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    LONG BEACH, NY, July 08, 2019 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Judith Shulamith Langer-Surnamer Caplan with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Caplan celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Prior to embarking on her professional path, Ms. Caplan earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Brooklyn College in 1966. Subsequently, she enrolled at Syracuse University in New York, where she obtained a Master's degree in communications and television in 1968. She formally began her career as an English teacher at the Andries Hudde Junior High School in Brooklyn, NY between 1966 to 1967, later accepting the same role with George W. Wingate High School in Brooklyn, NY from 1969 to 1972. Soon thereafter, Ms. Caplan excelled as a Hebrew teacher for the Congregation Beth Jacob in Atlanta, GA from 1975 to 1977, eventually serving the same post with the Congregation Shearith Israel in Atlanta, GA between 1978 and 1979.

Furthermore, Ms. Caplan held the roles of a Hebrew teacher, an English teacher, and an online journal editor between 1982 and 1997. Since 1995, she has found success as a genealogist with Up, Roots! Genealogy Services in Long Beach, NY. Additionally, she has been designated as an editor emerita for LitvakSIG Online Journal since 2009. An expert in her field, she has contributed her knowledge to numerous published articles including, “My Hashava Experience,” “1946 Medingen Mystery – and Miracle,” “Another Surnamer Surfaces,” “Following the Weber Trail of Genealogical Haystacks and Cakes,” and “What Does a Litvak Look Like?” Notably, Ms. Caplan has been presented with an award that highlighted her outstanding contributions to student editing and writing in 1988 and 1989.

To remain aware of changes in the field, Ms. Caplan is affiliated with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island, the Jewish Genealogy Society of New York and the Association of Professional Genealogists. As a testament to her success, she has been selected for inclusion in multiple editions of Who's Who in America. Outside of her primary responsibilities, Ms. Caplan enjoys sewing and gardening in her spare time.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Judith Shulamith Langer-Surnamer Caplan has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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