Forbes-ranked hedge fund manager and philanthropist Henry Swieca, BCBGeneration Creative Director Joyce Azria, and Columbia Law School Dean Emeritus David Schizer are among ten individuals who have been named 2014 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the City, the organization dedicated to re-branding Orthodox Jews and Judaism through digital media.
In addition to Swieca, Azria and Schizer, this diverse and accomplished group includes: Saul Blinkoff, Disney animator and film director; Professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, 2014 Israel Prize winner in medicine who developed a drug to slow dementia caused by Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s; Yael Federbush, four time Emmy winning producer at The Today Show; Professor Barry Simon, 2012 Henri Poincare prize winner for outstanding achievements in mathematical physics; Josh Meier, 4th place winner of the 2014 Intel Prize and named “One of the Eight Whiz Kids Who Are the Future of Medicine” by CNN; Estee Ackerman, Table Tennis phenom ranked 6th in the country in her division and a 2016 Olympic hopeful; and Mindy Pollak, a Montreal Councilwoman who made history last fall as the first Hasidic woman ever to be elected to public office.
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