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Maddie Marshall

Bat Mitzvah

Maddie Marshall will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 5 at Congregation Micah. Maddie is the daughter of Richard and Ruth Marshall and sister to Benjamin Marshall. She is the granddaughter of Fay-Ellen Lane, Robert Braun, and Karen Marshall. A 7th grader at TPH Center of Excellence, …

Sutton Korn

Bat Mitzvah

Sutton Korn will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 26. Sutton is the daughter of Stephanie and Stephen Korn and sister of Sarah and Sydney Korn. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Carol Korn and Barbara Jo Saler. Sutton is a 7th grader at Ensworth and enjoys reading, writing, and ac…

Obituaries February 2022




Condolences to the family of Col. Dr. Robert Begtrup who died on December 22, just shy of his 80th birthday. A child psychiatrist, Green Beret, athlete, musician, singer, occasional thespian, autodidact, grandfather, father, uncle, husband, brother, and son, “Dr. Bob,” as h…

Beloved Sweet 16th Bakery Owner, Dan Einstein, Dies


East Nashville residents and others across Nashville are mourning loss of Dan Einstein, 61, who died on December 16. He and his wife, Ellen, have owned the Sweet 16th Bakery and coffee shop in Lockland Springs since 2004, a place that opened before East Nashville became “hip.” Over th…

Asher Freiberg

Bar Mitzvah




Asher Freiberg will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, February 19, at 11 a.m. at The Temple. He was born on February 17, 2009, in Atlanta, Ga.  His parents are Dara and Craig Freiberg.  His grandparents are Ellen Freiberg of Hixson, Tenn., and Robin Bluestone of Evanston,…

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