Charles Bronfman

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Charles Bronfman, (born June 27, 1931) is a Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist and is a member of the Canadian Jewish Bronfman family.wikipedia
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Cemp Investments

In 1951 Bronfman's father Samuel Bronfman gave Charles a 33% ownership stake in Cemp Investments, a holding company for him and his 3 siblings which controlled the family's corporate empire.
Cemp Investments Ltd. was the primary holding company and investment vehicle for the four children of Samuel Bronfman: Charles Bronfman, Edgar Bronfman, Aileen "Minda" Bronfman de Gunzburg, and Phyllis Lambert, also known as the Montreal branch of the Bronfman family.

Montreal Expos

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He was majority owner of the Montreal Expos franchise in Major League Baseball from the team's formation in 1968 until 1990.
The team was sold in 1991 by its majority, founding owner, Charles Bronfman, to a consortium headed by Claude Brochu.

Edgar Bronfman Sr.

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His older brother, Edgar Bronfman, Sr., was his fellow co-chair of Seagram.
Bronfman also had a younger brother, Charles Bronfman.

Bronfman family

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Charles Bronfman, (born June 27, 1931) is a Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist and is a member of the Canadian Jewish Bronfman family.

Birthright Israel

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He and Michael Steinhardt co-founded Taglit Birthright, a program which provides a free, educational travel experience to Israel for young Jewish adults.
The Birthright Israel program was initiated in 1994 and founded in cooperation with Charles Bronfman and Michael Steinhardt, as well as the Israeli government, private donors, the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Jewish communities around the world.

Montreal Alouettes

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In 1982, a day after the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League collapsed due to financial troubles, Bronfman bought their remains and used them to start a new franchise, the Montreal Concordes.
Among potential suitors for the troubled franchise was Montreal businessman and Montreal Expos founder Charles Bronfman.

Samuel Bronfman

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In 1951 Bronfman's father Samuel Bronfman gave Charles a 33% ownership stake in Cemp Investments, a holding company for him and his 3 siblings which controlled the family's corporate empire. He is the son of Samuel Bronfman and Saidye Rosner Bronfman.
Phyllis Lambert (born January 24, 1927), Edgar Miles Bronfman (June 20, 1929 – December 21, 2013 ), Charles Rosner Bronfman (born June 27, 1931).

Seagram

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His older brother, Edgar Bronfman, Sr., was his fellow co-chair of Seagram.
In a 2013 interview with The Globe and Mail, Charles Bronfman (uncle of Bronfman Jr.) stated that the decisions leading to the demise of Seagram was "a disaster, it is a disaster, it will be a disaster...It was a family tragedy.”

Heritage Minutes

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Bronfman was a founding co-chairman of Historica Canada, producers of the Heritage Minutes series of television shorts.
The continued broadcast of the Minutes and the production of new ones was pioneered by Charles Bronfman's CRB Foundation (subsequently The Historica Dominion Institute), Canada Post (with Bell Canada being a later sponsor) Power Broadcasting (the broadcasting arm of the Power Corporation of Canada), and the National Film Board.

Les Wexner

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In 1991, Bronfman formed with billionaire Leslie Wexner the "Mega Group", a loosely organized club of some the wealthiest and most influential businessmen who were concerned with Jewish issues.
In 1991, Wexner formed with billionaire Charles Bronfman the Study Group, which is more widely known as the Mega Group.

Historica Canada

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Bronfman was a founding co-chairman of Historica Canada, producers of the Heritage Minutes series of television shorts.
Other members of the Board of Directors include some of Canada's most prominent citizens, such as Chair Emeritus Avie Bennett – a Companion of the Order of Canada; businessman and philanthropist Charles Bronfman; and comedian and social commentator Rick Mercer.

Saidye Rosner Bronfman

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He is the son of Samuel Bronfman and Saidye Rosner Bronfman.

Phyllis Lambert

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He has two older sisters, the art patron Baroness Aileen "Minda" Bronfman de Gunzberg, and architecture expert and developer Phyllis Lambert.

Andrea Bronfman

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Andrea Brett Morrison Bronfman (May 30, 1945 – January 23, 2006) was a philanthropist and wife of billionaire Charles Bronfman, who was once co-chairman of Seagram's Co.

United Jewish Appeal

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From 1999 to 2001, Bronfman was the first Chairman of the United Jewish Communities, the merged North American organization comprising United Jewish Appeal, the Council of Jewish Federations and United Israel Appeal.
Businessman and philanthropist Charles Bronfman was chosen as the volunteer chairman of the combined entity, responsible for planning the group's strategic direction.

Michael Steinhardt

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He and Michael Steinhardt co-founded Taglit Birthright, a program which provides a free, educational travel experience to Israel for young Jewish adults.
He and Charles Bronfman co-founded Taglit-Birthright Israel, which has to date sent over 500,000 young Jews aged 18–26 on a 10-day trip to Israel without charge.

The Giving Pledge

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Bronfman joined the Giving Pledge, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Andell Holdings

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Andell Inc. was named after Andrew and Ellen Bronfman Hauptman (daughter of Charles Bronfman), the two principal owners, using the first portions of each of their names (ANDrew and ELLen).

Andrew Hauptman

Hauptman is married to Ellen Bronfman Hauptman, the daughter of Canadian businessman Charles Bronfman.

History of the Jews in Canada

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Charles Bronfman, (born June 27, 1931) is a Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist and is a member of the Canadian Jewish Bronfman family.

Forbes

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With an estimated net worth of $2 billion (as of 2013), Bronfman was ranked by Forbes as the 14th wealthiest Canadian and 736th in the world.

Montreal

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Bronfman was born into a Jewish family in Montreal.

Edgar Bronfman Jr.

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Edgar Bronfman Jr. is Edgar's son.

Selwyn House School

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He was educated at Selwyn House School in Montreal, Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario, and McGill University.

Trinity College School

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He was educated at Selwyn House School in Montreal, Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario, and McGill University.