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The Charlotte Jewish news. (Charlotte, N.C.) 19??-current, November 01, 1988, Image 7

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Women Workers Are Dedicated P»9« 7-THE NEWS-Wovmt»«f, 1986 Meet the Members of Our Cabinet Each month a member(s) of our Cabinet will be profiled in the CJN. Meg Goldstein, 1989 Women’s Division Campaign Chair, announces that this year’s campaign is being con ducted by the largest volun teer work force in the history of Women’s Division. Forty- four women have agreed to be part of this effort for Jewish survival. These women are committed to strengthen the quality of Jewish life. Ms. Goldstein encourages aU the women of the Charlotte Jewish community to open their hearts and respond to these women. She urges more women to join with this group. Women’s Division workers for the 1989 campaign are: Maddie Joffe, Evelyn Berger, Bobbi Bernstein, Janet Jaffa, Peggy Gartner, Helen Fried man, Dorothy Ashendorf, Baila Pransky, Meg Goldstein, Vicki Hopkins, Rhoda Gleiberman, Polly Menaker, Pegirl Kier, Beth Linderman, Fran Lyons, Rose Luski, Henrietta Melts- ner, Linda Levy, Ruth Gold berg, Wendy Rosen, Nicki Levine, Sally Schrader, EUen Goldstein, Lee Blumenthal, Renee Gorelick, Claire Putter- man, Emily Zimmem, Sara Schreibman, Elkie Tulmjui, Barbara Zelickson, Lillian Bienstock, Lynne Sheffer, Rosalind Taranto, Penny Eisenberg, Lori Sklut, Nadine Fox, Nancy Gugenheim, Roz Cooper, Linda Spil, Dee Kri- del, Kim Schrader, Gloria Grifenhagen and Mae Gold man. Ruth Goldberg Ruth Goldberg is Editor of the American Jewish Times Outlook. She has been active in the Charlotte Jewish com munity since she moved here in 1962 from suburban New York with her husband, Alan S., and sons, Michael and Jona than. Ruth holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy from Brandeis University and an M.A. de gree in Elementary Education from New York University. She is a certified teacher who was Director of Temple Israel Daily School (1963-67); taught secular and Judaic subjects, kindergarten-6th grade at the North Carolina Hebrew Acad emy at Charlotte (1972-80); taught Hebrew School and led youth groups at Temple Is rael. Since 1972, Ruth has served continuously on the board of Charlotte Jewish Federation and has held the offices of secretary and vice president. In 1985 she was the recipient of a National Council of Jew ish Federations award for a project she chedred in Char lotte: ‘‘Outreach to the Unaf filiated and Intermarried.” She is currently chairperson of the Federation Education Committee which coordinates the Adult Institute of Jewish Studies and a task force for a Ruth Goldberg Bureau of Jewish Education. A cofounder of Federation Women’s Division, Ruth had served as its president and campaign chairperson and is presently a member of the campaign cabinet. Ruth is a member of Temple Israel and a past president of its Sisterhood. She is a life member of Hadassah and be longs to B’nai B’rith Women, the Carolinas Association of Jewish Women and Men, Jew ish Community Center and the League of Women Voters. Ruth’s parents who were and are devoted synagogue members and active partici pants in its affiliated groups, especially the religious school, were the role models for her dedication, both professional ly and as a volunteer, to the education and betterment of the Jewish community in Charlotte. Frances M. Lyons Fran, who was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and has lived in Charlotte for over four years, serves on the Women’s Division Cabinet as chair of the Outreach committee. Her goal is to reach women like herself, a Jew-by-choice, to understand the needs of our community, feel a part of the community and better under stand the concepts involved with tzedakah. She sees the need to educate people like herself and has been involved within the Char lotte Jewish community since her marriage to Jeffrey Lyons in 1986. Her personal commit ment to Judaism begem when she was studying with Rabbi Robert Seigel of Temple Beth El V’Shalom. She realized upon reading Rabbi Seigel’s book. Intermarriage: A Guide for Jewish Parents, £md going to class, the need for only one religion in a family unit. The process involved studying the Jewish view of Jewish ideas and Fran’s personal commit ment of how to live her life as an ongoing process. She loves to organize “work and play” emd as Outreach chair, she is coordinating a very important facet of Fed eration. Fran is the step-mother of 3 children, Andrew, 11 and Frances Lyons Allison and Nancy', bVi, and the mother of a daughter Kyle, 18-months-old. Fran is a mem ber of the Board of the Char lotte Chapter of Hadassah and is involved with B ’nai B’rith Women and Temple Beth El V’Shalom Sisterhood. In her “spare time” she works with her husband, is a co-pilot in the company plane, plays ten nis, golf and needlepoints. Women’s Division is proud to have Fran serve on its Cab inet. Electrolog/ NANCY M. SEWAFtD, C.P.E. Board Certified Electrologist Free Consultation 25% off first visit 4705 Park Rd.-Suite 202A 523-2333 MR. ALEXANDER JULIAN IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF HIS NEW STORE WHERE YOU WILL FIND THE FINEST COLLECTION OF MEN’S AND WOMEN’S CLOTHING THE ALEXANDER JULIAN SHOP Special^ Shops on the Park 364-9S82 MAYBE, JUST MAYBE, THE FINEST CLOTHING IN THE WORLD.

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