“The most selfish project I have ever done, combining my love of music, wine, food – all in a cool, classy, fun environment. I don’t ever want to leave, just want to open new City Wineries in cosmopolitan centers around the globe.” – Michael Dorf
This unit produces the Carnegie Hall Tribute series among other isolated productions.
Now in its 11th year, Michael takes the classic Haggadah and gives it to 20 artists, political figures, musicians, comedians and thinkers. Each performer interprets their part in their own manner. This annual dinner for 300 sells out fast.
Not Yahoo, but the Jewish version which presents an annual music festival of creative Jewish artists. It includes Jewzapalooza, the largest outdoor Jewish cultural event in New York.
A non-profit organization founded in 2003 to present creative work in Lower Manhattan, and now the developers of the IJPA conference.
Michael started this after-school program for his two boys and several other friends. In 2004, he rented a small storefront in Tribeca and brought in other families to help found the school, which quickly grew to 120 kids under his leadership as the Chairman in the first two years. In 2009, the school merged with JCP.
Michael founded the iconic club in 1987 and ran it until 2002. Some of the history is record, some can be googled, and other elements are lost to the ether.