Announcements, Life Cycle

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Mazal Tov

Sara & Bruce Berger on the marriage of their daughter, Susana to Russ Walters

Len & Joanne Deutchman
on the birth of their grandson, Daniel Wallace Walker, son of Sarah Deutchman Walker & Paul Walker

Bernice & Marcel Groen
on the birth of their grandson, Eli Harvey Groen, son of Kimberly & Justin Groen

Susan Morey on the birth of her granddaughter, Charlotte Tova Morey, daughter of Jenn & Raphi Morey.

Anita and Ken Morgan
on the marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Michelle Newman, to Eric Craig Silverman.

Steven & Judi Shapiro on the birth of their grandson Benjamin Menaker Steinberg, son of Rebecca & Jonathan Steinberg,nephew of Lori & Josh Shapiro

Ronne & Jerry Hellmann on the birth of their grandson, Eli Jullian Hellmann (aka. Maier Solomon ben Yehuda v. Chaiya), son of Haley & Jason Hellmann

Eileen & Art Lashin on the engagement of their son, Andrew, to Jillian Meyers

Beth Sholom Men's Club on receiving the Quality Club Award from the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs for the 4th consecutive year

Ruth Lefton
on being appointed Chief Operating Officer for Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

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

Susan & Elliot Miller on their son, Max, being named the Assistant Athletics Director for Recreation and Wellness at Swarthmore College.

Gail & Elliot Norry on the engagement of their daughter, Jordana to Natan Weissman

Stanley Daniel on the engagement of his daughter Shari, to Steve Abbit, son of Jack and Lynn Abbit and Julie Abbit. Shari is the daughter of the late Helene Daniel.

Rene & Mark Feitelson
on the marriage of their daughter, Adena Michele Feitelson to Benjamin Samuel Flax

Robin Kushner
on the engagement of her son, Harris Marc Novick to Orli Leepa Gross

Sylvia Pomerantz
on the birth of her great granddaughter, Edith Marie Heller, daughter of Rebecca Pomerantz and Lev Heller

Gail & Sidney Bernstein on the birth of their grandson, Jacob Sebastian Feldman, son of Rebecca & Matthew Feldman

Ronne & Jerry Hellmann
on the engagement of their daughter, Toni to Yuri Rybak

Ruth & Robert S. Cohen on their 60th Wedding Anniversary

Lorna Adelman on the marriage of her granddaughter, Julie Adelman to Alexander Shtraks; and on the marriage of her grandson, Joshua Schachter to Rachel Sakofs
   
Beth Sholom Synagogue
on receiving the 2016 Preservation Grand Jury Award at the 23rd Annual Preservation Achievement Awards
   

Arthur Jacoby
on being inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame as Golf Champion
   
Sylvia Pomerantz
on the birth of her great grandson, Ira Solomon Pomerantz
   
Herb Sachs
on receiving an honorary fellowship from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for his commitment to the university
    

Upcoming B'nei Mitzvah

Bat Mitzvah of Marielle Zakrszwski, daughter of Tess Zakrszwski and Lisa Stein on September 17, 2016

Bat Mitzvah of Pearl Victor, daughter of Barbara snd Eric Victor, October 29, 2016

Bar Mitzvah of Jacob Feiner, son of Sharon Feiner, on November 5, 2016

 

Recent Passings

With Deep Sorrow We Recall the Very Recent Passing of:

Linda Grife, (z"l) on September 1, 2016. She was the devoted daughter of Sheilah (David, z'l) Katz, beloved wife of Rabbi Saul Grife, loving mother of Gabby, Alana, and Shira Grife; and sister of Steve (Robin), Bobby (Hope), and Rick (Carlyn) Katz. Linda was a treasured member of the Perelman Jewish Day School administrative team.

Dr. Raymond Silk, (z"l) on August 21, 2016. He was the husband of Shirley (z"l); father of Louis Silk and Ellen (Richard) Scheuermann; and brother of Evelyn (z"l) (Sidney (z"l)) Chairman, Daniel Silk (z"l), and Irving Silk (z"l)

Sylvia Thomas (z"l), on August 20, 2016. She was the wife of Morris (z"l), the mother of Jeffrey (Suzanne), Robert (Nancy), Susan (John), and the sister of Jules Peristein (z"l) and Dorothy Katz.

