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David Tepper is the Founder and President of Appaloosa Management L.P., the $18B hedge fund he founded in 1993.

His charitable interests have focused mainly on basic needs and educational issues. Specific charities that he and his charitable entities have supported include the University of Pittsburgh, Rutgers University, Phoenix House, United Jewish Appeal, Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and many other food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters in New Jersey and the Pittsburgh region. He is also the founder of Better Education Institute, a non-profit organization devoted to reforming public school education in New Jersey.

In addition, Mr. Tepper is on the Board of the Robin Hood Foundation, is a member the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University and is on the Tepper Business School Board of Advisors. He also serves on the various boards and committees of other charitable organizations.

Combatting BDS

Combatting BDS

The Movement to Delegitimize Israel: Current State-of-Play of Boycotts, Divestments & Sanctions Movement will have breakout sessions facilitated by various local Jewish organizations.

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Never Forget

Never Forget

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Supporting Women

Supporting Women

This year, the Women’s Amutot Initiative allocated nearly $300,000 from the 2018 Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to 26 organizations.

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Helping the Hungry

Helping the Hungry

The Bonwitt Family spent a day volunteering at The Jaffa Institute, giving their children a chance to see Federation dollars at work.

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