Jewish Federations Announces Joshua Society & Chairs

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) is pleased to announce the Joshua Society, a community of philanthropists who contribute $10,000 or more to their Federation’s Annual Campaign, and to welcome Joli Altshule of Los Angeles and Joshua Green of Sarasota, Florida as its new chairs. The Joshua Society offers members access to unique opportunities, including exclusive insider events on today’s most pressing global issues.

Altshule is a vice president in the Investment Management Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Los Angeles. Altshule has been involved in Federation leadership for many years in both Los Angeles and New York. She has held many meaningful roles, including on the Women’s Board of the Jewish Federation Valley Alliance and the Community Engagement Executive Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Altshule is an alumna of JFNA’s National Young Leadership Cabinet.

“Jewish philanthropy is a part of my DNA,” said Altshule. “I grew up with a strong sense of Jewish community in a family that is deeply rooted in the virtuous work of Federation. It is an honor and a privilege to be recognized and welcomed as a chair of the Joshua Society, whose work brings people together to bring a substantial and lasting impact on the Jewish community.”

Green is a urologist with a passion for Jewish philanthropy. A native of Philadelphia, he now resides in Sarasota with his wife, Julie, and their three children, Amanda, Jacob, and Melanie. Joshua is deeply involved in Federation, both on the local and national levels. He has served the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee as a Board member and two-term development co-chair. He is currently co-chair of JFNA’s National Young Leadership and joined National Young Leadership Cabinet in 2009.

“Philanthropy provides the momentum behind the progress and advancements we see in society,” said Green. “The Joshua Society aims to strengthen that impact. I am honored and privileged to be welcomed as a chair of the Joshua Society and am eager to get to work.”