On Saturday, May 8th, 2010 (24 Iyar 5770), Rachel Chaknova, daughter of Jane and David Chaknova, will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem. Rachel will be reading from Parashat Behar-Bechukotai.
Dr. Melvin Gelfarb, father of Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb, passed away on August 30, 2017 at age 90 in Great Neck, NY.
Tom Ellis, father of Steve Ellis, and Manny Talkovsky, step-father of Steve Ellis, both passed away in the last 10 days. There will be a shiva and minyan on Sunday, August 27.