Mazel Tov: Our congratulations to:
Jan & Syd Elkin on the birth of a grandson, Diego Elkin, on Jan. 19, 2017. Proud parents are Mike & Nadia Elkin Diego is welcomed by big brother Alex.
Susan Kurtis on the wedding of her son, Ryan, to Hadass Blank, on Jan. 15, in Rye, New York.
Gladys Mondshein on the wedding of her grandson, Tzvi Mehlman to Sarah Goldstein on Dec. 27, 2016, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tzvi is the son of Betsy and Tevi Mehlman of Beit Shemesh, Israel.
Loretta and Larry Levy on the birth of a granddaughter, Olive Anabelle Levy, on Jan. 9, 2017. Proud parents are Amanda and Todd Levy of San Rafael, California. Olive is welcomed by her big brother, Ryder. She is also welcomed by her uncle, Doug Levy, and cousins, Julie and Ali.
Emanuel Synagogue’s Rabbinic Intern, Leora Kling Perkins, on her engagement to Rabbi Matthew Goldstone, a PhD student in Talmud at NYU.
Nehama: We extend heartfelt condolences and support to:
Son, Andrew Fegelman and his wife, Leigh Behrens of Windsor, California, a daughter, DeDe Lauterback and her husband Steven of Morristown, New Jersey, two granddaughters; a great-grandson; a sister, Rhoda Glickman, and their entire family on the passing of Emanuel Synagogue member, Claire (Greenspon) Fegelman,February 14, 2017/18 Shevat 5777. Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday Feb. 16, at the Hartford Mutual Society Cemetery, 96 Wolcott Road, East Granby.
Daughter Rae Goldstein (Laurence), son Ira Lefkowitz, brother Herman (Nancy) Lefkowitz, two grandchildren, and their entire family on the passing of Joel Lefkowitz, February 11, 2017/15 Shevat 5777. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m., at Beth Hillel Cemetery, Wolcott Road, East Granby, CT. Shiva will be observed at the home of Rae and Laurence Goldstein, 9 Dunham Lane, Farmington, CT on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00-8:00 p.m., with minyan at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday at the Goldstein home and at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday in The Emanuel Synagogue Chapel.
Daughters Joyce Kessler, Sharon Kessler and granddaughter Shayna Kessler Moynihan, February 8, 2017/13 Shevat 5777. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 11:00 a.m., at the Emanuel Synagogue Chapel, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, with interment at the Temple Beth Abraham Cemetery in Nashua, N.H. Shiva will be observed at the home of Joyce Kessler, 11 Seminole Circle, West Hartford, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., with minyan at 7:30 p.m. each night. Contributions in her memory may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue or to Guide Dogs for the Blind, San Rafael, CA www.guidedogs.com
Stepson Ken Malley and his wife Sara Kaplan, daughter Elyse Falkin and John Healy, daughter Leslie and Michael Fialkievicz, grandchildren Alex and Sarah Healy, Zev Beigel and Aaron and Alanna Malley, wife Barbara Malley Falkin, sister Ethel Fried, and their entire family on the passing of Howard David Falkin, February 1, 2017/5 Shevat 5777. Contributions in his memory may be made to Beth El Temple in West Hartford, Taglit-Birthright Israel Foundation, or the Brotherhood Endowment Fund of The Emanuel Synagogue.
Brother, Seymour Melnick and his wife Judy, sister, Selma Budkofsky, sons, Matthew Melnick and Ron Melnick, and their entire family on the passing of Saul Melnick, January 31, 2017/4 Shevat 5777. Contributions in memory of Saul Melnick may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue or to the charity of one’s choice.
Wife Abbie Perlsweig, sons Simon and Benjamin Perlsweig, aunt Margaret Cramer, and the entire family on the passing of Paul William Perlsweig on Friday, January 27, 2017/29 Tevet 5777. Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Emanuel Synagogue.
Sons, Rabbi Raphael Friedman, former assistant rabbi at The Emanuel Synagogue, and his wife Aliza, Aron Friedman, and their entire family on the recent passing of Doris Friedman. Condolences may be to sent Rabbi Friedman at email@example.com. Memorial contributions may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117, or to the Rabbinical Assembly Assistance Fund, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY 10027.
Daughters Linda Hecht and her husband Norman, and Marilyn Krutt and her husband Samuel; brother, Herbert Sklar (Bernice); grandchildren and great-grandchildren and their entire family on the passing of Elaine Betty Chaet, Jan. 13, 2017/15 Tevet 5777. Memorial contributions may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Mother, Tehila Oxenhandler, son, Ahsha Oxenhandler, sister, Sari Oxenhandler London, brother, David (Nancy) Oxenhandler, and their entire family on the passing of Yosef Samuel Oxenhandler, Dec. 30, 2016/1 Tevet 5777.
Husband Mark, children Jonathan and Andrea, Seth, and Eric and Rachel Merin, granddaughter Eliana, and their entire family on the passing of Ilene Merin, Jan. 9, 2017/11 Tevet 5777.
Ebner and his wife Betty Glooskin and their entire family on the passing of Ebner’s sister, Elaine G. Rose (“Hetzie”), January 6, 2017/8 Tevet 5777.
Husband, Donald; Children, Alan and Barbara Rosenberg, Lisa and Bruce Bial, and Howard and Ellen Rosenberg; Grandchildren, Emily and Molly Rosenberg, Bing, Peri, Brett and Tyler Bial, Zach, Jake and Sophie Rosenberg; sisters, Sheila and Stephen Levy and Hyla and Harry Sklar; a brother; and their entire family on the passing of Iris Barbara Cohen Rosenberg, Dec. 5, 2016/5 Kislev 5777.
Daughter, Fay and Philip Mannheim; brother, Dr. Norman and Judith Zlotsky; grandchildren, Michael Mannheim and Jodie Baker, Alexandra and Stephen Carey and their entire family on the passing of Elizabeth “Betty” Tovian, Nov. 25, 2016/24 Heshvan 5777. Contributions in memory of Betty may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117 or the organization of your choice.