Zelda R. Stern

Zelda R. Stern is a donor-activist involved in organizations and projects that enhance the status of Jewish women. She speaks nationally and writes about using strategic philanthropy to effect change. A risk taker, role model, and mentor, she helps women think outside of the box and use the power their giving affords them. Along with her five siblings, she served on the Board of Directors of the Harry Stern Family Foundation. A member of the founding board of JOFA and member of the board of Yeshivat Maharat, she is a trained psychotherapist who received an MSW from Columbia University and a Post-Masters Certificate in Advanced Clinical Social Work from Hunter College.

Articles by Zelda R. Stern

Paying The Price For Being Single

In 2001, at the age of 52, I went from being Single and Orthodox to Married and (still) Orthodox. That ...

Do Your Tzedakah Priorities Reflect Your Values?

People want our tzedakah dollars. We are all deluged by solicitations, whether through phone calls, online requests, mailed letters, or ...