Kushner | Birth

Elias and Julia (nee Dvorkin) Kushner of Pikesville and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are happy to announce the birth of their son, Isaac Noah, on Nov. 20, 2017. Isaac is named in loving memory of his maternal grandfather, Israel Dvorkin, and his paternal great-grandfathers, Isaak Barzam and Isaak Noah Vaynrub. Delighted grandparents are Irene and Vitaly… Read More

Fradin | Birth

Darren and Kirsis Fradin, of Arnold, Md., are overjoyed to announce the birth of their son, Marco Evan Fradin, on May 24, 2017. Marco is named in loving memory of his paternal grandmother, Marilynn Eileen Fradin. His Hebrew name is Makabi Yochanan. Marco has three loving brothers and a sister and many thrilled aunts, uncles and cousins…. Read More

Runyan | Birth

Esti, Sefi, Mendel, Hershey, Gabi, Chani, David and Bracha Runyan announce the birth of their brother, Moshe Mordechai, born on March 12 (Purim) to Tamar (nee Kantor) and Joshua Runyan of Philadelphia. Sharing in their happiness are great-grandfathers Wolff Kantor and Ted Blinder, as well as grandparents Jennifer and Jeffrey Kantor, Beth and Steve Glass… Read More


Bryan and Erin (née Grosman) Friedman of Bethesda, Md., are happy to announce the birth of their son, Silas Ralph, on April 28, 2017. Silas, whose Hebrew name is Reuven Yitzhak, is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Ralph Grosman; his paternal great-grandmother, Sarah Friedman; and his great-uncle, Jerry Perlstein. Silas’ happy big… Read More


The unveiling of ALFRED KATZ, beloved husband of Barbara Berman-Katz, father of Sharon Rosenbluth  and Ari Katz, will take place on Sunday, October  15, 2017, at noon at Hebrew Young Men’s cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road, Baltimore Md. Family and friends are invited to attend.    

Katz — Felsen | Wedding

Andy Katz, executive director of Beth Israel Congregation, and Erin Felsen, former administrator of Bolton Street Synagogue who now serves as a marketing and management consultant, stood beneath the chuppah Aug. 13 at Beth Israel Congregation and expressed their mutual love and commitment before the witnessing assemblage of family and friends. Andy and Erin met… Read More

Riter — Blitzstein | Wedding

David and Debbie Riter of Owings Mills are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Samantha, to Samuel Blitzstein, son of Robert and Debbie Blitzstein of Los Angeles, Calif., on July 2. Proud grandparents are Dr. Herb and Joanie Gottlieb of Pikesville.


Symone and David Sutton are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline Ivy, to Joshua David Lynn, son of Shari Lynn. Jacqui is the granddaughter of Joyce and Paul Spector and the late Betty Sutton. Josh is the grandson of Charlotte and Norman Berke. Jacqui is marketing director for Peregrine Senior Living at… Read More


Matt and Lisa (Rothstein) Goldberg of Louisville, Ky., (formerly of Baltimore) are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Molly Shoshana, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Molly’s happy big sister is Rachel Erica, and her Hebrew name is Malka Shoshana in loving memory of her paternal grandfather, Myron “Mike” Goldberg, and maternal great-grandfather, Dr…. Read More


Bronson Otto, son of Michele and Tim Shirah and brother of Lincoln Maxwell Shirah, was born Jan. 18, 2017. Bronson’s grandparents are Sabrina and Howard Friedman and Debra and Jim Wiles. Great-grandparents are Yvonne and the late Otto Alberg and the late Samuel and Lucille Nass.