Bruce F. Whizin
Bruce F. Whizin, CSUN Class of 1971, President of The Whizin Foundation, The Whizin Support Foundation, and Genesis Charitable Consulting Group, Inc., joined the Jewish Community Foundation Board of Trustees in 1994. Bruce has been a restaurateur, a real estate property manager, and a licensed psychotherapist/hypnotherapist and family counselor. Dedicated to the Jewish future, Bruce founded the Shirley and Arthur Whizin Center for the Jewish Future at the University of Judaism in 1989. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Judaism. He serves on the Board, is Secretary of Synagogue 3000 and was one of the original founders and funders of Synagogue 2000. Bruce is a member of the International Board of Governors of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, the National Board of Regents of the American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Southern California Chapter of the American Technion Society. He also serves on the Board of Directors, and is a long time member of the scholarship committee of Camp Ramah in California. Bruce is a member of the Board of Governors of the Schechter Institute of Religious Studies in Israel. He was a founding Board Member of the Jewish Funders Network. He established the Shirley and Arthur Whizin Center for Biotechnology at the Technion in Israel. Bruce is the Executive Vice-President and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Beautiful City Corp., a residential real estate holding company, and Creekside Inc. He is General Partner of Creekside Terrace, LP. Bruce holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Master’s degree in Education, Psychological Foundations, Counseling and Guidance from California State University, Northridge and has a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, from the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, California. Bruce has five children, seven grandchildren and lives in Sherman Oaks, California. He is a poet, a certified Advanced Scuba Diver, and loves to take long trailer trips; his favorite was 8,999 miles for seven weeks to Alaska.