A Perfect Match

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Marla & Neil Markoff First Date: May 15, 2009 at the Flying Fish in Old Town Alexandria Wedding Date: July 3, 2011 Wedding Venue: Chizuk Amuno Congregation Current Residence: Alexandria, Va. Favorite Activity: Hanging out with friends In October 2010, Neil Markoff suggested to his girlfriend, Marla Wolf, that she dress up for dinner. They… Read More

‘A Very Beautiful Moment’

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Jenn and Jason Miltenberger First Date: Paper Moon Diner, Aug. 31, 2012 Wedding Date: July 28, 2013 Venue: Anchor Inn, Pasadena, Md. Current Residence: Severn, Md. Favorite Activity: Orioles games Before Jenn Erwin and Jason Miltenberger recited their vows, Cantor Ann Sachs shared a few poignant comments from their pre-wedding meetings. Jason had told the… Read More

‘Living the Life’

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Rochelle & Mike Sullivan First Date: May 1986 to the movies Wedding Date: March 11, 1995 Venue: Columbia Interfaith Center Jewish Wedding: May 26, 2013 Location: Beth Israel Congregation Residence: Eldersburg Favorite Activity: Cooking together Before Rochelle Jacobs and Mike Sullivan married at the Interfaith Center in Columbia in March 1995, they had talked extensively… Read More

Animal Magnetism

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Jaime & Mike Kurman First Date: March 5, 2009 at Mezze in Fells Point Wedding Date: June 15, 2013 Venue: Mansion House at the Maryland Zoo Current Residence: Pikesville Favorite Activity: Going to the beach On Father’s Day, Mike Kurman and Jaime Ball invited their families to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Mike, a professional… Read More

Pure Gold

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First Meeting: May 1972 Wedding Date: June 24, 1973 Venue: Emerald Gardens,Baltimore Current Residence: Owings Mills Favorite Activity: Going to museums, traveling Diane Warner and Jesse Harris met at a wedding in Baltimore in May 1972. They talked around a girl who was seated between them. They spent the entire affair dancing and conversing. Jesse… Read More

Best Friends

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Rachel & Dan Taylor First Date: January 23, 2010 Where: Dinner in Little Italy Wedding Date: March 16, 2013 Venue: Grand Lodge, Hunt Valley Current Residence: Clipper Mill in Hampden Favorite Activity: Short weekend getaways Last fall, Dan Taylor had a revelation. He decided that he wanted to convert to Judaism. It wasn’t something his… Read More

Wedding By Storm

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Leslie and Sam Rank First Date: Ice cream at Yogiberry Wedding Date: July 1, 2012 Venue: Beth Tfiloh Synagogue in Pikesville Current Residence: Bethesda Sam Rank, 28, of Pikesville saw Leslie Cohen’s profile on JDate and sent her a message, hoping she would reply. Leslie didn’t. Three weeks later, Sam and his friend Ben went… Read More

‘We Got Along’

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David & Dixie Berenson First Date: August 1941, the Bronx, N.Y. Wedding Date: June 6, 1943 Venue: Beth Tfiloh Congregation Current Residence: Baltimore Favorite Activities: Traveling The secret to a successful marriage, according to David Berenson, is to not go to sleep angry. “You can go to bed angry, but never go to sleep angry,”… Read More

Beach-bound

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Jennifer and Sephy Bounan First Date: Bungalow Billiards, December 2007 Wedding Date: Nov. 3, 2012 Venue: The Sandpearl Resort Clearwater, Fla. Current Residence: Alexandria, Va. Favorite Activity: Watching the Ravens Jennifer Asher and Sephy Bounan love to travel, especially to the beach. So it was only natural they would opt for a destination wedding at… Read More

If The Shoe Fits

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Danielle and Drew Inselman First Date: Feb. 15, 2008 Where: Sushi dinner and a movie in Philadelphia Wedding Date: March 23, 2013 Wedding Venue: The Belvedere, Baltimore Current Residence: Cherry Hill, N.J. Favorite Activity: Relaxing on the beach In January 2012, Drew Inselman ordered a pair of running shoes to get “one last joke in”… Read More