Boris Gremont

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.

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Jerry Benjamin

Jerry BenjaminJerry Benjamin was born in 1934 in Memel, Lithuania. His family left Lithuania in 1937 before the war and arrived in New York City, where his grandparents had moved a year earlier. He first lived in Brooklyn then in Manhattan, where he lived until he finished Brooklyn College and went into the U.S. Air Force. In 1963, he moved with his family to Dallas in search of a place suitable for raising kids. After the unfortunate passing of his first wife, Jerry married Diane and joined their families as one. He has been an extremely active member in the Dallas Jewish community, leading and voluntering with many different organizations and institutions including Tiferet Israel, Jewish War Veterans, and Akiba Academy, among others.

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