By James Cohen
Lee Jason Goldberg is an active lay leader at UJA-Federation of New York, serving as Chair of UJAPride, its LGBTQ affinity group, and as a member of its Board of Directors. Lee is also a lay leader with Jewish Federations of North America, serving on its JEDI Committee and as its National Young Leadership Cabinet’s Vice Chair for Inclusion. Lee serves on the Board of Directors and as the founding co-chair of the Ending Mass Incarceration Team at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), the world’s largest LGBTQ synagogue, on the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, and on the Steering Committee of the New York Jewish Coalition for Criminal Justice Reform.
Lee is an investment banker and attorney. Lee graduated with a BA, cum laude, in Economics-Philosophy from Columbia University and a JD, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he has received alumni awards for a scholarship supporting LGBTQ Fordham Law students. Lee was born and raised in Wellesley, MA, has run six NYC marathons, and volunteers with his Havanese, Georgie, as a therapy dog team.