Mickey Warsaw

Warsaw, MickeyMickey Warsaw was born in 1934 in Chicago, IL. Mickey was married in 1953, eventually moving with her husband to Dallas in order to pursue work. After her husband passed away, she joined the Jewish Community Center in Dallas in order to find a “Jewish home,” as she states, enjoying the welcoming environment of Jewish culture and activities. As a dedicated member of the Jewish community, Mickey has worked for Jewish Family Service and has been involved with the Jewish War Veterans organization, which supports the Veterans’ Hospital as well as several other children’s organizations. Mickey is known as the “Bear Lady” due to her involvement with the delivery of stuffed animals to children in the children’s hospitals.

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Beverly Tobian

Tobian, BEVERLYBeverly Tobian was born in 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska. Beverly has had a profound impact on Dallas’s Jewish community through her involvement in many organizations throughout the community. She has also been honored with a couple of awards that demonstrate the hard work she has performed.

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Barbara Gutow

Gutow, Barbara editedBarbara Gutow was born and raised in Illinois and moved to Dallas after graduating from college at North Texas State University. She came to Dallas to teach, and met her husband, Billy, while he was working in the scrap metal business after having completed law school. Barbara has been a very active and important leader and volunteer in Dallas’s Jewish community. She was on the board of Jewish Family Service, Golden Acres, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, has dedicated much of her time to serving less fortunate communities, and has been involved with the National Council of Jewish Women, among other organizations.

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Rabbi Howard Wolk

Wolk, RABBI HOWARDRabbi Howard Wolk was born in 1952 in the Bronx and grew up in Queens, NY. His father, a cantor, was born in Poland and came over with his parents and siblings, while Rabbi Wolk’s mother was born in Berlin and came to America with her parents and sister before the war. Rabbi Wolk moved with his family to Dallas, where he first became the founding Rabbi of Congregation Shaare Tefilla. He always has been and continues to be a strong role model and active leader within Dallas’s Jewish community and with many organizations, including Jewish Family Service and the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas. As proud parents of six children, Rabbi Wolk and his wife, Annette, have had a great impact on the community and have taught many.

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Carole Wolanow

Wolanow, CAROLECarole Wolanow was born in 1946 in Los Angeles, California. Carole has passionately involved herself in many organizations within the Dallas Jewish community and also has served on the boards of different national organizations.

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