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Hartford’s Jewish Community Foundation announces new board members

Four community leaders have joined the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford in West Hartford.

Bradley Hoffman has earned numerous accolades for his community service and business leadership. Hoffman is co-chairman of the Hoffman Auto Group, located in East Hartford, Avon/West Simsbury, New London, and Waterbury, Connecticut. In 2023, Bradley he was honored as the Connecticut Dealer of the Year Award and also earned the Hartford Business Journal Lifetime Achievement Award.

Among the numerous community awards he earned, Hoffman was honored with the Torch of Liberty from the Anti-Defamation League. He has been supporting the Jewish community for more than 20 years with an extensive list of leadership roles at the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, including that of chairman, first vice president and president of the Federation Board, a member of Federation’s Governance Committee.

In addition to serving on many local and national Boards over the past 35 years, Hoffman’s current Board appointments include, among others, co-chair of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford Wallenberg Society, and Corporator for Hartford Hospital.

A native of Hartford, CT, Bradley is a 1978 graduate of Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford and a 1982 graduate of Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. 

He and his wife Kathy reside in Avon and have five children and three grandchildren!

 

Joshua R. Feldman is a partner and Connecticut Family Law attorney at Ruel, Ruel, Burns, Feldman & Britt Attorneys at Law in Hartford, where he concentrates his practice exclusively in Matrimonial and Family law. Honored as a New England Super Lawyers Rising Star in Connecticut, he is a member of the Hartford County Bar Association and serves on the Connecticut Bar Association’s Executive Committee, Family Law Section. He is a former member of the Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section COVID-19 Taskforce.

 A dedicated philanthropist and volunteer supporting Hartford’s Jewish community, Feldman is a member of the Grants Committee at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. He is also a board member and Tteasurer for the Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford, as well as chair of the Development Committee and co-chair of JNext at the JCC. He is also a member of the Men’s Philanthropy Committee Member at the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, and a member of the Wexner Heritage Program New England 21 Class.

Josh earned his Juris Doctor Degree Cum Laude, a Distinguished Academic Achievement Award and honors for Excellence in Clinical Work from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut. He also earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

Feldman and his wife Jillian reside in West Hartford.

Jerry Rosenstock played a crucial role in guiding clients through complex tax and financial matters, over the course of his 35 year career. Rosenstock has demonstrated a consistent commitment to excellence and client service, earning accolades for his outstanding performance.

In his most recent role as a leader in EY’s Global Risk Organization, he managed firm risks related to contractual matters, conflicts of interest, policy concerns, and other sensitive situations. He is well-versed in applying the rules set forth by various regulatory bodies and ensuring strict adherence to ethics and conflict resolution for business-related relationships.

With a passion for giving back to the community and making a positive impact, Rosenstock has dedicated his time and expertise to several non-profit organizations by helping them navigate financial and tax-related challenges. 

He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Economics from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctor Degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Connecticut, Ohio, and Massachusetts.

Rosenstock and his wife Elise Rosenstock, of ElyseRyan Jewelry, reside in Avon and are members of Beth El Temple. They have two daughters and two granddaughters.  

Jill Dulitsky is a passionate philanthropist and entrepreneur who owns and operates a used car dealership and auto finance company. Previously, she was a financial analyst for Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, and for Credit Suisse First Boston in New York, London, and Boston, where she received her Chartered Financial Analyst certification. Jill is currently earning her certification as a business coach to entrepreneurs. 

A native of Madison, Connecticut, she is a past board member of Journey Home, an organization that works to end homelessness, and at Solomon Schechter Day School, where her children were studentsl. She is also a past president of Temple Sinai in Newington, Connecticut.

Dulitsky is the chair-elect of the Board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and the current chair of the Women’s Philanthropy Division. She also serves on the Jewish Federations of North America’s Board of Trustees and is a member of the National Women’s Philanthropy Board.

Dulitsky earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  She and her husband Rob are members of Temple Sinai in Newington. They have two teenage children. 

ABOUT THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF GREATER HARTFORD

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford was founded in 1972 with an initial gift of $50,000. Today, the Foundation has $164 million in assets under management, 1,400 individual charitable funds, and grants approximately $4.4 million annually.

For more information, visit www.jcfhartford.org.

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