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Mr. Fred Claar

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Board Member

Phone: (914) ***-****  HQ Phone
Jewish Student Connection
180 South Broadway Suite 310
White Plains , New York 10605
United States

Company Description: Jewish Student Connection is a national non-profit organization dedicated to establishing non-denominational Jewish clubs in public and secular private high...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.A.
    Tufts University
12 Total References
Web References
Board of Directors, 15 Mar 2015 [cached]
Fred Claar
Fred Claar is the creator and sustainer of, a web-based program to empower parents to have relevant conversations easily about Jewish moral values in their homes. He is a board member of, The Jewish Education Project, treasurer of JESNA (Jewish Educational Services of North America), and a member of a COJIR (Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal) task force of UJA for Communal Jewish Education. Fred is also on the planning commission of The Jewish Journey Project (to totally redesign Hebrew school) and on the task force of Westchester's Teen Education Initiative.
Fred is a part-time congregational school teacher and an educator for the Museum of Jewish Heritage of New York. He is also an active student of Jewish text. Previously, Fred was a board member of METNY of USCJ, Areyvut, and the patron of "Around the Shabbat Table", a weekly Torah portion family guide. Formerly, he was Judaic Chairman of UJA's National Young Leadership Cabinet and an active solicitation trainer for UJA from 1975 to 1990. For 43 years, Fred was actively involved in the diamond business and president of Claar Bros., Inc. from 1971 to 2004. Professionally, he has been inducted into the 24 Karat Club of the City of New York and the Plumb Club of New York. In 1963, Fred received a BA from Tufts University where he met his wife Joyce.
Fred Claar ..., 19 Oct 2014 [cached]
Fred Claar
JESNA - JESNA Board Members, 18 April 2012 [cached]
Fred Claar
Assistant Treasurer
Fred Claar
Staff | About Us | Areyvut, 10 May 2013 [cached]
Mr. Fred Claar
Fred Claar was President of Claar Bros., Inc., a wholesale diamond company, for over 30 years. He is currently the Secretary and a Vice President of the Board of Jewish Education (BJE) of Greater New York. Fred is also a Board member of the Coalition for Alternatives in Jewish Education (CAJE), a Board member of United Synagogue's New York Region (METNY), and a Treasurer of Congregation Sulam Yaakov. Fred is also an active member of UJA-Federation's Commission On Jewish Identity and Renewal (COJIR), where he sits on three Task Forces: Congregational Education, Synagogue Renewal, and Israel.
Areyvut Archives | Areyvut, 1 Sept 2007 [cached]
November 7, 2006 A member of Areyvut's Board of Trustees, Fred Claar spoke to at the BJE of Greater NY about Areyvut?s "A Kindness a Day" calendar.
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