Rosie Stromberg

Rosie Stromberg was born in 1937 in Dallas, TX. After marrying and giving birth to her two sons, Rosie became very active in the Jewish community. Rosie has worked with the National Council of Jewish Women, served on the board of the Southwest Jewish Congress, worked with the American Jewish Committee, along with many other organizations. Rosie is a natural connector, dedicating her time to connecting various ethnic and religious groups. Education has always been Rosie’s first love and she has been involved in supporting the Dallas public schools for many years.

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Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg was born in 1928 in Corsicana, Texas, and raised in Fort Worth. Her dad was a traveling businessman who served in World War I and was stationed in South Texas. Lois attended elementary school in Dallas followed by Forest Avenue High School. She recalls being in Boston at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Lois went to the University of Texas and married her husband, Bob, at the age of 18 after Bob returned from the Navy. Lois has always been involved with various youth groups in the community, specifically working as an advisor to B’nai B’rith Youth in her later years. Lois and Bob raised one daughter and two sons, all of whom followed their parents’ example of community involvement.

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Mimi Aronoff

Mimi Aranof Born in Dallas, TX, in 1929, Mimi attended John Henry Brown School and Forest High School. Her father, who eventually owned Goodman Produce Company, immigrated from Poland to the U.S. at age 13. On June 21, 1947, Mimi married her husband, Melvin, who had the opportunity to meet Albert Einstein at a seder dinner through the military. Her family was active in three synagogues – Temple Emanu-El, Agudas Achim, and Shearith Israel – and Mimi was president of Mizrachi Women in Dallas. On the day of her son’s bar mitzvah, she heard on the radio that President Kennedy was assassinated, and later that night saw Jack Ruby at Temple.

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