Samis Blog

September 13, 2021

Samis Trustee Spotlight: Jerome Cohen

A conversation with avid outdoorsman, former Board Chair, and lifetime Samis board member, Jerome Cohen Years of Service: Lifetime Trustee Committee (s): Grants Committee, Experiential Education Sub-Committee Chair, […]
September 2, 2021

From Shoemaker to Philanthropist: Sam Israel’s Life and Legacy

In 1919 a 20-year-old young man who never went to high school arrived in Seattle from the Isle of Rhodes. A century later his estate has […]
August 23, 2021

Samis Trustee Spotlight: Victor Alhadeff

A conversation with passionate community member, dedicated family man, and lifetime Samis board member, Victor Alhadeff Years of Service: Lifetime Trustee Committee (s): Day School Grants Sub-Committee Past […]
August 6, 2021

Samis Trustee Spotlight: Alex Sytman

A conversation with child Holocaust survivor, dedicated board member, and Sam Israel’s physician, Alex Sytman Years of Service: Lifetime Trustee Committee (s): Israel Grants Sub-Committee, Endowment Investment Committee […]
July 19, 2021

Samis Trustee Spotlight: Al Maimon

A conversation with community volunteer rockstar, native Seattleite, and former Board President Al Maimon Years of Service: Lifetime Trustee Committee (s): Grants Committee Chair, Trusteeship Committee Past Service: Board […]
July 2, 2021

Samis Trustee Spotlight: Eddie Hasson

A conversation with Sam Israel’s nephew, Samis’ longest serving board member, and former Board President Eddie Hasson Years of Service: Lifetime Trustee Committee (s): Endowment Investment Committee, Finance […]