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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Bob Goldberg

Bob Goldberg was born in 1927 in Dallas, Texas. He attended grammar school in South Dallas, followed by Forest Avenue High School. Then, he went to University of Texas for a semester and a half before enlisting in the military at the age of 17. He was stationed in San Francisco as a radio operator, sending out messages into the Pacific Ocean. After his service, Bob came back to Dallas and married his wife, Lois, a few months later, in 1946. Bob studied business marketing at SMU and ultimately ended up working for a large metal recycling company for 32 years. Together Lois and Bob have one daughter and two sons, all of whom have been very active in the Dallas Jewish community. Their sons opened up a scrapyard under their father’s training. Bob has been an important member of the Dallas Jewish community, serving his time on the board of the Jewish Community Center and with other organizations.

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Dr. Larry Genender

Dr. Larry Genender, the oldest of three children, was born in 1934 in Montreal, Canada. His father was born in the country of Georgia and his mother in Poland; they came to America in the 1920s. Larry graduated from Strathcona High School in 1951 and then from McGill University in 1955, at which time he began medical school. He knew he wanted to be a doctor from the time he was in ninth grade, and was strongly encouraged and supported by his parents. Larry married his wife, Joan, in 1962. They moved to Montreal in 1966, and there, Larry, a surgeon, opened up his own practice. Eventually Larry’s family settled in Dallas where Larry and Joan have been important supporters of the Dallas Jewish Community.

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Dr. Burt Einspruch

Dr. Burt Einspruch was born in 1935 in the Bronx. His father, born in Czechoslovakia, first served in the Austrian army and then ultimately served in the Polish army. His family moved to Dallas when he was 11 years old and Burt attended Highland Park High School. Dr. Einspruch married his wife, Barbara, in October of 1960. He went to medical school at UT Southwestern and was commissioned in 1956 into the military. Dr. Einspruch went into psychiatry due to his interest in the brain and made great advances by organizing many programs, including a geriatric program. He has greatly served the Jewish community, having endowed the Holocaust Lecture Series at the University of Texas at Dallas.

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Annette Corman

Annette Corman was born in 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, but moved with her family shortly thereafter to Texas. Annette grew up in Corpus Christi and attended high school there as well. After high school, she attended the University of Michigan and the University of Cincinnati. In 1991, she married Jack Corman, and combined their families. They have five children and multiple grandchildren. Annette has been involved in Temple Emanu-El’s Sisterhood in addition to Brandeis Women’s book group while working as a stock broker for over 25 years.

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