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1990 Jan 18 (Pg 26 Col 3)

        Morris Lipman, 67, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 1990. He was a member of Reagan Masonic Lodge and Arabia Shrine Temple.
        Survivors are: wife, Winnie Lipman; children, Mark and Lea Lipman, Charlotte and Yosef Keren-Zvi; grandchildren, Yamit Keren-Zvi, Yarena Karen Zvi.
        Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14, 1990 at Adath Israel Cemetery, 4700 Airline, Rabbi Joseph Radinsky and Cantor Irving Dean and Rabbi Shimon Lazaroff officiating.
        Contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

1990 May 10 (Pg 26 Col 3)
1990 May 17 (Pg 28 Col 3)

An unveiling of a stone honoring the memory of Sam Baron will take place on Sunday, May 20, at 1 p.m. at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Post Oak and Katy). Rabbi Jack Segal and Cantor George Wagner will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend.

1990 Jul 12 (Pg 14 Col 3-5)

        Miss Lisa Kay Joachim became the bride of Mr. Abraham Isaac Rubinsky on Sunday, Apr. 22, at 6 p.m., in the sanctuary of Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Rabbis Jack Segal and Mathew Michaels, assisted by Cantor George Wagner, performed the double ring ceremony which was followed by dinner and dancing in the Grand Salon of the Inn on the Park. Lisa is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harold Joachim and the granddaughter of Mae Dombrow of Bay City, and the late Morris Dombrow and of Jennie Joachim and the late Herbert Joachim. Abrey is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Rubinsky of Brownsville and the grandson of Marcos and Pola Geifman of Mexico City, Mexico and of the late Betty and Joseph Rubinsky.
        For her wedding, Lisa selected a gown of pale white silk faille and imported reembroidered French Alencon lace. The deeply sculptured portrait neckline was enhanced by the lace design which also highlighted the modified poufed sleeves. Worn slipper length, Lisa's gown featured scattered lace medallions on the flutter peplum at the back of her gown and on the chapel length train. To complement her gown, Lisa chose to wear her sister's heirloom veil of French Alencon lace and bridal pearls. To complete her attire, Lisa carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley and bridal white roses.
        Susan Hurta, sister of the bride, and Charlene Joachim, sister-in-law of the bride, served as honor attendants. Bridesmaids included: Patricia Page, Marty Marlowe, Suzanne Sklar and Melanie and Nina Rubinsky, both sisters of the groom. Heather Joachim and Melissa Joachim, nieces of the bride, served as flower girls. Members of the bride's house party included: Shelley Aboloff, Lisa Kornhauser, Robin Laufman, Susan Patt, Wendy Schultz, Shelly Seline, Liz Silverman and Suzanne Sunshine.
        Simon Rubinsky acted as his son's best man. Groomsmen included: David Deutch, Robert Greenblum, Mark Holland, Gregg Honigblum, Jeff Lipton, Michael Rabinovich, Scott Zodin as well as David Joachim, brother of the bride, and Bruce Hurta, brother-in-law of the bride. Ushering were: Gil Berman, Aaron Burak, Benjamin Burak, Gary Burak, Martin Glickman, Frank Gordon, Bert Rubinsky and Robert Schiff.
        Following a wedding trip to the Hawaiin Islands, Lisa and Abrey are making their home in Houston.

1990 Aug 2 (Pg 18 Col 3)

        Sophie Wasserman, 90, a member of United Orthodox Synagogues, died Sunday, July 29, 1990.
        Survivors are: children, Winnie Lipman, Julia Ann and Joseph Heffler, Marian (sic - should be Miriam) W. Traina; brother, Hyman Moore and wife Florence; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
        Graveside services took place at 4 p.m., Monday, July 30, 1990, at Adath Israel Cemetery, 4700 Airline, Rabbi Joseph Radinsky officiating.
        Contributions may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center, United Orthodox Synagogues or Alzheimer Disease.

1990 Aug 16 (Pg 20 Col 2)
1990 Aug 23 (Pg 18 Col 2)

        Richard Lebow, son of Shirley and Leonard Lebow will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Aug. 24, at 8:15 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m., at Congregation Emanu El.
        Richard is the brother of Melissa and Bradley Lebow and the grandson of Charlotte and Sam Abramson and Jeanette and Joseph Lebow. He is also the great-grandson of May Borger.
        Richard is honored to share his Bar Mitzvah with Mikhail Fridman, son of Adik and Elena Fridman, of the Soviet Union, and to express his concern for all refuseniks who are being denied freedom to practice Judaism.
        Richard and his family cordially invite all family and friends to worship with them and celebrate this special occasion.

