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West Coast Happenings

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Events In The West: This Shabbos, Rabbi Michael Broyde will be the scholar-in-residence at Young Israel of Century City… This Saturday night, Chabad of Berkeley will host a melaveh malkah for couples and singles, featuring Marcia Naomi Berger. Her topic: “The Secrets of a Satisfying Relationship”… On February 6, Bnei Akiva will host its annual “Evening of Jewish Heroism” in L.A… Shalom bayis workshops with Rabbi Yaakov Vann, on “Growing Your Marriage,” will take place at the Calabasas Shul on Monday nights beginning January 14.

Yeshiva Updates: Portland now has two Orthodox day schools. The newest one is Maimonides Day School, which opened in 2011 and now has 39 students. They started with a pre-school, added a first grade class this year, and will continue to add a grade each year. MSDS, a Chabad school, has had an Orthodox day school for many years… The Meira Academy, a girls’ yeshiva high school that opened in 2011 in Palo Alto, now offers grades nine and ten. They also plan to add a grade each year.

Women Only: This Sunday morning, Leah Richeimer will give a shalom bayis workshop at Adat Yeshurun in La Jolla, CA… The next evening, Rebbetzin Leah Levine will give a taharas hamishpacha halacha review at the Bais Chaya Mushka Square Campus on Pico Boulevard in L.A.

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Cheston and Lara Mizel of L.A., a son (Grandparents Harold and Wendy Frysch).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Avi Blumenfeld, son of Shimon and Liza Blumenfeld.

Mazel Tov – Wedding: Wayne Klitofsky, son of Arthur and Peta Klitofsky, to Lauren Finkelstein.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Adam and Naomi Rich, a daughter (Grandparents Alan and Marilyn Rich)… Eitan and Bracha Tashman, a son (Grandparents Abe and Eva Kaplan; Chaim and Matti Rosen; Great-grandparents Howard and Joyce Rosen)… Cheston and Lara Mizel, a son… Kevyan and Francesca Sharouz, a son… Michael and Yisca Abraham, a son… Ariel and Esther Ovadio, a son and a daughter… Dan and Ariella Zev of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Yossy and Rochel Kram)… Ezra and Batsheva Twersky, two sons (Grandparents Baruch and Eva Twersky)… Allan and Sara Sternberg, a daughter (Grandparents Peter and Andrea Sternberg)… Rabbi Adam and Chana Simon, a daughter (Grandparents Bennet and Ruthie Simon)… Rabbi Yossi and Rachel Levine of NY, a son (Grandfather Dr. Robert Levine)… Avrohom Shalom and Sara Gitty Brodie, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Benzion and Rochi Litenatsky; Great-grandparents Rabbi Zev and Devorah Litenatsky)… Daniel and Rachel Krich of Fairlawn, NJ, a daughter (Grandparents Hershy and Rochelle Krich)… Eli and Ruthie Bloch, a son (Grandparents Yanky and Laura Bloch)… Hillel and Tova Nadler of Chicago, a son (Grandparents Dr. Isaac and Geri Wiener)… Phillip and Jennifer Wintner, a daughter (Grandparents Jacob and Fran Wintner)… Itsik and Etah Unger, a son (Grandparents Benish and Peggy Kaplan)… Jacob and Shelley Schwartz, a daughter (Grandparents Joseph and Brenda Schwartz)… Eliyahu and Elianna Ickovic, a daughter (Grandparents Jerry and Fruma Ickovic)… Yitzi and Esther Kleinman, a son… Rabbi Binyomin and Osni Bess of Fallsburg, NY, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Gershon and Carol Bess).

Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Yehoshua Shirken, son of Rabbi Tuvia and Chaya Shirken.

Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvah: Elli Steinlauf, daughter of Avi and Shuli Bendheim Steinlauf.

Mazel Tov – Engagements: Yakov Kroll, son of Shmulik and Beverly Kroll, to Devorah Kohn of London… Naftoli Streicher, son of Moishe and Rachel Streicher, to Suri Rosenberg of Flatbush, NY… Yoni Nevdavoud to Sarah Tabibian… Yaakov Rich, son of Alan and Marilyn Rich, to Bracha Kahan… Ian Kessler, son of Dr. Joel and Leslie Kessler, to Davida Shiff of Toronto.

Mazel Tov – Weddings: Lisa Kurtz, daughter of Dr. Ira and Debbie Kurtz, to Seth Timen, son of Dr. Sanford and Beth Timen… Efrat Okrent, daughter of Dr. Derek and Batsheva Okrent, to Brian Henick of NJ… Shoshana Gres, daughter of Jerry and Debbie Gres, to Yosef Caplan of Agoura Hills, CA… Lauren Finkelstein, daughter of Francine and Reuben Finkelstein.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Birth: Dusty and Amy Eber, a daughter.

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Levi and Mussi Diskin, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Yosef and Dena Levin)… Moshe and Hannah Druckman, a son.

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