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Rita Tavel Fogelman

Rita Tavel Fogelman, American library director. License: New York State Bar Association (attorney) 1980; certified New York State Education Department Division Library. Development, 1997. Recipient Daniel Alpern Memorial prize, Cornell University School Industrial and Labor Relations, 1963, James Campbell Memorial prize, 1963.

Background

  • Fogelman, Rita Tavel was born on April 14, 1942 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Sigmund and Hannah Tavel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1963. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, New York City, 1966. Master of Library Science, Queens College, Flushing, New York, 1995.

    Career

    • Program assistant National Institute Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, 1966—1968. Attorney Law Offices Arnold Becker, New York City, 1981—1985, Law Offices Rita Tavel Fogelman, New York City, 1985—1990. Legal consultant Genstar Company and Imasco, Pearl River, 1989—1991.

      Reference library New City Library., New York City, 1995, West Nyack Free Library., since 1995, library director, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • License: New York State Bar Association (attorney) 1980. Certified New York State Education Department Division Library. Development, 1997.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: liberal

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Vice president Nanuet Hebrew Center, New York City, 2000—2008, president, 2008. Member of Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Services.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, ballroom dancing, cooking.

    Connections

    • Married John Aaron Fogelman, September 13, 1964. Children: Leah Miriam, Daniel Adam, Seth Benjamin.
    • father: Sigmund Tavel
    • mother: Hannah Tavel
    • spouse: John Aaron Fogelman
    • children: Leah Miriam Fogelman
    • Daniel Adam Fogelman
    • Seth Benjamin Fogelman
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    Born April 14, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      Cornell University
    • 1966
      Columbia University
    • 1995
      Queens College
    • 1966 - 1968
      Program assistant, National Institute Child Health and Human Development
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1981 - 1985
      attorney, Law Offices Arnold Becker
    • 1985 - 1990
      attorney, Law Offices Arnold Becker
    • 1989 - 1991
      legal consultant, Genstar Company and Imasco
      Pearl River, Louisiana, United States
    • 1995
      reference library New City Library
    • 1995
      reference library New City Library
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