Scholars-In-Residence: September 5 – Rabbi Dov Lipman has served as a member of the 19th Knesset with the Yesh Atid party and is the author of four books about Judaism including his latest, “To Unify a Nation: My vision for the future of Israel.” He currently serves as chairman of Anglo and Diaspora affairs for Yesh Atid.
Community News: OU – JLIC initiative for commuting students in L.A. colleges has events (shiurim, chaburus, fun) in local restaurants and at the OU office on Pico Blvd. Contact (NickFaguet@gmail.com) (310) 795-2971 to find out about upcoming events.
Yasha Koach: L.A. residents Abe Colman, Tzvi Fleischmann, Ezra Grabie, Hillel Kamionski, Motty Kest, Kolev Klein, Aaron Mayer, Shmuel Rosenthal, Zev Teitelbaum, Jean Zauderer , Robert Zauderer participated recently in the 6th year of the Bike4Chai Marathon in New York, New Jersey & Connecticut.
LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Gary and Shaloha Aires, a daughter.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Joseph Roth, son of Ted and Rhonda Roth to Shira Faulds.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Ilan and Neda Reiner, a son…Ari and Shira Twersky in Yerushalayim, a son (Grandparents Baruch and Eva Twersky)…Chanoch and Miryam Krohn, a son (Grandparents Eli and Tzippy Perkowski)…Moishe and Devora Frankel, a son (Grandparents Steve and Sima Fankel; Mechel and Miriam Handler)…Naftali and Racheli Rubin, a son (Grandmother Susan Vorhand)…Rabbi Mikey and Baila Yaron, a son (Grandparents Yuda and Rivkah Yaron)…Aryeh and Sassy Guttman of Beitar, a son (Grandparents Barry and Martha Simon)…Moshe and Liz Neiman, a son…Alain and Michelle Bonavida, a son… Dr. Elli and Liz Brodbaker of Dallas, TX, a son (Grandparents Labie and Dorothy Marks)…Omid and Rachel Shaya, a son…Benny and Chana Wolfson, a daughter (Grandparents Allen and Miriam Hershberg)..Nissim and Adina Levin, a daughter (Grandparents Stewart and Muriel Levin)…Art and Sara Bryman,a daughter …Gavriel and Rachelli Sauer, a boy (Grandparents Reuben and Natalie Sauer; Chaim and Sara Deutsch)…Daniel and Sara Kellerman, a son (Grandparents Hillel & Ruthie Kellerman; Great-Grandparents Sylvia Kellerman; Sam and Vicky Praw)…Avi and Janice Levy, a son (Grandparents Bart and Arleen Tanenbaum).
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Joshua Weindling, son of Ariel and Sarah Weindling…Ezra Rosenbaum, son of Mark and Rosie Rosenbaum.
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Zev Teitelbaum, son of Rabbi Mel Teitelbaum and Jeanne Litvin to Rivka Biberfeld of Philadelphia, PA…Menachem Gross, son of Yossi and Sheindy Gross to Nechama Kamenetsky of Woodmere, NY…Jeremy Burg to Hadassa Bogopulsky of San Diego…Michal Tanger to Farzad Youshai.
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Adam Rhodes, son of Robert and Karon Rhodes to Elisa Zisblatt of Sharon, MA…Harris Nickowitz, son of Drs. Richard and Millie Nickowitz to Betty Fussman… Ari Roth, son of Zalman and Esther to Tova Bastomski, daughter of Asher and Sharon Bastomski…Issac Kleinman, son of Brian and Lesley Kleinman to Daniella Meyer of Teaneck, NJ… Daniel Schwartz, son of David and Sharon Schwartz to Ashley Rosenberg, daughter of Bob and Joan Rothenberg…Tova Gurfinkel, daughter of Marty and Candice Gurfinkel to Shloimie Aron.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Hadassa Bogopulsky, daughter of Rabbi Avram and Leah Bogopulsky to Jeremy Burg of L.A.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Mazel Tov – Births: Dr. Zev and Amy Nevo of Passaic, NJ, a daughter (Grandparents Dr. Alan and Judy Silver (Tarzana)…Rabbi Yisroel and Sima Semmel, a daughter (Grandparents David and Miriam Striks) (Valley Village)…Yehudah and Anat Fersht, a son (Grandparents Uri and Shula Uralevich)(Valley Village).
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Kevin Linden, son of Bob & Daniella Linden (Valley Village)
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Nati Weiss, son of Barry and Lorye Weiss and Kayla Cohen, daughter of Adam and Judith Cohen (Valley Village).
Mazel Tov – Weddings: Shoshi Stone, daughter of Steve and Linda Stone to Yoni Panitz (Valley Village).
Mazel Tov – Births: Shmuel and Zeldie Engel, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Yisroel and Leah Engel).
Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Aryeh Triester, son of Daniel and Selena Triester.
Mazel Tov – Births: Darin and Shayna Roodman, a daughter.
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Avremi and Sheina Zippel a son (Grandparents Rabbi Benny and Sharone Zippel).
Mazel Tov – Engagements: Mendy Zippel, son of Rabbi Benny and Sharone Zippel to Fraidy Shagalov of Brooklyn.