Debra Polsky

Debra Polsky, Executive Director of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, was born in New York in 1954 and moved with her family to Chattanooga, Tennessee, at the age of two. Debra moved to Dallas in 1989 for a job with B’nai Brith Youth Organization. Since then, she has profoundly influenced Jewish life in Dallas through her work with many different organizations.

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Joanie Weinstein

Weinstein, JOANIEJoanie Weinstein was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and moved to Dallas with her family in June of 1969. She has been an educator and highly active member within the Dallas Jewish community, where she has made a positive influence on its members.

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Loren Weinstein

Weinstein, LORENLoren Weinstein was born in 1939 in Denver, Colorado. Loren has been a highly involved supporter and leader within the Dallas Jewish community, which he attributes to his upbringing and the values his family instilled in him from a young age.

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Phyllis Somer

Somer, PHYLLISPhyllis Somer was born in 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in Dallas. She has held many important leadership positions in the Dallas Jewish community and has made a profound influence through her involvement in various organizations.

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Jeff Seymour

Seymour, JEFFJeff Seymour was born in 1949 in Los Angeles, California. At the time, he moved from North Carolina with his wife and child to Dallas, where he has been a strong and important leader within Dallas’s Jewish  community.

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