Scholars-In-Residence: January 16-17 at Ahavas Torah in Scottsdale, AZ – Gary Torgow, Vice President for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Executive Board , volunteer president for Yeshiva Beth Yehudah, the largest yeshiva in Michigan… January 30 – 31 – Beth Jacob San Diego – Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz of Project Yes.
Community Events: Jonathan’s Walk4Friendship is a 1 mile walk taking place in Phoenix, Arizona. They raise crucial funds and community awareness for The Friendship Circle, a non-profit organization for individuals with special needs.
LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Asher Ellis, son of Mark and Cheryl Ellis…Ness Dahan, son of Yoram and Melissa Dahan.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Frankie Ziman, son of David and Merle Ziman to Yael Bar…Udi Greenboim, son of Avi and Michal Greenboim to Hadar Rokach.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Daniel Ellman, son of David and Claire Ellman to Aviva Goldstein.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Rachmiel and Orna Narod in Kiryat Sefer, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Shlomo and Bella Harrosh; Max and Mimi Narod)…Eli and Alison Snyder, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Morris and Sharon Silver….Ben and Shuli Gerstman of NJ, a son (Grandparents Benny and Audrey Adler)…Yoni and Sara Barzideh, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Mitch and Karen Parver)…Amitai and Nava Raziel, a daughter (Grandparents Aric and Mary Streit; Frances Bick; Shlomo Raziel)…Rabbi Mordechai and Rachel Weichbrod, a daughter (Grandparents Larry and Esther Neuton)… Rabbi Shimon & Sharona Ishal, a son…Dovid and Daphna Levine, a daughter (Grandparents DubbyTeichman; Great-Grandparents Sol and Ruth Teichman)…Rabbi Zalmy and Rochel Hecht, a son (Grandparents Hershel and Maida Glicken)…Yonasan and Ahava Doria of Yerushalayim, a daughter (Grandparents Shelly and Shirley Purluss)…Rabbi Yisroel and Sarah (Pogrow) Thaler , a son…Chanoch and Chaya Gerwitz, a daughter (Grandparents Mark and Dianna Rauch of Tarzana)…Joshe and Bracha Kramer, a daughter…Jonathan and Adina Stieglitz, a son (Grandparents Marcy and Paul Stieglitz; Dr. William and Avivya Stohl)…Leib and Faigy Greenspoon, a son.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Avigdor Streicher, son of Moishe and Rochel Streicher to Chayala Scharf of NY…Meyer Engel, son of Shaya and Libby Engel to Ruchy Taub of Boro Park, NY…Michelle Katz, son of Richie and Ellen Katz to Daniel Lapson of Chicago, IL…Adam Lerer, son of Dr. Paul and Esther Lerer of Engelwood, NJ to Nurit Lewis of L.A. & NY. (Grandparents Jack and Gita Nagel)…Zippy Eschwege, daughter of Leo and Roz Eschwege to Meir Mainstain, son of Morris and Sharon Mainstain…Amanda Lazar, daughter of Steve and Marilyn Lazar to Ezra Remer of Valley Village, CA… Menachem Green, son of Harry and Beth Green to Ruti Neuton, daughter of Larry and Esther Neuton.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Hindy Smilow, daughter of Shloimy and Devorah Smilow to Eli Lefkowitz of Flatbush…Shira Zahtz, daughter of Dr. Howard and Elizabeth Abramowitz to Jason Rosenbaum, son of Sheldon and Pepi Roenbaum.
Congratulations: Aliza Fink on becoming a board certified family nurse practitioner.
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Alexis and Aryeh Kushner, a son... Maury and Malka Grebenau, a daughter.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Doron and Rebecca Silverman, a daughter (Grandparents Philip and Dorit Silverman; Great-Grandparents Raphael and Kitty Silverman).
Mazel Tov – Bas Mitzvahs: Kalya Wrotslavsky , daughter of Philip and Missy Wrotslavsky… Shoshana Ellis, daughter of Sam and Meryn Ellis.
Graduations NYU School of Nursing: Malka Brookler Bogopulsky, a BSN.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Joey and Michal Eckstein, a daughter (Grandmother Gloria Eckstein)…Anthony and Chani Baum of Passaic, NJ, a son (Grandmother Evelyn Baum).
VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Dovid and Daphna Levine, a daughter (Grandparents Asher and Sharone Levine)…Nick and Danielle Erotas, a son…Menachem and Blima Striks, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Aryeh and Debbie Striks; Milton and Esther Simon).