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PHILANTHROPIST STEPPING DOWN:Shrage has raised $1 billion for Jewish community

Mar 24, 2017 - The Boston Globe
Board and Executive Moves

Barry Shrage is planning to step aside next year after three decades at the helm of Combined Jewish Philanthropies, an umbrella group for Jewish institutions in Greater Boston and one of the state's largest charitable institutions.

Shrage, 70, who has raised more than $1 billion for the local Jewish community and developed partnerships with other charities, said he hopes to share some of his organization's innovations with Jewish communities elsewhere, continuing work he calls "pretty clos...