About Menachem Lubinsky
Menachem Lubinsky is president & CEO of LUBICOM Marketing Consulting, a full service marketing and business development firm. Mr. Lubinsky is the recognized authority on the kosher food market, and well known for founding and directing the growth and development of Kosherfest, the highly successful annual trade show for the kosher food industry.
In addition to the international kosher food show, Menachem Lubinsky is the founding publisher of Kosher Today, the leading trade publication on kosher for the food industry. He is also responsible for the development of the weekly on-line version of Kosher Today. In June 2003, after 15 years, Lubinsky entered into a strategic relationship with Diversified Business Communications for the management and marketing of Kosherfest and its related publications and Web sites. Lubinsky and LUBICOM continue to be involved in Kosherfest and all aspects of the kosher food industry.
LUBICOM’s marketing division has served a broad cadre of clients such as MCI, Sprint, Coca Cola, Dannon Yogurt, Lea & Perrins, Welch’s, Frito-Lay, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Maimonides Hospital, Brookdale Hospital, Metropolitan Jewish Health System, the Luggage and Leather Goods and Shoe Industries, and more than 150 not-for-profit organizations.
LUBICOM has produced many large events in various parts of the country and internationally.
Mr. Lubinsky gained his M.B.A. in marketing and advertising from the Bernard Baruch College of the City University of New York. He served as the founding director of the Boro Park Senior Citizens Center and Project COPE (Career Opportunities Preparation for Employment) a multi-million dollar job-training agency, and then as Vice President of Government and Public Affairs of Agudath Israel of America. In that capacity he represented the nation’s 600 Jewish elementary, high school and postgraduate schools. He was a frequent visitor to Washington, Albany and City Hall, meeting with Presidents, Governors, Mayors and their administration.
Menachem Lubinsky served as president (8 years) and as Chairman of the Board (2 years) of the Metropolitan NY Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty, (an agency of UJA – Federation of Jewish Philanthropies) which he has been affiliated with for nearly 2 decades; Vice-President of Agudath Israel of America, (which in 1994 honored him with their Man of the Year Award); a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council of NY, Domestic Affairs Committee of UJA Federation, the Council of the Jewish Organizations of Flatbush, the Private Industry
Council of the City of NY, the NY State Procurement Council and Public Relations Advisory Committee of the Orthodox Union. In July 2002, he was honored by the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Industry for his efforts to assist Israel’ food industry. He writes a weekly marketing column, Out of the Box, for Hamodia, a weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York.
Mr. Lubinsky is an outstanding orator and a prolific writer. His articles have appeared in major publications throughout the country including the Op-Ed page of the NY Times.
He and his wife Hindy, a speech pathologist and Director of the Graduate School of Speech and Audiology at Touro College, live in Brooklyn. They have 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren.