Dearest alumni and alumni parents,
First of all, we wish you a very happy new year with much success ahead in 2019!
2019 Purim College Packs
We are so excited to be able to send college packs for Purim this year! We would be delighted to include your college students ~ just email your student's mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be sure to include them. We look forward to continuing the tradition and will ask for updated college addresses as the years progress.
The Gala is back! Join us February 23, 2019 for "A Little Purim Gala"
After a decade hiatus, the Gala is back! We would love to have you join us for "A Little Purim Gala" on February 23rd at Devil's Canyon Brewery in San Carlos. We are honoring our amazing teachers at this event, some of whom have been with us for over 20 years. We'll have dancing, entertainment, silent and live auctions, a delicious Kosher dinner, and more fun! For more information on the event, registration, sponsoring or donating auction items, please email email@example.com or visit wornickjds.org/gala
Alumni Web Page Launched
In case you missed it - we have launched our new alumni webpage with quotes and highlights. Please visit and share with your alumni! There is a Google form where you and your children can submit your exciting tidbits, get involved and stay connected. You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and join us on LinkedIn.
• Dr. Deb Donig '94 received her PhD in English from UCLA. Her specialty is in literature of the Holocaust, Jewish American art and literature, and Jewish political philosophy. She has taught and lectured around the world, is an award-winning scholar and was recently named on of UCLA's "Top Ten Professors" by College Magazine.
• Kudos to David Lipman '14, whose research at Lick Observatory with the Automated Planet Finder was recently featured on c.net!
• 2016 alumni Molly W. and Jacob Cohen have been keeping busy in the Jewish community. Molly was recently selected by the Jewish Women's Archive for a year-long writing fellowship for young women writers called the Rising Voices Fellowship. Jacob has been elected to the NFTY Central West Region Board as the Merchandising and Fundraising Vice President.
• Grant Liffmann '98 is the co-creator and host of Warriors Outsiders on NBC Sports Bay Area. Their start-up history and show was recently featured in the San Jose Mercury News and can be found here.
We are so fortunate that Wornick students (current and alumni) are supported, challenged and inspired to become their very best selves - confident young adults with the desire and skills to change the world. As we move into the next generation, we encourage your continued support of the school, stay in touch, arrange a visit, and come see how we have grown up too. We'd love to have you!