Very tragic news for Tamar Katz and her family: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/...ews+%28News%29
Since Tamar has read FSU in the past, I thought I would start this thread in case she happens to see or hear about it.[27-year-old Ronen] Katz was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania whose sister, Tamar Katz, is a three-time Israeli national figure skating champion, his mother said.
Katz recently received an award from the Creativity Foundation for his commitment to public service. He was due next month to be honored with a young business leadership award for his work with the Hebrew Academy for special children.
"There are only good things to say about him," Katz's heartbroken mother said. "A brilliant boy. I wish I had five like him."
ETA another news article link: http://dnainfo.com/20100920/downtown...l-st-hitandrun
“Not only was he wise in the business world, but he was a generous person in terms of giving back to the community,” said Rabbi Solomon Stern, executive director of the Hebrew Academy for Special Children. “He had a charitable heart.”
Stern said Katz helped raise money for his organization, which offers education and therapy for the disabled. Stern was planning to present Katz with the 2010 Young Business Leadership Award at the Hebrew Academy for Special Children’s annual benefit on Oct. 7, he said.