Class of 2006
- Alex Goldstein
Debra Eichenbaum married Jonah Perlin on Nov. 3, 2012, at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles, in Chantilly, Va. Debra is a presidential management fellow for human-rights law at the U.S. Homeland Security Department’s Office of the Principal Legal Adviser in Washington, D.C. She works on immigration and customs enforcement issues. She received a law degree cum laude from Boston College. Her husband is a law clerk at the Washington law firm Williams & Connolly. Washington and Lee University law student Sam Petsonk received a highly coveted postgraduate fellowship from the Skadden Foundation. The fellowship provides funds to law students who want to devote their professional lives to providing legal services to the poor, the elderly, the homeless and the disabled, as well as those deprived of their civil or human rights. Sam, who was born and raised in the coal-mining area around Morgantown, W.Va., will work for Mountain State Justice, which represents coal miners who have experienced unsafe working conditions. He will also help miners gain access to a variety of state and federal health services and assist them in public hearings before regulatory agencies. Melissa Alter Sussman, MA’07, married Jeffrey Sussman on Dec. 8, 2012, at the Garden City (N.Y.) Hotel. A large number of Brandeisians attended, including Amanda Martin Hordos; Melissa Raphael; Jane Spektor, MA’07; Omer Rosenhand, MA’07; Stacey Levine, MA’07; Andrew Katz, MA’07; Sarah Pasarelli Katz ’07; Jay Hyne; Elissa Glucksman Hyne; Ben Wolinsky; Glenn Prives; Mira Abramsohn ’05; Helene Lowenfels ’05; Sarah Lupu; Lauren Amster; Rio May Del Rosario; Bailey Orshan; Jackie Cooperman Jossen; Shoshana Speiser; Elisa Fishbein Greenbaum ’81; Sarah Fishbein Epstein ’80; and Kalman Fishbein ’87. Melissa is the associate director of admissions at the Rudolf Steiner School in New York. Jeff attended SUNY Albany, graduating with honors from the Albany School of Business. He is an assistant vice president at Allianz Global Investors.