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					     The Lion          Fall 2008

Supreme Master and Supreme Son
  Mark Schiff and Michael Schiff
                                                         SUPREME MASTER LETTER


                                                          I write this article about six weeks before our
                                                        country’s national elections. Both parties have jumped
                                                        on the “change” bandwagon and regardless of the
                                                        party that prevails, change is promised.
                                                          In our own fraternity, there is a great deal that does
                                                        not need to be changed and there are some other
                                                        things where can use some significant improvement.
                                                          What we are doing correctly: We are living our
                                                        mission to foster the growth of leaders of the North
                                                        American Jewish community. Those leaders are
                                                        found in our chapters today. They are found in our
                                                        young alumni working with their local synagogues,
                                                        in Hillels, with B’nai B’rith, within local politics as
    well as national politics. Our brothers, both undergraduate and alumni, are indeed leaders.
      The leaders come to our conventions, like Florida Congressmen Ron Klein, Knesset Member Yoel
    Hasson, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls Owner Jerry Reinsdorf, and B’nai B’rith President
    Moishe Smith and so many other brothers.
      Leaders are what we attract and what we foster.
      Our undergraduate initiations continue to be at an all time high. The message is clear and it is attractive.
    Let us be ever vigilant to keep these numbers growing. This is our future as well as our present.
      Alpha Epsilon Pi has never forgotten our mission and that is why we continue to be the premier
    international Jewish fraternity.
      What of change? What of doing things better?
      We have alumni that are disenchanted. There are some of our former leaders who are unhappy. We
    must be more welcoming and inclusive to our alumni and ‘show them the love’. All undergrads become
    alums and there is a place in this fraternity for each of us, regardless of how many years it has been
    since we took our oath.
      New initiatives will be forthcoming, including job boards for alums, particularly (but not limited to)
    young alums trying to get started, a newsfeed type blog, and a disscusion forum.
      If you have suggestions or ideas of any kind on how to become a better and a more inclusive fraternity
    to our alumni, please email me at mschiff@aepi.org. I want to hear from you. Your fraternity wants to
    hear from you.
      In this era of talking about change, let’s make some positive steps as the new year approaches. I wish
    each of you a healthy and prosperous 5769. L’Shanah Tovah Tekatavu.


      Mark Schiff
      Supreme Master

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Alumni Accolades                               8         Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, founded at
                                                      New York University on November 7, 1913,
                                                      is a member of the North American Inter-
Risk Management Policy                         9      fraternity Conference, College Fraternity
                                                      Editors Association, Fraternity Executives
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B’ nai B’rith International               10-11
Key Note Speaker                              12                   Andrew S. Borans
                                                               ASSOCIATE EDITOR
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Fraternity Records                            14                  Jared Hakimi

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                                                                                   CHICAGO, IL

