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Henry Ruben

Henry Louis Ruben will become a Bar Mitzvah on Sat., Aug. 7, at 11 a.m. at The Temple. Henry was born June 11, 2007, in Nashville.  He is the son of Herman and Jennifer Ruben. His grandparents are the late Judge Leon and Myra Lou Ruben of Nashville, Wendy and the late Richard Dotson a…

Noah Dowell



Noah Dowell will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday October 23rd, at 3 p.m. at The Temple. He was born Aug. 24, 2007, in Nashville.  His parents are Jon and Shana Dowell.  His grandparents are Monika and Lester Katzel of Rochester, N.Y., Denise and David Dowell of Nashville, …

Ava Diamond

Bat Mitzvah

Ava Diamond will become a Bat Mitzvah on Sat., Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. at The Temple. She was born June 23, 2008, in New City, N.Y.  Her parents are Darin and Deborah Diamond. Her grandparents are Sylvia Goldberg and the late Alan Goldberg of New City, N.Y.; Bernie Diamond and Janet Diamon…

Obituaries August 2021


Mary Frank

Condolences to the family of  Mary Frank, who died on July 8. She was the mother of Lynn Heady. Memorials may be made in Mary’s memory to Congregation Micah. 

 Gersha Rogers

Condolences to the family of Gersha Rogers, who died on July 2. She is survived by h…

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…

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