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Events In The West: On Sunday, June 2, Dr. Yaakov Ulano of Laniado Hospital will be speaking on “Preparing Ourselves for Major Catastrophes” at Shaarey Zedek in Valley Village… On Thursday, June 6, Beth Jacob Beverly Hills hosts the Doctors’ Medical Forum – for doctors and health professionals only. Speakers include doctors from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Laniado Hospital, along with the coordinator of Emergency Task Force at Laniado Hospital. They will speak on the halachic and moral dilemmas for Israeli doctors and soldiers… On June 14-15, EDOS hosts scholars-in-residence Rabbi Joel Tessler, senior rabbi of Beth Sholom Congregation in Potomac, Maryland, past vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America, and a member of its Executive Board. Also speaking will be Rebbetzin Aviva Tessler, a licensed marriage and family therapist, teacher and youth director at Beth Sholom… On August 20, Itzhak Perlman, Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot and the Klezmer Conservatory Band will perform at the Hollywood Bowl. Some of the L.A. shuls have purchased tickets and are providing bus service.

Kosher News: Schwartz Bakeries, Schwartz Circa Restaurants and catering are now under the supervision of Kehilla Kosher… Elite Cuisine is also now under the supervision of Kehilla Kosher.

Women Only: On Tuesday, June 11, students at Torah High in San Diego will present “Willy Wonka” at the David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre at the JCC.

Jews Rule: In the recent Los Angeles city elections, three Jews won the top jobs. Eric Garcetti, a longtime city councilman, is now L.A.’s first Jewish mayor. Ron Galperin won the city controller’s race. He’s the son of Holocaust survivors who fought in Israel’s 1948 War of Independence. Galperin also attended a Jewish day school. And former California state assemblyman Mike Feuer, a longtime Jewish community activist, is now the city’s district attorney.

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Adi Greenboim, daughter of Avi and Michal Greenboim, to Lavid Tzmchoni.

LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Devorah Leah Drew to Gershon Felberbaum of Monsey, NY.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Shlomo and Shira Einhorn, a daughter (Grandparents Gerard and Marlene Einhorn)… Tuvia and Adina Korobkin, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Daniel and Karen Korobkin; Great-grandparents Len and Frieda Korobkin; Yaakov and Gaby Goldfinger)… Aryeh and Rochel Rudman, a daughter (Grandparents Steve and Lorraine Spira)… Rabbi Zvi and Hadassah Simon of Ramot, Israel, a daughter (Grandparents Barry and Martha Simon)… Mordi and Suri Adelist of Melbourne, Australia, a son (Grandparents Shaul and Mila Raigorodsky… Rabbi Yitz and Chavi Jacobs, a son… Yehuda and Sara Kraft of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Shimon and Elizabeth Kraft; Shmulik and Beverly Kroll)… Eric and Dr. Lucy Ross, a daughter… Rabbi Yitzchok and Baila Levenspil of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Ephraim and Zahava Niehaus)… Mike and Adynna Swarz, a son… Sruli and Tehila Markowitz, a son (Grandparents Shlomo and Gila Giberstein).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Aaron Leonard, son of Michael and Caroline Leonard.

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvahs: Sasha Astrof, daughter of Jeff and Shawni Astrof… Kayla Jacobowitz, daughter of Ben and Ellen Jacobowitz.

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Mendy Kesselman, son of Rabbi Moshe and Estee Kesselman, to Mushki Blok of Plano, TX… Chesky Kornwasser, son of Yitzchok and Zisi Kornwasser, to Rivki Leventhal of Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel… Steven Leaderman, son of Marton and Margaret Leaderman, to Emet Noa… Chana Simon, daughter of Barry and Martha Simon, to Shaya Pewsner of Kiryat Sefer, Israel… Miriam Garfunkel, daughter of Marty and Candice Garfunkel, to Aaron Rosenblatt… Noam Miller, son of Rabbi David and Joni Miller, to Miriam Brummer, daughter of George and Harriet Brummer.

Mazel Tov – Weddings: Adam Gottlieb, son of Rabbi Mel and Dr. Annette Gottlieb, to Valerie Steinfeld, daughter of Steven and Marsha Steinfeld… Miriam Summers, daughter of Rabbi Yitzchok and Debbie Summers, to Hillel Striks, son of Rabbi Aryeh and Debbie Striks… Yaakov Rich, son of Alan and Marilyn Rich, to Bracha Kahan of Toronto, Canada.

Congratulations: Aaron Gross on receiving the Shofar Award from the National Jewish Committee On Scouting… Yoni Statman on passing the Patent Bar.

Graduation: UCLA School of Law – Yoni Statman.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Michael and Adrea Gerber, a son.

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