1990 Aug 30 (Pg 20 Col 1-3)

        Yvonne Eve Tiras became the bride of Dr. Jeffrey Howard Weiss on Sunday, Feb. 4, at half past five in the evening. The double-ring ceremony was performed by Rabbi Jack Segal and Cantor George Wagner in the Grand Ballroom of the Doubletree Hotel Post Oak. A reception, dinner and dance followed.
        The bride is the daughter of Maureen M. Tiras and Sidney E. Tiras, both of Houston. She is the granddaughter of Pearl Merson and the late Joe Merson, and Rose Tiras and the late Samuel Louis Tiras, all of Houston.
        The groom is the son of Dorsey and Jerome Weiss of Las Vegas, Nev. He is the grandson of the late Mabel and George Weiss of Detroit, Mich., and the late Toby Wexler of Las Vegas, and the late Leo Hystzer of Minneapolis.
        Escorted to the chupah by her parents, the bride selected a designer original gown of white silk taffeta. The fitted bodice of Alencon lace was adorned with handsewn pearls and iridescents. Puffs of satin and pearls rested off-the-shoulder to form part of the sleeves. Patterns of beadwork and lace flowed down the back of the gown and stretched around the slipper length hemline and chapel length train.
        To complement her gown, the bride wore a headpiece of Alencon lace, iridescents and bridal pearls. Yvonne carried a bridal bouquet of fire and ice roses and stephanotis.
        Jaclyn Malka served Yvonne as her matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Lynn Jakoby, Tracy Prager, Judy Rosen and Brenda Vecchi. Linda Weiss, sister-in-law of the bride, composed the house party.
        Leland Weiss served as his brother's best man. Groomsmen included Brian Weiss, brother of the groom; Alan Schwartz, Jeffrey Seldes and Samuel Tiras, brother of the bride.
        Following a honeymoon to Jamaica, Yvonne and Jeffrey are making their home in Long Beach, Calif.

1990 Oct 11 (Pg 26 Col 2)

        Dorothy Pesses, 84, died Friday, Oct. 5, 1990. She was a member of Congregation Beth Israel.
        Survivors: children, Phyllis and Sam Joachim, Harris A. Pesses, Philo Pesses and wife Karen; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
        Graveside services took place at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7, 1990, at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Post Oak), Rabbis Robert I. Kahn and Mathew D. Michaels officiating.
        Contributions may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center or Jewish Children's Regional Service, P.O. Box 15225, New Orleans, LA 70175.

1990 Oct 11 (Pg 26 Col 2)

        Kathy, Drew and Haley Berkman are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter and sister, Alexandra Dawn. Alexandra was born July 6, 1990, weighing 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.
        Alexandra's proud grandparents are Jean and Ralph Berkman, Jo Ruth Kaplan and Irvin and Molly Ann Kaplan. her proud great-grandmother is Anne Aronson.
        Alexandra is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandmother, Clara Helen Schwartz, and her paternal great-grandmother, Dora Berkman.

1990 Nov 8 (Pg 26 Col 2)

        Florence Goldberg Moore, 80, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1990. She was a member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, the Jewish Community Center and a lifetime member of Hadassah, Mizrachi AMIT Women's organization.
        Survivors: husband, Hymie Moore; children, Arthur Max and Stella Moore, Jerry J. and Jean Moore, Harry P. Moore; sister, Sylvia Litchenstein; brothers, Sam Goldberg, Ben Goldberg; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
        Graveside services took place at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 1990, at Adath Israel Cemetery, 4700 Airline, Rabbi Joseph Radinsky and Cantor Irving Dean officiating.
        Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

1990 Dec 6 (Pg 26 Col 4,5)

        Lenny Allen Zieben, son of Barry Zieben and Shelly Moore and brother of Jennifer Zieben, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Dec. 7, at 8:15 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m., at Congregation Beth Israel.
        Lenny is the grandson of Jean and Jerry Moore and Bernice and Eugene Zieben. Great-grandparents are Hyman Moore and the late Florence Moore, and Zelda Melnick of New York, and the late Leon and Marion Melnick, and the late Lillian and William Ziebenberg.
        Lenny and his family invite family and friends to join them in worship and celebrating at the Oneg Shabbat on Friday night.

