The fourth annual “36 Under 36” list – put out each year by the New York Jewish Week was published last week. And, just like in years past, the list was filled with people doing world-changing, tikkun olam work. Kudos to the Jewish Week for recognizing these bright stars, and for putting service and social justice at the top of the list, year after year.

Check out the whole group of 36 Under 36 awardees here and read below for our highlight of the service stars on the list:

Gal Beckerman (34) – author of When They Come For Us, We’ll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry, which highlights human rights and Jewish political activism.

Brian Elliot (30) – founder of Friendfactor, an organization that helps put a personal face on the issue of LGBT rights.

Jennifer Joseph (30) – works to spread the message of AJWS’ grassroots work via Global Circle.

Skyler Siegel (18) – co-founder of, a website that encourages people to make a pledge to eliminate or reduce their meat consumption.

Allie Alperovich (34) – committed layperson who balances her work as a lawyer and her work being a mom of two kids, with volunteer positions including being an active board member for JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance.

Dori Konig (32) – active participant of the Memoirs Project at Selfhelp, which records the life stories of Holocaust survivors, and founder of NextGent, which gets younger people involved.

Emily Gindi (32) – devoted women’s and family fundraiser for UJA and chair of UJA’s $10,000 Giving Circle, which encourages women to give.

Jonathan Perelman (30) – Google employee by day, co-chair of ACCESS NY by night.

Rabbi Edith Meyerson (30) – rabbi, pastoral counsellor and chaplain for the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Rabbi Jeremy Stern (27) – rabbi and Executive Director of Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA), which advocates on behalf of religious women who are stuck in a marriage because their husband will not grant them a divorce.

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster (32) – lead organizer for Rabbis for Human Rights North America and the organization’s interim co-executive director.

Rachel Jonas (27) – co-founder of Met Council’s Most Valuable Players Group, which helps the organization support food related programs like kosher food banks and soup kitchens.

Robyn Polansky (33) – wealth management advisor and committed volunteer with Friends of the Israel Defense Force.

Jordan Urbach (19) – violin prodigy, Yale sophomore and creator of Children Helping Children, an organization that raises money via musical concerts for medical research for neurological conditions.