Tyler, age 14, reading from his Braille Haggadah Rochelle, who lost her vision later in life, enjoys JBI Talking Books A young child named Lotem is able to see the printed page thanks to customized lenses created by the team at the JBI Low Vision Clinic in Tel Aviv


Steven P. Polivy, Co-Chair of the Board
Susan L. Schlechter, Co-Chair of the Board
Dr. Ellen Isler, President and CEO

Thomas G. Kahn, Vice Chairman
Myron Kaplan, Vice Chairman
Benjamin F. Kursman, Vice Chairman
Stephen D. Solender, Vice Chairman

Frances Brandt, Treasurer
Ellen David, Assistant Treasurer
Diane Lipman, Secretary
Paul R. Herman, Assistant Secretary


Barbara B. Friedman, Honorary Chairman of the Board
Judy E. Tenney, Honorary Chairman of the Board
Leroy Fadem, Honorary Vice Chairman

Gerald M. Kass*, Executive Vice President Emeritus


Judy E. Tenney
Barbara B. Friedman
Selma Shavitz*
Dr. Jane Evans*
Norma U. Levitt


Leopold Dubov*

* Deceased


Mark J. Altschuler
Frances Brandt
Ellen David
Leroy Fadem**
Barbara B. Friedman**
Frank Greenberg
William K. Gross
Dr. Ellie Henkind Katz
Paul R. Herman
Hortense Hurwitz**
Thomas G. Kahn
Myron Kaplan, Esq.
Nancy I. Klein
Benjamin F. Kursman
Norma U. Levitt
Diane Lipman
Steven P. Polivy
Ellen Y. Rosenberg
Florence Rubinstein
Barbara G. Saidel
Susan L. Schlechter
Arlene Simon
Stephen D. Solender
Dr. Jeffrey Spitzer
Judy E. Tenney**
Selma Weintraub

** Honorary Life Trustee


Dov Kramer
Naomi Kronish
Stephen S. Kutner, M.D.
Phyllis Raskin-Hadley
Dr. Dennis Shulman
Harold I. Steinbach

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