Patti Kenner is executive producer of the award-winning documentary AHEAD OF TIME, The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber. Patti is on the board of the Defiant Requiem Foundation and has co-chaired the two New York City performances of the Defiant Requiem at Avery Fisher Hall raising $2 million each evening for Holocaust survivors at Selfhelp and UJA. Her particular interest and gratitude to Christian rescuers is exhibited in her involvement in the Irena Sendler story, the Jan Karski documentary and play, and the documentary film she is co-executive producing on Raoul Wallenberg. In addition, Patti co-chairs the Community Initiative on Holocaust Survivors at UJA.
Patti joined the board of the Museum of Jewish Heritage -A Living Memorial to the Holocaust partially as a way of giving back and as gratitude that her family had no direct ties to the Holocaust. Patti has co-chaired the annual Museum Women’s Spring Luncheon, honoring a survivor each year since its inception.