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Targum Shlishi’s Founder & Director

Aryeh Rubin founded Targum Shlishi in 1992 with the goal of helping create a better Jewish world through his singular brand of venture philanthropy. He has directed the foundation since its founding.

Mr. Rubin is a frequent writer and speaker on topics of concern to the Jewish world, and has contributed articles, opinion pieces, and essays to many publications and books. He also edited Jewish Sages of Today (Devora Publishing, 2009), which contains profiles of twenty-seven remarkable individuals who, in his words, “inspire us, elevate us, and motivate us to imagine and realize lives of intent and purpose.” He also oversaw the development of the book’s companion website and teacher’s guide. Among Targum Shlishi’s many other initiatives, Mr. Rubin conceived and oversaw the development of an online archive dedicated to preserving and sharing the work of Rabbi Dr. Irving (“Yitz”) Greenberg.

In addition to Targum Shlishi, Mr. Rubin is the founding partner and managing director of The Maot Group, an investment company. He founded the company in 1991 with the mission of creating a well-diversified investment group that operates in a responsible and ethical manner. Prior to founding The Maot Group, Mr. Rubin was publisher of the New York–based KSF Group, a medical publishing company specializing in periodicals for the pharmaceutical industry.

Mr. Rubin received a B.A. from Yeshiva University. He is married, has three children, and divides his time between Florida and New York.

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