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Henry Taub, 1927-2011

Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation: Facts and figures

A review of the 2009 tax forms of Henry and Marilyn Taub’s charitable foundation shows a generosity that runs from the Adler Aphasia Center in Maywood ($2,250) to the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass. ($500).

Of the 150 organizations he supported, the largest gift was to the UJA Federation of Northern Jersey ($1.84 million). The smallest were $100 gifts to 14 organizations, including the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corp. The foundation supported religious institutions, particularly Temple Sinai of Bergen County in Tenafly ($15,502); educational institutions such as Columbia University, where a $10 million gift that established the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain was the largest the university had ever received; cultural institutions such as Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood ($25,000) and the New York Shakespeare Festival / Public Theater ($54,250); and civic institutions in New Jersey (with a special emphasis on Paterson, Henry Taub’s birthplace). Some figures follow.

Total assets: $105 million

2009 donations:

“¢ Total: $6.01 million

“¢ UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey: $1.84 million (more than 15 percent of
the contributions received by the federation in 2009)

“¢ Technion”“Israel Institute of Technology:
$1.36 million

“¢ Columbia University Medical Center:
$1.25 million

“¢ Various Paterson charities: $421,500

“¢ Englewood Hospital and Medical Center: $250,000

“¢ JCC on the Palisades: $121,411

Figures are from federal tax forms for the year 2009.

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