Tanenbaum mourns the loss on August 9th, 2016 of a great philanthropic leader, a man of who exemplified integrity and a commitment to social justice, and our true friend, Arthur Hoffman. Arthur was not only a gift to The Leir Charitable Foundations, but also a gift to so many people and organizations seeking to make the world a better place.
Arthur lived a life of commitment – To his family. To his profession. And in recent years, to carrying out the vision of Henry Leir through his service at The Leir Charitable Foundations as President.
Always a deep and critical thinker, Arthur brought integrity and care to the big picture and the details that make it up. He shared his connections, sought to bring together potential colleagues to create change, and was dedicated to ensuring that, together, we were building a more just world.
Arthur’s loyal support for Tanenbaum’s mission was profound. For that, and for his humanity, his grace, and his passion, the Tanenbaum family will deeply miss him.
For our personal friendship, long discussions, and Arthur’s many insights, I will think of him often and wish we had more time. May his memory be for a blessing.
Joyce S. Dubensky