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Abby Hershkowitz

Mazel Tov


Abby Hershkowitz is a graduate of Ravenwood High School class of 2021 and a member of Congregation Micah. Abby is excited to be attending the University of Florida and will be studying Psychology / Neuroscience. Abby is the daughter of Melinda and Matthew Hershkowitz, s…

Obituaries July 2021


Marcia (Rose) Levinson Pear



Condolences to the family of Marcia Levinson Pear who died on June 2 at age 94.  She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Sanford Pear. Survivors include her sone, David MarcPear and Steven Jay Pear; grandson, Charles Yuri Pear; and daughter-in-law,…

Zev Moshe Wiston

Bar Mitzvah

Zev Moshe Wiston became a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 29, at West End Synagogue. Born on April 14, 2008, in Hendersonville, Tenn., he is the son of Stuart and Deborah Wiston and brother to Leo, Celia and Maytal. He is the grandson of Barbara and Jay Wiston of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Ronald…

Hayley M. Levy & Jacob A. Kupin


Hayley M. Levy, daughter of Joel and Marcia Evers Levy of Creve Coeur, Mo., and Jacob A. Kupin, son of Michael and Rhonda Kupin of Rye Brook, N.Y., have announced their engagement.

Levy is the granddaughter of Anita and the late Dr. William Evers, and Dr. Leonard Levy and the late Mildred L…

Obituaries June 2021


Peter Chapman Van Metre

Condolences to Laura and Aaron Baum and family on the passing of Laura's father, Peter Chapman Van Metre.

Eric Chazen

Condolences to the family of Eric Chazen who passed away on April 29, 2021. A virtual graveside service took place and burial was private. 


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