Learn about your heritage, shape your own distinct Jewish identity, and become an empowered leader.
Enjoy holiday parties and Shabbat dinners, food tastings, gallery openings, film screenings, shows, tours and trips.
Become part of a strong community that includes young Jews of all different backgrounds and affiliations.
Meet leaders in business, technology, philanthropy, the arts, politics, and social services, who often become mentors.
Take classes on Jewish history, public policy, current events and democracy led by renowned scholars.
Help underprivileged and vulnerable populations, including the poor and the elderly, through our Tikkun Olam program.
Born and raised in Israel, Yoni is an entrepreneur involved in Jewish education, business, and real estate investment in the U.S. and Israel. Director of The Brownstone since its inception in 2012, Yoni has overseen programs that have led thousands of students and young professionals on missions to Israel and Poland. Yoni is passionate about connecting Jews from across the world to each other and to Israel. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.
SOLOMON AND HEATHER BRAUN
Look for a bio soon.
Contact Solomon: Solomon@thebrownstoneny.org
Contact Heather: Heather@thebrownstoneny.org
DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Eliana’s passion for Israel stems from her family background. Her grandparents immigrated to Israel in the 1930s and ran the first kosher hotel in Tel Aviv. Eliana’s love of Israel and the Jewish people drive her to continue to learn, educate, and bring people together.
Andrea has a master’s degree in journalism from USC, and was a reporter for the Los Angeles Times before moving East. She now works as a freelance marketing writer, editor, and project manager for organizations including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time Inc., and Yeshiva University. She is excited to be involved with such a worthy institution.
“Having the brownstone in my life as a young Jewish adult in Manhattan has been truly amazing! I am very thankful I have something so close by where I feel accepted and comfortable. It’s an unbelievable place to call my Jewish home”
“The perfect place to meet other cool young professionals living in New York.”
“The Brownstone is like a Jewish Soho House.”