|CULTURAL / ETHNIC |
NAACP (and other African-American organizations)
NAACP Legal Defense Fund,
"Co" - Chairman - Martin D. Payson
"Co" - Vice Chairman - Daniel L. Rabinowitz
"This Website was made possible through the generous support of the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation."
Washington Kurdish Institute,
Executive Director: Mike Amitay -- reputed to be the son of former head of AIPAC (the massive Jewish American lobbying organization for Israel), Morris Amitay.
American Institute of Polish Culture,
Founder and President: Blanka A. Rosenstiel
(ostensibly about Yugoslavia and the Balkans)
Editor: Jared Israel (apologist for Israel)
Chairman of the Board: Maurice R. Greenberg (article: 2001)
Chairman of the Executive Committee: Richard C. Holbrooke
"To meet the increasing demand for greater awareness and understanding of Asia and its dynamic relationship with America, the Asia Society extensively renovated and expanded its world headquarters in New York City. The $30 million initiative substantially enhanced the Asia Society's museum galleries, as well as its public facilities and programs, and strengthened the Society's role as the only institution in North America addressing the intersection of the arts, economics, politics, and society throughout the Asia-Pacific region." This building is called The Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Building.
Committee for the Liberation of Iraq,
President: Randy Scheunemann (?)
"The president of the Committee is Randy Scheunemann, Trent Lott's former chief national-security adviser. Last year Scheunemann worked for Donald Rumsfeld as a consultant on Iraq policy ... The Committee is little more than an extension of the Project for a New American Century (PNAC), an 'educational' organization packed with neocons such as William Kristol and Robert Kagan."
Open Society Institute,
Founder/Billionaire Moneybags: George Soros
U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon,
"Golden Circle" members include: Elliot Abrams, Salo Aizenberg, Eleana Benador, David Chazen, Alain Gabriel Courtines, Rachel Ehrenfeld, Michael Eisenstadt, Eliot Engel, Philip Epstein, Gil Feiler, Douglas Feith, Leonard Getz, Richard Greenfield, Richard Hellmann, Irwin Hochberg, Michael Ledeen, Matthew Levitt, Daniel Lubetzky, Richard Perle, Daniel Pipes, Scott Rosenblum, Nina Rosenwald, Michael Rubin, Eric Silverman, David Steinmann, Jonathan Usher, Stanley Weiss, David Wurmser
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF),
President: Antonia Hernandez (married to Michael Stern)
Chairman of the board: Joseph A. Stern
Foundation for Ethnic Understanding,
Founder and President: Rabbi Mark Schneier
Coalition for Democracy in Iran,
"Supporter": Michael Ledeen
The Burma Project,
a division of the billionaire George Soros empire
American Himalayan Foundation,
Chairman: Richard Blum, husband of Senator Dianne Feinstein
Member of Board of Directors: Leon J. Weil, Ambassador to Nepal
President: Lawrence Attard Bezzina
Asian American Hotel Owners Association, [hotel owners from India]
President: Fred Schwartz
Central Asia Institute,
President: Julia Bergman
Public Relations Director: Susan Neubauer
Inter-American Economic Council,
President & CEO: Barry Featherman
"BKSH is the name of leading-edge government relations consultancy for the 21st century. Created by the world's largest communications agency, Burson-Marsteller, it enables clients to mount US, pan-European and transatlantic campaigns."
Managing Director: K. Riva Levinson
"Ms. Levinson has been the U.S. representative for the Iraqi National Congress (INC) since 1999. This group, funded by the United States State Department, will form the nucleus of the new democratic Iraqi Government. For four years, Ms. Levinson managed the INCís communications initiatives as the voice of the Iraqi people in exile. Since the countryís liberation, Ms. Levinson has worked with the INC at its headquarters in Baghdad to conduct programs to support democracy and the building of civil society. Beyond Iraq, Ms. Levinson runs a number of projects to build democracy around the world, including managing the Coalition for Democracy in Iran and supporting the Liberian opposition parties."
Alliance of Latinos and Jews,
Co-chairs: Bradley Schneider, Bertha G. Magana
American-Russian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Founder and President: Helen Teplitskaia [Teplitsky? Jewish?]
Institute of the Americas,
President: Jeffrey Davidow
Foundation for the People of Burma,
President and CEO: Harold C. Nathan (?)
New York Board for New Americans, Polish-American-Jewish Alliance for Youth Understanding,
Board of Directors: Paul R. Alter, Phyllis Putter Barasch (?), Arthur Chernick, Charles M. Chernick, Ellen E. Conovitz, Rabbi Joel S. Goor, Debby Israel, Saul Kagan, Stanley I. Kivort (?), Bobi Klotz (?), Michael Loeb, Jeffrey M. Loewy, Kenneth Mazer, Elaine Pohl Moore (?), Rekha Nambiar (?), Terry Savage (?),
Melissa A. Schimke (?), Margaret Dunn Tan.
President: Dennis Misler
Center for Islamic Pluralism,
Executive director: Stephen Schwartz