Class Correspondent

30th Reunion
June 9-11, 2017

Michael Kivort moved to the New York area last year so his wife could take a new job. He is now a staff attorney at Cozen O’Connor. Sarah Klionsky reports that — after travels from Berkeley, to Baka, to Boston — she is happily living in Bur­lington, Vermont, with her partner, David Borsykowsky, and their two teens, Miriasha Anna and Yosef Aviv. She recently accepted a position as a personal counselor at the Bergeron Wellness Center, at Saint Michael’s College. Yishai Ben Mordechai (formerly Jesse Perlin) owns Attract Leads, an international business-development company that drives decision-maker traffic to clients’ LinkedIn profiles, then helps clients convert that interest into a meeting or a phone call. He writes, “The biggest news, though, is that I have an amazing wife who puts up with me, five amazing kids and now a beautiful grandson.” Brian Ross retired after 25 years of government service, including tours in Uganda and Kenya. Stephen Scheinthal, P’16, P’16, was elected president of the American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists. He continues to serve as chair of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. Stephen and his wife, Michelle ’86, P’16, P’16, live in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, with their sons, Ari and Gabi, both ’16, and Eitan. After living mostly in the D.C. area for 26 years, Ari Sky and his family moved to New Bedford, Massachusetts, where he is now the city’s chief financial officer. Ari writes, “The work has been challenging and rewarding, giving me a chance to put the skills I’ve learned over the years to good use.” Stuart Spencer, who has lived in Hong Kong since 2004, works as Asia Pacific CEO at the Zurich Insurance Group. He recently celebrated daughter Bella’s bat mitzvah. Jennifer Stark-Blumenthal writes, “2015 was a year for re-connecting in meaningful ways. I celebrated turning 50 with my freshman- and junior-year roommate, Debbie Banks. There’s a comfort sharing time with someone who knows your past so well. I also re-connected with my senior-year apartment mate Sarah Klionsky. We started a hevruta to study women in the Hebrew Bible. Studying together allowed us to make time to talk and share our lives with each other.” Wayne Weitz joined EisnerAmper’s bankruptcy and restructuring practices as a managing director. He has more than 25 years of senior-level experience in advising clients and executing transactions in operational and financial management and restructuring; bankruptcy and insolvency situations; and merger and acquisition transactions. Reva Schlessinger Winston is taking her marketing and communications experience to a new venture: doing marketing for a startup preschool at her synagogue, Temple Aliyah. She also manages the family programming and membership outreach there, while managing the family programming and sanity in her own home. She and her husband, Peter, live in suburban Boston. Older son Ethan is a rising senior at Syracuse. Lily is a fifth-grader who enjoys voice and drama activities. And second-grader Leo is immersed in programming, computer gaming and the piano.

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