Class Correspondent

Matthew Bank is the director of trauma surgery and surgical intensive care at North Shore University Hospital. He lives in Dix Hills, New York, with his wife and 5-year-old triplets. Brian Fox is general counsel of Campus Living Villages U.S., the American division of a multinational provider of university student housing. He lives in Houston with his wife, Marie, and two dogs, Olive and Petunia. He reports that he is “still really, really ridiculously good-looking.” Mari Kim, who earned her doctorate in constructive theology from Emory, splits her time between teaching philosophy at Everett Community College, and serving as manager of philanthropy and community engagement at Homestead Community Land Trust, in Seattle. She is raising “two tall and sassy sons”; one started college this year, and the other loves ultimate Frisbee and debates. Gwen Leifer had a great weekend in Cleveland celebrating the bat mitzvah of Carolyn Meyer, daughter of Kathryn (Fradkin) Meyer. Adam Reisman, who started with the Class of 1991 but transferred before graduation, was also there. Laurie McMillan left Pennsylvania for New York, where she is chairing the Department of English and Modern Language Studies at Pace University, in Pleasantville. She’s looking forward to connecting with Brandeisians living in Westchester and NYC.

Photo of Shapiro with Ron Liebowitz and his wife

A Joyful Shalom: At a welcome event in Tel Aviv (hosted by Alumni Club of Israel co-president Nicole Gilliat ’08), President Ron Liebowitz and his wife, Jessica, met Daniel Shapiro ’91 (left), the former U.S. ambassador to Israel. More than 80 alumni and friends attended the get-together. In recent months, Liebowitz has met with alumni at similar events in Los Angeles; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; London; and Houston.

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