To my father who was always so proud of his children's professional growth and accomplishments.
To my mother, who sacrificed so much of her life to ensure that her children received an outstanding education that prepared us for professional success.
To my wife Jordana for her love and encouragement, and for her genuine kindness and willingness to share family time with my professional and scholarly endeavors.
To my children Jacob and Solomon for their love and inspiration.
To my father-in-law, Israel, whose confidence and support mean so much to me...