Class Correspondent

10th Reunion
June 9-11, 2017

George Davis married Leah Rosenberg on Dec. 13, 2015, at Temple Israel in Boston. George, who is known as Getzel, is an associate rabbi and educator at Harvard Hillel. He is also a Harvard chaplain and founder of He received his ordination and a master’s in Jewish education from Hebrew College. Leah is a palliative-care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and a clinical instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School. The couple met in fall 2012 after mutual friends suggested Leah, who was visiting from Durham, North Carolina, speak to George about the Jewish community in Cambridge, which she was considering moving to for a Harvard fellowship. Kate Gardiner has founded her own audience-engagement agency, DSTL, in New York. It focuses on the intersection of content creation, startups and major-media companies. A reading for a new book by Josh Gondelman, “You Blew It,” attracted several alumni, including Elizabeth Ginsburg ’08, Jon Zimmerman, Betsy Eichel, Dan Zev Aber ’08, Daniella Gold and Lisa Borten. Keren Gorban is the associate rabbi at Temple Sinai in Pittsburgh. She writes, “The transition to a new city and job has been great.” Julia Gordon and Arthur Pry­stowsky welcomed a son, M. Benjamin, on May 21, 2015. Adam Green is enrolled in the Wharton Executive MBA program. Dan Hirschhorn was named director of news at Time, where he has worked since 2013. He previously worked at Politico and The Daily. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and the New York Daily News. Jenicka Hornung completed her doctorate in school-clinical child psychology at Pace University and is finishing a fellowship specializing in autism. Arielle Katzman, an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, co-authored an article with Stuart Gelfond, a partner at the law firm. “Proactive Planning: A Guide to Rule 10b5-1 Plans” appeared in the November 2015 issue of Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law Advisor. Jon Kay moved back to his hometown of Los Angeles after two years as a health-sciences lead in Southeast Asia for Edelman PR. He joined KYNE, a health-care communications agency, to build the company’s West Coast presence. Aliza Krevolin was named program and finance associate at Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley. She will manage the group’s database, process grants and scholarships, and support the CFO. In December 2015, Marissa Platner; Jackie Feinberg ’10; and Josh Copel ’75, P’11, found themselves working together at the Yale School of Medicine’s maternal-fetal medicine practice. Marissa is a fellow, Jackie a resident, and Josh an attending. Becky Winkler has written her first cookbook, “Paleo Planet,” released in November 2015. The book includes more than 125 grain-free recipes, with a photograph (taken by Becky) to illustrate each one. Heather Zajdel was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching grant to conduct research in the United Kingdom.

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A SPOT OF TEA: The Alumni Club of Great Britain’s annual Thanksgiving Day Tea attracted a large group of alumni and students to the Royal Automobile Club in London. Alain Lempereur, the Alan B. Slifka Professor of Coexistence and Conflict, spoke about humanitarian negotiations. Maayan Amitai ’07; Joan Givner Bovarnick, PhD’69; Anant Jani ’03, MS’03; Joshua Pines ’96; and Alberta Gotthardt Strage ’56 served on the planning committee.
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