                            ALPHA EPSILON PI BROTHERS IN CHICAGO
                                   PSILON                 HICA

                                                                  Over 600 brothers from 133 chapters across
                                                                North America gathered together for Alpha
                                                                Epsilon Pi’s 95th Anniversary Convention in
                                                                Chicago, Illinois this past August 6-10.
                                                                  We are excited to share the success of two
                                                                pre-convention meetings. One was our newly
                                                                designed house managers training seminar by
                                                                Director of Housing Greg Knapp, Housing
                                                                Coordinator Chris Allen, and undergraduates
                                                                Daniel Corry (Georgia 2010), Chad Philips (San
                                                                Diego State 2009) and Thomas Rosen (Arizona
                                                                2010). During the seminar the house managers
                                                                for the 2008-2009 school year got a chance to
                                                                discuss the issues that they were facing at their
                                                                chapters and also hear from their peers how
                                                                situations are dealt with at other chapters.
                                                                House managers also learned about how the
                                                                international office can aid them in ensuring a
                                                                successful year.
  The second pre-convention meeting was the Advanced Leadership and Risk Management Institute. Lead
by Dr. Lori Hart-Ebert, the brothers in attendance learned through an interactive discussion how positive
leadership and risk management are linked together. This institute was designed to give those in attendance
the tools to go back to their chapters to educate their Brothers about positive decision making and to reduce
risk through leadership practices. Her program was also intended to improve the sense of community
within the chapters.
  The featured speaker at the opening session was Brother Ron Klein (Ohio State 1979), who is a
Congressman representing the 22nd District of Florida. Congressman Klein was introduced by Brian
Innenberg, current Master at the Eta Chapter at Ohio State University.
  We were very lucky to have in attendance the President and CEO of the NIC, Mr. Pete Smithheisler. Mr.
Smithheisler delivered a speech on ritual and the importance of taking our ritual and living it on a daily
  Brothers enjoyed listening to this year’s keynote speaker, Brother Jerry Reinsdorf (George Washington
1957), the owner of both the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox. Brother Reinsdorf shared with
brothers how his experience as an AEPi brother helped him get where he is today. He talked to the brothers
about living life the right way and how the little things you do in life will come back and help you later in life.
After his speech he spent some time taking questions from brothers about the sports industry.
  During convention we also welcomed some newly initiated Honorary Brothers. The newly initiated
brothers are: George Vizer, Eliot Jacoby (father of ELC Zak Jacoby), Joel Kaplan (father of Director of
Expansion Steven Kaplan), Member of Knesset Yoel Hasson, Avi Rubel, Jacob Baime, Rabbi Moshe Isenberg,
and Gary Javitch. We congratulate them on becoming Brothers of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity.
  Convention was not all business and no play for the brothers in attendance. Brothers attended a comedy
show at Second City, and also had the option of attending a White Sox vs. Red Sox baseball game.
  At the Gala Awards Banquet we installed Mark Schiff as our new Supreme Master. There were 150 Delta
chapter brothers in attendance to honor their brother as he assumed office. The banquet was also a time to
recognize chapters and brothers who did outstanding work over the past year.
  Mark your calendars now. The 96th Anniversary Convention is going to be held in Las Vegas at the
Flamingo Hilton. Convention will be August 12th-16th, 2009.

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                                             Chapter Awards
                         Louis Sherr Outstanding Chapter Award – New York University
                    Marc P. and Dana Katz Outstanding Colony Award –College of New Jersey
                   Abe and Renette Corenswet Chapter Progress Award - Penn State University
                     Tenzer Family Chapter Progress Award – University of British Columbia
                Philip and Susan Cohen Jewish Communal Activity Award – New York University
             Edward and Francine Gold Jewish Communal Activity Award - University of Maryland
         Stanford H. & Sheila Odesky Outstanding Rush Results Award - Univesity of British Columbia
                                 Risk Management Award – Cornell University
                   Allan R. Wolfe Outstanding Chapter Publication Award – Brown University
                      Leider Family Outstanding Website Design Award – Drexel University
                                            Individual Awards
         David M. Bacharach Outstanding Undergraduate Award – Josh Borenstein, New York University
                   A. Edward Scherer Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award – Jess Block, Illinois
                Norman Levin Outstanding Master Award – Maryy Bock, University of Maryland
                       The Phi Sigma Lieutenant Master Award – Jon Telch, Carleton Univ.
             Arnold B. Hoffman University Service Award – Eric Weinstein, University of Connecticut
          Andrew S. Borans Outstanding Rush Chairman Award - Louis Stromberg, Arizona State Univ.
              Louis Heller Outstanding Exchequer Award – Corey Friedberg, University of Michigan
      Irving Axelrod and Raphael Wolf House Manager’s Award – Brad Ruderman, University of Wisconsin
                  Robert Silverman Outstanding Scribe Award- Jon DeSantis, Temple University
              Philip H. Cohen Undergraduate Achievement Key – Omri Levin, New York University
               Philip H. Cohen Undergraduate Achievement Key – Devin Cohen, Brown University
                        I.E. Goldberg Achievement Key – Brett Fischer, Drexel University
                                           Convention Awards
                        Aronin Family Outstanding Delegation Award – Drexel University
            Sidney E. Goldberg Outstanding Delegate Award – Drew Smith, University of Cincinnati

                                                                          Brothers from The College of New Jersey geting their Marc and
Josh Borenstein reciving his David M. Bacharach Outstanding                           Dana Katz Outstanig Colony Award.
                    Undergraduate Award.

 University of Maryland brother Marty Bock recieves Most             Brothers from the New York University Chapter after receiving their
                   Outstaind Master.                                                award for Most Outstanding Chapter.

