This Saturday, November 14th, 2009, Oliver Hewat will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah at Mincha services at Congregation Bonai Shalom. He will be reading from Parashat Chayei Sara. Oliver is the son of Rachel Relin and James Hewat of Lafayette.
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.