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Charlotte Golden

With Charlotte Golden, The Dayton Jewish Observer

Stephanie Jarvis, daughter of Ted and Linda Jarvis, has been named general counsel for the Fiesta Bowl.

David Katz, son of Allan and Linda Katz, has been promoted to assistant director of the Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh, which serves the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. For more than three years, David was at Hillel as Director of J’Burgh, a program for graduate and professional students at the two schools, which he built up from its inception.

Martin Foster graduated with honors Dec. 9 with an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Martin’s proud mom is Lynn Foster. He’ll work in corporate finance for Intel in Santa Clara, Calif.

Sara Fishbein has been nominated to the Air Force Academy by Sen. Sherrod Brown and to the Naval Academy by U.S. Rep. Mike Turner. Her parents are Donn and Cassie Fishbein. Sara, an 18-year-old homeschool student, finishes her studies in June.

Among the honorees at this year’s YWCA Women of Influence Luncheon on March 15 at the Dayton Convention Center will be Julie Liss-Katz, director of public affairs for Premier Health Partners.

Former Daytonian Alice Nierenberg Cotman will be honored by the Sisterhood of Temple Emanu-El in Sarasota on Feb. 5. Alice is a leader with the sisterhood, past president of ORT, co-founder of Humanity Working to End Genocide, chair of Women’s Day for the temple, a member of National Council of Jewish Women’s Women in Power Committee, Embracing our Differences steering committee, and an active member of Sister Cities in Sarasota. She is the sister of Beverly Horwitz of Dayton, Shelley Lieberman of Philadelphia, and daughter of Fannie Nierenberg, formally of Dayton, also a resident of Sarasota.


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