Associate VP Steven Cohen (Oak Park, MI)
Steven Cohen has served in a variety of capacities within the Young Israel of Oak Park and its predecessor, the Young Israel of Greenfield, including officer positions of Financial Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Membership Secretary, and Recording Secretary.
Mr. Cohen’s work has brought together Detroit’s YI branches, including a softball league, joint dinners, and the merger of YI of Oak Woods with YI of Oak Park. He was responsible for raising the $1.7M to build YI of Oak Park’s new building in 2000, as well as several other fundraising and programming projects.
In other community matters, Steve has served on the Board of the Mikveh Israel organization, is a lifetime Board member and past President of Yeshivat Akiva and has represented the Council of Orthodox Rabbis of Metropolitan Detroit in a variety of legal issues.