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1940s

Steve Israel

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Steve Israel was born in 1944 in Washington, D.C., and moved with his family at the age of 7 to Dallas, TX. As a news reporter, he has had the opportunity to report for the Texas Jewish Post on the Dallas Jewish community, in which he has been a very active member. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.

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Harry Hermann

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Harry Hermann, born in 1940, was raised in Newark, New Jersey, and moved to Dallas with his family as a teenager. A passionate Brooklyn Dodgers fan, Harry has utilized this passion to positively influence and contribute to those around him. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.

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Lynn Heffler

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Lynn Heffler was born in Abilene, Texas, in 1942, and was raised in Dallas. Her mother and father, who was in the jewelry business, were both from Texas. Lynn attended Hillcrest High School and later went to the University of North Texas for a short time before she began working for a mortgage company. Lynn got married in 1961 and she and her husband, who was in the insurance business for over 40 years, settled together in Dallas. Lynn has given of her time and knowledge to the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, where she worked as a dedicated volunteer. Lynn and Jerry have two sons and a daughter. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.

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Boris Gremont

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Boris Gremont was born in 1947 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and grew up in the country on a farm. It was there that he attended primary school. His mother and father, whose family was tragically lost in the Holocaust, were from Lithuania and met in South Africa. Boris was in the South African military for nine months in an engineering corps. He met his wife, Joan, in college in Johannesburg, and they married in 1971. Boris maintains a strong interest in engineering, however he has worked throughout his life as an accountant. He and his wife, Joan, eventually moved to Dallas with their family; they have two kids. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.  

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