Happenings: August/September 2014
Moshe Elad, alum of the WIF (Class 6), on his recent publishing, Core Issues of the Israeli Palestinian Dispute. (Haifa: Pardes Publishers, 2014).
Jonathan Gribetz, alum of the WGF (Class 16), on the release of his new book, Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter.(Princeton University Press).
Dalit Horn, alum of the WGF (Class 25), on joining Shalom Hartman Institute as Director of Program Administration.
Matt Reingold, alum of the WGF (Class 23), on the defense of his dissertation at York University in Toronto.
Eynat Shlein, alum of the WIF (Class 11), on being appointed as Israel’s Ambassador to Jordan.
Jonathan Schreiber, alum of the WGF (Class 5), on receiving the Kassin Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement at the Jewish Communal Professionals of Southern California Awards Dinner.
Tara Slone-Goldstein, alum of the WHP (Westchester 07), on becoming Board President at The Jewish Education Project.
Daniel Smokler, member of the WGF (Class 24), on joining Hillel International as Chief Innovation Officer.
Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, alum of the WGF (Class 20), on being named Executive Director of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance.
Shmuly Yanklowitz, alum of the WGF (Class 19), on the recent publishing of his book Soul Searching: A Jewish Workbook for Spiritual Exploration and Growth. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 8, 2014).
Michael Zoosman, alum of the WGF (Class 16) on being named multi-faith Pediatric Chaplain at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD.
MAZEL TOV TO:
Aliza Abrams, alum of the WFF (Class 26), on her engagement to Sam Konig.
Steven Green, current fellow in the WGF (Class 22), and his wife Alana on the birth of their son, Zev Benjamin Green.
Bill Lipsey, alum of the WHP (Metrowest), and his wife Amy on their son David’s marriage to Allison May.
Larry Moses, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and President Emeritus, The Wexner Foundation, and his wife Susan Steinman on the recent marriage of their daughter Alana to Ed Woda.
Lisa Kudish Rosenburg, alum of the WHP (Miami 11), and her husband Michael on the birth of a son.
Dana Savoray, an alum of the WIF (Class 17) and to her partner Omri on the birth of a son, Itamar.
Jane Scher, alum of the WHP (San Diego 1), and her husband Colin on the birth of a granddaughter, Emma Aviva Gesher.
Jane-Rachel Schonbrun, an alum of The WGF (Class 13), and her husband Aaron on the birth of their son, Isaiah Hallel.
Shmuly Yanklowitz, alum of The WGF (Class 19), and his wife Shoshana, on the birth of a son, Meir Lev Kook.
MAY YOU BE COMFORTED WITH ALL WHO MOURN IN ZION AND JERUSALEM (DEATHS):
Steven Feder, alum of the WHP (Los Angeles 03), on the death of his father, Paul Feder z“l.
Jonathan Goodman, alum of the WHP (Montreal 09), on the death of his mother, Roslyn Goodman z“l.
Gil Pereg, alum of the WIF (Class 15), on the death of his brother, Nadav Pereg z”l.
Vicki Schoenfeld, alum of The WHP (New York 3), on the death of her husband, Victor Schoenfeld, z“l.
Our condolences to the Morgan family on the death of Harold Morgan, an alum of the WHP (Phoenix 93).