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Siyum HaShas: On August 1 communities worldwide will celebrate the Siyum HaShas. West Coast locations include The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the music center in downtown Los Angeles. The program is sponsored by Agudath Israel of California and features Dayan Aron Dovid Dunner and a big screen, real-time connection to the Siyum HaShas at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. You will also hear a special message for the L.A. community from The Toloner Rebbe of Yerushalayim… Denver’s celebration will be held at Aish HaTorah Denver.

On July 30 the northern California bay area community will host its celebration in Palo Alto at the Jewish Study Network.

Events In The West: On August 4 a Motzaei Shabbos concert will be held at Beth Jacob Beverly Hills to benefit Israeli Youth In Crisis, featuring the music of Yehuda Katz, Robby Nathan and Jeff Stern… On August 17 Kehillat Yavneh in L.A. hosts Rabbi Adam and Sharon Mintz as scholars-in-residence.

Shul News: Two Northern California shuls are seeking Rabbis: Kenesseth Israel Torah Center in Sacramento and Adath Israel in San Francisco… Rabbi Yoir Apter from the Kollel Mercaz HaTorah in the Pico Robertson area of L.A. is now the assistant rabbi of Anshe Emesin the Pico-Robertson neighborhood.

CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah:Shayna Cohenghadosh, daughter of Joseph and Dalia Cohenghadosh.

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Jeremy and Anna Beck, a daughter.

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Eita Acks, son of Mick and Ilana Acks.

Mazel Tov – Wedding:Michael Denise to Miriam Backer.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Zack and Dovie Tomaszewski of NY, a daughter (Grandparents Joe and Guerta Tomaszewski)… Yoni and Lisa Wintner, a son… Michael and Ariana Bernstein, a daughter (Grandparents Saul and Linda Bernstein)… Yehuda and Arielle Cohen, of Brookline, MA, a daughter (Grandparents Jack and Carrol Fenigstein)… Zachary and Rikki Hepner, a son (Grandparents Gershon and Linda Hepner)… Arele and Mushka Teleshevsky, a son… Pini and Dinie Foreman, a daughter… Rabbi Avrohom and Russi Mordenstein, a daughter… Rabbi Dovid and Ayala Sulami, a daughter… Lou and Simi Shapiro, a son (Grandparents Alan and Rona Shapiro of Woodland Hills, CA)… Rabbi Mendy and Leiba Lerner, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Aaron and Devora Friedman; Great-grandparents Rabbi Jacob and Leah Friedman)… Rabbi Yitzchok and Miriam Davis, a son… Mark and Jennifer Smith, a daughter (Grandparents Benjamin Shapell and Anna Novack; Great-grandparents David and Fela Shapell)… Chesky and Rosalie Braunstein, a daughter (Grandparents Haim and Helen Dayan)… Ari and Miryam Wasserman in Israel, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Manny and Marsha Wasserman).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Joel Abecassis, son of Alisa Abecassis.

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Greg Kanter to Batsheva Polatsek of Monsey, NY… Shira Lavian, daughter of Rabbi Yaakov and Sharona Lavian, to Shlomo Khalili… Jennifer Anishban to Daniel Halperin.

Mazel Tov – Weddings:Jonathan Uretsky, son of Steve and Muriel Uretsky, to Ilana Sussman of NY… Michael Friedman, son of Steve and Janis Friedman, to Shirley Lechtman… Shaul Klein, son of Rabbi Eliezer and Tova Klein, to Rachel Fuchs of NY.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah:Daniella Engel, daughter of Alan and Sarah Engel.

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Ari Tuchman to Liora Schultz.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Ari Kushner to Alexis Deller.

TARZANA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth:Rabbi Yanky and Hindy Kahn, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Mordechai and Chavie Einbinder).

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Benyamin and Tzipora Shoen of Houston, TX, a son (Grandparents Jan and Lori Moore)… Moshe and Pam Friedman of Chicago, a son (Grandparents Yitz and Selma Friedman).

Mazel Tov – Engagements:Tuvia Schwarzmer, son of Rabbi Shmuel and Malca Schwarzmer, to Bayla Landau of Queens, NY… Sholom Berman, son of Rabbi Avrohom and Mimi Berman, to Rivka Shurin of Monsey… Aviva Bellman to Steve Bercovici of Montreal, Canada.

DENVER, COLORADO

Mazel Tov – Engagements:Ariella Kopinsky, daughter of Brian and Sarina Kopinsky, to Abayai Sherman of Chicago… Micah Olesky, son of Neil and Vicky Olesky of Greenwood Village, CO, to Alannah Masinelli, daughter of Trevor Masinelli and Adina Sladek

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Avi and Debbie Erblich, a son (Grandparents Les & Michelle Levin).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Zachary Gray, son of Andrea Lederfine.

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Yehuda and Naomi Rapoport, a son… Mordechai and Sari Twersky of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi David and Tzippy Twersky).

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Danny Fast, son of Steve and Ruth Fast, to Leora Berger of Long Island, NY.

Graduation:Seattle Central Community College – Avi Fast.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: David and Becky Fasof of NY, a daughter (Grandparents Steve and Bobbie Rettman).

Mazel Tov – Graduation: Yeshivas Ner Yisroel – Doron Silverman received semicha.

MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON

Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Mendel and Chai Cohen of London, a son.

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