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Events In The West: For San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley-area baseball fans, hold these dates for Jewish Heritage celebrations: July 30 in the Oakland A’s ballpark, and August 6 at the home of the San Francisco Giants (sponsored by Touro University of Valejo, CA. The pre-game festivities will include kosher food and a performance by Matisyahu…

On Shabbat, August 9-10, Rabbi Yosef Carmel, the av beit din of the Eretz Hemdah Beit Din in Yerushalayim, will be the scholar-in-residence for Congregation Beth Israel From August 16-22, a new documentary about Jewish humor that highlights the Catskills as a boot camp of comedy will be shown at the Laemmle Theaters in L.A. and Encino… On August 20, Itzhak Perlman, Cantor Helfgot and the Klezmer Conservatory Band will perform at the Hollywood Bowl.

Yeshiva Updates: Yeshiva High Tech High School will begin its 2nd year in a new location on Olympic Boulevard… Chabad’s Bais Chana High School is moving to Congregation Etz Jacob on Beverly Blvd… Mrs. Shaindy Gross is the new principal at Valley Torah High School Girls… The new principal for YULA Boys is Rabbi Dov Emerson, the former assistant principal at the DRS Yeshiva High School for Boys, part of the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach (HALB), in Woodmere, NY.

 

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Dov and Vera Goldner, a daughter… Rabbi Chaim and Karyn Tureff, a son… Yisroel and Rina Jaeger, a son (Grandparents Nachman and Leah Jaeger)… David and Renana Haridim, a son… Rabbi Chaim and Karyn Turreff, a son (Grandparents Tibby and Betty Grunfeld)… Dr. Richard and Soheila Corn, a son (Grandfather Charles Corn; Grandmother Louise Yashharpour)… Rabbi Adir and Dr. Hindi Posy, a son (Grandparents William and Avivya Stoll)… Shlomi and Einat Ronen, a daughter… Shimon and Roos Manela, a daughter (Rabbi Zalman and Rachel Manela; Yosef and Judith Stolz)… Abi and Elisheva Wiesel of Yerushalayim, a son (Grandparents Bernard and Elaine Wiesel)… Amos Bitzan and Marina Zilbergerts, a son… Rabbi Yakov and Baila Strauss, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Sholom and Chana Ginsberg)… Moishe and Gitel Kest in Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Michael and Suri Kest)… Avromi and Shayna Safran, a son (Grandparents Benzion and Esther Safran… Shawn and Shani Moritz, a son (Grandparents Frank and Leah Moritz)… Sammy and Melissa R’bibo, a son… Rivka and Gideon Leiser, a daughter (Grandparents Warren Zev and Susie Stoll)… Tzvika and Leah Grossman, a son (Grandparents Fischel and Neshe Grossman… Eran and Tikva Adison of NY, a son (Grandparents Avraham and Dina Adison; Parviz and Edna Mojdihiazad).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Aaron Polonsky, son of Diane Newman Polonsky… Eliyahu Louk, son of Ariel and Yoneeth Louk… Eitan Remer, son of Jeff and Jessica Remer.

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Yoni Balsam, son of Avi and Gila Balsam, to Sari Zutler of Flatbush, NY.

 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Zev and Adiah Goldman.

 

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Omer and Mary Friedman, a son… Josh and Malka Katzin, a daughter.

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Laurie Jagoda, daughter of Jeff and Joanne Jagoda, to Ariel Gold.

 

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Amos Bitzan and Marina Zilbergerts, a son. Mazel Tov – Engagements: Dina Filler, daughter of Vic and Stella Filler, to Motty Wald of Brooklyn… Adam Baum, son of Abe and Sylvia Berman, to Robin Benowitz of Chicago.

 

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Baruch and Malka Harris of Florida, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Simcha and Betty Weiser)… Jeffrey and Rachel Mally, a son (Grandparents Martin and Leah Mally; Great-grandmother Nora Mally).

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

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Barbara Silverman Wolfson, daughter of Raphael and Kitty Silverman, to Yitzchok Friedman.

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

 

TARZANA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Avi and Rachel Kamionsky, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Moshe and Shelly Kamionski; Avry and Rita Epstein).

 

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Yisroel and Rina Jaeger, a son (Grandparents Gene and Rosy Fogel)… Shawn and Shani Moritz, a son.

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Matthew Sieger, son of Rich and Linda Sieger.

Mazel Tov – Engagements: David Kay, son of Marty and Marilyn Lay, to Dorsa Beroukhim, daughter of Ray and Juliet Beroukhim of L.A.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Ariel Barnehama, daughter of Joel Barnehama, to Jason Sugarman.

 

DENVER, COLORADO

Mazel Tov – Births: Brett and Kati Pepper, a son… Rabbi Gadi and Eve Levy, a son… Steven and Chaya Cohen, a son (Grandparents Larry and Joanne Cohen)… David and Elisheva Sharfman, a son.

 

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Mazel Tov – Birth: Joel and Daphie Harris, a son (Grandparents Melech and Chani Genauer).

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