Franklin J. Riesenburger, Flaster Greenberg shareholder and past chair of its Environmental Department, will be honored by American Friends of Israel Elwyn on May 14th for his leadership and generosity to Israel Elwyn, the Jewish community, and the State of Israel for over three decades. He recently concluded a four year term as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Israel Elwyn and continues to be an active member of the Board.
An active leader in his community, Riesenburger has been involved in organizations advancing the care and needs of developmentally disabled persons for the past 34 years. He is a former adjunct professor of environmental law at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and writes and lectures frequently on topics involving environmental litigation and regulation. Riesenburger received his J.D. in 1971 from the University of Chicago, and is a 1968 cum laude graduate of American University, School of International Service.
Israel Elwyn, with its main offices in Jerusalem, is the largest nonprofit private provider of programs for children and adults with developmental and other disabilities throughout Israel, and currently serves nearly 3,300 children and adults. Israel Elwyn offers early intervention, employment and supported living programs, residential care, consultation services and professional training throughout the country. It is a world leader in its field. For more information on Israel Elwyn, please click here.
The reception will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Parkway Corporation in Philadelphia, PA. For reservations or questions, please call (215) 886-2343 or email friends@IsraelElwyn.org.il. Proceeds will go towards Israel Elwyn’s work with children and adults with disabilities in Israel. A tribute will also be made in memory of Jon B. Singer, z”l long-time Israel Elwyn Board member.