Announcements, Life Cycle

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Mazal Tov

Selma and Marty Roffman on the birth of their granddaughter Emily Miri Roffman, daughter of Nancy and Daniel Roffman

Susan & Elliot Miller and Maurice Berry on the engagement of their son and grandson, Max Miller, to Randi Levitt, daughter of Amy & Ben Levitt

Gail & David Sternberg on the engagement of their son, Elan Sternberg, to Meredith Meister, daughter of Susan & Michael Meister

Linda & Jonathan Tabas and Muriel Tabas Ecker, on the engagement of their daughter and granddaughter, Lauren Rachel Tabas, to Brendan Booth, son of Mary & Jerry Booth

Linda and Rob Levin on the birth of their granddaughter Reagan Aubrey Wolcott

Lynn and Marc Album on the birth of their granddaughter, Hannah Morgan Album

Madeleine & Stephen Kaufman on the marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Rachel Kaufman to Jake Muskat

Sue and Ron Gordon on the birth of their granddaughter Chloe Blake Lerner, daughter of Brandi and Andrew Lerner

Ellen & Cantor David Tilman and Elliot & Sharon Karp on the Aufruf of their children, Naomi Karp & Rabbi Howard Jonah Tilman

Sheila Richman on the birth of her grandson, Elias Wolf Levin, son of Sarah & Benjamin Levin

Lynn and Larry Oxenberg on the birth of their grandson Jack Reider Oxenberg,son of Alison and Tal Oxenberg

Janet and Eric Wischnia on the birth of their granddaughter Ariella Kinneret Rosenthal, daughter of Naomi and Aaron Rosenthal

Arlene and Barry Weissman on the birth of their granddaughter Aziza Chaya Weissman, daughter of Dini and Brad Weissman

The Beth Sholom Men's Club on receiving the Quality Club Award from the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs for the third consecutive year

  • Leonard Abrams on being honored with a Presidential Citation by Myles Simpson, President of the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs
  • Elliot Miller on being appointed to the Board of Directors of the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs
  • Michael Weingram on receiving the Ma'asim Tovim award at the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs Convention in Miami Beach

Marge & Marc Boxbaum on the marriage of their daughter, Lisa to Joseph Goldstein

Danielle and Raymond Otero on the birth of their daughter Liora Joy Otero

Jared Cohen, son of Wendy & Larry Cohen, on becoming the new owner of the West Ave Grille Too in Dresher

Pam Gelman, Randi & Bruce Gelman and Ethel Hamburger on the engagement of their daughter and granddaughter, Arielle to Justin Cohen

Ellyn & Seth Lehr on the engagement of their daughter, Audrey to Kamil Salame

Meredith & Jason Zaroff on the birth of their son, Jonah Michael, brother of Alexis, Olivia and Hayley

Marlane and Harvey Guttmann on the birth of their first grandson Alexander James Guttmann, son of Katy and David Guttmann

Ata & Gary Goldberg on the birth of their granddaughter Skylar Fae Hagen, daughter of Heather Goldberg-Hagen & Ray Hagen

Recent College Graduates:

  • Ben Blechman, son of Mindy and Steve Blechman, graduated from Temple University with a degree in Media Studies and Production.
  • Perrie Epstein, daughter of Sandi and Gregg Epstein, graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Biology. She was Phi Beta Kappa and high distinction.
  • Adena Feitelson, daughter of Rene and Mark Feitelson, graduated from Boston University magna cum laude. She also received a service recognition award from Boston University Hillel for her multiple contributions to the conservative minyan.
  • Natalie Giguere, daughter of Miriam and Ralph Giguere, graduated from the University of Delaware with honors, as a double major in Fine Art and Art History. She was the faculty selected student commencement speaker for the Art History department.
  • Eliana Glanzberg-Krainin, daughter of Rabbis Deborah and David Glanzberg-Krainin, graduated from George Washington University cum laude with a degree in Public Health.
  • Joshua Glass, son of Julie Glass and Michael Glass, graduated from Drexel University cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and a minor in Business Administration.
  • Jordan Leibowitz, son of Sherri and Stuart Leibowitz, graduated from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, with High Distinction.
  • Daniel Schuman, son of Jill and Kerry Schuman, graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BSBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration).
  • Alex Winter, son of Lucy Winter, graduated from Penn State College of Engineering.
  • Deborah Norris Rodin, daughter of Jeannette & Daniel Norris, graduationg with honors from George Washington Law School
  • Avrum Michael Tilman, son of Ellen & Hazzan David Tilman, receiving the degree of Masters of Business Administration, with distinction, from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • Samuel Kolman, son of Rebecca & Tim Kolman, and grandson of Sora Landes and Ernest (Joe) Kolman, graduated from Temple Medical School
  • Jeremy Kolman, son of Rebecca & Tim Kolman, and grandson of Sora Landes and Ernest (Joe) Kolman, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School