1990 Dec 27 (Pg 18 Col 2)
1991 Jan 3 (Pg 22 Col 3)

A monument to the memory of Morris H. (Moe) Lipman will be unveiled on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 11:30 a.m., at Adath Israel Cemetery on Airline. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky will officiate. Friends and relatives are welcome to attend.

1991 Feb 21 (Pg 22 Col 4,5)

        Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sklar take pleasure in announcing the engagement of their daughter, Madalyn Kay, to Martin Ira Kastenbaum, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Kastenbaum of Lucas, Tex.
        Madalyn is the granddaughter of the late Mannie Silberstein of Austin, and the late Bea Silberstein Heffler, and Morse Sklar and the late Rose Sklar of Houston. Martin is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Bernstein of Dallas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Max Kastenbaum of Far Rockaway, NY.
        Madalyn attended Houston Community College. She is currently employed as the office manager for The Copeland Companies, a financial service company.
        Martin is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He was an active member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. He is currently employed as a systems engineer with Link Flight Simulation, a contractor for NASA Johnson Space Center.
        An October wedding is planned.

1991 Apr 18 (Pg 22 Col 1)

        Russin Louis Royal, son of Lana and Stephen Royal, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Apr. 26, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Apr. 27, at 10 a.m., at Temple B'nai Israel in Galveston.
        Russin is the brother of Asher Royal. He is the grandson of Helen and Abe Silverman of Longview, Tex. and Naomi Royal and the late Louis Royal of Cincinnati, Ohio.
        Russin and his family look forward to having their relatives and friends join them for this joyous occasion.

1991 Apr 18 (Pg 22 Col 3,4)

Christopher Michael and Jonathan David Tiras, sons of Nita and Paul Tiras, will celebrate their B'nai Mitzvah on Saturday morning, Apr. 27, at 11 a.m., at Temple Emanu El. They are the brothers of Daniel and Jennifer and the grandsons of Frieda and Bob Tiras of Houston and Beverly Johnson and the late Henry Johnson of Kansas City, Mo. Christopher and Jonathan will symbolically share their B'nai Mitzvah with David Yaverbaum and Alexander Nakhumovitch of the Soviet Union. The Tiras family joyously invites their relatives and friends to share this special occasion with them.

1991 May 9 (Pg 10 Col 4)

        Eric Scott Grosman, son of Sharon and Eddie Grosman, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, May 17, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Eric is the oldest brother of Adam, Philip and Joshua Grosman. He is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Jules Borger, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Gilbert and the late Alex Grosman. He is the great-grandson of May Borger, Lillian Friedman and the late Isadore Friedman.
        Eric and his family are happy and proud to invite family and friends to share this wonderful simcha in their lives.

1991 Jun 6 (Pg 19 Col 3-5)

        Andrea Elise Guidry became the bride of Samuel Louis Tiras on Saturday, Nov. 24, at seven in the evening. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rabbi M. Brownstein, in the Plaza I Ballroom of the Westin Galleria Hotel. A reception, dinner and dance followed in the Monarch Room, at the top of the Westin Galleria.
        The bride is the daughter of Irmgard H. Frederick of Wildomar, Calif., and George W. Guidry of Austin, Tex. She is the granddaughter of the late Margaret Seidl and Johann Seidl, of Munich, Germany, and the late Eunice Guidry and the late George E. Guidry of Beaumont, Tex.
        The groom is the son of Maureen M. Tiras and Sidney E. Tiras, both of Houston. He is the grandson of Pearl Merson and the late Joe Merson, and Rose Tiras and the late Samuel Louis Tiras, all of Houston.
        The bride and groom selected wedding colors of emerald green, white and cream. These colors added a very classic and elegant appearance to the wedding ceremony. Andrea carried a bridal bouquet of white roses, dendrobiums, and stephanotis. Samuel wore a boutonniere of white roses and stephanotis. They were both escorted to the chupah by their parents.
        Kathryn Polonczyk, served her sister as the matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Alicia Reue, Erin Rack, Jennifer Guidry and Yvonne Weiss, sister of the groom.
        Marshall Buck served Samuel as his best man. Groomsmen included David Marcoe, Stan Weill, Steve Feldman and Jeffrey Weiss, brother-in-law of the groom.
        The wedding ceremony followed a month long driving adventure for Andrea and Samuel, along the west coast, through the Canadian Rockies and Alaska. Andrea and Samuel are making their home in Columbus, Ohio. Samuel is pursuing a Ph.D. in Accounting, at Ohio State University, and Andrea will be furthering her accounting career.

