Maimonides School

Alumni News & Events

Graduate’s Brew Helps Boost Israel’s Fledgling Craft Beer Industry


Craft beers are proliferating in Israel, and a Maimonides School graduate is part of the phenomenon.Read More

Graduate, a Veteran Health-Care Specialist, Moves into the Private Sector


Eliot Fishman ’88 recently began a new management position with a national consumer advocacy organization focused on health care.

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Graduate is a source of Vibrant Judaism in the Land Down Under


Perth, Australia, is the most isolated urban Jewish community in the world. Aron Grossman ’12 is one of four shlichim serving for a year in Perth, under the auspices of an organization called Torah Mitzion and through Bnei Akiva.Read More

Alum's Career Focused on Health Care and the Consumer


Eliot Fishman ’88 recently began a new management position with a national consumer advocacy organization focused on health care.Read More

Alumna on Front Lines to Educate Campus About Israel


Ariana Turk ’13 is serving as an independent ambassador for Israel on a Montreal campus that provides some unique challenges.Read More

Recent Graduate Takes Top Prize in Gemara Contest


Dina Cohn, a member of the Class of 2017, tied for first place in the Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Program, sponsored by the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.Read More

Alumnus Helps Lead Rapidly-Developing Cardiac Care Procedure


After a medical education spanning more than a dozen years, Dr. Ben Galper ’97 is on the cutting edge of
interventional cardiology.
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Recent Graduate Exploring a Different Aspect of Life in Israel


Sarah Jacobs ’11 is exploring an aspect of life in Israel that she did not encounter in her 12th grade advocacy classes or during her post-graduate year of learning at Nishmat.Read More

Veteran Birthright Israel Coordinator to Pursue Dream of Teaching


After leading 12 Birthright Israel trips in fewer than five years, Nomi Mitchell ’06 is going back to school. This summer—after two more Birthright Israel trips—she will embark on a new program that includes a track toward a master’s degree in Jewish education at Hebrew University.Read More

Graduate Finds a Market in Israel for His Construction Skills


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Alumna Strives to Stay on the Cutting Edge of Website Design


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Decades Ago, Maimonides Laid the Groundwork for Floor Hockey


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Three Siblings Recall Student Years at Maimonides Educational Institute


(Editor’s note: This is one of a series of articles profiling some of the first 80 graduates of Maimonides School, as we approach the 80th anniversary of the school’s founding in October 1937.)

During its first decade, several siblings and cousins helped populate the high school at Maimonides. The surnames were familiar — Bramson, Greenwald, Lesser, Sadwin. Three siblings in the Stern family graduated in 1956, 1957 and 1958, each culminating 12 years at what was known as Maimonides Educational Institute.

“It was very brave of my parents to send me to Maimonides Educational Institute in 1944 — and a great sacrifice,” said Yaffa (Janice) Stern Lauer ’56. “I had gone to public school for a year and was miserable because I had nothing in common with all the other kids, and especially with the non-Jewish teachers.”
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