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Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies

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About

Established in 1990; supporting organization of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties - Founded by Bernard Osher, a founding director of World Savings, the second largest savings institution in the United States, which was recently merged with Wachovia Corporation. Mr. Osher, a patron of education and the arts, as well as a collector of American paintings of the mid-19th to the mid-20th centuries, purchased the fine art auction house of Butterfield & Butterfield in 1970. He oversaw its growth to become the fourth largest auction house in the world and in 1999 he sold the company to eBay. His wife, Barbro Osher, is Consul General for Sweden in San Francisco, CA. She is the former owner and publisher of Vestkusten, one of the few Swedish-American newspapers in the United States. She is also the founder of the Swedish Women’s Educational Association (SWEA) chapter in San Francisco, CA. Bernard and Barbro Osher have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half their wealth to philanthropy

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Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies

Public charity

EIN

943104872

Location

121 Steuart Street San Francisco, CA United States 941051236

Contact Information

  • Telephone: (415) 777-0411