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.



Rose and Jeffrey Karlan are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Ivy Elliott Karlan. Ivy was born on March 26, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 211/2 inches. Proud grandparents are Daniel Jeffrey DeMario, Andrea Karlan and Bruce Karlan.

Rote — Hannan


Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rote, formally of Baltimore County and now living in Northern Virginia, happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Jill, to Mark Hannan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hannan of Brewster, Mass., and Alexandria, Va. Kimberly earned her Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University and also earned her… Read More

Like Never Before

Diane & Ben Glubo

First Date: 
March 23, 2013

Wedding Date: 
Oct. 12, 2014

Sheraton Towson Hotel


Favorite Activity: 
Attending Orioles games

When Benjamin Glubo set out to plan his proposal to Diane Levy, he knew it had to be something she’d never forget. Diane loved dolphins, but the National Aquarium was too expensive. He considered a hot-air balloon ride with writing on a field, but that, too, was costly. Instead, he planned a creative scavenger hunt…. Read More



Jamye and Rick Barron of Dallas announce the birth of their son, Finley Gray Barron, on Dec. 28, 2014. Finley is the grandson of Shelley Wolff and Bruce Wolff of Baltimore and Ricardo and Lucia Barron of Harlingen, Texas. Finn’s Hebrew name is Zeb ben Ricardo in loving memory of his cousin, Sidney Felinton.