President United Way Cleveland, 1977-1979, chairman, 1979-1981, now life trustee. Member Commission on Health and Social Services, City of Cleveland, 1970-1971. Trustee Case Western Reserve University, 1977-1992, now honorary trustee, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, 1970-1979, now trustee emeritus, Cleveland Zoological Society, 1970-1973, Greater Cleveland Roundtable, 1981-1983.
Founding president World confederation Jewish Community Centers, 1977-1981, now honorary president. Founding chair National Jewish Democratic Council, 1990-1993. Board governors Jewish Agency, 1979-1988, Hebrew University, since 1995.
Trustee United Israel Appeal, 1977-1988, United Jewish Appeal, 1978-1982, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1975-1988. Founder Cleveland Project MOVE, 1981. Founder Clean-Land Ohio, 1981, trustee, since 1981.
Vice chairman Cleveland Tomorrow, 1982-1988, trustee, since 1982. Founder, chairman Mid-Town Corridor, 1982-1985, trustee, since 1982. Trustee United Way of America, 1985-1991.
Trustee Center Social Policy Studies, since 1983, Cleveland Museum Art, 1990-1993, Museum Arts Association, 1990-1993. Co-chairman Operation Independence, 1985-1988.