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                                                                                 ISRAEL AMPLIFIED

                                        ISRAEL AMPLIFIED SETS RECORDS

                                                                       On August 10-12, 2008 at the
                                                                     Hyatt Regency Chicago, Alpha
                                                                     Epsilon Pi International hosted
                                                                     Israel Amplified, its 7 th Israel
                                                                     engagement conference since 1999
                                                                     and its 3 rd open to all Greek
                                                                     students. In 2008, Israel Amplified
                                                                     set records for attendees and
                                                                     represented Greek organizations at
                                                                     123 and 24, respectively. The 123
                                                                     Greek leaders in attendance each
                                                                     planned 3 programs to engage their
                                                                     campus communities around Israel
                                                                     in 2008-2009.
                                                                       Guest speakers at Israel Amplified
                                                                     included Israeli Member of Knesset
                                                                     and past Coalition Chairman Yoel
                                                                     Hasson, Israel’s Consul General to
                                                                     the Midwest Orli Gil, and United
                                                                     States Congressman Eliot Engel.
                                                                       AEPi International’s Supreme
    Scribe Elan Carr, also a U.S. Army General, made a passionate speech and Supreme Master Mark
    Schiff was in attendance for the entire conference.
      Israel Amplified is the past winner of the North American Interfraternal Conference’s coveted
    Laurel Wreath Award for excellence in interfraternal programming and the Israel on Campus Coalition’s
    prestigious Best Collaborative Project Award. Israel Amplified 2008 will result in more than 350 on-
    campus Israel programs in 2008-2009.
      Please contact jhakimi@aepi.org for more information on Israel Amplified and a link to Supreme
    Master Mark Schiff ’s impassioned Israel Amplified blog entry. Please contact andyb@aepi.org for
    information on how to provide support for AEPi’s award winning on-campus, pro-Israel initiative.

  Alpha Epsilon Phi sisters join together for a phote. From       Attendes enjoy their time on the cruise. From the University
the University of Illinois, Jodi Alperstein, Erica Charous,     of Maryland, Andrew Steinberg, from the University of
Sofi Petcherskey, and from the University of Massachusetts,     Massachusetts, Amherst, Tayna Franco and Stacey Lustig, from
Amherst Stacey Lustig.                                          Washington University, Cara Staszewski.

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                     Top: Alpha Epsilon Pi members Daniel Bier and Bruce Ratain stand
                   with Israeli member of Knesset, and Past Coalition Chairman Yoel
                   Hassan, Middle left: Delta Gamma Members strike a pose. Middle
                   Right: Attendes explore Chicago. From Queens College, Alon Beer
                   (Alpha Epsilon Pi), Brian Linder (Alpha Epsilon Pi), and Rachel
                   Barnehama (Alpha Xi Delta). From SUNY Albany, Jennifer Sovronsky
                   (Alpha Xi Delta), from SUNY Stony Brook, Steven Hauptman (Alpha
                   Epsilon Pi), and from Tufts University, Bruce Ratain (Alpha Epsilon
                   Pi). Bottom: President of B’nai B’rith International Moishe Smith stand
                   with Past Supreme Master Gary Anderson.

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                                                                          ALUMNI ACCOLADES
Beta Iota | Indiana
  Michael S. Klein, (1973), a senior partner with the law firm of Klein and Weisz in Los Angeles, California
was featured on the cover of “In Practice” Magazine published by CEB, a joint publication of the State Bar
of California and University of California. He was honored for his service on the Board of Directors of
CEB and for being selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer. Klein and Weisz concentrates its practice
in the areas of general business, real estate, entertainment and litigation.

Delta | Illinois
 PSM Richard Stein (1974) and his son Jordan Stein (Upsilon Alpha 2008) visited Brother Yoel Hasson
who is a Member of the Israeli Knesset when they were in Israel.

Nu Sigma | Nevada-Las Vegas
 Steve Orlov, (1986), the former master of the chapter and his wife Pam and son Ryan attended the 2008
Olympics in China.

Upsilon Eta | Houston
  Jason Daniel Feld (1995) was promoted to partner at the law firm of Ulich & Terry, LLP in Newport
Beach, CA in January 2008. Jason specializes in real estate and construction litigation representing contractors,
developers and homebuilders. Jason and his wife Samantha are also expecting their first child in April 2009.
Jason was a chapter consultant, former chapter advisor and assistant regional governor for Southern California.

