Announcements, Life Cycle

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Mazal Tov

Ruth Bluethenthal Appel on the Aufruf of her son, Ben Appel, and Hannah Ostroff, daughter of Lisa & Harvey Ostroff

Laynie & Leor Barazini and Susan & Moshe Barazini on the birth of their son and grandson, Noah Aiden Barazini

Ronniza & David Schlesinger on the naming of their daughter, Lauren Ariela Schlesinger

Ellen & Hazzan David Tilman and Sharon & Elliot Karp on the engagement of their children, Rabbi Howard Tilman to Naomi Karp

Grandparents Shirley & Charles Bogdanoff and Lynn & Herman Berg, and parents Michelle & Jonathan Berg, on the upcoming B'nai Mitzvah of Ella and Justin Berg

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

Charlotte Weisberg & Rafael Grinberg on their upcoming marriage

Warren Jaffe on his engagement to Alyse Sciolla, daughter of Gail & AJ Sciolla
 
Sara & Howard Koval on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Hannah

Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin on her new position as Chief Program & Strategy Officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Helen & Neil Shupak on the engagement of their son, Brian to Tiffany Femiano

Miriam and Jamshid Tehrani on the birth of their granddaughter Eliana Sarai Levy daughter of Shira and Joshua Levy

Rene & Mark Feitelson on the engagement of their daughter, Adena, to Ben Flax, son of Rabbi Ira & Vicki Flax.

Greta and Andrew Wrigley on the birth of their son Shael Emmet

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

 

Upcoming B'nei Mitzvah

Dennis Fleysh, son of Marina Shteyn and Vadim Fleysh, April 19, 2015

Matan Dolev, son of Jennifer Groen and Ami Dolev, April 25, 2015

Sarah Neulight, daughter of Ellen Rubin Neulight and Charles Neulight,  May 2, 2015

Itay Goldfarb, son of Marina and Igor Goldfarb,  May 16, 2015

Adult Bar Mitzvah Philip Balderston  May 23, 2015

Gavin Herzig, son of Heather Shay-Herzig and Jack Herzig,  May 30, 2015


Recent Passings

With Deep Sorrow We Recall the Very Recent Passing of:

Rosa Goldstein (z"l) on March 30, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Jacob (z"l), mother of Chaim (Simmy) and Alan (Rachel)

Sylvia Boxbaum (z"l) on March 24, 2015. She was the loving wife of Irving (z"l), and devoted mother of Marc (Marjorie) Boxbaum and Barbara Boxbaum

Raymond Freudberg (z"l) on March 4, 2015. He was husband of Myra, the father of Frank, David and Seth, the brother of Joyce Caplan, and the brother-in-law of Phyllis Sork

Evelyn Chairman (z"l) on March 8, 2015. She was the loving wife of Sidney (z"l), and devoted mother of Dr. Rachelle Chairman and Louise (Andy) Rubin, and sister of Beth Sholom member Dr. Raymond Silk

David Lehman, Sr. (z"l) on March 3, 2015. He was the loving husband of Margaret and the father of Beth Sholom member, Doreen Shelow, Deanna Lehman, and David, Jr. (Debbie)

Sondra Rendelman (z"l) on February 25, 2015. She was the mother of Sydney (Clifford) Bassman, David, Andrew and Julie (David) Rendelman Spring

Richard Freyman (z"l). He was the loving husband of Myrna, brother of Beth Sholom member Betsy Wolf (Sheldon), and father of Russell and Daniel.

Arnold Zaslow (z"l) on February 18, 2015. He was the loving husband of Brenda, brother of Beth Sholom member Jerome, and father of Jennifer Zaslow (Mark Katz), Matthew Zaslow, and Amanda Zaslow (Joseph Moseley)

Rita Rosen (z"l) on February 8, 2015. She was the loving wife of Bernard (z"l), and devoted mother of Beth Sholom members Simon (Kim) Rosen, and Linda Rosen

Judith Stendig (z"l) on February 6, 2015. She was the loving wife of Israel, and devoted mother of Debbie (Bruce) Goldstein and Iris (Rick) Stendig-Raskin, and grandmother of Jason (Jessica) Goldstein, Staci Goldstein, Stacy Grant Raskin and Hillary Raskin

Jacob Goldstein (z"l) on February 6, 2015. He was the devoted husband of Rosa, and loving father of Allan and Jeffrey

and recent passings of

Elizabeth Diamond (z"l), an Honorary Director of Beth Sholom Congregation, on January 28, 2015. She was the wife of Leon (z"l), and mother of Bruce Diamond and Elaine (Barry) Meyers

Gertrude Dash (z"l) on January 28, 2015. She was the wife of Herman (z"l), and mother of Mark (Jeannette Spevak-Dash), Wayne (z") (Karen), and Steve (Emily)

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)

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

 

המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים
May God Comfort You Together with All the
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