Jan 11, 2007 — Nathan Kahn, founder and CEO of Empire Resources Inc., in Fort Lee, N.J., has been elected to the Board of Overseers for Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Empire Resources is a public company with offices in North America, Europe and Australia. The Company distributes and manufactures aluminum products for sale to a wide array of industries for use in consumer products, automobiles, packaging, and housing materials.
Mr. Kahn has long been deeply involved in educational institutions and currently serves on the boards of SAR Academy in Riverdale and The RAMAZ School in Manhattan. He has also been a board member of American Friends of Shalva, an organization that provides respite care and therapy to developmentally disabled children in Israel. Mr. Kahn received his bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva College in 1976, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1980. He and his wife, Sandy, live in Riverdale, N.Y., and have three children.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of more than 2,000 teaches, delivers health care and conducts research in every major biomedical specialty.
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University brings together the heritage of Western civilization and the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life. More than 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students study at YU’s four New York City campuses: the Wilf Campus, Israel Henry Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, and Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus. YU’s three undergraduate schools –– Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and Sy Syms School of Business ––– offer a unique dual program comprised of Jewish studies and liberal arts courses. Its graduate and affiliate schools include Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. YU is ranked among the nation’s leading academic research institutions.