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Events In The West: This Shabbos Rabbi Ben-Tzion Bar-Ami – scholar, artist, healer and director of Hay-li School of Alternative Medicine in Rehovot and of Oht Le Olam – will be the guest speaker at The Happy Minyan… On August 16-17, Rabbi Daniel Kohn, rav of Yishuv Bat Ayin and co-founder of the Bat Ayin Yeshiva, will be the scholar-in-residence at Chabad of Berkeley… On August 18, Rabbi Mordechai Willig, a posek and senior rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva University, will be the guest speaker at EDOS in Denver.

Yeshiva News: Jason Ablin is the incoming General Studies principal at Harkham Hillel AcademyYULA Girls has created an exciting new science program, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), in conjunction with the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education. The school is also starting a Chidon Tanach program.

Yasher Koach: Inappropriate billboards have become more rampant in recent years. It’s rare that they’re taken down when schools and shuls complain about them. So yasher koach to Rabbi Yehuda Nourollah, the assistant rabbi of Bait Aaron, a Sephardic shul on La Cienega, who recently contacted the CEO of a billboard company that had placed an inappropriate billboard near his shul. Within 24 hours, the offensive billboard was replaced.

Eruvs: The East Denver eruv has recently expanded its boundaries… No relief is in sight for the Santa Monica and Venice communities in Los Angeles. The cost to try to solve their bird issue is beyond their means.

CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA

Graduation: Pratt Institute of New York – Aaron Goldman.

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Kfir Kochav Lev, son of Yossi and Galit Kochav Lev.

Graduations: NYU – Zac Jurkowski… UCLA – Lee Rubinoff… University of Redlands – Sara Scarf… University of Victoria – Alex Kahn.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Moishe Leib and Sora Kraus of Lakewood, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Nachman and Leah Jaeger)… Drs. Glenn and Sarah Lipton, a son… Josh and Malka Katzin of Oakland, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. David and Phyllis Katzin)… Dovid and Eliana Modlinger, a daughter (Grandparents Daniel and Leah Hill)… Chaim Moshe and Suri Abramzyk in Yerushalayim, a son… Ephraim and Zhana Kimelblat, a son… Michael and Galit Moshkovich, a son… Rabbi Zach and Devorah Swigard, a daughter… Amitai and Nava Raziel of Washington, DC, a son (Grandparents Ariel and Mary Streit)… Avi and Shani Berger of Bet Shemesh, a son (Grandparents David and Carol Berger)… Jonathan and Natalie Gerber, a son and a daughter (Grandparents Selwyn and Glynnis Gerber)… Nissim and Rivka Afriat, a daughter… Mendy and Malka Pechter, a son (Grandparents Irwin and Tania Lowi; Great-grandparents Rita Lowi; Alec and Norma Pacifico… Yonatan and Reut Zevit, a son and a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Ziony and Rachel Zevit).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Gidon Amsellem, son of Mathias and Jala Amsellem… Gavriel Hecht and Benyamin Hecht, sons of Iris and David Hecht… Oren Bendik, son of Dr. Ken and Alissa Bendik.

Mazel Tov – Bat Mitzvahs: Paige Unterman, daughter of Ira and Claudine Unterman… Aharon Etshalom, son of Rabbi Yitzchak and Stephanie Etshalom.

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Shalom Markman, son of Rabbi Aryeh and Rochel Markman, to Aliza Somerstein of Cedarhurst, NY.

Mazel Tov – Weddings: Yehuda Schlussel, son of Gershon and Sara Schlussel, to Perri Goldstein, daughter of Berel and Lea Goldstein… Rina Rich, daughter of Alan and Marilyn Rich, to Yossi Weldler… Avi Kemp, son of Louis Kemp and Dr. Howard and Anne Winter, to Efrat Yudkowitz… Gilli Schlussel, daughter of Nate and Judy Schlussel, to Steve Davis, son of Rueben and Helen Davis… David Sternberg, son of Peter and Andrea Sternberg, to Shayna Fensten, daughter of Alan and Lulu Fensten.

Graduations: Moorpark College – Ashley Kurtz… NYU – Amichai Roszler… UCLA – Daniel Safaei.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Graduations: Brandeis University – Joshua Kaye, BA… Columbia University – Avram Schwartz, BS… Samuel Merritt University – Miriam Barrere, MS… Stern College for Women – Joanna Ross-Tash, BA… UC Berkeley School of Law – Isaiah Levine, JD… UCLA – Noam Taylor, BA… UC Santa Barbara – Deborah Goldschmidt, BS.

Tzeischem L’Shalom: Rabbi Michael and Ora Davies.

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Simon and Anne Bovet, a daughter.

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Drs. Jonathan Esensten and Raquel Gardner, a daughter.

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