Ian Comisky on receiving the Jules Ritholz Memorial Merit Award during a gathering of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation in Washington, D.C.
 
Ruth & Moishe Lift on the marriage of their granddaughter, Priya Lift to Adam Warren

Josh Pilchik, son of Cheryl & Steven, on graduating from Gratz College - JCHS with Honors in Teaching & Leadership

Holly & Robert Lankin on the marriage of their daughter, Andrea to Leah Garber, daughter of Helene & Paul Garber

Sarah & Stuart Warsetsky on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Sophie

Beth Sholom teens: Bennett Decker, Abby Salem, Simmy Decker, Alexandra Gaev, Jake Gaev and Stefanie Love on completing the Teen Assistance Program (TAP) at Jewish Learning Venture

Rachel Lefkowitz and Josh Pilchik on receiving the Men's Club Youth award

Sylvia Pomerantz on the birth of her great granddaughter, Galia Pomerantz, daughter of Linda & Dan Pomerantz

Kamilla Marino, on formally joining the Jewish People


Upcoming B'nei Mitzvah

Jonah Katz Bar Mitzvah September 26, 2015

Ian Cohan Bar Mitzvah October 10, 2015

Julianna Asunclon Bat Mitzvah October 17, 2015

Sydney Baker Bat Mitzvah October 24, 2015

Sophie Racz Bat Mitzvah October 31, 2015

Oliver Otto Bar Mitzvah December 12, 2015

Samuel Levin Bar Mitzvah December 19, 2015

Alyssa Chelder Bat Mitzvah December 20, 2015

Molly Cohen Bat Mitzvah March 19, 2016

Mia and Talia Spolansky B'nai Mitzvah April 2, 2016

Amelia Schwartz Bat Mitvah May 7, 2016

Anna and Shoshana Levin B'Nai Mitzvah May 21, 2016

 

Recent Passings

With Deep Sorrow We Recall the Very Recent Passing of:

Esther Dessberg (z"l) on August 23, 2015. She was the grandmother of Joel (Carla) Zighelboim

Samuel Rutkowsky, husband of Rachelle Rutkowsky; father of Karine Golden and Suzy Keiserman

Marilyn Gitterman (z"l) on August 5, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Jack Gitterman, the loving mother of Janice (Stephen), Debra (Michael), Marla (Dan), and Ben (Debbi), and the dear sister of Carl Polsky (Germaine) and Stanley (Enner) Polsky

Ruth Levi (z"l) on August 5, 2015. She was the wife of Leo (z"l), and the mother of Toni (Harvey) Goldrich

Ethel M. Flowers Roberts (z"l), on July 25, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Robert A. Roberts (z"l), and the loving mother of Devorah Roberts (Aaron Grosky) and the late Harvey Roberts

Lenor Gutnick (z"l) on July 15, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Dr. Morton Gutnick, (z"l), and the loving mother of Anita Gurnick Greenwald (Dr. Herb Greenwald), Richard Gutnick (Suzie), and Joanie Gutnick Levine

Selma Hoffman (z"l), on July 9, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Samuel (z"l), and the loving mother of Patti First (Alvin) and Adele Gottfried.

and recent passings of

Harold Yaffee (z"l) on June 30, 2015. He was husband of Libby, father of Beth Sholom member Arlene Weissman (Barry), Ralph Yaffee (Cindy) and Risa Yaffee.

