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Laurie Brumberg

Faculty and Staff

Purim Ball 2021

March 16, 2021 by Laurie Brumberg (Faculty and Staff)

More than 1000 people, from Argentina to Israel, tuned in to Milton’s Purim Ball 2021. We honored our teachers and staff – essential workers, every one – and raised over $136,000 for The Milton Fund – Thank you! If you missed our celebration or want to relive the moving tributes, gift presentation, Milton community chorus […]

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Meet the 2018 Purim Ball Honorees

March 6, 2018 by Laurie Brumberg (Faculty and Staff)

Each year at Purim Ball, we honor MILTON parents and others for their devoted leadership and service to the school. This year we recognize Kimby and Lawrence Berger; Kimberly and John Hasenberg; Cinthia and Horacio Rozanski; Sandy and Ted Schulman; and Sharon Freundel. Learn about these remarkable people, their commitment and service to our school, […]

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Getting to the Heart of It

November 9, 2017 by Laurie Brumberg (Faculty and Staff)

Most of us have habits of giving – the Friday tzedakah box, the monthly paycheck deduction, the yearly gifts. We instill in our children the same habit – splitting an allowance, dropping a quarter into the box. We do what we can, and when we give, we say something about who we are and what […]

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Reflections by Purim Ball Honoree Laurie Brumberg

April 11, 2016 by Laurie Brumberg (Faculty and Staff)

First, thank you to the Purim Ball chairs, volunteers, and the Advancement Office for pulling off this always-amazing event. And thanks to everyone in the room — because in addition to your auction bids, volunteer time, and scholarship contributions — your being here is a measure of what’s so special about JPDS — the power […]

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