Eliot and Susan Kaye (nee Benson) of London are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Bayla Rachel, born on May 11, 2015. Welcoming Bayla are her sisters, Rina and Sara, and brother Bentzi. Bayla is named in loving memory of her paternal great-grandmother, Betty Kasmir. Proud grandparents are Nancy and Michael Benson of… Read More



 Gail Goldman-Berlin and Harvey Lee Berlin are happy to announce the arrival of their first grandchild, Jemma Madelyn Goldman, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, on June 19, 2015 to Brianna Nicole (nee Green) and Paul William Goldman, who reside in Delray Beach, Fla. Grandparents are the Berlins and the late Jeffrey Ronald Goldman, all from Baltimore,… Read More

Best-Friend Quality

Britney & Yanni Niebuhr

First Date: 
September 2008

Texas Roadhouse 
in Westminster

Wedding Date: 
May 24, 2015

Valley Mansion 
in Cockeysville

Mount Washington

Favorite Activity: 
Being active outdoors

Britney Cohen and Yanni Niebuhr met in September 2008 on a blind date at the Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Westminster. Britney was running late that night, but Yanni still waited the 45 minutes for her to fight traffic. Once together, the conversation flowed naturally, and before they knew it, nearly five hours had passed. They… Read More

Cheon Kroiz


Gabriel Kroiz and Mina Cheon are proud to announce their Korean-American Jewish children Gerson and Sasha’s b’nai mitzvah on Aug. 1 at Beth Am Synagogue. They will share their celebration with their Korean family coming from Seoul. Gerson (Getzl Fifel ben Gershon Moshe, Zeporah bat Avraham), 13, who became a bar mitvah at the Kotel… Read More

Nessa Raskin


Nessa Raskin, daughter of Rabbi Adam and Sari Raskin, will become a bat mitzvah on Saturday, June 6 at Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac, Md. Nessa is a sixth-grader at Berman Hebrew Academy and is doing a chesed project with Sunflower Bakery, which prepares individuals with developmental or other cognitive disabilities for employment in baking… Read More



With thanks to the Almighty, Joshua and Tamar Runyan are overjoyed to announce the birth of Bracha Leah Chavatzelet on May 1. Bracha is named in memory of Joshua’s maternal grandmother, Barbara Lea Blinder (Bracha Leah), and Tamar’s maternal grandmother, Lily Sacks (Chavatzelet). Joining in the simcha are great-grandparents Ted Blinder and Woolf Kantor, grandparents… Read More

Tanenbaum — Goren


Howard and Emily Goren happily announce the engagement of their son, Jason Ross, to Rebecca Joan Tanenbaum, daughter of Alan and Jill Tanenbaum of Bethesda, Md. Jason is the grandson of Hilda and Leo Amster and Cyrile and Willie Goren. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and his Juris Doctor from the… Read More


The unveiling of the monument for NAOMI SNYDER will take place on June 7 at 2:00 p.m. at the Forbund Cemetery in Rosedale, Md. Following the service, family and friends are invited to share remembrances at the home of Arlene Bearman, One Slade Avenue, Unit 502.



Herta and Dr. Arthur Baitch are happy to announce the arrival of their first great-grandchild, Bayla Tamar Baitch, born Dec. 11, 2014 to Shayna and Staff Sgt. Colten Baitch of Fort Campbell, Ky. Proud grandparents are Sara and Dr. Larry Baitch of Dallas, Texas, Suzanne Becker of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Richard Becker of Israel…. Read More


An unveiling for Larry Sisserman will take place Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Druid Ridge Cemetery, Reisterstown Road entrance, officiated by Rabbi Steven Schwartz. The family invites all those who attend to join them after the service at 7704A Grasty Road, Pikesville, Md.