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arbitrator , conflict management consultant

Joan Borteck Dickstein, American Arbitrator, conflict management consultant. Recipient Human Rights award City of Philadelphia Commision on Human Rels., 1982.


Dickstein, Joan Borteck was born on June 20, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Mary (Leibovitz) Borteck.


Bachelor, Antioch College, 1974;Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 1978.


Philadelphia coordinator, Great Books Foundation, Chicago, 1960-1964;moderator, panelist, Panel of America Women, Philadelphia, 1964-1973;trainer sensitivity courses, Philadelphia Fellowship commission, 1966-1969;research associate, consultant, University of Pennsylvania Human Resources Center, Philadelphia, 1969-1973;arbitrator community disputes, American Arbitration Association, Philadelphia, 1969-1982;arbitrator community disputes, Municipal Court of Philadelphia, 1974-1980;arbitrator community disputes, Commision on Human Rels., Philadelphia, 1979-1982;facilitator interfaith dialogue, Elkins Park (Pennsylvania) Interfaith Dialogue, since 1987. Guest lecturer conflict management La Salle College, Philadelphia, 1971-1974. Member of advisory committee Episcopal Comty.

Superior vena cava syndrome, Philadelphia, 1972-1973. Consultant staff development Covenant House Health Svc., Philadelphia, 1979-1980.


Vice president Philadelphia chapter American Jewish Committee, Philadelphia, 1970-1973. Study tour member Scandinavia, World Future Society, Washington, 1974. Study tour member Middle East, United Presbyterian Church, Roman Catholic Conference, American Jewish Committee, New York City, 1976.

Board directors Or Hadash Congregation, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1990-1993. Peer counselor Women's Center, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, since 1987.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Great Books discussion programs, interfaith dialogue, aeorbics, crossword puzzles, volunteering at women's center.


Married Benjamin Dickstein, December 24, 1939. Children: Howard, Kenneth, Mary.

Joseph Borteck

Mary (Leibovitz) Borteck

Benjamin Dickstein

Howard Dickstein

Kenneth Dickstein

Mary Dickstein