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8 Southeastern Virginia Jewish News April 25, 2003 MAZEL TOV TO... (Thzse wishing to submit releases for the Mozel Toy coluran may send them to Maze/Toy, Soatheastern l,[rginia Jewish News, 5041 Corporate Woods" Drive, Suite 150 ,inizz Beach, V4 23462. Please include a telephone number, and type all subnusions. Our E-mail address is NEWS@ufftrg) ACHIEVEMENTS Todd H. Aftei, a senior at Kempsville High School, who has received first place for the State of Virginia in the Skills/USA VICA competition for graphic design. As the top ranked high school graphic designer in the state, Todd will travel to Kansas City to compete in the national championship. Todd is the son of Rosa Lee and Jay Aftel. Marlene Brodsky, daughter of Wendy Jo and Ron Brodsky, for being selected as a member of the Junior National Honor Soci- ety at Norfolk Collegiate School. Rachelle Friedman for being inducted into the National Honor Society of Cape Henry Collegiate School. Rachelle is the daughter of Carol and Larry Friedman and the granddaughter of Joyce and David (of blessed memory) Gas- ton and Trudy and Gil Friedman. Rabbi Israel Zoberman for two articles written by him which were inserted in the the "'Con- gressional Record "- one on his Rabbinic Mission to Jerusalem and inserted by Congressman Ed Schrock and the other on the War in Iraq, inserted by Congressman Randy Forbes. Both articles appeared in the Southeastern Vir- ginia Jewish News. Rabbi Zober- man is spiritual leader of Congre- gation Beth Chaverim. BAR MITZVAH Ross Aaron Aftel who will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Sat- urday May 3 at Ohef Sholom Temple. Ross is the son of Rosa Lee and Jay Aftel. Eric Ingram, son of Holly and Andrew Margason and Thomas Ingram Jr., was called to the Torah on April 26, as a Bar Mitzvah at Temple Israel. Eric is the grandson of Phillip and Goldie Rosenbaum (both of blessed memory), Richard and Jennifer Margason, Janie Ingram and (Tom Ingram of blessed memory), Marge and( Barney Marquis of blessed memory). Zach Leibowitz who was called to Torah as a Bar Mitzvah at Temple Israel on April 5. Zach is the son of Errol Leibowitz and Robyn Friedman. Grandparents are Lynne Friedman and Rifka Leibowitz and Robert Friedman and Solomon Leibowitz (both of blessed memory). BAT MITZVAH Erika Drory who will be cel- ebrating her Bat Mitzvah on May 3 l, Erika is the daughter of Leora and Nathan Drory and granddaugh- ter of Carol and Irene Janow and Joseph and Miriam Drory. BIRTHS Ira and Jennifer Bern-Vogel announce the adoption of their son, Samuel Eliezer born March 16. Samuel arrived at his new home on April 10. Grandparents are Marianne Bern of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Julian "Yehuda" Bern (of blessed memory) and Sylvia and Martin Vogel of Los Angles, CA. Jennifer Bern-Vogel is the Cantor at Ohef Sholom Temple. Shane and Lori Shapiro of Jacksonville, FL on the birth of a daughter, Ella Reece Shapiro on March 2. Grandparents are David and Charlene Cohen, Rand and Lisa Shapiro and Ellen Shapiro (of blessed memory) Great grandparents are Issy and Bernice Salber, Fred and Mitzy Nochumowitz, Stanley and Birdie Brundage, Hannah Izen- stein (of blessed memory) and Hymie and Rene Cohen (both of blessed memory.) H,t 5ode Popcorn 1 't Annual Jewish Festival at Congregation Beth Chaverim 3820 Stoneshore Rd., Virginia Beach May 18 th 11:30 AM - 6 PM EVERYONE WELCOME on and Enjoy ! A mleut time for children and adults ! Cm=l G(llml, Bingo, PP3ZES ! 1"101' 13eg=, Kosh Pickles, Chips, tort= c=. s-coMs, popc.,...  k-n=ages ENTBaT ic, Dandy, Stordla..all mote III /at BINGO Music ing Storytelling N NIIXrdIIIIZ$1 t Passover Volunteers, from left." Bonnie Laibstain, Anne Kramer and Marilyn Rebby sort the bags filled with Passover food in preparation for delivery. JFS volunteers help share Passover with elderly in area nursing homes How can one celebrate Passover without the matzoh and the gefilte fish? It's just not prop- er! For I00 Jewish residents who reside in area nursing homes and assisted living facilities, it's an unnecessary worry. Two weeks ago, just prior to the Passover holiday, Jewish Family Service, with the help of its force of energetic volunteers, delivered 100 complete Passover dinners including such things as chicken, soup, macaroons, grape juice, matzoh and gefilte fish. According to JFS Volunteer Coordinator, "this project is financially sustained on an annual basis by the Pincus Paul Foundation who has made it their mission to ensure that these elderly and disabled members of our community have the means to a proper seder meal. The Founda- tion's efforts were supplemented this year by Jordon Slone and Laurel Gutterman, who gener- ously jumped in to help fund the program. This year, Chesapeake Place Assisted Living Facility festively decorated the grocery bags that the food was delivered in. Mar- sha Goldman, a JFS volunteer, designed a beautiful Passover greeting card, Many thanks go out from JFS to the following volunteers who helped coordinate, assemble and deliver the goodies: Roz Beldin (who called all of the facilities for a list of Jewish residents), Joyce and Stanley Serxner, Marilyn Rebby, Dottie Slone, Susan Gold- stein, Elaine and Herbie Breg- man, Anne Kramer, Bonnie Laib- stain, Shirley and Larry isrow, Joe Fleischmann, Norton Waranch, Sid Chernick, Sylvia Littman, Etta Lind, Lil Kozak and Mark Snyder. From left: JFS volunteers, Vladimir Gotkis and Lev Ayzenshtok load up their cars as they prepare to deliver meals to elderly members of the Russian Jewish community. 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