Mazel Tov!
Our congratulations to:

  • March 2, 2019 Leah and Monique Faison Ross on the birth of their first grandchild, Nina Daisy.  Proud parents are Ashley and Joseph Dziados of Pennsylvania. Proud great-grandmother is Barbara Faison.
  • Feb. 10, 2019: Michal Lowenstein on the birth of her grandson, Ira Mendel. Proud parents are Vincent and Maya Gagnon of Borough Park, NY. Proud great-grandparents are Dovid & Mira Cohen of Jerusalem. Ira is welcomed by his sister, Zuri, and brothers, Taj, Aharon and Asher.
  • Feb. 2, 2019: Larry and Michele Siegel on the birth of their granddaughter, Talia Rose. Proud parents are AJ Siegel and CamilleSauer of Washington, DCProud aunt and uncle are Jeni and Andre Magalhaes; big cousins are Lucas and Allie Magalhaes, Proud great-uncle is Bruce Korzenik.
We  wish the families many years of nachas!

Nehama
We extend heartfelt condolences and support to:

  • Daughter Dr. Brooke Ritvo-Pechinski and her husband Matthew of Falmouth, Maine; son, Scott Ritvo and his wife Pauline of Winchester, MA; sisters, Nathalie Alpert and her husband Stephen of Swampscott, MA, and Lois Schreiber and her husband Dale of New York; six grandchildren; and their entire family on the passing of Emanuel member: Cynthia Sears Ritvo, March 27, 2019/20 Adar II 5779
    Funeral services were held on April 1 at  the Weinstein Mortuary officiated by Rabbi Yitzchok Adler, with interment in the Beth Hillel Synagogue Cemetery in East Granby. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or The Emanuel Synagogue.
  • Daughter Marge Berman of Bloomfield; granddaughter Alyssa Norwood and her husband Joel of West Hartford; three great-grandchildren; and their entire family on the passing of: Gisele Lesny, March 25, 2019/18 Adar II 5779. Memorial contributions may be made to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., or The Emanuel Synagogue.
  • Children, Alfred Denowitz and his wife Francine, Neil Denowitz and his wife Karen, and Rachel Grabek and her husband Mark; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and their entire family on the passing of: Muriel Denowitz, March 22, 2019 /15 Adar II 5779. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston or to The Emanuel Synagogue.
  • Daughters Amy Johnson of West Hartford and Beth and her husband Keith Evans of Middletown; son, Theodore Newman of Granby; grandson, Jacob Newman; three great-grandchildren; former wife, Norma Zackor; and their entire family on the passing of: Julius Newman, March 12, 2019 /5 Adar II 5779. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Jessica Rostgaard. Memorial contributions may be made to the General Fund at The Emanuel Synagogue, or to the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, 38 Prospect Street, Hartford, CT 06103.

May their memory forever be a blessing.

HaMakom