Scholars-In-Residence: September 13 – Young Israel of Hancock Parkin L.A. – Rabbi Shay Schachter. September 19-20 – EDOS in Denver, CO – Dr. David Pelcovitz. Yavneh in L.A. – Rabbi Yissachar Frand.
Events In The West: This Shabbos – Eitan Katz and The Jewish Experience at EDOS in Denver, CO. Sunday, September 7 at Kehillat Mogen David, a Sephardic and Ashkenazic shul in the Pico/Robertson area in L.A. invites the community to join them in recommitting to spouses by signing the Halachic Post-Nuptial agreement and committing to ending the agunah crisis. Rabbi Yona Reiss, Esq., former director of the Beit Din of America and the current head of the Beit Din of the CRC in Chicago is an expert in the area of halachic pre- and post-nuptial agreements and will speak on “The Origin and the Urgency of the Halachic Pre-Nuptial Agreements” as a part of the “Retying The Knot, Unchaining The Agunah” program. Post-nuptial agreements will be available to sign throughout the event with notaries on site. Childcare will be provided. The program includes a light breakfast, post-nuptial signing and celebration of the marriages.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Lauren Rosenblum, daughter of Jay and Irene Rosenblum to Zev Hendeles of L.A.
Mazel Tov – Births: Bram and Chani Bregman of Ottawa, Canada, a son and a daughter (grandparents Paul and Suzanne Bregman).
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Josh Meirovits, son of Avy and Daliah Meirovits.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Jeremy Lerner, son of Nelson and Lisa Lerner to Jaimie Lowen of Detroit, MI.
LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Avi Hanono, son of Helfon and Guily Hanono to Lauren Sokol.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Meir and Alissa Kroll, a son (grandparents Benjamin Kroll and Chaya Housman; Michael and Marna Mosesom. Chaim and Tamara Brodt, a daughter (grandparents Beverly and Jack Deutsch). Rabbi Yudi and Chani Hollander of Yerushalayim, a son (grandparents Rabbi Zvi and Kaila Hollander; David and Betty Levy). Seth and Tali Merewitz, a son. Avi and Shoshana Morgenbesser of Lakewood, NJ, a daughter (grandparents Rabbi Eli and Robin Stern). Dovid and Rivka Bressman, a daughter (grandparents Paul and Ellen Bressman). Steven and Melissa Bohbot, a son (grandparents Marc and Michelle Bohbot; Joseph and Lucy Benlolo). Yoni and Nomi Steinhauser, a daughter (grandparents Baruch and Eva Twersky). Dovid and Ester Sauer, a son (grandparents Rabbi Nachum and Chaya Sauer; Rabbi Daniel and Ruthy Grama). Yossi and Esther Netkin in Israel, a son (grandparents Michael and Orly Netkin. Dovid and Shara Netkin in NY, a son (grandparents Michael and Orly Netkin). Jeff and Ashley Woodall, a daughter. Effie and Sara Goldberg, two sons. Dovi and Mindi Jacobs, a son (grandparents Heshy and Chani Jacobs).
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Yehuda Levin, son of Meir and Sara Levin.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Pessie Krybus, daughter of Rabbi Menachem and Bracha Krybus to Mendy Reich of Monsey, NY. Zev Hendeles, son of Moise and Angie Hendeles; Sandy and Barry Goldman to Lauren Rosenblum of Phoenix, AZ. Yechiel Goldberg, son of Rabbi Shlomo and Robin Goldberg to Deena Edelstein of St. Louis, MO. Ephraim Rubnitz, son of Rabbi Yom Tov and Estie Rubnitz to Adina Greenbaum. Chani Blonder, daughter of Duvi and Eynat Blonder to Zevi Kahan of Lakewood, NJ.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Tiffy Kraft, daughter of Rabbi Shimon and Elizabeth Kraft to Mark Handelman of Chicago, IL. Nechemia Jacobson, son of Rabbi Dovid and Emily Jacobson to Chaya Hoschander of Toronto, Canada. Yossi Marquis, son of Zan and Dr. Claude Marquis to Aviva Stone.
VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Shimmy and Leeor Bayar, a daughter (grandmother Judy Bayar). Rabbi Shlomo and Sora Rosenberg, a daughter (grandparents Gabe and Eva Rosenberg; Great Grandmother Irene Rosenberg). Mendy and Sarina Basch of Teaneck, NJ, a daughter (grandparents Sy and Seryl Litwin). Rabbi Moshe and Nechama Zucker, a son.