Naomi Arenzon Naomi Arenzon, the daughter of Steven and Robin Arenzon, earned her master’s degree in social work with an emphasis in mental health and substance use from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. She is currently employed at Rogers Behavioral Health.
Sharon Levy Sharon Levy, the daughter of Mark and Cindy Levy, has had a short story published in a new book: “Iowa’s Emerging Writers, An Anthology by Z-Publishing” (September 2018). She had previously been published in the Coe Review, the literary magazine of Coe College. Sharon goes by the pen name Ariella S. Levy and […]
David Nayzberg David Nayzberg, 10, won at the 2018 Wisconsin Federation of Music Clubs State Festival Competition. He is a student at Donges Bay Elementary School in Mequon.
Amanda Ruppenthal Stein of Glendale has been awarded the 2018-19 Crown graduate fellowship from the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University. Stein is a PhD candidate in Musicology in the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern. Her research focuses on Jewish identity in classical music, with a focus on 19th […]
Carley S. Mitz Carley S. Mitz will receive a doctor of pharmacy degree from Concordia University, Wisconsin. She is the daughter of Howard and Merele Mitz of Mequon. Carley is the younger sister of Lindsay, who is also a doctor of pharmacy, and a twin sister to Cacey, who has a doctor of pharmacy degree […]
Bayla Waite, daughter of Beth Ann and Anthony Waite, is graduating from Carroll University this month. She is going on to Roosevelt University in Chicago for its master’s program in psychology. Josh Elkin, son of Irene and Robert Elkin, will be completing eighth grade at Kettle Moraine Middle School in June. In the fall he […]
Michael Edwards Michael Edwards of Thiensville graduated from Marquette University Law School in May 2017. The parents are Melinda and William Edwards of Thiensville.
Katie Eder of Shorewood, a junior at Shorewood High School, earned an engraved silver medallion, part of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. She is one of Wisconsin’s top two youth volunteers of 2017. She receives $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip in early May to Washington, D.C.
Harvard Law School David S. M. Levine of Fox Point graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, class of 2016. Also a graduate of the Milwaukee Jewish Day School, David will clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. starting this fall.
Seventy-eight years after the beginning of the Holocaust, I returned to Poland and Lithuania as the descendant of immigrants forced into exile. A group of University of Wisconsin students traveled alongside Dr. Karl Loewenstein and Dr. Shay Pilnik – professor of history at UW Oshkosh and director of the Holocaust Education Resource Center, respectively – […]