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May 22, 1998 MAZEL TOV TO ... II (Those wishing to submit releases Jbr the Mazel Toy column may send them to Mazel Toy, Southeastern Virginia Jewish News, 5029 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 225, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462-4376. Please inchlde a telephone number, and O'pe all submis- sions. Our E-mail address is ujft@ Accomplishments Jennie Hurwitz, daughter of Sherrill Hurwitz, was recently part of the Solo-Ensemble spon- sored by Norfolk Public Schools. Jennie, a pianist, accompanied Sarah Kevorkian on the clarinet, They received a superior rating for their performance. Jennie is an 1 l th grader at Maury High School. Alison Gail Warsof, who cel- ebrated her Bat Mitzvah on Sat- urday, May 2 at Beth E1 Temple. Alison is the daughter of Valerie Freidman Warsof. Grandparents are Norman Freidman and Eleanor Freidman (of blessed memory) and Jeanette Kaufman and Jack Warsof (of blessed memory). Jaquelyn Smith, who cele- Births Mr. and Mrs. William Gonta on the birth of a daughter, Arden Rose, born May 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Grandparents are David and Maryanne Katz of Chesapeake. Kim and Roger Leibowitz of Richmond on the birth of a son, Evan Richard. Grandparents are Barbara and Buddy Leibowitz and Ileen and Dr. Michael Shef- ferman of Mclean. Great-grand- parents are Esther and Murray Friedman of Virginia Beach and Sadie and Harry Leibowitz ( of blessed memory). Katina and L. Marc Lisner on the birth of a son, Joshua Zacrye, on April 18. Grandpar- ents are Sheal and Brenda Lisner and Bruce (of blessed memory) and Betty Jo Keith. Bar Mitzvah Zachary R. Weisberg, son of Shelley and Dr. A. Jeffery Weis- berg, who will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 23 at Beth E1 Temple. Zachary is the grandson of Phyliss Weisberg and Sam Weisberg (of blessed memory) and Ina and Ted Kruger. Eric Benjamin Lombart, who celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Beth E1 Temple on Shabbat morning May 9. He is the son of Karen and Rick Lombart. His paternal grandparents are Bette and Adolph Lombart of Virginia Beach. His maternal grandpar- ents are Adele and Milton Cutler of Philadelphia, PA. Bat Mitzvah Only four more issues until Summer Break Southeastern Virginia Jewish News brated her Bat Mitzvah on Satur- day, May 16 at Beth E1 Temple. She is the daughter of Stacey and Dr. Harold Smith. Grandparents are Marilyn and James Whelan of Orlando, FL; Ben and Brenda Gordan of Norfolk and Lillian and Leonard Levenson of Fayet- teville, NC and Marcus Smith (of blessed memory). Engagements Jill Dana Kantor and Brian Andrew Wainger on their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Kathy and Jerry Kantor; the bridegroom, Patti and Jules Wainger. Grandparents are Mrs. Hannah Kantor and Joseph "Buddy" Kantor (of blessed memory) and Bette and Adolph Lombart. Brian's grand- parents are Eva and Paul Wainger, Marguerite Permutt (of blessed memory) and Alva and Jimmy Permutt of Birmingham, AL. A May, 1999 wedding is planned. Holding Torah scrolls and wearing cantorial garb, three cantors from the I.os Angeles area are shown during a dress rehearsal for a series of June concerts in New York City to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cantors Assembly, world's largest cantorial body. From left to right: Cantor Joe Gole of Mogen David Congregation, Beverly Hills; Cantor Chayim Frenkel of Kehilat Congrega- tion, Pacific Palisades, and Cantor Nathan Lain of the Stephen S. Wise Temple, Bel Air. The three are serving as co-chairs of the anniversary celebration. The five-day festive gather- ing will also commemorate Israel's 50th birthday, with a gala public salute in Manhat- tan's Central Park on Sunday, June 7, featuring renowned international stars and noted cantors. The cantorial conven- tion will include a concert in Carnegie hall on Monday, June 8, by 22 of the world's leading cantors, accompanied by chorus and orchestra; and a concert on Tuesday, June 9, in Temple Emanu-El of New York world's largest house of Jewish worship - highlighting liturgical masterpieces by Jewish com- posers of New York, such as Kurt Weill, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Shalom Secunda. The Cantors Assembly was founded in 1948 to preserve the Virginia Beach Portsmouth Williamsburg. Charloe Richmond (2 Locations) i i .,, CHESAPEAKE BAGEL BAKERY 480 Main Street 625-5542 COME ; SEE US SOON! Deadlines June 5 May 22 June 19 - June 5 July 3 June 19 17 3 19 2,000-year-old tradition of liturgical music that was nearly destroyed by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Cantorial music - known in Hebrew as hazzanut - is often defined as tile "soul music" of the Jewish people. 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