Muriel is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. Her father escaped from the Drancy internment camp and survived the Occupation in Paris together with her mother. Muriel is the immediate past president of Oheb Zedek-Cedar Sinai Synagogue and now serves as its Treasurer. She created and chaired the synagogue’s annual tribute to its survivors for the past several years. She also co-chaired the Cleveland community Yom Hashoah commemoration for two years. Muriel has served on the Kol Israel board for the past several years and will be chairing the Strategic Planning process getting underway in 2017. She is retired from a career in community banking.