Dorothy Pierce
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Dorothy Pierce

Dr. Dorothy Pierce is a retired educator and school administrator. After retirement, she became involved with Jewish organizations, most notably Brandeis University National Women's Committee and was national president for two years. She instituted the Jewish Cultural Society at Florida Atlantic University in 2008 and served as its president from 2008-2012. Dr. Pierce served as president of the Gilda Malin chapter of Hadassah from 2011-2016. For the past 6 years, she has chaired the Jewish Cultural Club, a club that provides Jewish cultural programs to the members of her community-Boca Woods Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. She is on the board of Congregation Beth Ami in Boca Raton. Besides her Jewish activities, Dr. Pierce serves on the board of Boca Woods PAP Corps., a South Florida organization that raises money for cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Institute at the University of Miami. Dr. Pierce wrote Shoes of the Shoah, a biography of her friend Henny Aaronson, who survived the Kovno Ghetto and the Stufhoff concentration Camp. She wanted the world to know Henny's story. The book won the International Impact Book Award in February. She lives in Boca Raton, Florida with her husband Stanley, a retired college professor and attorney. Their two daughters, Amy and Leslie, live in California.
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