OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA Mazel Tov – Birth: Reed and Ilana Bennett, a daughter (Grandparents Miriam and Jerry Friedkin).
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: David Taragin, son of Bruce and Michelle Taragin… Joe Shapiro, son of Gavi and Devorah Shapiro.
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA Mazel Tov – Engagement: Aharon Feldman, son of Rabbi Yitzchok and Ellen Feldman, to Shira Schachter, daughter of Rabbi Hershel and Shoshana Schachter.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA Congratulations: Leah Siskind of Piedmont, California has been appointed as the director of Government Affairs in the office of the Consulate General of Israel in San Francisco.
VALLEY VILLAGE, CA Mazel Tov – Births: Aryeh and Mimi Rubin of Monsey, NY, a son (Grandparents Shmuel and Chana Rubin)… Akiva and Rachel Greenfield, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Bruce and Anne Greenfield; Gerard and Marlene Einhorn)… Yishai and Sarree Swigard of Betar, Israel, a son (Grandparents David and Jamie Wiesenberg)… Azriel and Alia Silkov, a daughter (Grandparents Marty and Marilyn Kay).
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Mendy Raskin, son of Rabbi Sholom and Debbie Raskin, to Kate Berman of Toronto… Chaim Raskin, son of Rabbi Sholom and Debbie Raskin, to Tali Rahimi… Yechiel Levine, son of Allan and Debbie Levine, to Shira Richards, daughter of Scott and Lisa Richards… Cheryl Yifrach to Kalman Levin… Gabriella Bernstein, daughter of Dr. Joseph and Janet Bernstein, to Yosef Miller.
Mazel Tov – Wedding: Rachel Goodfriend, daughter of Mark and Elaine Goodfriend, to Gabriel Saadat, son of Elias and Janet Saadat of Beverly Hills, CA.
Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Mattis and Batya Goldberg, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Hillel and Elaine Goldberg).