Simchas and Celebrations – July 11, 2018

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.


Engagements & Marriages

Ilene West Gordon and Thomas Gordon announced the engagement of their son, Andrew Lee Gordon, to Nora Lee Bloom. Andrew is the grandson of Temple members Phyllis & Ron West and Barbara “Bobby” Gordon.

Nina Kraut celebrated the marriage of her son, Nicholas Kraut, to Alexis Olson.

Tracy & Bruce Ochsman, announced the engagement of their daughter, Paris Magaziner, to Benjamin Blumenthal.

Honors & Awards

WHC’s librarian, Ellen Share, has been elected Vice President, Synagogue, School, and Center Division of the Association of Jewish Libraries for the 2018-2020 term. Ellen presented a paper at the Association’s 53rd annual conference in June titled, “Their Love of Children: Ezra Jack Keats, H.A. & Margaret Rey, and Maurice Bernard Sendak.”


Mazel tov!  If you have a personal simcha or celebration to share with your WHC family, please click here to let us know!