Rabbi Tzvi Nightingale (06)
and wife Karen on the marriage of their daughter, Tzippy to Yehuda Sahar. The wedding took place under COVID guidelines and many, many individuals were able to participate via Facebook Live.
Bryan Appel (08)
on his engagement to Erica Karpf.
Pam Hirsh (12
) on her engagement to Lawrence Cohen. Pam is in the school psychology doctoral program at NSU and Lawrence is a business owner/entrepreneur.
Hannah Samson (13) and Ryan Hager (13)
on their engagement.
Another March couple!
They met at our first class for the 2013 March of the Living during our first ice breaker - a game of dreidel - it was Chanukah. They were in the same dreidel group and have been together ever since.. Hannah is a doctoral candidate in Psychology and Neuropsychology at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and Ryan is a wealth manager at JP Morgan
Lauren Bloom Berley (98)
and husband Joel on their daughter Kira becoming a Bat Mitzvah. Mazel tov to
Aunt Allison Bloom Wohlberg (04)
Uncle Rabbi Elazar Bloom (94)
Elana Weissberg Ostroff (90)
and husband Ken on their son David becoming a Bar Mitzvah. Mazel tov to grandparents Tony and
Rabbi Dr Leon Weissberg (90+) and Aunt Shari Weissberg Packer (92).
Brian Koch (96)
and wife Jill on their daughter Brooke becoming a Bat Mitzvah.
Elena Klasner Burton (06)
and husband Marc on the birth of a son, Samuel Alexander, born March 30, 2020 at 5 lbs 11 oz and 19 inches long. Mazel tov also to grandparents
Bruce (94, 06, 08)
Uncle Ethan Klasner (08)
Rabbi Hillel Kongisburg (06)
and wife Sarah on the birth of a daughter, Ilana Tamar on May 20, 2020 at 8 lbs 1 oz and 20 1/2 inches long. Mazel tov also to grandparents
MIchelle (00,02,06,10) and Rabbi Randall Konigsburg (06).
Mathias Salamon (96)
and wife Sarah on the birth of twins - Deana and Emmet on May 18, 2020. Mazel tov also to grandparents
Diane (98) and Robert (98,00)
Aunt Samara Salamon Abrams (92)
Jan Yoepp Bassik (00)
and husband Renen on the birth of a son, Jonah Robert, on May 3, 2020 at 7 lbs 13 oz and 19.5 inches long.
GRADUATIONS, HONORS, ACHIEVEMENTS
AND NEW JOBS
Bryan Appel (08) and Andrew Teblum
on their graduation from the Jewish Federation of Broward County Horizons Leadership program and to
Josh Orlan (10)
on continuing on as Co-Chair of the group.
Barbara Wagner Goldberg (Adult 17)
was recognized as the 2020 Business Woman of the Year by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
Mathew Levine (00)
is the medical honoree for the Atlanta Arthritis Foundation's Walk for a Cure
Alexa Bernstein (14)
started a new job at Emory St Joseph's Hospital as an Emergency Department RN.
Perla Sananas (19)
on receiving the Mark Sherman Staff of the Year Award from the David Posnack JCC
Tamar Palgon Weinberg (98)
has launched her perfume brand, TAMAR, a unisex artisanal wellness personal fragrance brand.
Taylor Fistel (16)
graduated Duke University with a BS in biology with a concentration in neurobiology and minors in chemistry and music. She will be working for 2 years at a state cardiovascular hospital in Raleigh, NC doing clinical trials with cardio vascular devices. Then off to medical school.
Rachel Levy (16)
graduated UF Cum Laude with a BS in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience. She will be taking a gap year before beginning GW Medical School.
Eitan Ghelman (16)
graduated Georgia Tech as an Aerospace Engineer and will be working for Accenture in Chicago beginning this Fall.
Ron Neuman (14)
has been named Online Media Editor of the UM Law Review for 2020 - 2021.
Chad Kramer (13)
wrote: "After graduating Tufts University in 2017, I traveled around Southeast Asia before spending that summer at Mayanot Yeshiva in Jerusalem. Over the past three years I have been a Data Analyst at Liberty Mutual in Boston, which I will be leaving as I transition to law school in Miami this summer. I am also currently the President of the Jewish National Fund’s New England JNFuture (young professionals) chapter, which has been a very fulfilling experience.
March of the Living was an amazing, life-changing experience for me in 2013 that instilled a love of Judaism and Israel."
Amber Czinn (15)
graduated University of Maryland with a degree in Public Health. She will be taking a gap year and then going on to medical school.
Liel Azoolin (10)
graduated University of Pennsylvania Law School and will be moving to New York, working in the Real Estate Department of Skadden Arps.
Michael Steiner (15)
graduated Rutgers University and will be attending Veterinary School in St Kitts.
Danit Azoolin (14)
graduated GW School or Nursing and is working at GW Hospital on the neurology/trauma unit.
Max Feinstein (10)
graduated Boston Univ Law School with a joint JD and LLM in taxation. After taking the Massachussetts Bar in September, beginning in January 2021, he will be working for Ernst and Young in Boston on their mergers and acquisitions team.
Hani Abramson (16)
has graduated from McGill University and will be moving to Krakow, Poland. (see more info below)