Foundation Partner Alisa Doctoroff on being named to the 2015 Forward 50.

Vicky Glikin, WGF Alum (Class 22), on her appointment as Senior Cantor of Temple Emanu-El in Dallas, TX. 

Jennifer Gorovitz, WHP Alum (San Francisco 06), on joining the New Israel Fund as Vice President for Operations and Administration.

Jamie Hackel Hyams, WHP Alum (San Francisco Pro), on joining the Hebrew Free Loan of San Francisco as Director of Development. 

Fred Hyman, WGF Alum (Class 1), and his wife Tova on being honored with the President’s Award from the Hebrew High School of New England in West Hartford, CT.

Marina Rustow, WGF Alum (Class 7), on being named to the 2015 Forward 50. 

Marco Veissid, WHP Alum (New York 2), his wife Phyllis Bieri and their family on being honored by the Fire Island Synagogue in Ocean Beach, NY.

Sam Yebri, WHP Member (Los Angeles 15), on being honored by Bet Tzedek: Justice for All in Los Angeles, CA. 

Shlomo Zuckier, WGF Alum (Class 24), on the publication of his book, Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity


Yosef Abramowitz, WGF Alum (Class 3), and his wife Susan Silverman on the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Ashira.

Josh Botwinick, WGF Fellow (Class 28), on his marriage to Margot Reinstein.

Megan Goldman, WGF Alum (Class 22), on her engagement to Paige LaMarche.

Yogev Gradus, WIF Fellow (Class 27), and his wife Bella Gurevich on the birth of a daughter.

Howard Jacoby Ruben, WGF Alum (Class 5), and his wife Debby on the birth of a grandchild.

Joe Kanofsky, WGF Alum (Class 11), and his wife Sharona on the bar mitzvah of their son, Yaakov.

Phil Miller, WGF Alum (Class 2), and his wife Ruth on the marriage of their daughter, Liora, to Gedaliah Knizhnik.

Lea New Minkowitz, WGF Alum (Class 22), and her husband Avi on the birth of their daughter, Dvir Rachelle.

Irine Schweitzer, WGF Alum (Class 2), and her husband Victor on the engagement of their son, Aaron, to Batya Schultz.

Sara Smith, WGF Fellow (Class 26), on her engagement to Ariel Stein.

Erin Cooper Stiebel, WGF Alum (Class 21), and her husband David on the birth of their son, Shaul Avraham.

Aviva Sufian, WGF Alum (Class 14), on her engagement to Steve Krubiner.

Marc Suvall, WHP Alum (New York 4), and his wife Harriet on the birth of a grandson.

Sharon Ungerleider, WHP Alum (Portland), on the birth of a grandchild.


Jack Almo, WHP Alum (Seattle 12), on the death of his mother, Velma Winkler Almo z”l

Nina Bruder, WGF Alum (Class 5), on the death of her brother, Michael Bruder z”l.

David Bryfman, WGF Alum (Class 17), on the death of his mother, Sonia Deborah Bryfman z”l.

Marc Gitler, WGF Alum (Class 14), on the death of his father, David Gitler z”l.

Ezra Seligsohn, WGF Fellow (Class 28), on the death of his mother, Sharon Seligsohn z”l.


Our condolences to the Schiffman family on the passing of Charlie Schiffman z”l, WHP Alum (Portland).