Avi A. Lewinson, Executive Director, Kaplen KCC on the Palisades, Tenafly, NJ, USA

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Avi A. Lewinson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades. Avi has been a primary force in conceiving and establishing numerous JCC programs, including a computer literacy program for seniors, support groups for people struggling with loss, health symposiums, and community supported agriculture, a unique preschool for children with developmental issues, and more than 70 specialty programs and camps for special needs children. Avi graduated magna cum laude from Montclair State College, received a JWB scholarship for his graduate education, earning a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Columbia University. As an Adjunct-Professor, he also supervised graduate students from Columbia, Yeshiva, Rutger’s and Adelphi University’s School of Social Work.