A Spy for Peace chronicles the life and work of humanitarian, philanthropist, and business leader, Leon H. Charney.
From humble beginnings in Bayonne, New Jersey, Charney grew into a man who earned a JD from Brooklyn Law School, became a successful entrepreneur by his mid-20’s, and at 40 was an instrumental player in the historic 1978 Camp David Accords signed by Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Today, Charney owns and manages real estate holdings valued at $1.2 billion. A man of faith with an unwavering devotion to peace, Charney has bestowed gifts on numerous charities and endowed man institutions and has traveled the world as a cantorial singer. In A Spy for Peace colleagues, friends, and loved ones paint an intimate portrait of Mr. Charney’s lift and work.