|DR. BERNARD REISMAN|
Bernard Reisman, professor who helped found Brandeis leadership program
Bernard Reisman, a professor emeritus of Jewish communal studies at Brandeis and the founding director of the university’s Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program, died Nov. 21 in Bedford VA Medical Center of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 85. In 1969, he helped found Hornstein, a two-year master’s program, while completing his doctorate at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis. He served as director of the Hornstein program until he retired in 1999.