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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…

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…

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