Irene Cluck (z"l)

Joanna Resnick, (z"l), on July 28, 2016. She was the mother of Beth Sholom member Toni Resnick, Lisa Orr, and Murray (Melissa) Resnick.

Spencer Zaslow (z"l) on July 27, 2016. He was the husband of Sandra Zaslow (z"l); the brother of Beth Sholom member Jerome Zaslow, and Arnold Zaslow; the father of Jon Zaslow (Mindy), Yvonne Cohen (Barry), and Robert Zaslow (Susan); and the uncle of Beth Sholom members Sara Levin (Steven) and Janet Wischnia (Eric).

Jules Pearlstine, (z"l) on July 17. He was the beloved husband of Shirley Goodman and the late Eileen. He was the father of Susan Pearlstine, Neal Pearlstine (Sharon), Bruce Goodman (Judi), Bobbi Schulman (Steve) and Mindy Wexler (John).

Ellen Perkins, (z"l). She was the wife of the late Morris Perkins, (z"l), the step-mother of Eileen (Arthur) Lashin, Renee (Walter) Schwartz, and Rabbi Carl (Elana) Perkins, and six grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.

Jacob (Jack) Shuster, (z"l), on July 10, 2016. He was the husband of the late Joan Shuster, (z"l), the father of Gail (Elliot) Norry, Toby (David) Lipson, Judy (Gary) Herbst and grandfather of Dahlia Norry, Benjamin Norry, Jordana Norry, Racheal Campbell, Justin Lipson, Hanna Herbst and Shauna Herbst.

Solomon Stulman, (z"l), on July 1, 2016. He was the brother of Richard Stulman (Jackie).

Rosalind Gold, (z"l), on June 30, 2016. She was the wife of Charles (z'l), the mother of Alan (Fran) Gold, sister of Henrietta Bergelson (z"l), and grandmother of Matthew Gold.

Chester Casper, (z"l), on June 16, 2016. He was the loving husband Muriel Casper; the  father of Marlane (Harvey) Guttmann, Carie (Spencer) Sax, and Lynne Casper; and the brother of Judy (Bernard) Kaufman

 

and recent passings of

Joyce (Dodo) Ostrofsky, (z"l), on May 26, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Nathan and the loving mother of Nina (Gerard) McDade and Greg (Nancy) Ostrofsky

Harold Krainin, (z"l), on May 17, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Carol; loving father of Rabbi David (Rabbi Deborah) Glanzberg-Krainin; Fred (Mary) Krainin; Rick Krainin (Lisa Rafofsky) and Dan Krainin (Amy Woolever); and brother of Ralph Krainin (z"l) and Sonya Morris (z"l).

Hans Thalheimer, (z"l), on May 13, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Nelly Thalheimer, the loving father of Philip, David and Jeffrey Thalheimer, and the brother of Berta Goetz

Ralph Schrager, (z"l), on May 13, 2016. He was the loving husband of Deborah and the father of Joshua and Benjamin. Ralph was a long time participant and supporter of the Beth Sholom-Adath Jeshurun Players and was involved in many of its annual theatrical productions.

Harvey Goldrich, (z"l), on May 10, 2016. He was the loving husband of Toni Goldrich, the father of Steven Goldrich and Marissa (Eitan) Barlaz, and the brother of Marilyn (Sheldon) Raizes

Betty Grosky, mother of Aaron Grosky, Eileen Ewing and Robin Wolf

Michael Kauffman, (z"l), on May 7, 2016. He was the husband of Judy and the father of Jason. Michael was the brother of our congregants Steven (Kathi) Kauffman and Nelson (Joy) Kauffman

Kay Schwartz, (z"l), on May 6, 2016. She was the wife of Irving (z"l) and the mother of Marilynne (Jay) Rose, Seth (Leslie (z"l)) Schwartz, and six adored grandchildren. Kay was a Morning Minyan and Choir member, a former administrative Assistant to our Rabbis and Cantor, and a former Sisterhood President.

