All in the Beth El Family

Posted on December 2, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Ira (Sandra) Rosenthal and family on the loss of Leah Rosenthal, beloved mother and grandmother
  • Carol (Dr. Michael) Rosenberg and family on the loss of Leon Gurny, beloved father, grandfather, and husband
  • Suzanne (Don) Horwitz and family on the loss of Rochelle Claire Miller, beloved sister and aunt
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POSTED ON November 25, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Susan Hoseman and family on the loss of Daniel Hoseman, beloved husband, father and grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Janice and Rick Small on the occasion of their wedding anniversary
  • Mayer Channon on the occasion of his 3rd birthday
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POSTED ON November 18, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Richard Rosenfield and family on the loss of Barbara Rosenfield, beloved wife, mother and grandmother
  • Family of Leonard Sherman, beloved father and grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Jack Reinsdorf, son of Holly and Jonathan Reinsdorf, becoming a bar mitzvah on Shabbat November 20
  • Debbi and Ira Rosenberg on the birth of their granddaughter, Elana Margo Freedman, daughter of Shauna and Daniel Freedman
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POSTED ON November 11, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Rachel Russo and family on the loss of Saul Silverstein, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather
  • Danielle Weinstein and family on the loss of Marvin Raymond Litt, beloved husband, father and grandfather
  • Nancy Lerner and family on the loss of her step-father, Selwyn (Shlomo) Zun, beloved husband, father, step-father and grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Mason Jacobson, son of Dr. Rebecca and Brian Jacobson, Shabbat November 13
  • We are pleased to announce that the following Beth El poets, prose writers and visual artists have had their work published in the 20th Anniversary Edition of East on Central, a Journal of Arts and Letters from Highland Park, Illinois. Mazel Tov to writers Julie Isaacson, Betsy Katz, Judith MK Kaufman, Rochelle Rubinoff, Sandra K. Strauss, Lynn Weitz, and Judith Bernstein plus visual artist Suzanne Horwitz. The journal may be purchased online at www.eastoncentral.org or at Sunset Foods and The Art Center of Highland Park.
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POSTED ON November 4, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Mary and Jerry Kaltman, on the marriage of their son, Dr. David Kaltman, to Rebecca Weissman
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POSTED ON October 28, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Iona Wishner Levenfeld and family on the loss of Milton A. Levenfeld, beloved husband, father and grandfather
  • Katy Silvers and family on the loss of Gale Rothner, beloved mother and grandmother
  • Lori Stark and family on the loss of Valerie Lois Stark, beloved mother and grandmother

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Aidan Stoltze, daughter of Alexis and Barry Stoltze, on becoming a bat mitzvah, October 30
  • Sam Stoltze, son of Alexis and Barry Stoltze, on becoming a bar mitzvah, October 30
  • Fran and Steve Shapiro on the birth of their granddaughter, Rebecca Hannah Garfinkel
  • Welcome the 97th Grand Aleph S’gan, Ben Berkeley (son of Judy and Stephen Berkeley) hailing from BBYO Great Midwest Region! In his free time, you can often find Ben on Twitter, playing the piano, going to the beach, or listening to music. Ben is super passionate about fantasy football, learning from others, and combating anti-Semitism. When he’s not doing backflips on the trampoline, he’s enjoying his favorite snacks of goldfish, popcorn, and fruit snacks. We’re excited to have Ben’s passion and enthusiasm on the team and can’t wait to see all the amazing things he accomplishes during his term. Be sure to follow Ben on Twitter (@AZASgan) to stay up to date with all things programming in BBYO. Congrats Ben! #MeetTheIBoard #ShabbatShalom
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POSTED ON October 21, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Roberta Wexler and family on the loss of Richard Wexler, beloved husband, father and grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Nancy and Richard Becker on the birth of their granddaughter, Sydney Jenna Pevtsov!
  • Rebecca and Zach Garrett on the birth of their son, Simon Jack Garrett!
  • Karen and Scott Bieber on the birth of their grandson, Simon Jack Garrett!
  • Eenie Frost on the birth of her great-grandson, Daniel George Frost!
  • Skip Frost on the birth of his grandson, Daniel George Frost!
  • Mary Ellen Bowers (Larry Goldsmith) on the engagement of her daughter Kerry Doyle Bowers to Michael Wulff!
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POSTED ON October 14, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Austin Blumberg, son of Stephanie and Ryan Blumberg on becoming a Bar Mitzvah, Shabbat, October 16!
  • Merle and Sheldon Rosenfeld on their 25th wedding anniversary!

October 14, 2021, 6pm – 8 pm: Miracles of Hadassah, a special event honoring Marlene Kaplan. The event will take place in-person at Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood and will also be offered via livestream.

