web analytics
July 6, 2015 / 19 Tammuz, 5775
At a Glance
Sections
Sponsored Post


West Coast Happenings

West-Coast-logo

Scholars-In-Residence: This Shabbos, the following scholars-in-residence will speak on the west coast: Rabbi Mark Spiro, executive director of Living Judaism and managing director of Seattle’s Hebrew High – at BMCH in Seattle; Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations – at Young Israel of Century City in L.A.; and Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron at Mogen Dovid in L.A.

Seniors: On Sunday, March 9 the Golden Years Half Day Learning Symposium, for seniors and their caretakers, will take place at Beth Jacob Beverly Hills. The symposium, starting with a free breakfast, covers medical, practical, and Jewish issues for seniors. There will also be a senior resource fair during the free lunch.

Women Only: On Sunday evening, March 9 Moran Sabbah will perform at a benefit for the San Francisco Mikvah.

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

Mazel Tov – Births: Benjamin and Julie Smith, a son (Grandparents Steve and Fran Novakoff)… Arthur and Amy Rothstein, a son.

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Yosef and Devorah Leah Romano, a son.

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Carli Frank, daughter of Julian and Beryl Frank, to Sholom Dov Ber Solomon… Mark Scher, son of Colin and Jane Scher, to Julie Glazer.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Simona Friede, daughter of Irwin and Ana Friede, to Yehuda Bernstein.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Yaakov and Miriam Hollander of Israel, two daughters (Grandparents Rabbi Dov and Sara Osina)… Marc and Cheryl Zeffren, a son (Grandparents David and Mira Zeffren)… Steve and Georgette, a daughter… Altie and Dini Burston, a son… Steven and Georgette Westerman, a son (Grandparents Dr. Steven and Shelley Weinstock)… Daniel and Yona Gumpright, a daughter (Grandparents Harold and Brenda Walt)… Naftali and Rochel Trainer of Lakewood, NJ, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Leibel and Lori Trainer; Great-grandmother Esther Bastomski)… Aaron and Chava Schultz of NY, a daughter (Grandparents David and Debbie Schultz)… Rabbi Yitzchak and Malka Chaya Ort, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Gavriel and Grace Cohen)… David and Amy Altman, a daughter.

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah: Samantha Weinberg, daughter of Josh and Charlee Weinberg.

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Yaakov Mirman, son of Dr. Julian and Linda Mirman, to Zeesie Markman, daughter of Rabbi Aryeh and Rochel Markman.

Mazel Tov – Weddings: Dr. Benjamin Sapir, son of Ami and Arlene Sapir, to Lauren Gruenbaum, daughter of Sam and Diana Gruenbaum… Yehuda Bernstein to Simona Friede of San Diego… Hadassah Stolz, daughter of Yosef and Judith Stolz, to Ahron Persin… Yali Rechnitz, daughter of Shlomo Yehuda and Tamar Rechnitz, to Shmuel Dov Kornfeld (Grandparents Yaakov and Debbie Rechnitz)…

Chaim Dovid Engel, son of Shaya and Libby Engel, to Sheva Gitty Grossman of Boro Park, NY… Yechiel Smilow, son of Shloimy and Devorah Smilow, to Hindy Zelinger of Monsey, NY.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Rick and Mindi Estrada, a daughter.

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Isaac Attia, son of Sofer Alberto and Mazu Attia, to Tal Meiri of NY.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Simona Friede, daughter of Erwin and Dr. Ana Friede, to Yehuda Bernstein of L.A.

Congratulations: Chortek Leadership Award – Jacob Gardenswartz and Ari Krasner.

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Naftali and Rochel Trainer of Lakewood, NJ, a son (Grandparents Yehuda and Devora Pollak; Great-grandparents Alex and Belle Pollak)… Rohee and Shaindy Dany of NY, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Sholom and Debbie Raskin).

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Odelia Gabay to Yitzchak Dina.

Graduation: Rochelle Shapiro – Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.

DENVER, COLORADO

Mazel Tov – Births: Sol and Rosy Schulman of Boston, a daughter (Grandparents Marc and Claudia Braunstein)… Stefan and Naomi Grant of Birmingham, AL, a son (Grandparents Mervyn and Ann Lifschitz)… Yehoshua and Kara Jacobson of Israel, a daughter (Grandparents Ken and Vicki Pepper).

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “West Coast Happenings”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Future guard? Arab child with Hamas headband aims toy rifle on the Temple Mount after prayers in the Al Aqsa mosque.
CNN Promotes Old City on Verge of Extinction Due to ‘Political Tension’
Latest Sections Stories
South-Florida-logo

Orlando was once a place where people came only to visit and vacation. Now it is home to a burgeoning Torah community, a place Jewish families can be proud to call home.

South-Florida-logo

The smuggler’s life has been changed forever. He is faced with a major criminal charge. He will probably be sent to prison.

South-Florida-logo

“Thanks to a local philanthropist who shares our core mission, we now are able to connect more Jewish teens to Israel than ever before,” said Todd Cohn, executive director of Southern NCSY.

In September 2013 he was appointed head rabbi of the IDF Central Command and is currently in charge of special projects for the IDF chief rabbinate.

Last month we outlined how a few years after Judah Touro’s death a public movement was inaugurated by the citizens of New Orleans to erect a monument to his memory, and that opposition to this tribute came from a number of rabbis throughout the country who claimed that Judaism forbade the erection of any graven […]

Marceau suggested a dark reason for his wordless art: “The people who came back from the [concentration] camps were never able to talk about it…. My name is Mangel. I am Jewish. Perhaps that, unconsciously, contributed towards my choice of silence.”

Anna Henriques, who hopes to one day head back to Jamaica, says, “Rabbi Raskin must be willing to respect what exists in Jamaica. The way to the future is to gently bring in the traditions of the past and at the same time embrace the idiosyncrasies of the Jamaican people.”

The Silver Platter has it all: gorgeous photography, oodles of useful tips and, more importantly, incredible recipes that you will find yourself making again and again.

It may be that seeking to connect with the past is rooted in the impermanence and impersonality of modern life.

It is very hard to build a healthy marriage when you do not have good role models.

My best book is one that hasn’t been published yet.

We tend to justify and idealize this division with pride attributing these tendencies as demonstrating a higher level of kedushah.

More Articles from Jeanne Litvin
West-Coast-logo

We couldn’t help noticing that the first transaction that took place when he came into the store included a customer buying The Jewish Press.

Tal Dimenstein has been selected to present her ELI Talk about Appreciation during this year’s conference in Chicago.

Ramsay, daughter of famed football coach Jack Ramsay, has served the City of Los Angeles for the past 15 years.

Rabbi Cohen is amongst an elite group of educators worldwide, collaborating with Apple on global education initiatives and embracing new opportunities to bring the freshest, most innovative ideas to students everywhere.

Rabbi Pinni Dunner and Holocaust survivor Heddy Orden.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/community/west-coast-happenings/west-coast-happenings-35/2014/03/06/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: