Events in the West: On Tuesday, August 19 at O.co Coliseum, the Oakland Athletics host the New York Mets at the 4th annual Jewish Heritage Night.
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Leoni Zilcha, daughter of Ezra and Debbie Zilcha, to Effie Loffman of Valley Village, CA.
Mazel Tov – Birth: Daniel and Adena Friedman, a son.
Tzeischem L’shalom: Ricky and Jacqueline Wolder – to Overland Park, Kansas.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Leigh Hershkovich to Jay Gutovich of Vancouver.
LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Gideon and Tzipora Pogrund of South Africa, a daughter (Grandparents Jacob and Devorah Shore)… Meir and Chani Levy of Israel, a son (Grandparents David and Melanie Levy).
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Edo and Merav Cohen, a son… Ushi and April Silverman, a son (Grandparents Nachy and Hedy Silverman; Simon and Daniella Stone)… David and Avigail Manheim, a son… Yoni and Rita Statman, a daughter (Grandparents Stuart and Fran Miller)… Eli and Leah Javanfard, a son (Grandparents Elon and Renee Winkler)… Yitzchok and Ruti Yenowitz, a son (Grandparents Moshe and Esther Ressler)…Rabbi Moshe and Miriam Chill, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Asher and Chany Biron)… Avi and Nechama Finkelstein, a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi Arye and Malka Gordon)… James and Ramona Harris, a son… Laurence and Sara Richards, a daughter… Chaim and Tamara Brodt, a daughter (Grandparents Jack and Beverly Deutsch)… Eli and Elana Kahan, two sons.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Avi Buchman, son of Arie and Lynda Buchman, to Erika Zauderer of NY… Eli Avtzon to Baila Davidson… Pnina Fisher, daughter of Rabbi Moshe and Sarah Fisher, to Boruch Schoss of Brooklyn, NY… Ruth Parker to Yaakov Sufrin of the United Kingdom…Yitzchak Meir Einstein, son of Shmuel and Karen Einstein, to Shayna Mushka Goldstein of Brooklyn, NY… Tova Nouri, daughter of Shlomo and Rivka Nouri, to Shmuly Goldman, son of Dave Goldman and Pessy Niassof… Eliyahu Gholian, son of Moshe and Roza Gholian, to Deborah Salim of Miami Beach.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Nathaneal Harkham, son of David and Israela Harkham, to Jaqueline Rosenberg of Valley Village, CA… Kayla Wizenfeld, daughter of Isaac and Cecelie Wizenfeld, to Shmuelie Linson, son of Barry and Michelle Linson… Victor and Daisy Mikihnevich… Aviel Dahan, son of Marcelle Dahan, to Rena Edry, daughter of Jack and Ronite Edry.
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Brocha Greenwald to Moishe Gurewitz of Lyon, France.
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Louis Gluck, son of David and Robin Gluck.
Welcome: Dr. Ken and Laurene Eichenbaum.
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Noam Silverman and Maya Bernstein, a daughter.
Mazel Tov – Engagement: Abby Bellon to Moshe Schneider.
Congratulations: Rabbi Shaye Guttenberg on being appointed as the new executive director of South Peninsula Hebrew Day School.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Toby Holm, son of Dan and Lily Holm.
VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Yoni and Rita Statman, a daughter (Grandparents Yossi and Janet Statman)… Josh and Michal Krug, a son (Grandparents Eli and Tova Malik).
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Eli Ungar, son of Jeff and Risa Ungar,to Shaindy Cohen of Inwood, New York… Effie Loffman, son of Scott and Tova Loffman, to Leoni Zilcha of Phoenix.
Mazel Tov – Birth: Ezra and Laura Burstein, a son (Grandparents Alan and Beverley Block; Judith Burstein).
Mazel Tov – Wedding: Ariel Schiller, daughter of Yechezkel and Yehudis Schiller and Bonnie Schiller, to Benjy Kaplan of Chicago.
Graduations: University of Chicago – Avi Levin…Stern College – Shira Genauer, B.A.… Art Institute of Seattle – Rachel Catallo Rusak, B.S.