Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and currently serves Congregation Am Shalom in Glencoe, Illinois. He is the author of For the Love of Being Jewish. He lives in Glencoe, Illinois. Mark Anderson is the illustrator and designer of For the Love of the Cubs and For the Love of Being Jewish. His illustrations have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, BusinessWeek, National Geographic, the New Yorker, Time, and many other periodicals. He lives in Chicago.