                                       Left: PSM Richard Stein and his son Brother Jordan Stein in Brother
                                               Yoel Hasson a Member of the Israeli Knesset Office.
                                        Above: Brother Steve Orlov with his family in Beijing for the 2008
                                                         CLARK UNIVERSITY HOLDS REUNION
                                         Thirty Clark University Alumni gathered in Foxwoods Connecticut for the annual
                                       AEPI XM Chapter alumni weekend on September 13-14, 2008.
                                         Pictured (from left to right)
                                         Brad B. Singer 1994, Tanny Josen 1992, Jon East 1997, Brett Levy 1991, Gary
                                       V. Glantz 1994, Peter Gray 1997, Peter Sonnenreich 1987, Peter Devellis 1987,
                                       Mike Wade 2000, Larry Saez 1988, Eric Dale 1986, Matt Tuttle 1990, Eliot
                                       Greenberg 1985, Peter Horowitz 1988, Harmon Lewis 1987, Chuck Collins 1988,
                                       Mark Perilstein 1991, Joe Landa 1987, Warren Breakstone 1991, Adam Katz
                                       1991, Doug Newman 1985 Missing from picture: Andy Nathanson 1990

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  he Risk Management Policy of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Inc. includes the provisions which follow and shall apply to all
entities and all levels of fraternity membership.

   1. The possessions, sale, use or consumption of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, while on chapter premises, during a fraternity event, in any
situation sponsored or endorsed by the chapter, or at any event an observer would associate with the fraternity, must be in compliance with
any and all applicable laws of the state, province, county, city and institution of higher education, must comply with either the BYOB or third
party vendor guidelines.
   2. Alcoholic beverages may not be purchased through or with chapter funds nor may the purchase of same for members or guests be
undertaken or coordinated by any member in the name of, or on behalf of, the chapter. The purchase or use of bulk quantity or common
source(s) of alcoholic beverages, for example, kegs or cases, is prohibited.
   3. OPEN PARTIES, meaning those with unrestricted access by non-members of the fraternity, without specific invitation, where alcohol
is present, are prohibited.
   4. No members, collectively or individually, shall purchase for, serve to, or sell alcoholic beverages to any minor (i.e., those under legal
“drinking age”).
   5. The possession, sale or use of ILLEGAL DRUGS or CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES while on campus premises or during a fraternity
event or at any event that an observer would associate with the fraternity is strictly prohibited.
   6. No chapter may co-sponsor an event with an alcohol distributor, charitable organization or tavern (tavern defined as an establishment
generating more than half of annual gross sales from alcohol) where alcohol is given away, sold or otherwise provided to those present. This
includes any event held in, at or on the property of a tavern as defined above for the purposes of fundraising. A chapter may rent or use a
room or area in a tavern as defined above for a closed event held within the provisions of this policy, including the use of a third party vendor
and guest list.
   7. No chapter may co-sponsor or co-finance or attend or participate in a function where alcohol is purchased by any of the host chapters,
groups or organizations.
   8. All recruitment or rush activities associated with any chapter will be non-alcoholic. No recruitment or rush activities associated with any
chapter may be held at or in conjunction with a tavern, alcohol distributor or charitable organization, as defined in this policy.
   9. No member or pledge/associate/new member/novice, shall permit, tolerate, encourage, or participate in “drinking games.”
       Bruce Kesselman
   10. No alcohol shall be present at any pledge/associate/new member/novice program, activity or ritual of the chapter. This includes, but
is not limited to the activities associated with “bid night,” “big brother/big sister night” and initiation.
   No chapter, colony, or student or alumnus shall conduct nor condone hazing activities. Hazing activities are defined as:
   “any action taken or situation created, intentionally, whether on or off fraternity premises, to produce mental or physical discomfort,
embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Such activities may include, but are not limited to, the physical and psychological shocks; quests,
treasure hunts, scavenger hunts, road trips or any other such activities carried on outside or inside the confines of the chapter house; wearing
of public apparel which is conspicuous and not normally in good taste; engaging in public stunts and buffoonery; morally degrading or
humiliating games and activities; and any other activities which are not consistent with academic achievement, fraternal law, ritual or policy or
the regulations and policies of the educational institution, or applicable state law.”
  Sexual abuse and harassment
   The fraternity will not tolerate or condone any form of sexist or sexually abusive behavior on the part of its members, whether physical,
mental or emotional. This is to include any actions which are demeaning to women or men, such as verbal harassment. The fraternity will not
tolerate sexual assault in any form.
  Fire, health and safety
  1. All chapter houses should meet all local fire and health codes and standards.
  2. All chapters should have posted by common phones and in other locations emergency numbers for fire, police and ambulance and
should have posted evacuation routes on the back of the door of each sleeping room.
  3. All chapters should comply with engineering recommendations as reported by the insurance company or municipal authorities.
  4. The possession and/or use of firearms or explosive devices of any kind within the confines and premises or the chapter house are
expressly forbidden.
  Alpha Epsilon Pi shall annually instruct its students and alumni in the Risk management Policy of the Fraternity. Additionally, all students
and alumni members shall annually receive a copy of said Risk management Policy.

