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Jews You Should Know

Aug 19, 2019

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Scott Shay was leading a thriving life of banking and philanthropy. He decided it wasn't enough: he noticed a dearth of sophisticated responses to the contemporary and bold atheism movement, and ventured to remedy that through five years of exhaustive research. The result, In Good Faith, is a magnum...


Aug 12, 2019

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Yehoshua Pfeffer is a community rabbi, rabbinical judge and Torah scholar; he is also a professor of law at Hebrew University, former Israeli Supreme Court intern, founder and editor of the Tzarich Iyun journal, and director of the Israeli division of the Tikvah Fund. These disparate descriptors are...


Jul 29, 2019

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Yoram Ettinger has been a champion of the American-Israeli relationship for decades, first as a civil servant in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., and later as the founder and director of the Second Thought Foundation. Yoram's expertise is wide-ranging, but he is particularly well known for his deep...


Jul 22, 2019

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Eli Glaser peaked at 300 pounds. As a rabbi and community role model, he knew he had to "practice what he preached" when it came to self-control and a more elevated approach to eating. So he did, working his way through OA, and eventually founding Soveya, a leading provider of healthy eating...


Jul 15, 2019

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Few people can claim to have rolled multiple high-demand careers into one personal journey, but Anthony Moshal has been a physician, online-gaming mogul, real estate investor and venture capitalist. His most prized role, though, is as a philanthropist, investing in the future of orphaned Jewish...