Jewish Sages of Today: Profiles of Extraordinary People by Aryeh Rubin.
Who are our heroes? Who inspires us, makes us think, gives us hope? Who is making a difference in the Jewish world? Jewish Sages of Today includes profiles of twenty-seven people, from a range of professions, all dedicated to improving our world.
Those profiled include: a world-renowned, secular scientist turned Orthodox Jew who left the lab and now explores the nexus of science and religion; the last Nazi hunter; a man who has spent his career rescuing and preserving Yiddish books; an internationally known teacher and Jewish feminist whose doorway into Jewish knowledge has been Shakespeare; a philanthropist deeply committed to furthering Jewish knowledge, love of Israel, and to encouraging young Jews to meet, marry, and procreate; and a woman who left her high-powered political consulting firm to found a nonprofit that advocates for Israel.
The individuals profiled in the book are: Yossi Abramowitz; Rachel Azaria; Michael Berenbaum; Mira Brichto; Ruth Calderon; Debbie Friedman; Yitz and Blu Greenberg; Judith Hauptman; Laurence Hoffman; Tobi Kahn and Nessa Rapoport; Aaron Lansky; Daniel Libeskind; Shalom Lipskar; Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi; Hankus Netsky; Robert Pollack; Dennis Prager; Gary Rosenblatt; Susan Weidman Schneider; Alice Shalvi; Michael Steinhardt; Adin Steinsaltz; Joseph Telushkin; Avivah Zornberg; and Efraim Zuroff.