Class Correspondent

Katherine Gould-Martin’s son, Benjamin, wrote the book “The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture.” “Is there a connection to my having gone to Brandeis?” she wonders. Gerald Kargman returned to marathon running after a hiatus of more than three decades, participating in the Chicago Marathon in October. “It still strikes me as a quixotic endeavor,” he says, “given that nature designed me to be a middle linebacker or a shot putter.” He plans to run the Last Chance Marathon in September in an effort to qualify for the Boston Marathon. In 1967, Don Lubin and Charles Bennett ’64 together purchased a house in Boston’s Allston neighborhood. They just had a party to celebrate 50 years of ownership, and 15 previous residents (nearly 10 percent of them) returned for the reunion. Joan Michelson has written two new poetry books: “Landing Stage,” which focuses on refugees and immigrants, and “The Family Kitchen,” a collection of family portrait poems. Patricia Striar Rohner is looking forward to the publication of her second novel, “Shari’s Secret,” a sequel to her novel “Tzippy the Thief,” which took first place in the general fiction category at the Southeast Book Festival in 2016. Susan Rosenbaum lives in the Washington, D.C., area, where she represents and markets paintings, sculpture and works on paper created by her late father, Benjamin Abramowitz. She had a long career in arts education, fundraising, museum administration and arts representation. Sheila, Susan’s daughter with Victor Rosenbaum ’64, has two children and lives in Los Angeles.

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