Mintz Member Jeffrey Robbins has been named the recipient of the Lappin Foundation’s Youth to Israel Award. The annual award is presented to a deserving individual for outstanding leadership in the Jewish community. Mr. Robbins will receive the award August 27, 2017.
“It is an honor to award the Lappin Foundation's 2017 Youth to Israel Award to Jeff, whose passion for Israel and commitment for using his talents in service to the Jewish community are truly an inspiration for all, especially our youth,” said Deborah Coltin, Executive Director of the Lappin Foundation.
The Lappin Foundation, a public non-profit, serves a vital role in the vibrancy of the North Shore of Massachusetts’ Jewish community by funding free Jewish experiences, programs, classes, services and events every year that are enhancing Jewish identity across generations.
Mr. Robbins specializes in complex civil litigation, including litigation involving allegations of fraud, First Amendment issues, and claims of defamation. A former United States delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, Mr. Robbins also previously served as the Chairman of the New England Board of the Anti-Defamation League.