An ‘Awkward’ Start

Megan & 
Andy Harkavy

First Date: 
Aug. 15, 2013 at a Ravens’ 
preseason game

Wedding Date: 
May 31, 2015

Venue: 
Beth Tfiloh Congregation

Residence: 
Cincinnati

Favorite Activity: 
Traveling and sharing adventures

During dinner with friends in the summer of 2013, Andy Harkavy discussed his desire to find a nice Jewish girl. He shared his criteria — down to earth, family oriented, social and interested in sports. Though Andy might not have realized it, by night’s end, all three of his friends knew: Megan Goldsmith was the… Read More

King

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Linda (nee Rubin) and Josh King happily announce the birth of their son, Brody Ashton, on Jan. 18, 2015. Brody is named in loving memory of his paternal great-grandfather, Bernard Polakoff.  His Hebrew name, Beryl, is in memory of his great-grandfather, Barney Rubin. Proud big sister and big brothers are Lily Nicole, Zachary Austin and… Read More

Zajdel

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Joseph and Lisa Zajdel (nee Weisman) are excited to announce the birth of their son, Bradley Samuel, on June 9, 2015. Bradley’s Hebrew name is Baruch Shalom. He is named in loving memory of his maternal grandmother, Barbara Weisman, and his paternal great-uncle, Samuel Prager. Proud grandparents are Alan and Tessa Weisman of Rockville, Md.,… Read More

Krafchin

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Jeremy and Stacey Krafchin (nee Rudolph) and big brother Jake are excited to announce the birth of Zachary Sy on March 7, 2015 at Virtua Voorhees Hospital in Voorhees, N.J.  He weighed 10 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 22 inches. Zachary was given the middle name Sy in honor of his late maternal great-grandmother, Sylvia… Read More

Elover

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Jason and Michelle Elover (nee Pelta) are happy to announce the birth of their son, Logan Chase, on June 4, 2015. Proud grandparents are Carol and Stuart Elover and Judy and Mayer Pelta.

Podberesky

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Arielle Sydney Podberesky, daughter of Dr. Daniel and Lesley Podberesky of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Randallstown and Rockville, Md., respectively, will become a bat mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Congregation Ohev Shalom in Orlando. Arielle is a seventh-grader at Lake Highland Preparatory School. Sharing in the family’s simcha are Arielle’s brother, Jonah, grandparents Samuel… Read More

Cohen

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Ricardo Luis Cohen, son of Cliff and Paula Cohen, will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, Va. His brother, Martim, and sister, Sofia, will celebrate with him. His maternal grandparents, Mateus and Aida de Brito, and other family will attend from… Read More

SUROSKY

The unveiling for GERTRUDE SUROSKY, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother will take place on Sunday, August 23 at Mikro Kodesh Cemetery 6700 Bowleys Lane at 11.30 a.m.  Friends and family are invited to attend.

Haberman

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A beloved resident at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital celebrated a milestone 103rd birthday, more than a century in the making. Elizabeth was born in 1912, the same year the Titanic sank, Arizona and New Mexico became states, Oreo cookies first appeared on store shelves, the average annual income was $1,033, and a loaf… Read More

Meister

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Joohee and Gabriel Meister are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter, Artemis Iseul Meister, 9 pounds, 6 ounces, on Feb. 24, 2015. Artemis’s Hebrew name, Sora Etta, is in memory of Gabriel’s paternal grandmother, Shirley Meister, and paternal great-grandmother, Bessie Etta Horshoff. Joining in this simcha are Florence and Elie Cohen; Rita Beth… Read More