Sep 28, 2023
Longtime Greater Miami Jewish Federation President & CEO Jacob Solomon Announces Retirement
After more than four decades with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, President & CEO Jacob Solomon has announced his plans to retire, effective June 30, 2024. Solomon joined Federation in 1981 as a planning associate and rose to senior leadership positions in the organization, taking on the top executive role 11 years later. Since 1992, he has served in the position, guiding the raising and distribution of hundreds of millions of dollars to support humanitarian services and Jewish educational programs in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries worldwide. Federation Board Chair Ariel Bentata said, “Throughout his tenure, Jacob has helped shape Miami’s remarkable Jewish landscape ... He has a deep love for Miami and Israel, as well as a steadfast commitment to Jewish peoplehood throughout the world.” Richard D. Fain, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Royal Caribbean Group, has been appointed to lead the volunteer search committee charged with identifying and recommending Solomon’s successor. Click here to read the full announcement along with additional news coverage.