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Edna & Michael Schrank of Northbrook announce the engagement of their daughter, Francine Schrank to David Dundore, son of Leslie Kudsk and Mark Dundore. Francine graduated Indiana U., with a BA in Psychology, Jewish Studies, and an Honors Area Certificate in Liberal Arts and Management. David graduated U. of Wisconsin with a BS in Molecular Biology, with an emphasis in Neurobiology. They are employed at Sagacious Consulting. The wedding will be in October 2015 in Chicago at Venue Six10, officiated by Rabbi Aaron Melman of Congregation Beth Shalom, Northbrook.

Hannah lowingerMazel tov to Cynthia & Michael Lowinger of Denver on the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Lowinger, to Ari Goldberg, son of Sara & Aron Goldberg of Toronto. Hannah is a registered nurse, currently a nurse practitioner student at U. of Illinois-Chicago. Ari is a third-year medical student at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern U.
Gan xMazel tov to Miriam & Mike Rudolph, of Deerfield, announce the engagement of their son Matthew Rudolph to Sivan Yaari of Ramat Gan, Israel, daughter of Lily & Dani Yaari. Matthew is the grandson of Leah & Saul Silverstein, and Nonnie Rudolph. Sivan is the granddaughter of Violet Yazdi. Sivan and Matt met as counselors at Camp Ramah Day Camp. Matt graduates from DePaul Law school in May; Sivan is finishing her degree in psychology at Bar-Ilan University.

Tess sevelowMazel tov to Tess Sevelow-Lee and Asaf Dekel on their engagement. Tess is the daughter of Jill Sevelow and Tony Lee, and the granddaughter of Gussie Sevelow. Tess made aliyah in 2001, and is the Community Director for The Israel Experience. Asaf is the son of Osnat and Gilad Dekel. He served in the IDF, including three years as an officer. He is completing a double major in Economics and Business Management from Bar Ilan U. An October wedding is planned in Israel.

mazel tov alyssa

Mazel tov to Alyssa Zeller, daughter of David and Marilyn Zeller of Skokie, on her engagement to Avi Lifschitz, son of Rabbi Efrem and Aliza Lifschitz of Toronto.

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Stuart and Barbara Hochwert of Highland Park announce the engagement of their daughter Michelle Hochwert to Joshua Newman, son of Dr. Edward and Rhonda Newman of Buffalo Grove. Josh is a fourth year medical student at the Chicago Medical School. He plans to pursue a career in internal medicine after graduation. Michelle is a Program Coordinator at Rush University Medical Center. A June 2014 wedding in Chicago is planned, to be officiated by Rabbi Howard Lifshitz, Rabbi Jeff Pivo and Cantor Roger Weisberg of Congregation Beth Judea in Long Grove.

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Dr. Jeffrey and Cathy Fireman of Deerfield announce the engagement of their daughter Lexi Fireman, 27, to Brad Schneider, 27, son of Gregg and Rita Schneider of Glenview. Proud grandparents are Simone Goodman of Niles and James and Phyllis Schneider of Northbrook. Brad is an Investment Associate at Northern Trust Bank and is currently enrolled at the U. of Chicago Booth School of Business. Lexi is a special-education teacher at Ivy Hall Elementary School in Buffalo Grove.  A February wedding is planned, to be officiated by Rabbi Carl Wolkin of Northbrook.   

Lonnie Pervos

Dr. Richard and Gayle Pervos of Buffalo Grove announce the engagement of their daughter Lonnie Pervos, 25, to Josh Finkle, 25, son of Scott and Davida Finkle of Buffalo Grove.  Proud grandmas are Ann Pervos of Skokie, Barbara Cohen of Buffalo Grove, and Faith Finkle of Buffalo Grove. Josh will be beginning a residency in radiology at the University of Chicago, and Lonnie will be pursuing pediatrics after her 4th year at the Chicago Medical School.

A May wedding in Chicago is planned and will be officiated by Rabbi Howard Lifshitz, Rabbi Jeff Pivo, and Cantor Roger Weisberg of Congregation Beth Judea in Long Grove.

Weisberg Gaines

Susan and Melvyn Weisberg announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Weisberg to Matthew Gaines, son of and Nina and Mark Gaines. Matthew is a Senior Consultant at Altair Advisers LLC. Sarah is a first-grade teacher at Henry Winkelman Elementary school in Glenview. A December wedding is planned, to be officiated by Rabbi Vernon Kurtz of Highland Park.

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Yvonne and Alan Cutler of Long Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Britt Steinberg, to Jeffrey Vranek, son of Linda and William Vranek of Ivanhoe. The couple reside and work in Chicago; Britt is an attorney and Jeff is a private-equity associate. They plan to wed next winter.


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