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                                                 B’ NAI B’RITH INTERNATIONAL

     Dear AEPi Brother
     It is with great pleasure that we announce the creation of the Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) Lodge of
 B’nai B’rith International (BBI).
     Approximately one year ago BBI entered into a formal partnership with AEPi. Through commu-
 nity service, educational programming, and advocacy, we will be working together to encourage brothers
 to remain involved in the Jewish community after college graduation.
     This spring, joint programming was rolled out on campuses throughout North America. Our first
 major program focused on Black-Jewish relations, and was provided in conjunction with Kappa
 Alpha Psi fraternity. Ongoing programs will include community service projects such as Project
 H.O.P.E., in which volunteers deliver holiday food baskets to those in need, and working with senior
 citizens through the BBI senior housing program. This is just the beginning. The opportunities are
 endless and we look forward to your involvement!
     The AEPi lodge is international in scope as all alumni brothers will be in the same group. Addi-
 tionally, beginning in Fall ’07 all new brothers of AEPi are receiving gift memberships to BBI until
 they graduate. Upon graduation, they will be asked to continue their membership by participating in
 this lodge.
     By becoming a member of this lodge you will become involved in everything in which we are
 involved. You join a group with more than 200,000 members and supporters whose reach extends to
 more than 50 countries around the world. Your voice will be heard at the U.N. and on Capitol Hill.
 Through B’nai B’rith, you will be involved in all the important issues of the day. When actions mean
 more than words, you’ll be there, too. Through this lodge, you will be supporting this newly formed
     With your help we can work together to cultivate the Jewish leaders of tomorrow.


     Mark Schiff                      Moishe Smith
     Supreme Master                   International President
     Alpha Epsilon Pi                 B’nai B’rith International

    “ I hope you’ll consider joining me in this
worthwhile effort. Together we can help our fellow
     Jews and Jewish causes worldwide,while
   exemplifying our very own tikkun olam.”
           -Gary W. Anderson PSM

    “B’nai B’rith is our newest and most exciting
   partner. Together we will forge ahead in creating
  meaningful programming for young adults and help
 our young alumni to network in their communities.”
     AEPi Executive Director, Andrew Borans

 “We are excited to expand our relationship with B’nai
 B’rith by participating in the AEPi Lodge. There are
few Jewish organizations with as impressive a history as
               B’nai B’rith and AEPi.”
             -Supreme Master Mark Schiff

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You can send membership for ms by mail to: 2020 K Street NW 7th Floor,
                        forms                                   Floor,
Washington DC, 20006, or via fax to 202-857-6609, or by e-mail           to
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                                                                                   KEY NOTE SPEAKER

