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Daniel Arshack’s law firm, Arshack, Hajek & Lehrman, was featured in Forbes magazine. Margie Bogdanow is a national youth specialist for the Union for Reform Judaism and a consultant to the Youth Educator Initiative of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. She co-founded and served as co-executive director of Parenting Resource Associates, in Lexington, Mass. Timothy Feeman and Alexandra Parfitt were married in September at the home of the bride’s parents in Glencoe, Ill. The couple enjoyed a honeymoon in Vienna that included opera, art, cycling along the Danube and pastry. Lisa Schindler Frankel founded ESF Consulting, a philanthropy and fundraising consulting firm, which provides expertise and individualized solutions to nonprofit organizations, corporations, private foundations and philanthropists. She also serves as the membership and engagement chair of Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, in Manhattan. Dayle Friedman is savoring life in Philadelphia, where she has lived for 29 years. Her newest book, “Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit and Grace Beyond Midlife,” was published in February. She is continuing her lifelong work on transforming aging in her national practice, Growing Older ( She offers training, spiritual guidance and consulting. Dayle and her husband, David Ferleger, are enjoying the delights and challenges of parenting teenagers Anat and Avram, and young adult Anya. David Lubin reports that he had a productive trip to Florida in November. The visit included lunch with a family friend, Irene (born in 1915), who had energetically helped David move onto campus during Orientation in August 1974. Freshman roommate Alan Spatrick, who saw a digital image taken during the get-together, commented, “David, Irene does not look like she is slowing down. You and she look about the same age!” Miriam Markowitz is CEO of AABB, a Bethesda, Md.-based international membership and accrediting organization focused on cellular therapies and transfusion medicine. Bil Mooney-McCoy serves as director of worship for the chapel office at Gordon College, north of Boston. He helps organize chapel services twice a week; supervises three worship bands, the gospel choir and the dance ministry; arranges music; and mentors students. He also gives private lessons in piano and guitar, and does some computer programming on the side. He and his wife, Paulea ’76, will celebrate 35 years of marriage in April and are grateful for their three adult children. Barbara Rachelson is serving her second term in the Vermont House of Representatives. She represents an area in Burlington, the state’s largest city. Since Vermont has a part-time legislature, Barbara has a full-time job as executive director of Lund, a statewide nonprofit agency that provides an array of services to children and families to help break cycles of addiction, abuse and poverty. Her husband, Don Loeb, is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Vermont. Faye Rachlin is deputy director of Community Legal Aid, the civil legal services program for low-income and elderly residents of central and western Massachusetts. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, Gary Richards, and their daughter, Shira. Her stepdaughter, Paloma, lives in South Boston, and her stepson, Josh, lives in South Deerfield, Mass. Robert Schaufeld was elected trustee of the Great Neck (N.Y.) Library. He also serves as president of the board of directors of the Public Access Television Corporation and counsel to the Great Neck Historical Society. David Segal, Heller MMHS’83, chief operating officer of Boston-based Neighborhood Health Plan, was promoted to CEO. He worked in state government and for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care before joining Neighborhood in 2008. The health plan has approximately 330,000 members, about 60 percent of whom are on Medicaid or MassHealth, the government insurance program for the poor. The rest receive subsidized coverage or buy insurance from Neighborhood. Alan Spatrick and his wife, Kaj, took their first-ever Iowa vacation during the 2014 harvest. In an activity-packed week, they toured a John Deere factory, a museum of farm tools and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library.

Cape memories
CAPE MEMORIES: A group of alumni from the late ’70s got together in Truro, Mass., for their annual gathering. From left: Lisa Schindler Frankel ’78, Craig Kahn ’78, Faith Derderian ’77, Steven Corkin ’78, Cheryl Doherty Decter ’79 and Brian Lash ’78.
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