Judith Wolfson is the daughter of Harry Wolfson, a prominent economist. The family often stayed at the Gelber’s cottage across the lake from the Schwartz's. Wolfson is a double graduate of the University of Toronto in Social Work and Law. Wolfson spent ten years with the Government of Ontario in several senior positions including Deputy Minister – Intergovernmental Affairs, Deputy Minister – Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, and Deputy Minister – Consumer and Commercial Relations.She is now the Vice-President, University Relations for the University of Toronto where she is responsible for the University’s Government and Community Relations, International Relations and Strategic Communications and Marketing. In 2003 she received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for leadership and service to the community in recognition of her leadership in a wide range of major community organizations.
Jan Shleser (now Simonsky) is the daughter of Dr. Isaac Shleser and Helen (Schwartz) Shleser. She is the sister of Jill Shleser and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz. She is married to Rob Simonsky.
Jan was nominated for the 2012/2013 Sisterhood Board of Directors at Holy Blossom Temple.
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Item is a portrait of Judith Wolfson and Jan Shleser.
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