Jack Lew: A Bronx Jew moves to Wall Street and the White House
President Barack Obama's choice of treasury secretary, Jack Lew, is an Orthodox Jew from a humble New York background with an - almost - unblemished track record.
Jack Lew was nominated to become the next U.S. Treasury secretary Thursday. Born to a religious Jewish family, in the past year he has become one of the closest people to President Barack Obama. He also played a crucial role in the negotiations with Republicans during the recent fiscal cliff crisis. These talks actually won him the post.
Despite being highly regarded by many for his roles...