Events In The West: This Shabbos, Charlie Harary will be the scholar-in-residence at Beth Jacob of San Diego… Also this Shabbos, educator, scholar and author David Solomon will be the scholar-in-residence at Beth Jacob Beverly Hills… On February 15-16, Young Israel of Century City (YICC) will have a rabbinic exchange with Congregation Ohab Zedek (O.Z.) of New York. Rabbi Allen Schwartz will be at YICC and Rabbi Elazar Muskin will be at O.Z. The Friday night dinner and the Saturday night event are for singles.
LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Megan Marcus, daughter of Brian and Suzanne Marcus, to Jacob Kamaras.
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Birth: Asher and Sarah Fried, a daughter.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Rachmiel and Orna Narod of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Shlomo and Bella HaRosh; Max and Mimi Narod)… Nechemia and Basya Breitman of Chicago, a son (Grandparents Yosef and Judith Stolz)… Dovid and Dana Rosen, a daughter (Grandparents Chaim and Matti Rosen)… David and Michelle Krich, a daughter (Grandparents Heshy and Rochelle Krich; Peter and Rachel Kaplan; Great-grandmother Toby Krich)… Daniel and Meira Schonbrun of Brooklyn, NY (Grandparents Heshy and Rochelle Krich; Great-grandmother Toby Krich)… Brian and Mindy Pfefferman, a daughter (Grandparents Sam and Lila Pfefferman)… Yoni and Ronit Platt, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Arthur and Yaffa Platt; Alan and Randy Gelman; Great-grandmother Bernice Gelman)… Andrew and Lee Fine of New York, a son (Grandparents Errol and Pat Fine)… Yoni and Tamar Braun, a daughter (Grandparents Jay and Esther Braun; Marlene Estreicher; Great-grandmothers Rosalie Greenfield and Sarah Kestenbaum)… Evan and Alison Anziska, a daughter (Grandparents Don and Enid Anziska; Peter and Liz Steinlauf)… Ari and Sara Brown, a daughter… Albert and Leat Silvera, a son… Nachi and Tamar Gurman, a daughter (Grandparents Zalmy and Chavy Gurman)… Boruch and Frumie Diskind, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Moshe and Devorah Goldberg)… Joshua and Ariella Kaufman, a daughter (Grandparents Gabor Frank and Lisa Furman).
Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah: Shaina Carr, daughter of Dale and Natalie Carr.
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Daniel Silvera, son of Albert and Leat Silvera… Shalom Mordechai Litenatsky, son of Rabbi Ben Zion and Rochie Litenatsky.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Robin Pollack, daughter of Marty and Evy Pollack, to David Knoll of New Rochelle, NY… Chana Hershberg, daughter of Allen and Miriam Hershberg, to Benny Wolfson… Levi Goldman, son of Mendel and Ciril Goldman, to Raizy Bukiet of Florida.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Bracha Stolz, daughter of Yosef and Judith Stolz, to Moishe Hildeshaim of Lakewood, NJ… Sanford Weinberg to Rachel Greenberg.
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Nachum and Rochel Plonka, a daughter… Michael and Devora Avrukin, a daughter… Michael and Belana Warmflash, a son (Grandparents Michael Mylnesh and Irina Eyngorina… Phillip and Evie Hoffman, a daughter (Grandparents Tom and Mindy Hoffman)… Aaron and Michelle Frager, a daughter (Grandmother Kaylee Frager).
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Steven Adelman, son of Lonne and Susan Adelman, to Dina Hertzberg.
Mazel Tov – Wedding: Srully Bogopulsky, son of Rabbi Avram and Leah Bogopulsky, to Malka Brookler, daughter of Maxell and Deborah Brookler (Grandparents Raphael and Kitty Silverman).
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Sara Porter to Yonatan Lenn of Sydney, Australia.
Mazel Tov – Births: Dovid and Dana Rosen, a daughter (Grandparents Shlomo and Myra Rackliff)… Mordechai and Elisheva Kronenberg, a son (Grandparents Jerry and Dawn Lax; Great-grandparents Sylvain and Linda Silberstein).
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Yossie Rosenberg, son of Rabbi Asher and Michal Rosenberg, to Chana Nortman of Monsey, NY.
Mazel Tov – Wedding: Rochel Pollak, daughter of Rabbi Yehuda and Devorah Pollak, to Naftali Trainer.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Rachel Fishman, daughter of Dr. Paul and Susie Fishman, to Daniel Weiner… Dov Mogyoros, son of Dr. Miguel and Aniko Mogyoros, to Tova Laufer of New York.