              ERRY                                     NNIVERSARY
                                     IN CHICAGO
                                                                    When Jerry Reinsdorf (1957) walked into the room at
                                                                 convention the small group of alumni brothers that had gathered
                                                                 before his lecture stood in silence. You could see in everyone’s
                                                                 eyes that they were standing in the presence of amazing human
                                                                 being. Jerry grew up in Brooklyn, New York a huge baseball fan.
                                                                 He was a shy kid in high school and didn’t want to spend his time
                                                                 studying. He wanted to get out and listen to the Dodgers game.
                                                                 After high school Jerry went on with his education at George
                                                                 Washington University. He was approached by TEP but the Alpha
                                                                 Epsilon Pi brothers found him and he pledged four weeks later.
                                                                 There were nine in his pledge class and by the time he left campus
                                                                 AEPi was the biggest fraternity on campus. “My whole personality
                                                                 changed because of being AEPi,” he said. After his time at George
                                                                 Washington Jerry moved to Chicago to attend law school at
                                                                 Northwestern and he said he never left after that.
                                                                    Jerry started his professional career as a tax attorney with the
                                                                 International Revenue Service and now many years later he is
                                                                 fulfilling a dream owning two professional sports teams, the
                                                                 Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Bulls. On October 26, 2005,
                                                                 Jerry accepted the Commissioner’s Trophy from Bed Selig after
                                                                 the Chicago White Sox swept their way to the team’s first World
                                                                 Series Championship since 1917. He has brought the city of
                                                                 Chicago and its sports fans seven World Championship titles. He
                                                                 is the third owner in the history of North American Sports to
                                                                 win a championship in two different sports. He is quoted as saying
                                                                 that he would swap all six NBA Bulls Championships for the one
                                                                 White Sox championship, clearly showing his love for baseball
                                                                 over basketball. He refuses to allow the Bulls to go over the salary
                                                                 cap and into the luxury tax domain in his quest for a return to the
                                                                 Championship years of the Bulls.
   He doesn’t spend all of his time in a sports complex watching his teams. Jerry has played a critical role in the development of
the west side area surrounding the United Center and was responsible for introducing an innovative reading program to the
Chicago Public Schools. Through the new Chicago Bulls/Chicago White Sox Training Academy, which opened in 2001, and
outreach efforts such as White Sox Training Centers and Chicago Bulls Basketball Schools, Reinsdorf ’s franchises promote
sports to thousands of youth each year while instilling a love of the game in future fans. In 1998, he was honored with the
Guardian of Children Award from the Jewish Council for Youth Services. As Chairman of the White Sox, he was instrumental
in initiating Chicago White Sox Charities, the arm of the baseball organization that raises funds for cancer research, children’s
and seniors programs. Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities has twice conferred its Hallmark Award to Reinsdorf in recognition
of his efforts.
   Jerry honored Alpha Epsilon Pi brothers by being the keynote speaker at this year’s anniversary convention in Chicago. He
spoke about how Alpha Epsilon Pi helped get him to where he is today. “If I had not been an AEPi, things would be a whole lot
different,” he said during his lecture. He wanted to get through to the undergraduate brothers that you have to treat people well
and the small things you do in life will come back to you when you least expect it. His example for the boys was that he sent Ken
Griffey Jr. a letter of congratulations when he hit his 600th home run and that letter helped Jr. make his decision on coming to
play for the White Sox. Jerry ended his lecture telling the undergraduates to “Never forget your roots from AEPi.”
   After his short, funny, and to the point speech Jerry took questions from the brothers tell them that the best moments of his
life was the birth of his children, grandchildren, Konerko handing him the ball, and Winning the World Series. He also talked
about Michael Jordan and the fact that he had a rare combination of assets. He had defense and offense. He ended with saying
that to get into the sports industry all you have to do is get your foot in the door and not be afraid to hear the word no.

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 Dear Alpha Epsilon Pi Brothers,
  AEPi is charging headlong into the 21st century and has made some big additions
to what we as a Fraternity do online. We have added several significant tools for
the use of both our undergraduate and alumni brothers that I would like to tell
you about.
   The first thing I would like to tell you about is a project that has us very excited
here at the International Headquarters. AEPi has finally launched a Brothers
only discussion forum and bulletin board system. Located at www.aepilion.com,
it is also easily accessible from the front page of AEPi.org by the link on the
lower right of the page. You will need to click the register link (below the
username and password area) and create an account before you will be able to
view the forums or post to them. In order to ensure that only initiated Brothers
in good standing are allowed to view these private forums, each user registration
will be hand checked against our database. Please bear with us as the initial
influx of users will generate a longer than typical response time for an account
to be verified. Please include your chapter letters (example, Alpha Beta) and your
full name on the registration form. This will speed the verification process.
Please note, the forums require a new and separate log in from the www.aepi.org
website. You will need to click the register link and go through the registration
process before you will be able to access the site.
  Once verified, you will be able to view and post to the forums on any number
of topics. Currently we have sub forums dedicated to discussing the various
officer positions, committees, and topics of interest to alumni. As people develop
a need or desire to see other sub forums created we will continue to add them.
This is a great chance to get feedback from Brothers from around the world and
also for Alumni to reconnect and interact with the undergraduates. The more
people visit and more people post the better and more useful the forums will
become to all AEPi Brothers.
    The next thing I’d like to tell you about is the new AEPi Blog. For those of
you not familiar with blogs, it is simply a frequently updated web page where you
can read news stories about AEPi or relevant to AEPi similar to what you might
find in an issue of The Lion. The blog however is going to be updated on a
much more frequent basis and you can read about things as they happen. It is
publicly viewable and will have content similar to what you might find in press
releases. The blog is also accessible from the front page of www.aepi.org by the
large button at the bottom right of the screen that says blog. If you have any
questions about the new features we have added or just need some technical
help please do not hesitate to contact me at the office and I would be happy to
walk you through anything you need.
 Most Fraternally,
 Sam Zitin
 Director of Information Management

