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Events In The West: This Shabbos, Rabbi Zev Goldberg, assistant rabbi of Young Israel of Century City in L.A., will be the scholar-in-residence at BCMH in Seattle… “Traditional Judaism in the New Millennium” is the theme of the OU West Coast Convention, which will take place in L.A. from December 12-15.

 

Shul News: Rabbis making aliyah: Rabbi Judah Dardik of Beth Jacob Oakland in Oakland, and Rabbi Eliezer Langer of Congregation Tiferet Israel in Austin, Texas… While searching for new rabbis, EDOS in Denver and BCMH in Seattle are making the most of their local rabbinic pools.

 

 

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Simnia Singer Sayada, daughter of Davide and Tikvah Sayada, to Alex Scher.

 

CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Elliot Freeman, son of David and Julie Freeman.

 

ENCINO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Eliezer and Ariella Silverman, a son (Grandparents Paul and Judy Cohen).

 

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Mark and Tali Silberstein, a daughter (Grandparents Michael and Lynne Silberstein)… Jonathan and Jessica Marks, a son (Grandmother Ellen Marks)… Albert Motola and Ana Neiman, a son… Joel and Mara Lynn Katzman on the birth of a grandson to their daughter and son-in-law, Tila and Ryan… Claire and David Ellman on the birth of a grandson, born in Israel, to their daughter and son-in-law Karen and Judah.

 

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Farnaz and Mehrdad Dayani, a daughter… Dr. Dovi and Naomi Prero, a son (Grandparents Hillel and Ruth Kellerman; Great-grandparents Sam and Vicky Pray; Sylvia Kellerman)… Donny and Sharona Kramer, a daughter… Michael and Gitty Levi of Maalot Dafna, Israel, a daughter (Grandparents Leo and Roz Eschwege)… Eliezer and Ariella Silverman, a son (Grandparents Nachi and Hedy Silverman)… Dr. Chaim and Charna Zeitouni of Miami Beach, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Joseph and Brenda Schwartz)… Eli and Baila Kramer, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Yitzchok and Debby Summers)… Rabbi Shimon and Vered Kashani, a daughter… Rabbi Moishe and Yehudis Heyman of Denver, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Ben Tzion and Sylvia Heyman; Great-grandmother Ruth Heyman)… Ron and Jessica Brookler, a son… Mehran and Elham Shaliehsaboo, a son… Aaron and Ita Tomaszewski, a son (Grandparents Joe and Guerta Tomaszewski)… Jonathan and Miriam Stern, a daughter.

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Rachamim Douek, son of Rabbi Ezra and Dikna Douek… Akiva Banayan, son of Aaron and Carol Banayan.

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Baruch Kreiman, son of Rabbi Yankel and Rochel Kreiman, to Esther Marks, daughter of Rabbi Nachum and Leiba Marks… Shragie Murik, son of Rabbi Avrohom Moshe and Leah Murik, to Kraindy Oratz of Flatbush, NY… Gershon Oelbaum, son of Rabbi Pesach and Rivka Oelbaum, to Rivka Jacobs of Lakewood, NJ… Vivian Weiss, daughter of Malka Weiss, to Menachem Bryski.

Welcome: Three new Merkaz HaTorah Kollel families: Rabbi Simcha and Tziporah Bornstein; Rabbi Gedalya and Elisheva Schorr; and Rabbi Moshe Chaim and Malka Union.

 

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Yitzchok and Tova Bernstein, a son.

 

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Jonathan Nash, son of Drs. Carl and Sharon Nash, to Kerin Chroman of LA.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Hillel Nissim, son of Rachel Nissim.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Aishley Lazare, daughter of Eric and Rhona Lazare, to Steven Okavita, son of Irv and Olivian Okavita.

Congratulations: Rabbi Israel Hirsch for being named LAPD Chaplain of the Year… Yehuda Packter for receiving his chaplain’s badge from LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Michael and Joy Gelman, a daughter.

 

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Dan and Sarah Levinger, a son.

 

DENVER, COLORADO

Mazel Tov – Birth: Gil and Molly Horowitz of Baltimore, a daughter (Grandparents Milty and Sara Crane).

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah: Maddie Kasztl, daughter of Benjy and Chava Kasztl.

 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Mazel Tov – Births: Anthony and Shaina Bock, a daughter… Daniel and Leah Weintraub, a son.

 

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Hayim Feuer, son of Moshe and Sherry Feuer, to Esther Berkowitz.

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