Milton Loeb, Jr.

Milton Loeb, Jr.
Milton has been a Dallas resident since he was born in 1930. He studied at Highland Park High School and later went to Tulane University where he met his wife and married her an year later in December 1954. He has been a big part of Dallas’s Jewish Community through his participation in organizations such as Temple Emanu-El and Jewish Family Service
Published in January 2013.

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Judith & Paul Tobolowsky

Judith & Paul Tobolowsky
Paul was born in 1947 and grew up in Dallas. He went to Southwestern Medical School in 1973 and did his internship at Boston City Hospital.Judith grew up in Brooklyn and studied speech pathology at Boston University.
They met in Boston, got married and moved to Texas in 1979. They have 3 children and are active members of Jewish Community Center
Published on July 1, 2014.

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Joel Batalsky

Joel Batalsky
Born in 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father passed away when Joel was just five years old, and Joel grew up in an orphanage while having his mother by his side. A strong man, Joel received a wrestling scholarship to Temple University. He joined the military after studying business administration and accounting and graduating college in 1962. Joel and his wife have been heavily involved in the Jewish community in Dallas as active members of Temple Emanu-El, the Jewish Community Center, and various veterans organizations. Joel is a proud Jew and American, inspiring many with his desire to act with kindness and to repair the world around him.
Published on September 30, 2015 and amended on October 19, 2018.

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Norma Apt

Norma Apt
Born in Greenville, Texas in 1929, Norma grew up in Fort Worth. Her father, Meyer Abramson, was a Lithuanian immigrant who opened his own store and later founded Southland Beauty Supply, exclusively supplying Helene Curtis products to Neiman Marcus and other major retailers. Norma became a speech pathologist, having graduated from Emerson College in 1953 and also having studied at Harvard. Norma spent more than 20 years as a docent with the Dallas Holocaust Museum, and became interested in studying World War II due to her brother’s service in the military.
Published on January 19, 2014.

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Carol Alkek

Carol Alkek
Born in 1941 in Dallas, Texas, to her parents who came to the United States in 1938. Carol graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1963. She taught for many years and has worked in corporate training for 30 years. She has been a big part of Dallas’s Jewish Community through her participation in organizations such as Temple Emanu-El, the National Council of Jewish Women, and the American Jewish Committee, among others.
Published on June 7, 2016.

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