Members of Stern College’s Class of 1980 Gather in Israel

Jun 27, 2005 — SCW Class of 1980 alumnae living in Israel held a reunion at the home of Bat-Sheva (Vegh) Pava of Hashmonaim to parallel the one held for members of the class at Abigail’s restaurant in Manhattan on May 25. The alumnae in Israel were joined by Dean Ethel Orlian and her husband, Rabbi J. Mitchell Orlian; Dr. Ephraim Kanarfogel, Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies chairman and director of the Graduate Program for Women in Advanced Talmudic Studies; and Howard Weisband, senior adviser to President Richard M. Joel on Israel affairs.

“When I tell people that the bonds formed at Stern College last a lifetime, I feel certain some don’t really understand what I’m talking about,” said Karen Bacon, PhD, the Monique C. Katz Dean of Stern. “But it’s true, and especially so for those who have made aliyah and who are never out of our thoughts and prayers

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