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Summer 2017 Newsletter: Stan Levenson

FOLLOWING THE NEWS ON ANTISEMITISM AND HATRED

Stan Levenson is a widely recognized public relations professional whose career in Dallas spans over 45 years. While achieving a leadership role in the public relations profession, Mr. Levenson has dedicated several decades to community service, the arts and support for education. We have had the great fortune of benefitting from Stan’s wisdom, along with countless other organizations. Stan’s commitment to our community is unparalleled.

A former chairman of the Greater Dallas Chamber's marketing committee, Mr. Levenson has directed numerous civic initiatives, including the Mayor’s Task Force on Marketing Southern Dallas; chairing the grand opening of the African-American Museum at Fair Park; serving on the boards of the Dallas Arboretum and the North Texas Commission. He was a participating member of the President's Advisory Council of the AT&T Center for the Performing Arts and the Legacy Council at the Sammons Center for the Performing Arts, the Texas Trees, Thanks-Giving and Jewish Family Service Foundations.

Throughout his career, Mr. Levenson has been active on advisory boards at the University of North Texas’ College of Music; the University of Texas at Dallas’ School of Arts and Humanities and SMU’s Perkins School of Theology, and Communication Studies at Southern Methodist University. He was an adjunct professor and taught PR Management there.

In 2008, Levenson was selected to the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee by Chairman Roger Staubach and other board members and was past Chairman of the Urban League of Greater Dallas. Mr. Levenson served as a member of the board of the Dallas Holocaust Museum/ Center for Education and Tolerance for many years and remains on our Communications Committee advisory board. To that end, he regularly delivers articles he’s clipped that helps us stay aware of incidents of antisemitism as well as articles on topics related to our mission.

With his devoted wife and business partner Barbara, Stan Levenson takes great pride in being blessed with two gifted daughters and six grandsons, two of whom are college graduates.

Here are links to a few of the articles in his recent collection:

https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/10492/anti-semitism-tolerance
http://www.dw.com/en/arte-defends-decision-on-european-anti-semitism-documentary/a-39162561
http://forward.com/opinion/374131/this-week-in-anti-semitism-arson-slurs-and-a-weaponized-basketball/
http://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/German-mayor-cancels-BDS-events-due-to-antisemitism-496202
http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/06/07/hate-anti-semitism-on-rise-at-alameda-schools-parents-say/
http://www.ejpress.org/article/Franco-German-tv-network-refuses-to-broadcast-documentary-on-the-rise-of-anti-Semitism-in-Europe/23301
http://www.haaretz.com/us-news/.premium-1.806454 (added not from Stan)