Announcements, Life Cycle

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Mazal Tov

Sylvia & Sol Pomerantz on the marriage of their grandson, Daniel Pomerantz to Linda Tovar

Rhonda & Michael Donofrio on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Andrea Celeste Donofrio

Howard Jonah Tilman, son of Hazzan David and Ellen Tilman, on being ordained Rabbi by the Ziegler Rabbinical School at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. After graduation and ordination, he is assuming the position of Assistant Rabbi at the Jacksonville Jewish Center, Jacksonville, Florida.

Lorna Adelman on the birth of her great granddaughter, Sydney Rae Mehok, daughter of Jennifer & Gregg Mehok, granddaughter of Roslyn & Alec Perlson

Hazzan Sandy and Gaston Bernstein on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Gabriela

Janet & Eric Wischnia on the engagement of their daughter, Naomi to Aaron Rosenthal

Brenda Edelman and Bruce Schenk in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Jessica Schenk 

Linda & Rob Levin and Ilene & Harvey Perelman on the engagement of their children, Evette Levin to Andrew Perelman 

Harry Salem in honor of his 85th Birthday

Selma & Martin Roffman on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Aviva Weinstein, daughter of Shira & Matthew Weinstein

Kay Schwartz on her granddaughter, Molly Schwartz, daughter of Seth and Leslie Schwartz, being awarded the Fullbright Fellowship for study abroad

Marc Rothman, husband of Bobbie, on receiving the 2013 Alpha Omega Meritorious Service Award from the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity

Michael Schatz, husband of Elyse, son of Anita and Nathan, on his election as National President of the Jewish Educators Assembly

Betsy and Sheldon Wolf on the birth of their granddaughter Peri Ramona Ambalu daughter of Sara and Daniel Ambalu

Helen & Neil Shupak on the marriage of their daughter Jamie to Brian Stelter

Donna and Jack Levin on the birth of their granddaughter Rosa Leigh Mueller, daughter of Rachael and Dan Mueller

Ellyn & Seth Lehr on the birth of their grandson Spencer Nathan Lehr, son of Rebecca & Martin Lehr

Arlene and Stephen Bieber on the birth of their grandson Ryder Levi Anolik son of Rachel and Corey Anolik

Gail and Sid Bernstein on the birth of their granddaughter Lily Brooke Feldman, daughter of Rebecca and Matt Feldman

Jewish Theological Seminary Professor Shamma Friedman on winning the 2014 Israel Prize for Talmud Study. The Israel Prize is Israel's highest honor, awarded to those who are preeminent in their fields and have made extraordinary contributions to Israeli life and culture.


Upcoming B'nei Mitzvah

Bar Mitzvah Nate Cohen son of Diane Ehrich and Martin Cohen April 26, 2014

Bar Mitzvah Ari Nordlinger son of Heather and Philip Nordlinger May 3rd, 2014

Bar Mitzvah Ari Glazier, son of Eve & Max Glazier June 7th, 2014

Bat Mitzvah Rebecca Banner June 14th, 2014

Recent Passings

With Deep Sorrow We Recall the Very Recent Passing of:

Helen Weinstein (z"l) on April 10, 2014. She was the wife of Joseph (z"l), mother of Glenn (Bonnie) and Wendy Arbeit (Robert)

Pearl Krasnow (z"l) on April 9, 2014. She was the wife of Arthur L. (z"l), beloved mother of Judith Trichon (Martin), Susan Krasnow (Glenn Mitchell, z"l), and K. Kransnow Waterman (Matthew).

Erica Paul (z"l) on April 6, 2014. She was the beloved granddaughter of Sylvia & Harold Paul, daughter of Donna & Warren (z"l) Paul, and the sister of Daniel and Hale Paul

and recent passings of

David Scheinson (z"l) on February 12, 2014. He was a Past President of Temple Sholom and the devoted husband of Shirley, father of Elaine (Alan) Shechtman and Michael Scheinson (z"l), and brother of Simon Scheinson.

Irvin Hamburger (z"l) on February 9, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Ethel, father of Pamela Gelman, Mitchell Hamburger, Evan Solender and Melanie Greenberg (Steven).

Rosalind Taxin (z"l) on February 5, 2014. She was the wife of Edward (z"l), mother of Rick (Wendy) Taxin and Marsha (z"l)

Wayne N. Dash (z"l) on January 13, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Karen, father of Lee and Kimberly, son of Gertrude and Herman (z"l), brother of Steven (Emily Todd) and Mark (Jeannette)

Sara Zachmy (z"l) on January 10, 2014. She was the wife of Zecharia and the mother of our Ritual Director, Shalom Zachmy (Peggy)

Ernest Allen Cohen (z"l) on January 8, 2014. He was the husband of Marsha, father of Fern (Bob) Billet, Dorrian (Dean) Fragola, and Saul (Jenai) Cohen

Goldye Comisky (z"l) on January 6, 2014. She was the wife of Marvin Comisky (z''l), mother of Ian Comisky (Marci), Hope Comisky (Jeffrey Braff) and Matthew Comisky (Maxine), and sister of Edith Davidson

Anne K. Zaslow (z"l) on December 31, 2013. She was the wife of Jerome, mother of Janet (Eric) Wischnia, Sara (Steven) Levin, and Rebecca (Tristin) Zaslow-Lowe

Dr. Jonathan Weinberger Kamen (z"l) on December 20, 2013. He was the beloved son of Elinor "Ellie" and Joseph Kamen, husband of Alice, and father of Ross and Abby. He was the brother of Bruce (Randi) and Craig (Claudia)

Blanche Muchnick Cramer (z"l) on December 15, 2013. She was the wife of Sydney (z"l), mother of Joan Cramer, Paul Cramer (Tony Christe) and Louis (Diane) Cramer, and sister of Sydney (Lucille) Muchnick and Shirley (Jules) Pearlstine

Gerald Victor (z"l) on December 12, 2013. He was the husband of Eileen and Paula (z"l), father of Eric (Barbara) Victor, Marla (Leonard) Rosenthal, Robin (Frank) Hymson, Jeffrey (Tina) Richman, Pamela (Lee) Stein and Andrew Richman (fiance Arielle Griffel), and brother of Saul (Beverly) Victor, Adele (Jordan) Albuck and Mitchell Victor

Jacob Haas (z"l) on December 4, 2013. He was the husband of Judy, father of Leora and Sharon, and brother of Zehava Blackman

Wilmer O. (Yonnie) Kron (z"l) on November 28, 2013. He was the father of Gail (Mark) Saifer, husband of Clara (z"l), and father of Larry, Susan (Paul) Schaffrath. He was the brother of Marilyn Specter and Hilda Wesler (z"l). Wilmer was the grandfather of Mindy (David) Cohen, Mitchell Saifer, Rachel (Jonathan) Goldman, Jonas (Elizabeth) Kron and Zachary (Rebecca) Kron.

Herman Hershman (z"l) on November 14, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Rhoda, and caring father of Daniel (Julie) and Joseph (Eileen).

Jeffrey M. Kornblau (z"l) on November 11, 2013. He was the husband of Lynn Sare Kornblau, father of Jonathan and Adam, and the son of Roslyn and Harold (z"l) Kornblau.

Michael Ford (z"l) on November 4, 2013. He was the son-in-law of Ferne & Bill Schwartz, husband of Sally Ford, and father of Matthew.


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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