Illinois Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon and public relations executive Maureen Schulman are the newest members of the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Council, appointed on Tuesday by President Barack Obama.
Rabbi Gordon is the founding rabbi of Congregation Sukkat Shalom in Wilmette, Ill. and is vice president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. He also is a member of the President’s Advisory Council of the Hebrew Union College and a senior rabbinic fellow of the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.
Schulman is president of her public relations firm and director of public relations for The Eli’s Cheesecake Company. She is president of the board of The Happiness Club and a director of the Magnificent Mile Charitable Foundation.