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Happenings January/February 2018

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

Cindy Chazan, Senior Vice President of the Wexner Foundation, who was honored with a tribute at the Wexner Graduation Fellowship Alumni Institute for her many, many contributions to our work and to the Jewish People over the course of a stellar career.

Lisa Cohn, WHP Alum (Denver 08), for being honored by Denver Jewish Day School.

Josh Dinar, WHP Alum (Denver 08), for being honored by the Boulder JCC.

David Foster, WHP Alum (Denver 08), for his law firm Foster, Graham, Milstein & Clisher being honored by Denver Jewish Day School.

Ofer Grosskopf, WSL 15 Network Member, for his appointment to Israel's Supreme Court.

Julie Hammerman, WHP Alum (East Bay 10), for receiving an Innovative Leadership Award from the JCRC for her work with JLens.

Carrie Harris, WHP Alum (NY/Wachtell), for being named one of 100 New Yorkers named to Crain's list of Leading Women Lawyers in New York City.

Peter Kalichman, WHP Alum (Montreal), for appointment to Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec.

Rick Kornfeld, WHP Alum (Denver 08), for being honored by the Jewish Community Relations Council with their Community Leadership Award.

Greg Landsman, WHP Alum (Cincinnati 13), for being sworn in as Cincinnati City Council Member.

Mahra Pailet, WHP Alum (Dallas 13), for her appointment to the National Board of the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP).

Manuel Rajunov, WHP Alum (Dallas 13), for being elected chair of AIPAC in Dallas.

Mark Sidell, WHP Alum (Denver 08), for being honored by Denver Jewish Day School.

Laura Spitzer, WHP Alum (New York 1), for her new position on the Development Team at the 92nd Street Y of New York City.

MAZAL TOV TO:

Yakov Danishefsky, WGF Alum (Class 26), and his wife Dana on the birth of their third child, Leah.

Michael Emerson, WGF Alum (Class 23) and Associate Program Director, Wexner Service Corps, and his wife Adina on the birth of their third daughter, Keren Elaina.

Ilan Gewurz, WHP Alum (Montreal 09) and Julie Shugarman, WHP Member (Montreal 17), on the birth of their son. 

Lenny Gusel, WHP Member (New York RSJ 16), and his wife Anna on the birth of their son, Yaakov Yehuda (Jacob).

Jack Hasen, WHP Alum (Montreal), on the birth of a grandchild.

Paul Levine, WHP Alum (Montreal), on the birth of his fourth grandchild.

Marc Prine (WHP Philadelphia 16), on his marriage to Amanda Littman.

Simcha Willig, WGF Alum (Class 22), and his wife Sari on the birth of their daughter, Amalya.

CONDOLENCES TO:

Lewis Dobrin, WHP Alum (Montreal), on the death of his father.

Danny Grossman, WHP Alum (San Francisco 2), on the death of his father.

Julie Kohl, WHP Alum (Palo Alto 00), on the death of her father.

Marilyn Labendz, WHP Alum (Metrowest), and Jacob Labendz, WGF Alum (Class 19), on the death of her husband and his father Ralph Labendz.

Billy Medoff, WHP Alum (Atlanta 10), on the death of his father.

Glenn Miller, WHP Alum (Chicago 2), on the death of his mother Millie Miller.


If we are missing your “happening” in this list please share it with us by emailing Angie Atkins, and we will include in the next edition.