36 Under 36

Wall Street Humanitarian: Andrew Klaber

06/05/2014 - 20:00

When asked about his many accomplishments, Andrew Klaber states the facts: summa cum laude graduate of Yale; MBA/JD from Harvard Business School and Harvard Law; investor at Paulson & Co. Inc., a leading hedge fund in New York. He sits on the boards of over half a dozen nonprofits, serves as co-chair of UJA-Federation’s Young Wall Street Division, and has run nine marathons.

Andrew Klaber

Breaking Barriers with Musical Healing: Mark Weingarten

06/05/2014 - 20:00

Have violin, will travel: That was Mark Weingarten’s mantra as he trekked two hours by bus each way from his yeshiva in Yavne to Jerusalem to play music at Hadassah Hospital. “I figured I would just go around to each patient, play for a few minutes, say good Shabbos, and move on,” he recalled.

Mark Weingarten

Cool Dude with a Heart: Eli Lunzer

06/05/2014 - 20:00

Eli Lunzer is known on New York’s Jewish young professionals scene as a successful party producer. What many don’t realize, however, is that Lunzer, owner of Eli Lunzer Productions, has for many years donated significant time to an array of charities.

Eli Lunzer

Crossing the Cultural Divide: Mikaela Gerwin

06/05/2014 - 20:00

Despite living in New York City for most of her life, Mikaela Gerwin came to realize that she had never had a meaningful conversation with a non-Jew. “I live between the secular and Jewish worlds, and sometimes these can be hard to reconcile.”

Mikaela Gerwin, 18

Mommy to the Rescue: Rebecca Fischer

06/05/2014 - 20:00

Bombarded by news of tragedies on a daily basis, most of us tune out. But for Rebecca Fischer, 33, the images from the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting could not be forgotten.

“My colleague at the time had a son in the school, and our office administrator sent word out about what had happened even before it hit the news,” remembers Fischer, who was working as a lawyer in Manhattan

Rebecca Fischer, 33

An Introduction: The Face Of Things To Come

Managing Editor
06/05/2014 - 20:00

The folks at the Pew Research Center likely didn’t poll these guys.
Last fall’s much-wept-over Pew survey of American Jewry revealed a community, especially the under-40 set, losing its moorings. Consider this, our seventh annual 36 Under 36 section, the minority report.

36 Under 36 2014

Three Dozen Millennials And Gen-Xers Reinventing The Jewish Community.

Learn More About This Year's Winners By Checking Out Our 36 Under 36 Photo Wall

06/01/2014 - 20:00
36 Under 36 2014
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