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David Nachman joined the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where he heads up the enforcement section in the Charities Bureau, the country’s leading overseer of not-for-profit organizations. David; his wife, Amy Schulman; and their boys, Ezra, Gideon and Rafael, are longtime residents of Park Slope, Brooklyn. Robert Haber is publisher of College Music Journal and founder and CEO of CMJ Network. The company’s signature event is its 31-year-old CMJ Music Marathon, held in New York. According to a feature story in The Boston Globe, Robert started CMJ while working at Brandeis radio station WBRS. He organized the first CMJ industry conference in New York, a modest event for college radio directors. The company has expanded into a media empire, maintaining college radio charts and showcasing up-and-coming musicians from across the country and around the globe. Kimerly Rorschach, director of the Nasher Museum at Duke University, was named Tar Heel of the Week by the News & Observer newspaper in Raleigh, N.C. She has transformed the Nasher into a nationally recognized museum that sends exhibitions across the world and is amassing an impressive collection of contemporary art. She also serves as vice president of the Association of Art Museum Directors, an elite group of museum leaders from across North America that has only rarely chosen university museum directors as leaders. Marc Brettler 78, Ph.D.’86, the Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies at Brandeis, co-edited “The Jewish Annotated New Testament,” which peaked at No. 31 on’s best-sellers list. The book also was the subject of a feature story in The New York Times. “I had this idea after ‘The Jewish Study Bible’ was published,” says Brettler, referring to a similarly organized work that came out in 2004 and won the National Jewish Book Award. “People were excited about that, and I thought it would be interesting to try another such project. The New Testament seemed to be the logical book to do next.” More than 30 people, all Jews, contributed introductions, annotations and essays to the new book.

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