Announcements, Life Cycle

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Mazal Tov

Gayle & Warren Vogel on the birth of their granddaughter Josie Maya Vogel, daughter of Jeff and Sarah Vogel

Lorna Adelman on the naming her great granddaughter, Sydney Mehok

Dina & Brad Baker on the birth of their grandson, Atlas Ebel Baker, son of Audrey Baker and Lance Ebel

Michael Schatz on receiving his doctorate in Jewish Education from Gratz College

Jonathan Tabas on being named 2014 Surveyor of the Year by the PA Society of Land Surveyors

Anita & Nathan Schatz on the birth of their grandson William Logan Wolfson,son of Melanie & Michael Wolfson

Gloria Schwartz on the Bar Mitzvah of her grandson, Ian Felzer, son of Robyn & Jordan Felzer; and on the early acceptance of her granddaughter, Jamie Schwartz, daughter of Staci & Marc Schwartz, to the University of Pennsylvania
 
Gail & Harold Stein on the birth of their grandson, Lev Benjamin Berman, son of Rachel & Rabbi Yonah Berman

Fern & Robert Billet on the engagement of their son Zachary to Jennifer Samson

Esther Janoff on the engagement of her daughter, Jessica to Matthew Zozom

Gayle & Warren Vogel on the engagement of their son, Michael to Fernanda Loya

Leonard Abrams on receiving the Man of the Year Award from the Middle Atlantic Region-FJMC
Beth Sholom Men's Club on receiving the Quality Club Award for 2013-2014 from the Middle Atlantic Region-FJMC

David Schlesinger and Ronit Mangco on their marriage

Michael Weingram on being named the Ma'asim Tovim Honoree for the region by the Middle Atlantic Region-FJMC

Evelyn Toll on the birth of her great grandson, Isaac Toll, son of Amy & Josh Toll

Renee & Rob Van Naarden on the engagement of their son, Jacob, to Courtney Ryder

Eileen & Michael Weingram on the birth of their grandson, son of Abbye & Josh Cornfield

Marsha & Saul Langsam and Bella & Eric Levine on the Aufruf of their children, Stephanie Levine & David Langsam

Kay Schwartz on the marriage of her grandson, Adam Rose to Rebecca Miller

Muriel Tabas Ecker on the marriage of her grandson, Justin Tabas, son of Michael Tabas, to Katybeth Trapp

Anita & Nathan Schatz on the birth of their grandson William Logan Wolfson son of Melanie & Michael Wolfson

Heidi and Jeff Gordon, on being selected as recipients of the 2014 Maimonides Award given by the Medical Professions Division of the Philadelphia Campaign of Israel Bonds

Bean Meles and Robin Eisenberg on their wedding

Lisa Weiss-Shore on being honored at Simhat Torah services for all of her volunteer work

Susan & Paul Steerman on the birth of their grandson Max Jacob Steerman

Brian and Heather Smith on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter Breanna Smith

Bertha Dash on her 100th birthday

Sarah & Sonny Coslov and Leslie & Arthur Frankel on the birth of their granddaughter Eden Allie Coslov, daughter of Marissa & Noah Coslov

 

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Recent Passings

With Deep Sorrow We Recall the Very Recent Passing of:

Harvey Earle Rotter (z"l) on January 14, 2015. He was the husband of Betty Rotter, father of Scott Rotter (Lisa Cohen), Cindy Rasansky (Max) and Jeff Rotter (Julie Coopersmith), and brother of Robert Rotter

Janet Weiss (z"l) on December 21, 2014. She was the wife of Arthur (z"l), mother of Lisa Weiss-Shore (Jeff) and Louis Weiss. She was the beloved Bubbie of Alexander and Spencer Shore

Samuel Cohan (z"l) on December 15, 2014. He was the son of Benjamin and Hannah Cohan (z"l), and the brother of Norman (z"l)

Jenny Bruskoff (z"l) on December 6, 2014. She was the wife of Solomon, and the mother of Gail Bernstein (Sid) and Bruce Bruskoff (Victoria Lowder)

and recent passings of

Manuel (Manny) Marcus (z"l) on November 30, 2014. He was the husband of Ilene, and father of David (Kim), Lee (Jennifer) Marcus and Joseph (z"l).

Hyman Kirsch (z"l) on November 29, 2014. He was the husband of Anna Kirsh (z"l), the father of Nina (Larry) Samlin, George (Elaine) Kirsh and Bernard (Jill) Kirsh, and brother of Ruth Barr

Mollie Lankin (z"l) on, November 27, 2014. She was the wife of Joseph (z"l), mother of Bruce Wollin (z"l), Sherry Wollin (z"l), step-mother of Jerry (Sherry) Lankin, Bob (Holly) Lankin, Rabbi Eric (Jeanne) Lankin, and the sister of Harry Kalinsky and Sam Kaplan

Florence Leistner (z"l) on November 24, 2014. She was the wife of Melvin (z"l), mother of Jay (Marcia Halpern) and Arlene Brown (Tom), and sister of Leon Zuckerman (z"l) , Marvin Zuckerman and Cal Zuckerman

David Schaffer (z"l) on November 19, 2014. He was the husband of Estelle (z"l), companion of Jeanette Behrman, and the father of Robin Kushner, Michele Schaffer (Joseph Kenyon) and Jack Schaffer

Lillian Devins (z"l) on November 17, 2014. She was the wife of Joseph (z"l), and the beloved mother of Sharon (Irving) Block, Meryl (Donald) Rudolf and Marcia (Michael) Greenberger.

Ruth Rappoport (z"l) on November 9, 2014. She was the wife of Herbert (z"l), and the beloved mother of Marla (Fred) Wolfson, Norman (Deborah) and Mark (Marjorie)

Arie Luksenberg (z"l) on November 3, 2014. He was the husband of Chaya (z"l) and father of Sarah (Dr. Alan) Schorr and Jacob (Raya) Luksenberg

Shirley Wasser (z"l) on October 28, 2014. She was the wife of David Wasser (z"l), and mother of Joan Heller( Richard) and Louis Wasser

Frank Snyder (z"l) on October 25, 2014. He was the husband of Phyllis, and the father of Bob (Marlene), Marcy (David) Zelikovsky, Pamela (William) Leonard and Mark Murray

Shirley Silk (z"l) on October 19, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Dr. Raymond Silk and mother of Louis Silk and Ellen (Dr. Richard) Scheuermann

Frank Buchsbaum (z"l) on October 16, 2014. He was the brother of Larry (Rosalyn) Buchsbaum, former husband of Laura Shkolnik Buchsbaum, and father of Lisa (Martin) Pollack

Gloria Kaiser (z"l) on  October 12, 2014. She was the wife of Fred (z"l), and the mother of Jerry Kaiser (Bonnie) and Barbara Kaplan (Jerry)

Hetty Helen Costin (z"l), mother of Robert, Michael, and Alan Costin, and sister of Stella Davis.

Lenore Hammer (z"l) on October 6, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Bruce (z"l), mother of Cindy Bratton (Terence) and Michael Hammer (Susan), and sister of Eileen Finkelstein

Celia Ziv (z"l) on October 1, 2014. She was the beloved wife of David (z"l), mother of Roberta (Robbi) Ziv-Goldstein (Ken Goldstein) and Barbara Ziv-Stern (Herbert Stern), and sister of Nathan (Rita) and Edward (Elaine) Comer.

 

המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים
May God Comfort You Together with All the
Other Mourners for Zion and Jerusalem
יהי זכרונם לברכה