1991 Jun 13 (Pg 20 Col 5)

        Shelley and Steven Davidoff joyfully announce the birth of their son, Jeffrey Alan. Born on Mar. 30, 1991, Jeffrey weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 7/8 inches long. Jeffrey's proud grandparents are Dorothy and Charles Davidoff and Ahuva and Sol Stopnicki.
        Jeffrey is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather Abraham Davidoff and of his maternal great-grandfather Abraham Ossenholtz.

1991 Jun 20 (Pg 22 Col 2)

The unveiling of a stone in memory of Sophie Wasserman, mother of Winnie Lipman, Julia Ann and Joe Heffler, and Miriam Traina, will take place on Sunday, June 30, at 10:30 a.m., at Adath Israel Cemetery, Rabbi Joseph Radinsky and Cantor Irving Dean officiating. Family and friends are invited to attend.

1991 Jun 27 (Pg 22 Col 3,4)

        Mrs. Fannie Ozon, 90, passed into eternal rest Tuesday, June 18, 1991, at St. Mary's Hospital, Galveston, Tex.
        Mrs. Ozon was the beloved wife of the late Isaac Ozon for 67 years and devoted mother of children, Albert and Shirley Ozon, Doris and Bernard Levin, Betty and Abe Moore, Celia and Fred Holste and Ruth and Carl Stevenson, as well as 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Tillie Wolk; and brother, Leon Haus.
        Mrs. Ozon was a member of Congregation Beth Jacob, Hadassah and AMIT Women.
        Graveside services were held at Beth Jacob Cemetery, Galveston, on Wednesday, June 19, 1991, with Rabbi Howard Trusch officiating.

1991 Aug 8 (Pg 22 Col 3)

        Sandra Lynn (Cookie) Brand died Monday, Aug. 5, 1991, at the University of New Mexico burn unit in Albuquerque, N.M.
        She is survived by her parents, M. D. and Lenora Brand of Laredo, Tex., Selina Brand of Laredo, and brother Randy Brand of Windsor, Calif. She is also survived by both of her grandmothers, Sue Tyras (sic) and Etta Brand Tartak, both of Houston.
        A memorial service will be held in her memory in Laredo on Sunday, Aug. 11, 1991.
        Contributions in her memory can be made to the burn unit at the University of New Mexico or to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center in Houston.

1991 Aug 15 (Pg 18 Col 1,2)

        Stephanie Elise Fadem, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Fadem of Houston, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Aug. 23, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Stephanie is the sister of Joey and Robert Fadem. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Abramson of Houston, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fadem of Tulsa, Okla. Stephanie is the great-granddaughter of May Borger of Houston.
        Stephanie has chosen to symbolically share her Bat Mitzvah with Sonya Nekrasov of Moscow, USSR, whose family has been denied the opportunity to live according to Jewish tradition. Stephanie and her family cordially invite family and friends to join them in celebrating this joyous occasion.

1991 Aug 15 (Pg 19 Col 2)

        Joan, Mark and Ben Silberman are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Anna Rose, on July 10, 1991. Anna weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long.
        Anna's proud grandparents are Minnie Oshman and the late Alvin Oshman and Shirley Silberman and the late Raphael Joe "Buddy" Silberman.
        Anna Rose is named in loving memory of her two grandfathers, Alvin Oshman and Raphael J. "Buddy" Silberman.

1991 Oct 31 (Pg 30 Col 3)

The unveiling of a monument honoring the memory of Florence Goldberg Moore will take place on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m., at Adath Israel Cemetery. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky and Cantor Irving Dean will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend.

1991 Nov 7 (Pg 20 Col 4,5)

        Ann Gruber and Joel Klein of San Antonio are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter. Alyssa Diane, to Mitchell Andrew Tiras, son of Jeannie and Jerry Tiras of Houston.
        Alyssa is the granddaughter of Jeanette and Jerry Tiras of Houston.
        Alyssa, a graduate of the University of Texas, is a teacher at the Irvin M. Shlenker Elementary School. Mitchell, also a graduate of the University of Texas, is currently attending his third year of law school at South Texas College of Law and will be pursuing an L.L.M. in Taxation upon graduation.
        A March wedding is planned.

