Lev Leviev’s Work in the Community

preschoolLev Avnerovich Leviev – a generous supporter of a whole slew of philanthropic causes throughout Israel and Eastern Europe – founded Ohr Avner Foundation (in his father’s memory) as a channel for his charitable endeavors.

Lev Leviev is also the World Congress of Bukharian Jews’ President, as well as President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS and in the past, served in Israel’s Defense Forces. With education a matter close to his heart, he also sponsors the efforts of the Jewish Learning Initiative and his foundation backs Jewish day schools, kindergartens youth camps, resource center and a teachers training institute.

According to an article in The New York Times, “he refuses to say how much he gives away each year, but he did not dispute an estimate of $50 million.”


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