Benson

121914_miles_BensonAaron and Merav (nee Kushner) are happy to announce the birth of their son, Samuel Wolf Benson, Hebrew name Shmuel Ze’ev, on Sept. 23, 2014.

His name honors the memories of Merav’s grandfather, Shmuel Traum; of Aaron’s grandmother, Wally Heller; and of violin teacher and Benson family friend, Wally Berul. Proud grandparents are Nancy and Michael Benson of Delray Beach, Fla., and Rachel and Howard Kushner of Monsey, N.Y.

Cohn

120514_milestones_cohnSeth and Lisa (nee Grosman) Cohn of Baltimore are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Brooke, on June 22, 2014.

Abby, whose Hebrew name is Avigayil Tzipporah, is named in loving memory of her paternal great-grandmother, Florence Cohn, and her maternal great-grandmother, Bessie Ludman Meleneck.

Delighted grandparents are Joel and Ricki Cohn of North Potomac and Marc and Diana Grosman of Reisterstown. Proud great-grandparents are Joseph and Frances Spier of Silver Spring.

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Sutton — Mittleman

112114_miles_SUTTON-MITTLEMANSymone and David Sutton are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miranda Joy, to Michael Ryan Mittleman, son of Cathy and Richard Mittleman. Michael and Miranda are graduates of Towson University. They reside in Baltimore City.

Miranda is the granddaughter of Joyce and Paul Spector and the late Betty Sutton. Michael is the grandson
of Rose and the late Hy Haransky. A November 2015 wedding is planned.

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email to mgerr@jewishtimes.com or mail to Melissa Gerr, BJT, 11459 Cronhill Drive, Suite A, Owings Mills, MD 21117. Please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for returning photos. Items will be selected and edited at the discretion of the editors.

Fradin

101714_milestones_fradinDarren and Kirsis Fradin of Arnold are overjoyed to announce the birth of their son, Max Elias Fradin, on July 12, 2014.

Max is named in loving memory of his paternal grandmother, Marilynn Eileen Fradin. His Hebrew name is Reuben Eyal. Max has two loving brothers and a loving sister and many thrilled cousins, aunts and uncles. His proud grandparents are Frances Ayats and Robert Vargas of Florida.

Kaufman — Ellin

101714_miles_KaufmanEllen Kaufman, daughter of Monte and Shirley Konicov of Warwick, R.I., and Barry Ellin, son of Robert and Irene Ellin of Pikesville, are happy to announce their marriage. The ceremony took place at Beth Tfiloh Congregation on Aug. 24, 2014.

Gwynallen — Rothman

091914_miles_Gwynallen-_RothmanGwynallen — RothmanMaraji and Richard Gwynallen of
Silver Spring and Robin and Damon Rothman of Potomac joyfully announce the engagement of their children, Fawn Willow Gwynallen and Dylan Adam Rothman. The couple met as undergraduate students at Towson University.

 
Fawn, formerly of Medford, Ore., and Wachapreague, Va., is the granddaughter of the late Rosalie M. and Russell R. Levin of Philadelphia and the late Mildred L. and Worth B. Allen, originally of North Carolina. Dylan is the grandson of Gloria and the late Edward Katz of Fairfield, Conn., and the late Annette and Morris Rothman of Carle Place, N.Y.

 
The future bride serves as a senior managing editor at Stansberry & Associates in Baltimore. The future groom is an associate at the Ezra Company in Bethesda and principal of NMSystems, Inc.

 
The wedding, to be officiated by Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of Ohev Sholom: The National Synagogue, is planned for the fall of 2015.

Weisser — Katz

092614_miles-Weisser-KatzCindy and Mark Weisser of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Susan and Andy Katz of Owings Mills are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Jaime Paula Weisser to Jonathan Matthew Katz.

Jaime graduated from the University of Florida, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications. She received her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University and her master’s in estate planning from the University of Miami. She is employed as a real estate attorney.

Jonathan graduated from George Washington University, majoring in finance and marketing. He is an executive at a sports and events ticket consulting firm.

Jaime is the granddaughter of Sylvia and Jules “Jay” Saks. Jonathan is the grandson of Helen and Armand Gold and Esther Katz. A December 2014 wedding is planned.

Samuel

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Marc and Nicole Samuel and big brothers Zachary and Dylan are happy to announce the birth of Emily Jordyn on March 17, 2014.

Emily’s Hebrew name is Sara, in memory of her maternal great-grandmother, Sylvia Luchinsky. She is also named in memory of her great-great-aunt, Jeanette Kasday. Proud grandparents are Arthur and Judy Samuel of Anchorage, Ky., and Bruce and Barbara Browner of Mebane, N.C. Proud great-grandparents are Betty Jakowsky of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Eric and Adele Browner of West Palm Beach, Fla.

Sachs

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Lauren and Alan Sachs of Ra’anana, Israel are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Itai Daniel, on June 9, 2014. Thrilled brother and sisters are Asher, Meirav and Avital. Happy grandparents are Marcia and Steven Sachs of Owings Mills and Linda and Marc Shapiro of Nanuet, N.Y. Proud great-grandfather is Joseph Reinhart of Owings Mills. Itai is named in honor of his great-grandmothers Sonya Reinhart, Mary Sachs and Sophie Shapiro.

Fradin

091214_miles-fradinDarren and Kirsis Fradin of Arnold, Md., are overjoyed to announce the birth of their son, Max Elias Fradin, on July 12, 2014.

Max is named in loving memory of his paternal grandmother, Marilynn Eileen Fradin. His Hebrew name is Reuben Eyal.

Max has two loving brothers and a sister, many thrilled cousins, aunts and uncles; his proud grand-parents are Frances Ayats and Robert Vargas of Florida.