Class Correspondent

Greetings, classmates. Thanks to all who sent in updates.

Alison Bass’ nonfiction book, “Getting Screwed: Sex Workers and the Law,” which weaves true stories about sex workers with extensive research to make a compelling argument for decriminalizing adult prostitution, is now available as an audiobook. Beth Cohen married Bruce Barris in Philadelphia. Attendees included Debbi Dunn Solomon, Neal Rechtman and Debbie London Wexler, who have been friends since freshman year at Brandeis. Writer Gregg Easterbrook, who spent two years with our class then transferred to Colorado College, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a contributing editor at The Atlantic Monthly and the Washington Monthly; writes the “Tuesday Morning Quarterback” column for The New York Times; and has authored several books, including “The Arrow of History: Why a Better World Is Closer Than It Looks,” which will be published next year. After 11 years managing the editorial content of the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, the last six as executive editor, Susan Freudenheim has taken the job of executive director of Jewish World Watch, an LA-based organization fighting genocide and mass atrocities worldwide. Mindy (Littman) Holland has created a line of custom T-shirts that feature her drawings, which reflect the moods and passions of our times. Through a collaboration with VIDA & Co., she has also curated a collection of wearable art and home décor. She writes a monthly blog on her website. Lauren Rikleen received the Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award from the American Bar Association (ABA) at its annual meeting in New York City. The Brent, the highest award given to women in the ABA, honors those who have achieved professional excellence in their area of specialty and actively paved the way to success for others. Lauren’s latest book, “Ladder Down: Success Strategies for Lawyers From Women Who Will Be Hiring, Reviewing and Promoting You,” provides career advice to both male and female lawyers — as well as law students — from successful female lawyers around the world. Peretz Rodman, MA’83, and his wife, Miriam Laufer ’79, celebrated the marriage of their son Adin to Gila Craimer in a sunset ceremony overlooking the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City.

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