Lifecycles

Unveilings – June 2017 issue

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

The unveiling of the headstone for Bernita Kirshner Brown will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 2 at The Temple Cemetery. Rabbi Shana Mackler will officiate. The community is invited.  


Sympathy – June 2017 issue

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

… to the family and friends of William Wolfgang Wizner, 88, who died on April 25 in Nashville. He is survived by his loving wife of 66, years, Ruth Kahn Wizner; daughter, Pamela Joy Wizner (special friend John Seagraves); sons, Michael Wizner (Patti), Ed Wizner (Leslie), and Andrew Wizner (Sheila Houlihan), and grandchildren, Evan, Sarah,

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B’nai Mitzvah – June 2017 issue

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Jackson Liff was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on May 6 at The Temple. Jackson was born on January 26, 2004 in Nashville. His parents are Rachel and Darren Liff, and his grandparents are Mickey Goorman and Judy and Joe Barker of Nashville.  Jackson is in the seventh grade at University School

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B’nai Mitzvah – May 2017 issue

Posted on: April 29th, 2017 by tgregory

Dustin Paul Averbuch was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, April 29 at West End Synagogue.  He is the son of Jessica and Sam Averbuch, brother of Toby Averbuch, and granddaughter of Dr. Larry Averbuch and the late Sandy Averbuch and Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Pearlstein of St. Petersburg, FL.  

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Sympathy – May 2017 issue

Posted on: April 29th, 2017 by tgregory

… to the family and friends of Leon Burton Strauss, 89, who died on March 24 at Saint Thomas West surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Charlotte Bernstein Strauss. He is survived by children Myrna Strauss Lee and William Alan Strauss; sister Gloria (Manuel) Sir;

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Mazel Tov – May 2017 issue

Posted on: April 29th, 2017 by tgregory

… to Gina Klein Jorasch, who will play singles and doubles tennis in July as a member of the U.S. team at the 20th quadrennial World Maccabiah Games in Israel. Gina, a native of Nashville and daughter of Mimi and Jerry Klein and sister of Risa Klein Herzog, recently won all her singles matches in

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Sympathy – April 2017 issue

Posted on: March 30th, 2017 by tgregory

… to the family and friends of Arlene Betty Gilbert Lyons, who died on Feb. 6, She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Kenneth Lyons; daughter, Sharon Lyons, son and daughter-in-law, Gilbert and Tobi Lyons; grandchildren, Gavin Lyons and Allyn Guy, and great grandchildren, Joshua and Jason. She was preceded in death

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B’nai Mitzvah – April 2017 issue

Posted on: March 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Lawson Michael Berman will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday April 1 at The Temple. Born on March 30, 2004 in Nashville, he is the son of April and Michael Berman and the grandson of Leah and Larry Berman of Nashville and Creedia and Michael York of Cleveland, TN. Lawson

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Sympathy – March 2017 issue

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 by tgregory

… for the family and friends of Michel G. “Mike” Kaplan, 70, past president of Congregation Micah, who died peacefully on February 15 at his home, surrounded by his family. Mike was born April 6, 1946 in Pasco, WA, and was raised in Middletown, NJ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and

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B’nai Mitzvah – March 2017 issue

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 by tgregory

Dillon Marvin Aronoff will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah at 11 a.m. on March 4 at The Temple. Born in Nashville on March 6, 2004, he is the son of Laurie and Dan Aronoff and the grandson of Elise and Jim Straus of Nashville, Judy Aronoff and Marshall Ruchman of Cincinnati,

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