Announcements, Life Cycle

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Mazal Tov

Rabbis Deborah & David Glanzberg-Krainin on the graduation of their daughter, Eliana from George Washington University

Rebecca & Tim Kolman, Sora Landes and Ernest (Joe) Kolman on the graduation of their son and grandson, Samuel from Temple Medical School; and their son and grandson, Jeremy from the University of Pennsylvania Law Sch
ool

Marina and Igor Goldfarb on the bar mitvah of their son Itay

Linda & Jay Friedberg and Dorothy Greene on the birth of their grandson and great grandsonMason Charles Olim, son of Debra Friedberg Olim & Matthew Olim

Ellen Perkins on the birth of her great granddaughter Mia Arielle Schwartz, daughter of Rachel and Daniel Schwartz

Beth and Bruce Appelbaum on the birth of their granddaughter, daughter of Lauren Appelbaum and Jonathan Fusfield

Ellen Rubin Neulight and Charles Neulight and Marilyn and Robert Rubin on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter and granddaughter Sarah 

Jennifer Groen & Ami Dolev and Bernice & Marcel Groen on the Bar Mitzvah of their son and grandson, Matan Dolev

Bennett Decker, son of Kimberly & Lorin Decker, on becoming HAGESHER USY Regional President

Josh Pilchik, son of Cheryl & Steven Pilchik, on receiving the USY Humanitarian Award

Ellen Perkins and Eileen & Arthur Lashin on the birth of their great-granddaughter and granddaughter Everly Maya Friedman daughter of Debra & Adam Friedman

Marina Shteyn and Vadim Fleysh on the bar mitzvah of their son Dennis Fleysh

Ruth Bluethenthal Appel on the marriage of her son, Ben Appel, to 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

 

Upcoming B'nei Mitzvah

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:

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.

 

and recent passings 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

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

 

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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