Yale Goldberg, 65, who had been director of administration for the B'nai B'rith since 1966, died Sunday at his home in Washington after a heart attack.

Mr. Goldberg came to Washington in 1944 to direct fund-raising activities for the National Jewish Hospital of Denver. He joined the staff of B'nai B'rith in September 1953 as an assistant to the organization's executive vice president.

Since becoming administration director, Mr. Goldberg has helped supervise the recruitment of personnel and the physical operation of the B'nai B'rith building in Washington . He also helped plan major B'nai B'rith conventions and meetings.

Mr. Goldberg was a native of Brooklyn and a graduate of the City College of New York. Before coming to Washington, he was an official of the Jewish National Fund, and then membership director of the Zionist Organization of America.

He was a member of the Adas Israel Congregation and had served on the synagogue's board of directors and as chairman of its education committee. He was a member of the John F. Kennedy Lodge of B'nai B'rith.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline of Washington; two sons, Lester, of Bethesda, and Gerald, of Laytonsville; a daughter, Marsha Boymell of Potomac; a brother, Charles, of Miami, Fla., and nine grandchildren.