E. Robert Goodkind has served as President of the American Jewish Committee and Chairman of the Boards of the Jewish Museum, the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
He serves on the Executive Committee of the Jewish Broadcasting Service and as a member of the Board of Repair the World and the Advisory Board of the Israel Venture Network. Until recently he served on the Board of the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts for more than twenty years. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Hebrew College in 2005, was the recipient of AJC’s Distinguished Leadership Award in 2007, and the Blue Card Richard C. Holbrooke Award for Social Justice in 2012. Bob served as Chair of AJC’s Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (2007-2014) and presently serves on the Steering Committee of the AJC led Jewish Religious Equality Coalition (J-REC). Bob is a partner in the New York law firm of Pryor Cashman LLP and he is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.