Fran C. Brochstein

Irving L. Samuels Outstanding Teacher Awards for Judaic Studies Fran C. Brochstein offers one on one art experiences to kids, teens and young adults of all abilities to create and to elevate at her current practice, BOOST heARTs, LLC.  Fran’s career is based on […]

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Eileen Elfezouaty

Irving L. Samuels Outstanding Teacher Awards for Judaic Studies Eileen Elfezouaty was born in Chicago, Illinois.  She went to the University of Illinois and graduated with a BS in Human Factors Engineering. After she graduated from college, she then worked as a Research Scientist […]

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Ariel Rozen

Harold Reingold Yavneh Award for Jewish Educators Ariel Rozen is a professional Jewish educator in Houston, Texas.  With an extensive history in Jewish education, Ariel currently serves as the Jewish Studies Principal and Admissions Advisor at the Beth Yeshurun Day School.  She leads the […]

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Dena Marks

Hans Mayer Jewish Communal Professional Award Dena Marks is the Senior Associate Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Southwest Regional Office, where she has worked for more than 20 years.  Her main responsibility at ADL is publicity, but she also serves as a liaison with […]

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Luis Gomar

The Ben Susholtz Young Leadership Award Professionally, Luis F. Gomar is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s North America Energy Transactions Group, with 15 years of experience advising on cross-border transactions in the energy and finance sectors. Fluent in English and Spanish, he regularly assists […]

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Aliza Plotkin

The Barbara and Harold Falik Young Leadership Award Aliza Plotkin  grew up in the Washington DC suburbs and was actively engaged in the Jewish Community from the time she was a young child. She held a variety of leadership roles in BBYO, volunteered in […]

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