Jews live in an estimated 640,000 households in the eight-county area, with about one million residing in the five boroughs. Read More »