Carol Goodman Kaufman's volunteer life has spanned four decades, and includes leadership positions with local, regional and national organizations. She currently serves as the National Chair of Youth Aliyah, Hadassah's child rescue project. Closer to home, Carol serves on the board of the Jewish Federation of Central Mass and the Latino-Jewish Roundtable, and teaches adult education classes at Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester, MA. Carol earned a Ph.D. in psychology and pursued post-doctoral work in criminology, during which time she wrote the book Sins of Omission: The Jewish Community's Reaction to Domestic Violence. A few years ago, she changed direction and began conducting research on food history, and now pens columns for both Jewish press and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. She is also a regular contributor to regional and national media, conducts cooking workshops, and makes guest appearances on television and radio.