Bruce F. Whizin

Bruce F. Whizin, President of The Whizin Foundation, The Whizin Support Foundation, and Two Eagles Design, Inc., joined the Jewish Community Foundation Board of Trustees in 1994. Bruce has been a restaurateur, a real estate property manager, and a licensed psychotherapist/hypnotherapist and family counselor. Dedicated to the Jewish future, Bruce founded the Shirley and Arthur Whizin Center at the University of Judaism. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors and a past Vice-Chair of the University of Judaism. He is a member of the board and Secretary of Synagogue 3000 and as President of the Whizin foundation was one of the original founders and funders of Synagogue 2000 and Synagogue 3000. Bruce serves on the International Board of Governors of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology as well as the National Board of Regents of the American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Southern California Chapter of the American Technion Society. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Camp Ramah in California. Bruce serves on the Board of Governors for the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Israel. He established the Shirley and Arthur Whizin Center for Biotechnology at the Technion in Israel. Bruce is Secretary of the Board of Directors of Beautiful City Corp., a commercial and residential real estate holding company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a master’s degree in Education, Psychological Foundations, Counseling, and Guidance from the California State University at Northridge and a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa from the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, California. Bruce has five children and seven grandchildren and lives in Sherman Oaks, California. He is a poet, a certified Advanced Scuba Diver, and loves to take long trailer trips; his favorite was 8,999 miles for seven weeks to Alaska.