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Events In The West: On August 12, in the Hancock Park area of L.A., the Puah Institute hosts its 4th West Coast Brunch honoring Dr. Michael Fineman. Dr. Gideon Weitzman, the Puah Institute’s director, will be the guest speaker… On August 18, Kids of Courage L.A. is hosting a free concert at the Sheraton LAX. The group 8th Day will perform.

Community News: Is your teen or young adult in trouble? Aish Tamid of Los Angeles, now under the leadership of Rabbi Gavriel Hershoff, is a drop-in center with a non-judgmental environment that is an alternative to street activities. The social workers and rabbis provide crisis intervention, active outreach, evaluations and therapy referrals, substance abuse counseling, one-on-one and group Torah learning, a twice-weekly GED class, and job placement.

Shul News: The Boulder Bet Midrash is a new shul in Boulder, Colorado. Rabbi Zechariah Goldman of EarthKosher.com founded the shul to create a more Torah- enthused and infused culture and community in Boulder.

School News: Starting in September, Yeshivat Yavneh in Los Angeles is bringing back its KinderFlex program for ages 18-30 months. You can drop off your child or children, or stay with them; they’re FLEXable! … Kudos to Bnos Devorah High School for Girlsfor hosting an evening SAT prep class for the last month of the summer.

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Noam Freeman and Efrat Klein, a son.

Mazel Tov – Engagement:Daniel Bortz, son of Antony and Hayley Bortz, to Rina Roll.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Mordy and Bracha Winkler, a son (Grandparents Dr. Sheldon and Brenda Kishineff)… Leibe and Daniella Leichter of Brooklyn, NY, a daughter (Grandmother Veronica Leichter)… Wayne and Francine Pariser, a son… Donny and Amira Tashman, a daughter (Grandparents Harold and Brenda Walt; Abe and Eva Tashman)… Chaim and Yael Woolf, a daughter… Aryeh and Elisheva Wincelberg, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Yaakov and Gittel Wincelberg; Rabbi David and Bina Zargari)… Yussi and Sora Leah Rose, a daughter (Grandparents: The late Rabbi Rafael Rose and Glenda Rose)… Yany and Miriam Hollander, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Dov and Sara Osina)… Michael Novack and Dr. Ariella Morrow, a son (Grandparents Barry Novack and Dr. Anna Baum; Dr. David and Linda Morrow)… Yehuda and Devorah Zeffren, a daughter (Grandparents Gary and Bashie Shulman)… Jack and Batya Cate, a daughter… Doni and Rivka Westreich of Toronto, a son (Grandparents Benny and Joyce Westreich).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Joseph Mordecai, son of Dr. David Mordecai.

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah: Shana Lunzer, daughter of David and Lauren Lunzer.

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Tzivya Isaacs, daughter of Yaacov and Rayme Isaacs, to Yehuda Newman of Lawrence, NY.

Mazel Tov – Weddings: Yosef Goldberg, son of Menachem and Golde Goldberg, to Dassie Cohen of Baltimore, MD… Shmuel Schlussel, son of Gershon and Sara Schlussel, to Hindel Sofer of Melbourne, Australia… Faiga Lehman, daughter of Kenneth and Libby Lehman, to Shmuel Werner of Toronto…Yosef Mayerfeld, son of Uri and Esther Mayerfeld, to Shani Kaplan of Monsey, NY… Sara Bina Czapnik, daughter of Rabbi Avraham and Rivky Czapnik, to Shmuel Gottesman… Josh Friedman, son of Steve and Sara Friedman, to Miriam Ciner of Philadelphia… Jessica Jacobowitz, daughter of Ben and Dr. Ellen Jacobowitz, to Eric Weinberg of NJ… Ilan Reiner, son of Tom and Nechama Reiner, to Neda Zarabi, daughter of Aron and Lida Zarabi.

Congratulations:Rabbi Elazar Muskin on his election as national vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Congratulations:Fourteen-year-old Jonah Kohn of the San Diego Jewish Academy for winning a science prize at the second annual Google Science Fair competition.

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Yoni and Sivan Tuchman, a son… Aharon and Nechama Lenchitz of Lakewood, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Shelaim and Ester Furst)… Eliott and Elise Trencher of Riverdale, NY, a son (Grandparents Ralph and Laura Kostant).

Mazel Tov – Engagement:Anat Weiner, daughter of Yochanan and Hadassah Weiner, to Mark Bovit of Chicago

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Chana Adatto, daughter of Larry and Sharon Adatto, to Yonathan Shefa.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Tamima Oganyan, daughter of Asya and Jim Ilson, to Avraham Perton.

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