Joan Krevitz (z"l) on April 7, 2016. She was the beloved wife of William (z"l), mother of Larry (Wendy) Krevitz, Steven (Susan) Krevitz and Arthur (Becky) Krevitz, and the sister of Michael (Dianne) Kaplan.

Estelle Kane Roberts (z"l) on April 6, 2016. She was the loving wife of Dr. Daniel Roberts (z"l) for 71 years, and mother of Linda Roberts Tabas (Jonathan) and Meryl Lipman Erlanger

Monte B. Croll, (z"l), on March 25, 2016. He was the husband of Sylvia, father of Alan (Carol) Croll, Linda (Terry (z"l)) Croll-Winokur, and brother of Lionel Croll

Shirley Weiss, (z"l), on March 23, 2016. She was the wife of Jack (z"l), mother of Ruth (Jim) Fairley, Barry (Cheryl) Weiss, Amy (Dan) Brech and Sidney Weiss, and sister of Irving Caplan, Eleanor Cohen and Mitzi Glassman

Geraldine "Gerry" Sare, (z"l), on March 19, 2016. She was the loving wife of Lewis Sare, mother of Lynn Sare Kornblau and Alan Sare (Mary), and sister of Arlene Walker (Robert). She is preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Sare (z"l) and son-in-law Jeffrey Kornblau (z"l)

Shirley L. Apeldorn, (z"l), on March 12, 2016. She was the loving wife of Robert E. Apeldorn, and the mother of Donna (Jack) Levin

Jeanette Auerbach, (z"l), on March 11, 2016. She was a past Sisterhood Torah Fund Honoree (1994) and Congregant of the Year (1987), started and ran Cook for a Friend  (1985) for many years, the wife of David Auerbach, mother of Ellen Einhorn and Lisa Baum, and the sister of Myer Burt

Dorothy Ancona, (z"l), on March 4, 2016. She was a Past President of Beth Sholom's Sisterhood and the loving wife of Umberto (z"l), and the mother of Barbara, Bruce, Edgar, Mario and John.

Rose Richmond, (z"l), on February 28, 2016. She was the loving wife of Irving (z"l), and the father of Allen (Gerri) Richmond and Marian Manners

Ethel Korostoff, (z"l), February 20, 2016. She was the loving wife of Irving, and the mother of Neil (Stacey), Gail (Ben Adams) and Susan (Rob Okun)

Merv Tuckman, (z"l), on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Merv was a former Executive Director of Beth Sholom. He was the loving husband of Lyn Tuckman for 30 years, and the father of Glenn (Margy), Teri Tuckman Soulen (Michael Soulen), and the step-father of Jennifer Rackow (Tamar) and Kenneth Rackow, and the former husband of Claire Tuckman.

Jerry Block, (z"l), on Saturday, February 6, 2016. He was the husband of Ginger, and the father of Valerie (Joe) Lieberman, Dr. Ronald (Kristin), Sara (Sandi), and Ira.

Marilyn "Mimi" Litman (z"l), mother of Stephen Litman, Susan Graham, and Carol Litman Gordon
  
Paul Maurer (z"l), father of Susan Horwitz
  
David Popowich (z"l), brother of Sylvia Pomerantz, father of Lisa Popowich, Andrea Meislin and Yale Popowich, and brother of Leonard Popowich, Cecelia Serling and Maury Popowich

Toby Ravitch, (z"l), on February 2, 2016. She was the wife of Sidney, (z"l), and the mother of Joel (Michelle) Ravitch, Nina (Robert) Sternberg, and Edward (Cindy) Ravitch.

Rose Feith (z"l), on January 29, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Dalck (z"l), and mother of Donald (June) , Deborah, and Douglas (Pamela)

Marilyn "Mimi" Litman (z"l), on January 22, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Irwin (z"l), mother of Dr. Stephen (Karen) Litman, Susan (Gary) Graham, and Carol (Larry) Litman Gordon.

Robert Gold, (z"l). He was the beloved brother of Maurice Gold (Noga).

Adam Peter Rifkind, (z"l), on January 17, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Milagros (Millie) Rifkind, father of Serin Crespo, son of Robert & Eugene Rifkind, and the brother of David Rifkind.

 

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