Jordan Bart Schwartzberg, son of Stacey Needle and Michael Schwartzberg of Pikesville, became a bar mitzvah on Sept. 28 at Beth El Congregation and celebrated with friends and family that evening at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. Jordan is an eighth-grade student in the gifted and talented program at Pikesville Middle School. He… Read More



Jessica Agus and Ben Bregman were married on July 21, 2013 at Beth El Congregation in Baltimore. Rabbi William Rudolph, from Beth El Congregation in Bethesda, officiated under the chuppah. Jessica is the daughter of Robert Agus and Cantor Rochelle Helzner of Chevy Chase.  Her grandfather, Rabbi Jacob Agus, served as Beth El Congregation’s first… Read More



Lois and Dan Gross of Flemington, N.J., are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Fallon Hope, to Noah Seth, son of Ellen and Steven Saposnik of Delray Beach, Fla. Fallon is a preschool teacher at the Jewish Community Center and also teaches in the religious school at Chizuk Amuno Congregation. She earned a… Read More

Faye and Matthew Lessans


Faye Sara Lessans and Matthew Lessans, daughter and son of Ellen and Stuart Lessans and grandchildren of Irene and Alan Wurtzel and the late Sara Lessans and the late Samuel J. Lessans, will become a bat mitzvah and a bar mitzvah on Nov. 2 at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville. For their mitzvah projects, Faye… Read More

Tilles — Lam


Kenneth and Faye Tilles and Stephen and Joyce Lam happily announce the marriage of their children, Erica Michelle and Christopher Scott. The ceremony took place on June 8, 2013 at La Concha Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ninety-four guests from New York, Maryland and California attended the celebration. The bride was escorted to the… Read More



Frank and Ruth Blatt of Owings Mills are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Beth Blatt, to Brian James Bennett, son of Thomas and Catherine Bennett of Potomac. Lisa is a pediatric physical therapist in Columbia. She received her doctorate in physical therapy from Widener University and earned her undergraduate degree from… Read More



Jake and Barbara Hemmelgarn of Oviedo, Fla., are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessie Claire, to Adam Seth Leiner, son of Dr. and Mrs. Mark Leiner of Owings Mills. Jessie is the granddaughter of Patricia O’Brien and the late Thomas O’Brien of Beavercreek, Ohio, and the late Mary and Oscar Hemmelgarn of… Read More



Adena (nee Meier) and Drew Weisholtz of Scotch Plains, N.J., are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Miles Rhett, on April 9, 2013. Miles is named in loving memory of his paternal great-grandfather, Morris Diamond, and his maternal great-grandmother, Reva Meier. His Hebrew name is Moshe Rezin. Excited big brother is Ian Samuel…. Read More



Havi (nee Arbeter) and Eric Goldscher are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jonah Aaron. Jonah is named in memory of his paternal great-grandfather, Arvin Goldscher. His grandparents are Ann and Jay Goldscher and Tammy and Allan Arbeter, and his great-grandmothers are Mitzi Goldscher and Irene Goodman.

Satisky — Attman


Laraine Satisky and Brian Satisky are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie, to Andrew Ross Attman, son of Stephanie and Ronald Attman. Julie is the granddaughter of Harriet and the late David Rifkin, and of Colleen Satisky Medway, the late Bernard Satisky and the late Marvin Medway. Andrew is the grandson of… Read More