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Events In The West: Scholars-in-residence are aplenty this Shabbos. They include Lori Palatnik at Beth Jacob San Diego: author and scholar Rabbi Ari Kahn at Young Israel Aish in Las Vegas; Rabbi Chaim Levine, of Hope for Heroism, at BMCH in Seattle: and Rabbi Ben Zion Chait, director of national initiatives of Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim, and Rabbi Avram Goldish, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Nesivos HaTorah Yerushalayim, at Anshe Emes in L.A. … On January 19, Rabbi Natan Slifkin will speak at a private home in Valley Village, CA.

More On Ostreicher: The West Coast Section of The Jewish Press has learned that Rabbi Zvi Boyarsky of the Aleph Institute, known for its humanitarian efforts on behalf of prisoners, connected with Aaron Zell, head of private security details for Hollywood personalities like Mark Wahlberg and Sean Penn, leading to the safe return to the U.S. of New York businessman Jacob Ostreicher.

The widely distributed picture of Ostreicher in the living room of a Hancock Park home shows him talking with Wahlberg. The Jewish Press West Coast Section has also learned that actor Robert Downey Jr. purchased a new elegant wardrobe for Ostreicher, enabling him to attend shul at Congregation Levi Yitzchak in L.A. last Friday night. Ostreicher enjoyed a spiritually uplifting Friday night dinner with more than a dozen other guests at Rabbi Boyarsky’s home.

Women Only: On January 15, the aforementioned Lori Palatnik will be the guest speaker at the Women’s Wellness Workshop at the Aish Kollel in Denver.

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Matt and Elly Bycer, a daughter.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Moshe and Jenny Buchman, a son (Grandparents Arie and Lynda Buchman; Great-grandparents Andrew and Yvette Gardner; Debbie Buchman)… Dr. Michael and Talya Kleinman, a daughter (Grandparents Brian and Lesley Kleinman)… Josh Peikon and Claire Marciano, a son… Michael and Shelli Borkow, a son… Zaki and Shana Westreich of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Benny and Joyce Westreich; Great-grandmother Susan Ungar)… Dovid and Adella Jaeger, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Nachman and Leah Jaeger; Lawrence and Juliet Dardick).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Yehuda Summers, son of Rabbi Yitzchok and Debbie Summers… Joshua Sarir, son of Emmanuel and Tova Sarir.

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Yechiel Mechel Smilow, son of Shloimy and Devorah Smilow, to Hindy Zelinger of Monsey, NY… Sammy Scherr, son of Marshal and Cynthia Scherr, to Natalie Barnes… Shira Zahtz, daughter of Dr. Howard and Elizabeth Abramowitz, to Jason Rosenbaum… Etty Murik, daughter of Rabbi Avrohom and Leah Murik, to Motty Harris… Lizi Marks, daughter of Labie and Dorothy Marks, to Dr. Elliott Brodbaker of Toronto… Rabbi David Lapin to Amber Cummins of South Africa… Yiddie Landau, son of Yonah and Tzirel Landau, to Esther Sher of Brooklyn, NY… Yehuda Kram, son of Rabbi Dovid and Adina Kram, to Avigayil Kamenetsky of Lakewood, NJ.

Mazel Tov – Weddings: Evey Rothstein, daughter of Jerry and Roz Rothstein, to Fred Rosenbloom, son of Harvey and Grace Rosenbloom… Jacob Leven to Chaya Citrin of Chicago… Michelle Ishakis, daughter of Allen and Judith Ishakis, to Roy Moshe of Detroit… Yehudis Wincelberg, daughter of Gittel Wincelberg and Rabbi Yaakov Wincelberg, to Jacob Kon.

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Jason Rosenbaum, son of Sheldon and Pepi Rosenbaum, to Shira Zahtz.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Daniel and Bryna Fox, a son.

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Magali Cohen, daughter of Bob and Lisa Cohen, to Yossi Malkin.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Emanuel and Anita Baal Lev, a son (Grandparents Jerry and Perla Attia).

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Alexi Glovinsky, daughter of Eli and Iliana Glovinsky, to Shalva Mikhelashvili of NY… Shlomo Marks, son of Rabbi Yaakov and Shari Marks, to Malki Kaniel of Kew Gardens Hills, NY.

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Riley and Angeli Holzman, a daughter (Grandparents Lyndy Belchere; David and Lynn Holzman).

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Natalie Barnes, daughter of Jacob and Inessa Barnes, to Sammy Scherr… Rachel Barnes, daughter of Jacob and Inessa Barnes, to Joshua Yammer of Teaneck, NJ.

DENVER, COLORADO

Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Chaim Zev and Rachel Grossman of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Carl and Dr. Heidi Tessler).

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah: Rivka Herscovicis, daughter of Yisrael and Chava Herscovicis.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Michael and Rivka Paris, a daughter.

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Moshe Kitainik, son of Rabbi Dovid and Leah Kitainik.

PORTLAND, OREGON

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Benjamin Yablon, son of Brian and Laurie Yablon, to Miriam Clayman of Denver.

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