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Ariel Birchfield (14) on her engagement to Aaron Evans. Aaron is a full time artist; retired professional NFL football player with the Philadelphia Eagles (and UCF). See Ariel's update below.
Eliana Feldsberg (08) on her engagement to Elan Wechsler.
Shir Ibgui (13) on her engagement to Elliot Achkandazi. Elliot is an Account Executive for a financial tech company in Tel Aviv called eToro, a social trading platform. See Shir's update below.
Ariel Gottlieb (10) on her engagement to Anthony Capezza. He works in security and Ariel is a special needs teacher in Broward County.
Danielle Motola (13) on her engagement to Alan Klasfeld. Alan is an attorney at the Barthet Firm in downtown Miami and Daniella is a forensic accountant at Ehrlich, Neal, Smith & Stohlman, PA.
Mitchell Factor (17) on his engagement to Jennifer Corcelle. Jennifer is a teacher in a day care/school and Mitchell is in the Army, stationed in Ft Campbell, waiting to get married and move to Ft Gorden in Georgia by the end of the year.
Chaim Seligman (06,19 Staff) on his engagement to Dana Grob. Dana is studying at Hebrew University to receive a Masters in Linguistics with a focus on computational linguistics and Chaim is an attorney at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Tel Aviv in the international corporate law sector.
Ilana Cohen (96) on her daughter, Ella, becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Sara Schuval Bienenfeld (02) and husband Marc on their daughter, Abby, becoming a Bat Mitzvah.
Yoni Sperber (96) and wife Daniella on their son, Zachary Solomon, becoming a Bar Mitzvah
Jennifer Berger Levine (92) and husband Craig on their son, Max, becoming a Bar Mitzvah.
Littal Kravetz Schwarzbaum (08) and husband, Meir on the May 4, 2020 birth of a son, Jordan Elliot, 7 lbs 1 oz and 19 inches. He was welcomed by his sister and two brothers.
Josh Brandfon (00) and wife Alyssa on the December 18, 2020 birth of a daughter, Ziva Hanah, 7 lbs 8 oz and 20 1/2 inches. She joins big brother Asher and "big sister" Zoey (the cat)
Yael Reichenberg Shachen (08) and husband Yuval on the December, 2020
birth of a daughter, Nili weighing 5 lbs 1 oz and 18 inches
Karen Rauscher (02 Staff, 04 Staff) on the birth of a grandson, Wyatt. Mazel tov to aunts Jennifer Rauscher Gitlan (00) and Rachel Rauscher Cox (04).
Brittany Fayne Sunshine (08) and husband, Ben on the January 15, 2021 birth of a daughter, Ava Florence, 7 lb 4 oz. Mazel tov to grandmother Tammy Fayne
(06 Staff,08 Staff,15 Staff,19 Staff) and Uncle Joshua Fayne (15)
Alex Schlinsky (10) and wife Shira on the February 9, 2021 birth of a son, Elie Aryeh, 7 lbs 14 oz. Elie is named after Shira's grandfather, a Holocaust survivor. Mazel tov to Uncles Kyle Schlinsky (98) and Dane Schlinsky (02)
Nick Biro (96) and Nataliya Rovenskaya on the February 10, 2021 birth of a daughter, Milena Rovensky Biro, 7 lbs.
Dana Apteker Zeig (06) and husband, Justin (06) whom she met on the March, on the February 20, 2021 birth of a daughter, Noa Lili, 6lbs 15 oz and 18 1/2 inches. Noa Lili is named for her Holocaust survivor great-grandmother, Lili Binstock z'l who travelled with us on the March (00). Noa joins big sister Eden and big brother, Samuel.
Michele Sadkin Lippman (00) and husband, Marc on the February 18, 2021 birth of a daughter, Blake Olivia, 7 lb 12 oz and 21 inches.
HONORS, ACHIEVEMENTS, NEW JOBS
Jessica Garmizo (14) on receiving her Masters in Social Work from UCF
Max Feinstein (10) on being admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. He has accepted a position at Ernst and Young in the Boston office as an attorney on the Mergers and Acquisitions team.
Rebecca Suissa (15) on being accepted to Nova Southeastern University Dental School, Class of 2025.
Seth Schermer (98) has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Development Office at both the LGBTQ Victory Fund the LGBTQ Victory Institute.
Shani Rapapport (15) has become the Research Editor of the Florida Law Review and will be working at the Broward County Attorney's office as a summer clerk.
Alex Cott (14) has a new position as Department Coordinator, Impressionist and Modern Art at Christie's in New York.
Darren Cohn (12) earned his Masters of Fine Arts from USC School of Cinematic Arts. His thesis film, "Time Again" will be appearing in upcoming film festivals. See link below to watch the trailer.
Barbara Goldberg (17A) on being named an Honoree for South Florida Business and Wealth's Prestigious Women Awards.
Marc Shapiro (19) has been accepted into the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship.
Pam Hirsh (12) has matched for a pychology intership on her way to her doctorate in school psychology. She and fiance Lawrence will be moving to Westcheter County, NY.
Russ Simon (94) has become the Fish Sommelier at Ornos Estiatorio (a Michael Mina restaurant) in Aventura, Fl.
Ava Phillips (96 Staff) on the untimely passing of her husband, Dr. Jim Phillips (92 Staff).
Karen Fine (00 Staff,02 Staff,10 Staff,12 Staff ) on the passing of her brother, Bruce Fine. Condolences to niece Lauren Gostel Groffman (00) and nephew Adam Gostel (02)
Ronni Simon (94 Staff,96 Staff,98 Staff,00 Staff,02 Staff,06 Staff,08 Staff,
13 Staff and 05A) on the untimely passing of her husband, Arnie (05A). Condolences to children, Amy Gross, Russ Simon (94), Michael Simon (96) and Ari Simon (00).
Julia Goetz (16), Brian Goetz (16), and Rebecca Goetz (17) on the passing of their grandfather, Michael Goetz. Condolences also to daughter in law, Lisa Goetz (17A)
Patricia Jaegerman (16 Staff,17 Staff,18 Staff,19 Staff) on the passing of her mother Fritzi (Finy) Jaegerman. Condolences to grandchildren Deborah Ghelman (20), Eitan Ghelman (16) and Sharon Ghelman (13, 16 Staff)
Dr. Howard Braver (19 Staff) and Dr. Beth Braver (19 Staff) on the passing of his father, William Braver. Condolences to grandson, Harrison Braver (19)
To the family of Steven Cohen who was one of the cameramen on several March of the Living trips.
Matt Rothstein (00) on the passing of both his grandmother and grandfather just days apart.
Michelle (98 Staff,00 Staff,02 Staff,06 Staff,10 Staff) and Rabbi Randy Konigsburg (00 Staff,06 Staff) on the passing of her mother, Natalie Levine. Condolences to grandchildren Ashira, Eitan and Rabbi Hillel Konigsburg (06)
Ellie Naider (20) on the passing of her grandmother, Arline Hirsch Klein.
Larry Silverstein (94) on the passing of his grandmother, Vivian Silverstein. He and his family were privileged to celebrate her 100th birthday.