Yeshiva University High Schools to Honor Community Leaders and Beloved Faculty Members at May 22 Dinner
Yeshiva University High Schools (YUHS) will present their Annual Dinner of Tribute on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Park, NY. This year’s honorees include Guests of Honor Louis and Naomi Tuchman and faculty honorees, Lynda Smith and Dr. Seth Taylor.
“The Board of Trustees joins the Yeshiva University High School community in paying tribute to two inspiring, beloved and dedicated faculty members,” said Miriam Goldberg, chair of YUHS. “Our guests of honor, Naomi and Louis, are a rare blend of community leaders who graciously give their time from their professional and person lives.”
Louis, a dedicated YUHS board member for the past five years, and Naomi are alumni of YU High Schools and are pillars in their community of Hillcrest, NY. They passionately share the vision of YUHS in educating young men and women to serve as future Jewish and lay leaders. Louis is an experienced tax attorney and was recently named chair of the tax department at Herrick Feinstein, after three decades at Kaye Scholer. Naomi is a CPA with her own independent practice.
Smith is the athletic director at the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls, coach of the tennis and volleyball teams and physical education instructor for all grades. She created the “Athletes Giving Back” program, a chesed project that has the sports teams raise money for nonprofit organizations. She is vice president of the Nassau County Board of Gymnastics High School Officials and a member of the NY State Board of Gymnastic Officials.
Taylor is principal for general studies and an instructor in European and world history at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy / Yeshiva University High School for Boys. A master teacher and administrator, he is the author of Between Tradition and Modernity: A History of the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy and is celebrating 25 years at YUHSB.