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May 22, 2012, The Jewish Week
The NEXT Jewish Community.
Our fifth annual list of young educators, thinkers, social justice activists,philanthropists and artists reinventing Jewish life.
- The NEXT Jewish Community
- Sara Aharon, Telling the Afghani-Jewish story.
- Simon Goldberg, 'The Genocide Guy'
- Emma Goldberg, The politics of genocide.
- Jason Guberman-Pfeffer, Illuminating Mizrachi history
- Alicia Jo Rabins, Art-rocking the women of the Bible.
- Bryan Lipsky, Partying for medical charities.
- Elana Loeffler, Education for all.
- Liana Rosenman, Helping young women to overcome eating disorders.
- Miriam Brosseau, Networked musician/educator.
- Rabbi Boruch B. Bender, Providing emergency services in the Rockaways.
- Rabbi Dov Emerson, Helping Jewish educators master technology.
- Rebecca Missel, Bringing together New Jersey Jews without a community.
- Yehuda Kurtzer, Elevating the conversation.
- Heather Stoltz, Making social justice part of her art.
- Jason Bieber, Consulting with Israel.
- Josh Goldstein, Helps teens organize for community outreach and activism.
- Rabbi Ari Weiss, Teaching Modern Orthodox community about social justice.
- Shea Rubenstein, Helping the needy in Marine Park.
- Simi Lampert, Standing up for journalism.
- Yvette Edidin, Making Roslyn Harbor a better place.
- Avram Mlotek, Going back to the future.
- Elie Lowenfeld, Volunteering in a disaster zone.
- Erin Leib Smokler, Bringing a unique dimension to spiritual leaders' training.
- Judah Skoff, Making the play the thing.
- Michelle Sarna, Empowering Orthodox women.
- Miriam Leah Droz, Creating a stage for Orthodox women.
- Roman Shmulenson, Creating a community of disparate émigrés.
- Samuel Zerin, Reviving a lost Jewish composer.
- Slava Rubin, 'Crowdfunding' for startups, nonprofits.
- Symi Rom-Rymer, Bringing Jews and Muslims together.
- Yair Saperstein, Instilling a passion for science in Washington Heights.
- Deborah Fishman, Weaving the Jewish network.
- Jaimie Mayer Phinney, Guiding young philanthropists.
- Jonathan Gerber, Helping to provide a safety net.
- Mor Keshet, Bridging differences in culture and advantage in Israel and America.
- Michael Greenberg, A vocalist working 'miracles.'
The Jewish Week, Inc., 2012