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Shaw, Gilbert, 1928-


Gilbert Shaw, better known as Gil, is an original member of Congregation Ner Tamid, a Reform synagogue in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shaw was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Los Angeles, California. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the US Navy and became a combat correspondent and was trained as a journalist and photographer. In 1973 Shaw and his family moved to Los Vegas, Nevada where he took on a sales position and eventually became a regional manager for Familian Pipe and Supply Company. Shaw has been an active member of Congregation Ner Tamid since it's beginnings in 1974. In 1983 Shaw shot photographs every month documenting the construction of the new Henderson campus of Congregation Ner Tamid. Over the years Shaw has photographed various events at Congregation Ner Tamid. As of 2016 Shaw teaches photography at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV.