Class Correspondent

My boys are spreading their wings. Sam is pursuing his PhD in chemistry at MIT, and Zach, a senior at Conestoga High, in Wayne, Pennsylvania, is in the midst of his college search.

Seth Arenstein served as chair of the Kennedy Center ceremony at which the Washington, D.C., chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters presents its Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Each year, more than 120 students from 30 area high schools who excel in music, dance, musical theater, visual art, drama or literature receive the awards. Sol Bernstein joined Bank Leumi USA as associate general counsel, specializing in transactional lending. He supports the commercial-banking and international and domestic private-banking units, as well as the special-loans division. He was formerly associate general counsel at Citibank. Michele Chabin has received a reporting grant and fellowship from the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis. The fellowship is part of a Ford Foundation-sponsored diversity-in-journalism initiative. Rafael DeLeon is a deputy director at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he has worked for 30 years. His office handles Superfund cleanup enforcement matters. Stuart Miller is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in foot and ankle surgery. Practicing and teaching at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, he also holds an assistant professorship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He serves on the biologic implants committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and develops new implants and techniques. Anat Frumkin Napp writes, “At the joyous occasion of the marriage of my daughter Arielle to Matthew Sweitzer, many of my Brandeis friends were there to celebrate: Elizabeth Taub Breslow ’82; Rachel Bijou; Lewis Brooks ’80, P’16; Denise Silber Brooks ’84, P’16; Hannah Brooks ’16; and Hallie Shapiro Clemm.Moses Pava is starting his 30th year at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business. For the past six years, he has served as dean. He was recently promoted to University Professor for his research in business ethics, becoming only the eighth University Professor in school history. He is married to his high-school sweetheart, Vivian Newman. The couple have three children: Becca (28), Jonah (22) and Micah (20). Wendy Rubinstein was named director of clinical data management and curation at CancerLinQ, a nonprofit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Wendy has held several roles at the National Institutes of Health and spent more than a decade as chief of the genetics division and director of the Center for Medical Genetics at Evanston Hospital, in suburban Chicago.

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