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Shavuos Scholars-in-Residence: Portland, OR Kesser Israel: Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin,NCSYdirector of education; Austin, TX Tiferet Israel: Elie Hirt and Jonathan Hersfeld of Yeshiva University’s Center of The Jewish Future will join Rabbi Eliezer Langer for “SNL – Shavuos Night Live”; Palo Alto, CA Emek Beracha: Rabbi Yitzchak Etzshalom, author on Tanach and Jewish thought and involved with Project Next Stepat the Simon Wiesenthal Center; Beth Jacob Beverly Hills: Rabbi Baruch Taub,founding rav and rabbi emeritus of Beth Avraham Congregation of Toronto/Thornhill (BAYT), one of the largest and most vibrant congregation in the Orthodox world; Young Israel of Century City in L.A.: Rabbi Dr. Shnayer Leiman, author, professor emeritus of Jewish History and Literature at Brooklyn College, and a teacher at YU’s Bernard Revel Graduate School; Yeshivat Yavneh in L.A.: Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn will deliver seven shiurim on unsolved mysteries; and Mogen David inL.A.: Rabbi Benjamin Blech,author andassociate professor of Talmud at YU… Other shuls (i.e., Bais Naftoli in L.A., BCMH in Seattle, and Ahavas Torah in Scottsdale) utilize their own rabbis and scholarly members to lead Shavuos learning sessions.

Events In The West: On Sunday, June 8 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Machon Puah Symposium will feature a variety of lectures and presentations by doctors, rabbis and mental health professionals at Beth Jacob Beverly Hills.

Community News: The Hebrew Discovery Center is looking for part-time credentialed Hebrew teachers to teach Hebrew twice a day, Monday-Friday in Los Angeles public high schools.

 

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

Mazel Tov – Birth:Dan and Alyssa Zupnick, a daughter.

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Jeremy Lerner, son of Nelson and Lisa, to Jaimie Lowen of Detroit.

 

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Engagement: Joseph Goldenberg, son of Tsvi and Anne Goldenberg, to Rebecca Weinshenker of Chicago.

 

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births:Aron and Miriam Rosenblatt, a daughter (Grandparents Veronica Rosenblatt; Marty and Candice Gurfinkel)… Pinny and Chana Rosenbaum, a daughter (Grandparents Chaim and Mati Rosen)… David and Auralee Ring, a son… Ariel and Pearli Hausman, a son (Grandparents Jacob and Ellen Hausman)… Yehuda and Shaina Kamman, a son… Shua and Racheli Lebovics, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Irving and Shirley Lebovics)… Yehuda and Perrie Schlussel, a daughter (Grandparents Gershon and Sara Schlussel; Berel and Lea Goldstein)…

Mickey and Shana Amster of Tucson,AZ, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Moshe and Natalie Amster; David and Felicia Ann, a”h, Cutler)…Danny and Laura Abergel,a son (GrandparentsAlbert and Rachel Abergel; Joe and Carol Hara).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Zachary Muller, son of Opi Muller and Pnina Muller.

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Rivka Kimmelman, daughter of Enoch and Yocheved Kimmelman, to Stephen Apfel, son of Gary and Serena Apfel… Netanel Issacs to Sarah Khoshkerman… Alti Klein, daughter of Aaron and Avigail Klein, to Avraham Lapciuc… Laura Topper, daughter of Freddy and Dafna Topper, to Daniel Knust of Chile… Humi Braverman, daughter of Rabbi Nachum and Emuna Braverman, to Yaakov Resnick of Far Rockaway, NY… Rivka Hershberg, daughter of Alan and Mirian Hershberg, to Benji Rubin of Miami… Ofra Flaks to Yaakov Sniad.

Graduations: Brandeis University – Joey Baum, B.A. in Business… New York School of Interior Design – Stephanie Baum Sandel… UCLA School of Law – Menachem Fishkin… UCLA Anderson School of Management – Daniel Nagel, M.B.A.… YU Sy Syms School of Business – Jack Frankel and Samantha Yekutiel… Columbia University School of Nursing – Melissa Goldenberg Goldstoff, J.D., B.S.N.… Columbia University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy – Rachel Schultz Small… University of Chicago School of Law – Hillel Nadler, J.D.… University of Houston – Steven Paletz, J.D.… New York University Law School – Daniel Small.

  SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Mordy and Yale Esterstohn of New York, a daughter (Grandparents Ariel and Stephie Buchwald)… Edwin and Sara Boniske, a son (Grandparents Charles and Toni Boniske; Don and Ruth Broudy).

Graduation: SDSU – Brian Segal, B.A.

 

VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Aaron Azoulay, son of Gad and Inbal Azoulay.

Graduations: David Kay from medical school, and Riley Holzman from UCLA Law School.

 

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Mazel Tov – Birth: Alex and Chanita Groysman, a son.

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