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Treasury’s First Orthodox Chief

posted on January 11, 2013

Yair Rosenberg of Tablet examines the religious life of Jack Lew, President Obama’s nomination for Treasury Secretary. Rosenberg looks at how Lew, who is Orthodox Jewish, balances his religious life and politics. Lew said, “There’s a great desire that people have in positions that are close to power to be at the meeting in the room. You have to separate, I believe, your desire to be there from your need to be there.” 

Read at Tablet