Leonard Fein, who founded and for 12 years edited Moment magazine, is
also the founder of Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger and of the
National Jewish Coalition for Literacy. A political scientist by
training, he taught at MIT and served as Deputy Director of the
MIT/Harvard Joint Center for Urban Studies, and was a professor of
politics and social policy, as also of contemporary Jewish studies, at
Brandeis University. He is the author of four books and the editor of
two; he has written extensively in magazines and newspapers, and is a
weekly OpEd columnist in the Forward.

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