An uptown Y honors Dr. Ruth
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An uptown Y honors Dr. Ruth

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and Doron Krakow
Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and Doron Krakow

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor, author, and authority on sex therapy, was honored by the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood at a gala for her 50 years of volunteer service to the Y as a board member and past president. The benefit, marking the Y’s 102 years of service to the community, was held on December 3. Among the attendees were Doron Krakow of Tenafly, president and CEO of the JCC Association of North America; Bill Ritter, anchor for WABC-TV New York; and Dr. David G. Marwell, an American historian, author, and trustee of the Leo Baeck Institute, who was the keynote speaker.

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