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Publication: Jewish Exponent
Date published: May 31, 2012

ENGAGEMENTS

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BARROW-JAFFE

Terri and Hal Barrow, and Lynne and Maury Jaffe, announce the engagement of their children, Paige Faryn Barrow and Raymond Jared Jaffe.

Paige, a graduate of West Chester University, is a retail and restaurant real estate broker with Fameco Real Estate in Center City.

Ray attended the University of Arizona and earned a doctorate at Temple University School of Pharmacy. He is employed with Philadelphia Pharmacy and Eric's RX Shoppe.

Paige is the granddaughter of the late Marilyn and Paul Grass, and the late Blanche and Jerry Barrow. Ray is the grandson of the late Ida and Morton Tarason, and the late Simma and Raymond Jaffe.

Sharing in the couple's happiness are Paige's brother, Nate, and Ray's sister, Shelby.

The couple, who lives in Center City, is planning a May 2013 wedding.

MARRIAGES

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SELTZER-AVITAN

Linda and Michael Avitan of Rehovot, Israel; and Shari and David Seltzer of Huntingdon Valley announce the marriage of their children, Liora Malka Avitan and Jeremy Micah Seltzer.

The ceremony took place on Dec. 29, at Yarok Al Hamayim, Kibbutz Huida in Israel.

Rabbi Yosef Kleiner officiated.

Liora, a graduate of Ben Gurion University of the Negev, is the associate director of the New York Region of American Associates of Ben Gurion University.

Jeremy is a graduate of Columbia University and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Ben Gurion University. He is director of business development for North America for Wrapp.

Liora is the granddaughter of Dorothy and Norman Brotman of Monroe Township, N.J., and the late Chana and Eliyahu Avitan of Eilat, Israel. Jeremy is the grandson of Gerry and Lou Seltzer of Elkins Park, and the late Pearl and Ted Ginsberg of Delray Beach, FIa.

After a honeymoon in Thailand and Vietnam, the couple lives in New York City.

REUNIONS

Louis H. Farrell Elementary School class of June 1966 will host a reunion on Sunday, June 10, at 11 a.m., at the Tiffany Diner, 9010 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia. For information, email: abledonsable(i/]aol.com or shawnagkfaicomcast.net.

The Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy (formerly Akiba Hebrew Academy) will host an alumni reunion on Sunday, June 10, at 1 p.m., at 272 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr. The classes of 1951-52, 1956-57, 1961-62, 1966-67, 1971-72, 1976-77, 1981-82, 1986-87, 1991-92, 1996-97, 2001-02 and 2006-07 will receive special recognition. For info, call 610-922-2326 or email: alumniŽ jbha.org.

Harri ton High School class of 1962 will host its 50th-year reunion on Saturday, June 16, at the Villanova Conference Center. For information, call 610-688-8328.

George Washington High School class of 1992 will host its 20th-year reunion on Saturday, June 23, at the Crowne PlazaTrevose. For information, email: gwhsl992reunion@yahoo.com.

Northeast High School Class of January 1962 will host its SOth-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Savoy Caterers in Pennsauken, N.J. For details, call 215-947-6617 or email: rblock21@ verizon.net.

Germantown High School class of January 1963 is looking for former classmates for a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 20. For info, call 215-785-6154 or go to: www.classcreator.com/Philadelphia-PA-Germantown1 963/class_index.cfm .

BIRTHS

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ROSENBAUM

Kerrith (nee Solomon) and Derek Rosenbaum announce the birth of their son, Micah Tamir, on June 6.

Sharing in their happiness are Bubbie Arlene and Zeyde Mark Rosenbaum of Richboro, and Gran Barbara and Gramps Derek Solomon of Weston, Conn.

Joining in welcoming Micah are Uncle Scott Rosenbaum, Aunt Melanie and Uncle Eric Gerchberg; and Uncle Daniel Solomon and soon-to-be Aunt Sonja Rakowski.

Micah Tamir is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather Michael Kramer and his paternal greatgrandmother Toby Selznick Klein.

Micah's mother, Kerrith, was ordained as a rabbi at the Jewish Theological Seminary on May 17. His father, Derek, will be ordained as a rabbi on June 10 at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.

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KUNZ

Sarit (nee Peled) and Kenny Kunz of Philadelphia, along with big sister Lillian, announce the birth of their son and brother, Adam Davey (Adam David), on June 29, 2011.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Deborah and Avraham Peled of Elkins Park, and Ken Kunz of Philadelphia, along with great-grandmother Eleanor Blumberg.

Joining in welcoming Adam are aunts and uncles Miriam and Etienne Gentin, and Keith and Krystin Kunz, along with GreatAunt Lois Robbins.

Adam Davey is named in loving memory of his paternal grandmother (Nana) Alexine Davey Kunz. He was born on his great-grandmother's birthday.

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