Leonard Luri (z"l) on June 28, 2015. He was the husband of Mildred and the father of Arnold Luri (Patricia LaPera), Jacques (Gwen) and Brian (Debbie).

Barbara Samans (z"l) on June 26, 2015. She was the wife of Robert and mother of Mindy and Seth, and the daughter of Harold and Anita Barsky. She was the sister of Scarlet and Jeffrey.

William Feiner(z''l) brother of Paul (Pnina) Feiner.

Beth Cobrin, first cousin of Maurice Gold (Noga), Beth's only relatives

Dian Weiss (z"l), wife of Benjamin (z"l); mother of Paul (Marsha) Weiss; and sister of Lee (Dr. Robert) Myers, the late Nathan Morgenstern (z"l), Philip Morgenstern and Eve Miller

Morton Baker (z"l) on June 16, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (z"l), and loving father of Joyce Spadaccino (Mark); Sharon Slyter (Cliff); Gail Sternberg (David) and Amy Sabulsky (Les)

Sandee Silverstein (z"l) on June 13, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Irvin Silverstein and loving mother of Eileen (Richard) Graub and Joseph (Felice LePar) Silverstein

Harris Mandell (z"l) on June 12, 2015. He was the beloved son of Carol & Lee Mandell, and the brother of Rachel (Glenn) Rosenfeld

Charles Jay Bogdanoff (z"l) on June 8, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Shirley, and the father of Michael (Bonnie) Bogdanoff and Michelle (Jonathan) Berg, and brother of Chaya (Murrie) Gayman

Morris Litman (z"l) on June 7, 2015. He was the husband of Roberta Weiser, and the father of Anne (Harvey) Rubin, Susan Newborn, and Mark (Jan) Litman

Grace Miller (z"l) on June 6, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Abraham, and the mother of Laura Frieman and David Miller

Henry (Hank) Sherman (z"l) on June 6, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn, and the father of Stephanie (Robert) Gravitz, Joanne (Leonard) Deutchman and Michael (Wendy) Sherman

Paula "Polly" Cross (z"l) on June 1, 2015. She was the wife of Bernard (z"l), and the mother of Susan (Samuel) Liebman, Patty Lou Cross and Benjamin (Stacey) Cross, and the sister of Carole Kates

Sara Lambert (z"l) on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. She was the loving wife of Benjamin (z"l), and devoted mother of Joyce (Mitchell) Smith and Beverly (Bernie) Miller, and sister of Matilda Diamond.

Miriam Irene Shelow (z"l) on May 17, 2015. She was 31 years old and died suddenly on Sunday, May 17, 2015. She was the beloved daughter of Doreen Shelow and Mark Shelow, mother of Jaron and sister of Joseph

Jerry Kaiser (z"l) on May 16, 2015. He was the son of Fred and Gloria Kaiser (z"l), and the beloved husband of Bonnie, brother of Barbara (Jerry) Kaplan, loving father of Pamela (Dean) and Amy, and proud grandfather of Evan, Alex and Jaya

Ruth Jacobson (z"l) on May 7, 2015. She was the wife of Henry (z"l), and the mother of Meryl (Lester) Levine, Paula (Bruce) Saunders and Ilene (Dr. Howard) Rattner

Hale Paul (z"l) on May 2, 2015. He was the beloved son of Donna & Warren (z"l) Paul, beloved grandson of Sylvia & Harold Paul, and the brother of Daniel & Erica (z"l) Paul

Anne Feuerman (z"l) on April 28, 2015. She was the wife of Frederick Feuerman (z"l) and Samuel Swogell (z"l), and the mother of Beth Sholom member Linda Resnick (Norman (z"l), Allen Neil Feuerman (z"l), Susan (Ed) Blank, and Terri (Steven) Scheer

Thelma Wigod (z"l) on April 25, 2015. She was the wife of Bert (z"l), and the mother of JoAnne, Bruce and Lewis (Mindy)

Jack Feldman (z"l) on Sunday, April 19, 2015. He was the husband of Rowline (z"l), and father of David and Marshall Feldman.

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)

 

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