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                                                           FRATERNITY RECORDS

                       Michael Hauptman, SUNY-Stony Brook 2006, to Jessica
                          Fredrick Cohan, Florida 1999, to Robyn Solomon
                            Benjamin Schachter, Florida 2000, to Jodi Fogel
                         Noah Levine, U. of Cal.-San Diego, to Keisha Zollar
                         Paul Greenberg, Ramapo 1995, to Rhea Zuckerman
                         Seth Harac, Central Florida 2001, to Melissa Woods
                        Jeffrey Stanlis, Northern Arizona 1993, to Molly Elyse
                     Benjamin Aaronson, Northwestern 2004, to Heidi Birnbaum
                      Michael Kozminski, Northestersn 2007, to Laura DePriest
           To Brother and Mrs. Steven Kastner, York University 2002, a son Eidan Corey
             To Brother and Mrs. Steven Kabak, U. of Florida 1997, a son Spencer Jacob
           To Brother and Mrs. Ryan Madanick, U. of Miami 1995, a son Michael Shoshan
     To Brother and Mrs. Benjamin Negin, Yale 2000, a twin sons Aaron Issac and Zachary Evans
           To Brother and Mrs. Larry Markle, Eastern Michigan 1996, a son Adam Chase
           To Brother and Mrs. Matt Solnit, U. of Cal.-San Diego 1999, a daughter Rachel
              To Brother and Mrs. Michael Ravin, Michigan 1996, a son Akiva Shmuel
           To Brother and Mrs. Scott Trager, Tennessee 1994, a daughter Lindsay Brooke
                  To Brother and Mrs. Eric Leventhal, Florida 1995, a son Ryan Fox
                  To Brother and Mrs. Michael Holub, Miami 1989, a Son Jorad Ari
           To Brother and Mrs. Jason Friedlander, Arizona State 1998, a daughter Mia Elle
              To Brother and Mrs. Jeff Gottlieb, SUNY Albany 1992, a Son Ryan Levi
                                         Chapter Eternal
                                Barry Lipton, San Diego State 1969
                                    Philip Perlman, Toledo 1968
                                   Joel Adler, Arizona State 1961
                              MortonA. Silverman, Wayne State, 1951
                                  Harvey Chaffkin, Georgia 1961
                            Andrew Hurwitz, U. of Cal.-Santa Cruz 2007
                                  Marvin Simon, Cincinnati 1949
                                  David Goldsmith, Indiana 1977
                                        Alan Lang, Iowa 1970
                                     Robert Rosene, Iowa 1956
                               Frederick Schoenfeld, Missouri 1949
                                 Jeffrey Spear, Arizona State 1968
                                Milton Pasternak, Kent State 1963
                                 Walter Feldman, Ohio State 1954
                                   Robert Freedman, Akron 1944
                                    Kevin McGarvey, RIT 1973
                                    Alvin Sutherland, Tufts 1939
                                   Jack Liebowitz, Georgia 1956
                                Charles Buksbaum, New York 1962
                                Rutherford Atkind, New York 1940
                                    Gerald Leavitt, Toledo, 1959
                                 Harry Pinsky, Pennsylvania, 1932
                             Robert (Doc Whiz) Zuckerman, Kent State
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