Class Correspondent

Leah Carey is a writer for The Caledonian-Record, a daily newspaper in Vermont. After the death of her mother in December 2015, she was left with many questions, concerns and regrets about her mother’s dying process. With a remarkable show of support from the newspaper, she has dedicated a year to exploring the strengths and weaknesses of our current death-care system, to help other caregivers. The series, which began in May 2016, will continue through May 2017, printing every other Tuesday. The full series can be found online at Karen Citrin and her husband, Micah, were named co-rabbis and co-educators at Temple Beth David, a Reform congregation of about 250 families in Westwood, Massachusetts. They had previously served as co-rabbis at Temple Israel in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Earlier in her career, Karen, who was ordained in 2003 at Los Angeles’ Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, was associate rabbi at Peninsula Temple Beth El, in San Mateo, California. Elisheva Rovner Cohn is an OB-GYN at Jersey City Medical Center. She and her husband, Steve, were married in 2012 and have two children, Matan Yosef and Talia Sara. Michael Gold was named vice president of operations in Washington, D.C., for Space Systems Loral, a leading provider of commercial satellites. He previously served as director of D.C. operations and business growth at Bigelow Aerospace. Gregory Litt was named partner at international law firm Skadden in New York City. He represents clients in complex commercial disputes, focusing on disputes arising out of international business transactions and other cross-border affairs. Matthew Ohlson is an assistant professor in the University of North Florida’s Department of Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management. He teaches courses in the educational-leadership doctoral program and leads a nationally recognized leadership-mentoring program. His wife, Tiffany, is a research fellow for early learning and literacy at the Florida Institute of Education. They live in Saint Augustine with their three boys — 12-year old Gabe, 9-year-old Brady and 6-year-old Nate — and their rescued boxer, Lucky. Mike Schultz is founder and president of RAIN Group, a sales training and consulting firm with offices in Boston, Geneva, Johannesburg, London, Mumbai, Toronto and Sydney. The author or co-author of three books, including one titled “Rainmaking Conversations,” Mike is also an adjunct professor at Brandeis International Business School.

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