David Gavrin, a former teacher, has been an on and off resident of Las Vegas since 1974 until he moved permanently to the town in 2003. He and his wife, Rosa, a former CPA, were from New York and were members of Temple Beth Sholom in Roslyn New York. When they moved to Las Vegas they purchased a house near Midbar Kodesh Temple and have been active members ever since with David serving as the Men's Club President.
Roundtable Interview with Members of Midbar Kodesh. Interview, 2014. OH-02461. Transcript. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada.