Jewish-American Hall of Fame

The Jewish-American Hall of Fame was established by Mel Wacks at the Judah L.

Britta Kolb

Marketing and Communications Coordinator (2012-2014)

Britta Kolb, MA, coordinates advertisements, general marketing, inquiries from the public, the University, and provides development and administrative support.

Charlotte Patterson

Events Coordinator (2012)

Bram Goodwin


Professional photographer specializing in journalism.

Arielle Orbach-Smith

Programs Coordinator

Arielle Orbach-Smith is the Programs Coordinator at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.

Edward Foley

Head Preparator

Deborah Kirshman

Member of the Council of the Friends of the Bancroft Library
Deborah Kirshman

John S. Sills Memorial Lecture

The John S. Sills Memorial Lecture was instituted in 1986 in memory of distinguished community leader John S.

Eva Gurevich

Curatorial Intern (2010-2011) and Programs Coordinator (2011-2012)
Eva Gurevich

Eva Gurevich volunteered as a Curatorial Intern in 2010-2011, and later was the Programs and Events Coordinator at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in 2011-2012, when she oversaw the op