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About Kings Bay Y


      Inspired by Jewish values and ideas, the Kings Bay YM/YWHA strives to build and strengthen communities, create meaningful relationships and lasting friendships, and foster deeper connections among individuals, families, and partner institutions in Brooklyn.

      As a Jewish Community Center and proud partner of UJA-Federation of New York, we seek to address the needs of our diverse constituents, including both the Jewish community and the community at large, including families and individuals of all ages and ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural backgrounds.

We are grateful for the ongoing capital and program assistance provided by New York State Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein and New York State Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, New York City Councilman Alan Maisel, New York City Counciman Brad Lander, New York City Councilman Chaim Deutsch and New York City Councilman Mark Treyger.

Board of Directors
  • Stephen R. Reiner, President
  • Leonid Vayner, Vice President
  • Albert Fleischman, Treasurer
  • Irina Olevsky, Secretary
  • Martin Adler
  • Dr. Igor Branovan
  • Marina Donskaya
  • Yana Feldman
  • Benjamin Folkinshteyn
  • Martin Gold
  • Alexander Granovsky
  • Norman Green
  • Ted Resnick
  • Eugene Shkolnikov
  • Anthony Sneag
  • Jonathan Truppman
  • Richard Warner
  • Leonard Petlakh, Executive Director
  • Daniel Zeltser, Associate Executive Director
  • Bella Karas, Chief Financial Officer

Kings Bay YM-YWHA does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  Kings Bay YM-YWHA will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write Office for Civil Rights, U.S. DHHS 26 Federal Plaza - Suite 3313 New York, NY 10278 (212) 264-3313; (212) 264-2355 (TDD); (212) 264-3039 FAX Kings Bay Y policies.