The SY Community:
  The Syrian Jewish community in America is a relatively small, but influential and successful community. Many Syrian Jews in America are involved in various businesses, particularly in the retail and wholesale industries. They are known for their strong work ethic, family values, and entrepreneurial spirit. Some of the most successful Syrian Jewish-owned businesses in America include luxury goods retailers, import-export firms, and real estate companies. Additionally, Syrian Jews are also known for their philanthropic efforts, supporting numerous charitable organizations and institutions. The Syrian Jewish community in America has proven to be a significant contributor to the economic growth of the country and continues to be a vibrant and thriving community.
  1. Charles Bronfman - Canadian businessman and philanthropist, co-founder of the Seagram Company.

  2. Jack Paskell - American real estate developer and philanthropist.

  3. Ronald Perelman - American businessman and investor, known for his ownership of numerous companies including Revlon.

  4. Albert Isaac Dabbah - Syrian-American businessman and philanthropist.

  5. Isaac Tawil - Syrian-American businessman and philanthropist.

  6. Howard Jonas - American entrepreneur and founder of IDT Corporation.

  7. Marc Rich - Swiss-American businessman, trader and commodities trader, best known for founding the commodities company Glencore.

  8. Eli Fara - Israeli-American musician and composer, widely recognized for his contributions to the Syrian Jewish community.

  9. Misha Galperin - Ukrainian-American businessman and philanthropist, former president and CEO of the Jewish Agency for Israel.