Class of 1979
- Ruth Strauss Fleischmann
- 8 Angier Road
- Lexington, MA 02420
Marc Epstein’s Milk Street Café was named the best kosher restaurant in Boston for the fourth straight year in a poll conducted by Kosher Community Surveys. Epstein opened Milk Street in 1981.
David Hendel joined Husch Blackwell Sanders in Washington, D.C., as a partner in the government contracts practice.
Congratulations to Beth Huppin Bennett, a Judaic studies teacher at the Seattle Jewish Community School. She was one of three people nationwide to win the Covenant Foundation’s prestigious Covenant Award. Beth was honored for her commitment to excellence and for designing innovative approaches that make a lasting impact on students, community, and Jewish education.
David Sherman is a physician with Lakeshore Medical Clinic in Wisconsin. He received an M.D. from Albany Medical College in 1985, completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo in 1988, and was trained in aerospace medicine in 1992.
Betty Wytias, a senior assistant attorney general in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office and the AG’s domestic violence policy adviser, was recently appointed to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic Violence. She was part of a group that developed Colorado governor Bill Ritter’s executive order mandating policies and training on workplace violence, including domestic violence, for all Colorado state agencies and employees. Betty, a music major at Brandeis, still sings and is on the roster for the chorus of Opera Colorado.
Mitch Albom traveled to Israel for the first Hebrew-language performances of “Tuesdays with Morrie,” his best-selling 1997 memoir about Brandeis professor Morrie Schwartz.
Nathan Goldman was named general counsel for corporate and transportation law for CSX Corp. He has worked for the company since 2003.
William Lynch, the Rhode Island Democratic Party chairman for the last 12 years, is running for the Congressional seat vacated when Patrick Kennedy announced that he would not seek reelection.