About the Author


Steven L. Pease

Steven Pease is a venture capitalist and community activist who has traveled much of the world in the course of heading companies and non-profit organizations. Born and raised Presbyterian in Spokane, Washington, he holds a master’s degree from Harvard Business School. He currently serves as co-chair of two nonprofit entities organized by the U.S. government to improve U.S.-Russia relations – encouraging Russian entrepreneurship, civil society and the rule of law. He is also active in the community affairs of the small wine-country town of Sonoma, California, where he lives with his wife, Joyce.


The Debate over Jewish Achievement

As a non-Jew, I’m fascinated that a people which constitute less than 1% of the world’s population has made such enormous contributions to humanity.

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