Steve Lander has been an integral part of the Fairfield County Jewish community ever since he moved to Norwalk in 1969 to take the position of youth director at the Norwalk Jewish Community Center.
Since then, he
has served as campaign chair for the Norwalk UJA Federation, as president of Beth Israel Synagogue of Westport/Norwalk and, together with his
wife Lieba, as a board member of board of Norwalk's Congregation Beth El.
Steve also worked at the Stamford JCC - first as youth director and later as program director and then executive director, helping in programming and fundraising.
In 1975, Steve left the JCC to found Amazing Stores along with David Lenore.
is a dream to work with, the perfect partner for any rabbi.
many tributes, Lander
was honored by Catholic Family Services, American Red Cross and American Cancer Society