Each year, The Jewish Week publishes in print and online a special section profiling 36 up-and-coming young Jews who are retooling Jewish life through innovation in Jewish arts, philanthropy, media, social justice, the rabbinate and community life here in New York, in Israel, and beyond. We aim to profile a diverse group of innovators.
As the poster and promoter at the blog here, I am longing to see the section filled with folks from the disability community. Our blogger Ari Ne’eman, in fact, was once a 36-Under-36er and I know there are lots more out there.
I encourage you to think creatively about this. The candidates do not need to conform to the typical profile of a Jewish leader with an elite education and lengthy resume.
The only restrictions are that the nominees be under the age of 36 as of June 1, 2013 and have some connection to New York.
Please send me nominations, as many as possible! All you have to do is send to the e-mail address below a short paragraph containing the person’s name, age, why you think they merit this distinction and their Jewish and New York connection, if it’s not obvious.