Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Yaakov Stuhl, son of Jeremy and Dina Stuhl… Duvi Lehmann, son of Kenny and Libby Lehmann… Aryeh Kramer, son of Reuven and Lori Kramer… Yoni Zisblatt, son of Uri and Effie Zisblatt.
Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah: Hannah Gootin, daughter of Michael and Nurit Gootin.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Reuven Vickman, son of Avraham and Tzafi Vickman, to Shevy Sherr of Monsey, NY… Pial Kram to Shimon Rosenblatt of Toronto… Josh Liggett, son of Andy and Beverly Liggett, to Leora Holly, daughter of Judy Levine-Holley and Steven Holley of San Antonio, TX… Ari Shandling, son of Martin and Klara Shandling, to Ariela Schmidt, daughter of Dr. Isaac and Susan Schmidt of Westwood… Shmuel Leaderman, son of Mordechai Leaderman, to Emet Noa of NY… Rina Rich, daughter of Alan and Marilyn Rich, to Yossi Weldler of Passaic, NJ… Nili Gross, daughter of Aaron and Jodi Gross, to Joshua Forgy of Pittsburgh, PA… Shimmy Maryles, son of Rabbi Heshy and Shaindy Maryles, to Miriam Zeliager… Kesia Lufie, daughter of Millie Rothschild, to Akiva Stecker of Teaneck, NJ.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Chaim Zev Abramson, son of Naftoli and Susie Abramson, to Devorah Bayla Elefant of Aix-Les-Bain, France… April Stone, daughter of Simon and Daniella Stone, to Ushi Silverman, son of Nachi and Hedy Silverman.
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Joshua Rinde, son of Joe and Sheila Rinde, to Karina Reizman of San Diego, daughter of Dr. Ben and Robin Dishman and Aron Reizman of L.A.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Eliyahu Desmond, son of Robert and Arielle Desmond… Aryeh Levin, son of Rand and Nomie Levin.
SHERMAN OAKS, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Steven Davis, son of Ernest and Stephanie Davis, to Elana Yammer of Teaneck, NJ.
VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Jonathan and Elisheva Samuels, a son (Grandparents Carey and Joyce Samuels)… Chaim and Shaina Davidowitz of Queens, NY, a daughter (Grandparents David and Miriam Striks; Great-grandmothers Gitel Striks and Mildred Bornstein).
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Binyamin Sloves, son of Dr. Jason and Esther Sloves.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Ariel Wohlfarth, son of Fred and Stella Wohlfarth, to Tzivia Gettinger, daughter of Yerachmiel and Elana Gettinger… Steven Davis, son of Ernest and Stephanie Davis, to Elana Yammer of Teaneck, NJ… Nissana Boxstein, daughter of David and Edi Boxstein, to Dani Weiss.
Congratulations: Marty Nachimson upon being officially installed as president of the Orthodox Union.
Mazel Tov – Birth: Simcha and Jackie Katsman, a daughter (Grandmother Rivka Katsman).