Dr. John Ruskay, Executive Vice President Emeritus of UJA-Federation of New York, is a partner of JRB Consulting Services. John is also a Senior Scholar at the Jerusalem based think tank, the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute (JPPI). Dr. Ruskay is one of the most highly regarded professionals in the Jewish Community having provided bold leadership as Executive Vice President and CEO of UJA-Federation from 1999-2014. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, John earned his Ph.D in Middle East Politics at Columbia University. John lectures extensively and has written on the challenges that face both the American Jewish Community and world Jewry.