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Meet Gwen Jacobs


Gwen moved to Easton at age 2 and has been in the area ever since. A psychology major in college, Gwen taught in school before working as a psychology counselor in a partial care clinic for emotionally disturbed adults. She then worked for FEMA for 10 years. Her three children attended Hebrew school at Bnai Abraham Synagogue before her family joined Temple Covenant of Peace. Now, she is the temple’s ritual chairperson and a board member. She was a Girl Scout leader for nine years, and co-founded the Bnai Abraham/TCP Knitting Club where the members produce blankets, slippers, mittens, caps and scarves for people in need. She was married to a physician for 31 years and has three children and four grandsons. In her spare time, Gwen enjoys sailing.


Mazel tov, Gwen, one of our 8ish Over 80 honorees.


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