Lifecycle Simcha Celebrations

A very happy and a few belated birthday greetings to family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and community members celebrating 30-something, more or less. Also a sprinkling of kids and seniors (recycled teenagers):

Rabbi Jay Goldstein, Rabbi Aaron Gaber, Dr. Jay Karpa, Dr. Ron Ginsberg, Dr. Jason Brandt, Dr. Mort Mower, Dr. Robert Weiss, Dr. Phil Weiner, Linda Hurwitz, Janice Gold, Linda Paige, Fran Chase, Barb Orman, Jenn Quartner, Jeffrey O. Levitt, Gil Sandler, Stan Gumnit, Ron Eisenberg, Bernie Siegel, Barb Zelt, Iris Estep, Felicia Stein, Linda Feiges, Tim Lawrence, Ben Piven, Adam Hoffberg.

Also Kim Levitt, Susanne Braverman, Berryl Speert, Morris Rosen, Marty Segall, Jody Millstone, Erin Grosman, Phil Golden, Sam Weiss, Carolyn Goldberg, Allan T. Hirsh III, David Cramer, Dan Lemmerman, Terry Watkins, Al Friendlich and Adam Hoffberg.

Happy, happy birthday to each and every-one and those celebrating birthdays not listed! Hope you all enjoyed oodles of ice cream, cake and goodies! Especially the goodies!

Engagement congrats: Heather Hurwitz to Kevin Ralston

Rachel Amsterdam to Josh Nadel

Marriage: Best wishes for wedded bliss: Melissa (Levin) and Josh Macht

Newborns: Welcome to the following adorable, precious new bundles of joy:

A daughter, Sophia Rose, to Antoinette and Johnnie Miles

A daughter, Alyssa Marligh, to Lauri and Dan Greenberg

Mazel Tov to all! Enjoy with oodles of hugs and kisses!

Anniversary congrats: A whopper fab (platinum) 70th anniversary Evelyn and Sol Oidick. A gorgeous (diamond plus, plus, plus) 65th anniversary Ethel and Irv Lewis. A gorgeous (diamond plus) 61st anniversary Sonia and Herm Feldman, Helen and Dr. Armand Gold.

WOW! A 70th, 65th, and two 61st anniversaries!! Fantabulous!

We all wish Evelyn and Sol, Sonia and Herm, Ethel and Irv, Helen and Armand, many, many more wonderful anniversary celebrations with good health and happiness! Yes!

A great 52nd anniversary Lil and Milt Norwood, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Kasoff. A fab 51st anniversary Ilona and Larry Robinson, Marcy and Buzz Kolodny.

A very happy 44th anniversary Lee and Mel Mintz, Equally, a very happy 43rd anniversary Rheta and Barry Schloss. A great 42nd anniversary to "Top" Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. and Mrs. Gary Cohen. An equally great 41st anniversary to Marge and Art Gold.

A pretty (coral) 35th anniversary Karen and Richard Feldman.

A fab 26th anniversary Shellye and Steve Gilden. Celebrating their (silver) 25th quarter century anniversary Rachel and Lloyd Lachow. A great 24th anniversary Viv and Eddie Stringer. An equally great 23rd anniversary Susan and Dr. Charles (Chuck) Mann, Barb and Mark Gitomer. A very happy 20th anniversary Karen and Adam Kaftol.

A great 19th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Jory Schunick. A very happy 12th anniversary Rose Marie and Harry Zbar.

Happy anniversary also Betsy and Dr. Stace Berner, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Penn.

Happy anniversary to all of the above and those celebrating anniversaries not listed! May you all enjoy many, many more wonderful anniversary simchas! L'Chaim!

Shannon and Taylor Stern, tween/teen, young adult and under-30 social columnist

Bat Mitzvah: Mazel Tov April King

Bar Mitzvah: Mazel Tov Maxwell Schnee, Dan Polsky and Jake Carswell.

Happy young adult birthdays Hannah Mauer, Madisyn Schwartz, Becca Scurnick, Shane Perlow, Evan Glaser, Ethan Rosman, Joey Bernstein, Sid Braverman, Josh Bernstein.

Happy 20-something and under-30 birthdays Tanasha Cook, Debra Park, Marissa Friedman, Myles Horowitz and Dave Fleishman.

Happy birthday to all the double digit, young adult and 20-something and under -30 birthday celebrants not listed!

Happy milestone birthdays all!

Reminder: Saturday Feb 2nd is Groundhog Day! We have been lucky so far, what will the groundhog predict? More winter or an early spring?

Memo: Shabbat candle-lighting time, Friday evening, Feb 1, is 5:09 p.m. Have and enjoy a terrific week!