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.
John Bennet Robbins, M.D. (father of Ellen Taxman), a pioneer in development of modern bacterial vaccines and co-developer of a vaccine that has spared thousands of children from a major cause of death and intellectual disability, has passed away after a long illness.
On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019, Ava Cohen will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem.