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West Coast News: Vandals defaced a Portland, Oregon synagogue and a community center with racist graffiti. According to The Oregonian, police said that “white power” was written in red spray paint on promotional banners at Mittleman Jewish Community Center and Neveh Shalom, a conservative synagogue. Both institutions are located in southwest Portland… After 20 years as the rabbi at BCMH in Seattle, Rabbi Moshe Kletenik has moved on to a position on the Seattle Vaad. He plans to expand its services and educational programs, and give the beit din more visibility… Doheny Meats is now owned by Rabbi Shlomo Bistritsky, a Chabad rabbi who has lived in Agoura for 22 years. After the Nine Days, the store will open as Beverly Hills Kosher Meat (with RCC glatt kosher supervision). In addition to the RCC mashgiach, the store will have a shomer Shabbos manager, Berel Cohen, who recently moved to L.A. from the Midwest.

Kidney Desperately Needed: Harold Goldberg, a Los Angeles father and community stalwart, is in urgent need of a kidney. He has been on dialysis for five years. The donor can be male or female and must be over 18 years old. Any blood type will be acceptable to Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, but types O and A2 are preferable. If you can donate, contact http://apps.csmc.edu/ContactUs/?to_email=kidneydonor@cshs.org&to_group=liverkidney. Indicate on the form that you want the kidney earmarked for Harold Goldberg. To connect with Golde Goldberg, please e-mail her at Ggoldberg3@aol.com.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Gabriel Lewis, son of Shalom and Mindy Lewis.

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Aharon and Aidel Wohlgelernter of Israel, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Jeff and Shoshie Wohlgelernter).

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Daniel Aires, son of Julian and Yael Aires, to Blair Benjamin of Kansas City, KS… Alex Gipsman, son of Marc and Felicia Gipsman, to Devorah Miretzky of Chicago.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Noah and Alicia Katz, a son (Grandparents Ernie and Frieda Katz)… Leeran and Cindy Factor, a daughter (Grandparents Benjamin and Shoshana Factor; Sol and Esther Silberstein)… Bradley and Alyssa Lipman of NY, a son (Grandparents Brian and Ilana Lipman)… Chaim and Meira Waldman, a son (Grandparents Bob and Judy Millman)… Mordy and Ruchama Siegel, a son (Grandparents Shmuel and Bluma Drebin; Great-grandparents David and Sheila Thumim)… Ami and Molly Adler, a son (Grandparents Dr. Robert and Agi Adler; Dr. Michael and Rachel Malkin)… Sam and Rivka Ross, two sons (Grandparents Arnie and Atara Ross; Frank and Lynn Menlo; Tom and Chana Beltran).

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Dr. Bob Levine to Agy Reich… Dena Miller, daughter of Stuart and Fran Miller, to Michael Sier of Northbrook, IL… Yossi Bess, son of Rabbi Gershon and Carol Bess, to Sarah Klein of Toronto… Yehonasan Klafter, son of Avrohom and Chani Klafter, to Shaina Naiman of Baltimore, MD… Chani Engel, daughter of Shaya and Libby Engel, to Duvi Lemmer of Brooklyn… Evey Rothstein, daughter of Jerry and Roz Rothstein, to Fred Rosenbloom, son of Harvey and Grace Rosenbloom… Alyson Goldenberg, daughter of Dr. Mark and Deborah Goldenberg, to Rafi Goodman of Lawrence, NY… Chana Katzovitz, daughter of Elliot and Sheryl Katzovitz, to Yosef Chaim Eidensohn of Baltimore, MD… Yoni Denitz, son of Fred and Jena Denitz, to Ariella Hill, daughter of Danny and Leah Hill.

Mazel Tov – Weddings: Benji Markoff, son of Brad and Mia Markoff, to Rebecca Zagha, daughter of Sammy and Alissa Zagha… Mimi Mendelsohn, daughter of Eddie and Fran Mendelsohn, to Jake Green of Teaneck, NJ.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Baruch and Malka Harris of Florida, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Simcha and Betty Weiser).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Adir Haim, son of Yaacov and Shlomit Haim.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Miriam Marks, daughter of Rabbi Yaakov and Shari Marks, to Ozzy Smith of Lakewood, NJ.

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Alex and Racheli Shandrovsky, a son.

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Yaakov and Devorah Ross of Lakewood, NJ, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Avrohom and Mimi Berman)… Jay and Deborah Semel, a son (Grandparents Sydney and Leah Semel; Marc and Lillian Bernheim)… Sean and Rivka Ross, two sons.

DENVER, COLORADO

Mazel Tov – Birth: Elan and Haddash Penn, a daughter.

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