Births, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries
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Alexander Tatsumi Aaron
Born Monday, March 5, 2012
8 lbs, 11 oz, 20.5"
We are delighted to announce the birth of a baby boy to community members Liz and Ben Aaron. Alexander's Hebrew name is Asher, and they are calling him Sasha. Dr. Sam Feinberg of Christie Clinic performed the bris.
Sasha, Liz, and Aaron are healthy and doing well.
Miriam Aviva Ross
Weddings & Engagements
Lauren Weisbaum & AJ Greene
Chaya Sara Sandler and Ben Bernstein
Chaya Sara Sandler and Ben Bernstein were engaged on March 17th
Erez and Dana Cohen
April 1st 2012
Dana was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Highland Park, IL with her family; parents Robert and Rhonda and younger brothers Jeffrey and Ari. Dana made aliyah in 2005 and served as a military medic in the IDF until 2007. Dana graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Psychology at the University of Illinois and is now studying for her Masters of Social Work. Dana enjoys cooking, reading, movies and spending time with her family and friends.
Erez was born and raised in Tel Aviv Israel with his family; parents Tzvika and Hava and brothers Tomer and Oren. Erez served in the IDF from 2001-2004 and graduated from Tel Aviv University with a Bachelors in Political Science. Half way through his Masters in Diplomacy from TAU Erez decided to take time off to come to the University of Illinois as a Jewish Agency "Shaliach" or Israel fellow of Hillel. In his three years of service Erez has won multiple awards for his work with the Jewish community and Israel Advocacy. Read their full story