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POSTED ON October 6, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Blake Atlas, daughter of Dana and Joshua Atlas on becoming a Bat Mitzvah, Shabbat, October 9
  • Hattie Weininger on her 2nd birthday!
  • Anne and Matthew Doppelt on the birth of their daughter, Moonie Doppelt!
  • Ellen and Robert Doppelt on the birth of their granddaughter, Moonie Doppelt!
  • Dr. Alexis and Charlie Gandelman on the birth of their son!
  • Nancy and Alan Gandelman on the birth of their grandson!
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POSTED ON September 30, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Hedy Sered and family on the loss of Dr. Melvin Sered, beloved husband, father and grandfather
  • Chuck Kahalnik and family on the loss of Phillip Kahalnik, beloved father and grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Zachary Natenshon, son of Debra and Adam Natenshon on becoming a Bar Mitzvah, Shabbat, October 2
  • Michael Bilow (son of Sharon and Dr. Paul Bilow) and Samantha Wyman on their upcoming wedding
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POSTED ON September 23, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Michael (Laura) Minkus and family on the loff of Robert Minkus, beloved father and grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Leo Sher, son of Heather and Benjamin Sher, on becoming a Bar Mitzvah, Shabbat, September 25
  • Mira Temkin on her 70th birthday!
  • Daniel William Channon and Sara Pearl Ford on their upcoming marriage!
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POSTED ON September 17, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Karen and Michael Kesner on the birth of their granddaughter, Goldie Ava Kesner!
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POSTED ON September 9, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Gila Bronner on the upcoming marriage of her son, Benjamin Bronner to Danielle Voloshin
  • Cindy and Ned Zallik on the upcoming marriage of their son, Ethan Zallik, to Dr. Leslie Cohen
  • Michael Katz on the 66th anniversary of his bar mitzvah
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POSTED ON September 2, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Hazzan Larry Goller and Amalia, Davida and Julia Goller on the loss of Harvey Goller, beloved brother and uncle

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Lauren Smiley, daughter of Jenna and David Smiley, on becoming a Bat Mitzvah, Shabbat, September 4
  • Linda and Steven Feinstein on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Feinstein, to Joshua Berns, son of Elyse and Scott Berns
  • Sandy Starkman on the 50th anniversary of her becoming a Bat Mitzvah
  • Rachel Smiley on the 4th anniversary of her becoming a Bat Mitzvah
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POSTED ON August 26, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • The Family of Yadelle Sklare, beloved mother and grandmother
  • Tracy Fisher and family on the loss of Ronald Michael Cooper, beloved step-father and step-grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Jack Gordon, son of Terri and Thomas Gordon on becoming a Bar Mitzvah, Shabbat August 28
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POSTED ON August 19, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • David (Sheryl) Perlman and family on the loss of, William Perlman, beloved brother and uncle
  • Mayer Stiebel, Susan (Dan) Groner, Cynthia Madansky, Noreen (David) Ohcana, Michel Madanky (Travis Mowbray) on the loss of Cara Madansky-Stiebel, beloved wife and mother

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Jordan Blaustein, son of Chantal and Ron Blaustein on becoming a Bar Mitzvah, Shabbat August 21
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POSTED ON August 5, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Mayer Stiebel, Susan (Dan) Groner, Cynthia Madansky, Noreen (David) Ohcana, Michel Madanky (Travis Mowbray) on the loss of Cara Madansky-Stiebel, beloved wife and mother

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Erin Doppelt, daughter of Ellen and Robert Doppelt, and Jon Gordon, son of Mindy and Jeff Gordon, on their marriage!
  • Jason Sable on his 40th birthday!
  • Maurice Sable on his 80th birthday!
  • Jason and Melissa Sable on their 18th wedding anniversary!
  • Alana Elaine Sable on her 4th birthday!
  • Melissa Sable on her 41st birthday!
  • Larry Weiner on his 80th birthday!

The Beth El Men’s Club softball team has their first playoff game this Sunday, August 8th at 11:35 am at Techny Fields,  1750 Techny Road in Northbrook.  Come out and cheer on the Beth El Men’s Club!   At their final regular season game last Sunday, they beat the first place team, Northbrook’s Temple Beth El.  They finished the regular season 5-3 , one game out of first.   Way to go!

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POSTED ON JULY 29, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • David (Barbara) Rozenfeld, Deborah (Rabbi Charles) Dobrusin, Ellen (Milford Schwartz) Rozenfeld, Jon (Jill Korey) Rozenfeld, Ranna (Shane Greenstein) Rozenfeld, Herman Wexler and family on the loss of Betty F. Rozenfeld, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister-in-law
  • Jeffrey (Lisa) Trotter and family on the loss of Elaine Trotter, beloved mother and grandmother
  • Elizabeth and David Copeland and family on the loss of, Rebecca Copeland, beloved daughter, sister, and aunt

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Debra and Adam Natenshon on their 18th wedding anniversary!
  • Michael Salberg on his 65th Birthday!
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POSTED ON JULY 15, 2021



CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Elizabeth and David Copeland and family on the loss of, Rebecca Copeland, beloved daughter, sister, and aunt

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Debra and Adam Natenshon on their 18th wedding anniversary!
  • Michael Salberg on his 65th Birthday!
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POSTED ON JULY 15, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • The family of Leah “Toby” Schwartz, on the loss of their beloved mother and grandmother
  • Elizabeth and David Copeland and family on the loss of, Rebecca Copeland, beloved daughter, sister, and aunt

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Wishing Frances Rabinowitz a very Happy 91st Birthday
  • Wishing Joel Rabinowitz a very Happy 96th Birthday
  • Mazel tov to Marlene & Seth Halpern on the engagement of their daughter, Emily Halpern, to Mitchell Caminer
  • Mazel tov to Dr. Leslie Cohen (daughter of Barb Cohen) and Ethan Zallik (son of Cindy and Dr. Ned Zallik), on their upcoming wedding
  • Mazel tov to Dr. Robert and Maxine Greenstein on their 62nd wedding anniversary
  • Mazel tov to Misa Reznik and Allison Zabelin-Reznik on the birth of their baby boy on July 8

Tune in Sunday night, July 18th, at 8:00pm CST on ABC, Jeopardy! champion and Beth El religious and high school graduate Michael Bilow (son of Sharon and Paul Bilow) will be a contestant on the trivia game show, The Chase. He is one of three prey being pursued by one of the best trivia experts in the world.

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POSTED ON JULY 8, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Dan (Lori) Gross and family on the loss of, Millis Gross, beloved mother and grandmother
  • Hilda Stern Reingold and family on the loss of, Arnold Reingold, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Mazel tov to Hazzan Barbara and Philip Barnett on their 40th wedding anniversary!
  • Wishing Lisa Rosenkranz a very Happy Birthday!
  • Wishing Gary Savine a very Happy 50th Birthday!
  • Mazel tov to Katie and Spenser Solis on the birth of their child, Shai Solis, on June 30th! 

POSTED ON JUNE 29, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Fran Alpert and family on the loss of, Bernard “Bernie” Alpert, beloved husband, father and grandfather
  • Jonathan (Holly) Reinsdorf and family on the loss of, Martyl Reinsdorf, beloved mother, grandmother and wife
  • Hilda Stern Reingold and family on the loss of, Arnold Reingold, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Wishing Gerald Goodman a very Happy 100th Birthday!
  • Wishing Eli Krumbein a very Happy 95th Birthday!

POSTED ON JUNE 23, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Sara (Michael) Sher and family on the loss of Helen Romer Brown, beloved mother and grandmother, on June 21

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Mazel tov to Jackie Pinsler Levine and Jay Levine on their 42nd wedding anniversary!
  • Wishing Mayer Stiebel a very Happy 90th Birthday!
  • Mazel tov to Betsy and Michael Katz on their wedding anniversary!

POSTED ON JUNE 16, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Mazel tov to Victoria Schaffer and Greg Vainstock on their marriage, May 27.  And to Lexee Schaffer-Vainstock, for a job well done as her mother’s flower girl! 
  • Wishing Ina Schaffer a very Happy 75th Birthday.  The wedding of her daughter, Victoria Schaffer to Greg Vainstock, was her surprise birthday present! 
  • Mazel tov to Beth and Jeff Kopin on the birth of their granddaughter on June 17.   Proud parents are Brianna and Gabi Kopin.

GREETINGS FROM ISRAEL:

  • Rabbi Kurtz and Bryna at the JNF Limonim Forest in Tzvat. Rabbi Kurtz remembering when we planted the grove and wanting to share with our community.

 


POSTED ON JUNE 9, 2021

CONDOLENCES TO:

  • Marilyn Lewis and Family on the loss of Raymond “Ray” Lewis, beloved husband, father and grandfather, on June 4

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Mazel tov to William Hirschfield, son of Michelle and Jack Hirschfield, on becoming a Bar Mitzvah on June 12
  • Mazel tov to Mindy Block Gordon and Jeff Gordon on the birth of their second grandson, Erza Benjamin Gordon, on May 21.   Proud parents are Shoshana and Matt Gordon and proud big brother is, Elliott Gordon.
  • Mazel tov to Abby and Larry Block on the birth of their second great-grandson, Erza Benjamin Gordon, on May 21.
  • Mazel tov to Lindsey Goldstein Ross and David Ross and Mikaela the birth of their son and brother, Brody Zev Ross.  
  • Mazel tov to Eileen and Dr. Paul Goldstein the birth of their grandson, Brody Zev Ross.  
  • Mazel tov to Victoria Schaffer and Greg Vainstock on their marriage, May 27.  And to Lexee Schaffer-Vainstock, for a job well done as her mother’s flower girl! 
  • Wishing Ina Schaffer a very Happy 75th Birthday.  The wedding of her daughter, Victoria Schaffer to Greg Vainstock, was her surprise birthday present!