Jewish Sages of Today

Aryeh Rubin, Editor, Jewish Sages Of Today

Aryeh Rubin is the founder and director of Targum Shlishi, a foundation dedicated to supporting innovative projects that promote positive change in the Jewish world. The foundation concentrates on four areas: education, women's issues, Israel, and justice for Nazi war crimes. Mr. Rubin's deep commitment to the survival of the Jewish people drives his desire for innovation and the exploration of new ideas.

Mr. Rubin is also the founding partner and managing director of The Maot Group, an investment company. Prior to founding The Maot Group in 1991, Mr. Rubin was in the publishing field, first as the founder and publisher of Jewish Living magazine in the late 1970s and then as the publisher of the New York–based KSF Group, a medical publishing company.

His opinion pieces have appeared in The Jewish Week, The Jerusalem Report, and Moment Magazine and he has been profiled in articles in several publications, including The New York Times, The Miami Herald, The Daily Business Review, and The Jewish Star Times. Mr. Rubin received a B.A. from Yeshiva University. He is married, has three daughters, and lives in Florida.

Editorial Advisory Board, Jewish Sages of Today

Judith Ginsberg, Ph.D., is executive director of the Nash Family Foundation, which supports underserved Jewish populations anonymously.

Laura Gold, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, rabbi and the adjunct assistant professor of Pastoral and Professional Skills for JTS Rabbinical School.

Geoffrey Hartman, Ph.D., is the Sterling Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Yale University (emeritus) and the cofounder and project director of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies.

Karl Katz is the founder of MUSE Film and Television; he was formerly with The Metropolitan Museum of Art in a variety of positions over many years, including as founder of the Office of Film and Television.

Nathan Laufer is a rabbi and founding director of PELIE: Partnership for Effective Learning and Innovative Education, a new national initiative to improve Jewish supplemental education throughout the United States. He is the past president of the Wexner Heritage Foundation.
Deborah Lipstadt, Ph.D., is director of the Rabbi Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies and the Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University.

Danny Tropper, Ph.D., is the founder and president of the Gesher Foundation, an organization that promotes mutual understanding and tolerance between the religious and non-religious communities in Israel. He served as special advisor for Jewish Education in the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture.