Class Correspondent

25th Reunion
June 3-5, 2016

Ron Fish was appointed rabbi at Temple Israel of Sharon, Mass. He writes, “In the course of my studies at Brandeis and my leadership at Camp Ramah, it became very clear to me that Jewish learning and Jewish leadership were my passion.” Ron and his wife, Leah, met at the Jewish Theological Seminary and have two daughters and two sons, ages 7-15. Michael Keats, MA’92, joined the New York office of the law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan as a litigation partner. He represents financial institutions and their senior executives in civil litigation and regulatory enforcement proceedings, and advises clients on securities fraud and commodities manipulation, intellectual-property litigation, complex contract disputes and class-action cases. Michael has represented clients in investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Edgar Romano was inducted as a fellow into the College of Workers’ Compensation, which honors attorneys who have distinguished themselves in that field. Julian Zelizer recently published a book, “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society.” He is the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton. Julian, who writes a weekly column for, also published his 500th Op-Ed.

Soloway photo

SIMPLY THE BEST: Shari Soloway ’91 celebrated her daughter’s bat mitzvah with many Brandeis friends. From left: Laurie Lichtenstein ’91, Heather Eckerling ’91, Jen Geetter Hirsch ’91, Roy Schwartz ’89, Shari, Judi Stillman ’91, Stacy Sherman Ziluck ’90 and Scott Ziluck ’91.

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