1991 Nov 21 (Pg 34 Col 4)

The unveiling of a stone honoring the memory of Dorothy Davidson Pesses will take place on Friday, Nov. 29, at 11 a.m., at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Post Oak). Rabbi Mathew D. Michael will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend.

1992 Jan 23 (Pg 18 Col 3-5)

        Miss Madalyn Kay Sklar and Mr. Martin Ira Kastenbaum were united in marriage on Sunday, Oct. 20, 1991, at half after twelve o'clock. The double-ring ceremony was performed be Rabbi Shaul Osadchey and Cantor David Propis in the Plaza I Ballroom of the Westin Galleria Hotel. A reception, luncheon and dancing followed on the top floor.
        Madalyn is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sklar and the granddaughter of the late Mannie Silberstein, and the late Bea Silberstein Heffler and Morse Sklar and the late Rose Sklar of Houston. Martin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Kastenbaum of Lucas, Tex., and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Bernstein of Dallas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Max Kastenbaum of Far Rockaway, N.Y.
        Both bride and groom were escorted to the chupah by their parents.
        For her wedding, Madalyn chose a formal designer gown of ivory satin and French Alencon lace beaded with bridal pearls and sequins. The gown was fashioned with a sabrina neckline, fitted bodice and long puffed sleeves; all were adorned with beaded Alencon lace. The back of the gown featured a pleated satin collar edged in pearls. The full satin skirt flowed from the bodice finished with wide border edge lace. The back of the skirt flowed to cathedral length. The train of the gown was adorned with pearls of satin edged with Alencon lace motifs. To compliment her gown, Madalyn wore a veil created with a band of Alencon lace and sequin leaves, held in place with imported illusion flowing to and beyond the length of the train.
        Madalyn carried a contemporary cascade of 16 ivory roses, sprays of ivory miniature orchids. Centered in the bouquet was a small, white heirloom Bible, surrounded by three white phalaenopsis orchids. The heirloom Bible has been passed down to the bride and other members of the bride's family.
        Mrs. Judith Hasson served as her sister's matron of honor. Bridesmaids included: Mrs. Sheryl Sklar, sister-in-law of the bride; Miss Shari Kastenbaum, sister of the groom and Mrs. Julie Barrow.
        Mr. Barry Kastenbaum served his son as best man. Groomsmen were: Mr. Maury Sklar and Dr. Jerald Sklar, brothers of the bride. Ushers were: Dr. Mark Silberman and Mr. John Hougham, cousins of the bride, and Mr. Jason Fennelly. Miss Rebecca Sklar, niece of the bride was the flower girl and Mr. Benjamin Silberman, cousin of the bride was the ring bearer. Members of the house party were Miss Jennifer Beck, Miss Christine Pradel and Miss Robynne Yoss.
        After a honeymoon trip to St. Thomas, Madalyn and Martin are making their home in Houston.

1992 Jan 23 (Pg 20 Col 5)

        Charlotte and Marvin Heffler are proud to announce the birth of their son, Michael Andrew. Michael was born in Austin, Tex. on Aug. 16, 1991 weighing 7 pounds and measuring 20 inches long.
        Proud grandparents are Daina and Allan Kutner and Julia Ann and Joe Heffler, all of Houston. Michael's great-grandmothers are Leah Gerson and Diana Kutner of Houston.
        Michael Andrew is named in loving memory of his paternal great-grandfather Mike Heffler and his maternal great-grandfather Abe Gerson.

1992 Mar 12 (Pg 22 Col 5)

        Jason Alan Davidoff, son of Lisa and Maurice Davidoff, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Mar. 20, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 21, at 10 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Jason is the brother of Staci Davidoff, and the grandson of Hanny Levy and Richard Levy and Dorthy (sic) and Charles Davidoff, all of Houston.
        Jason and his family cordially invite relatives and friends to join him in celebrating this special occasion.

1992 Apr 23 (Pg 22 Col 3,4)

The unveiling of a monument of Fannie Ozon will be held on Sunday, May 3, at noon, at Beth Jacob Cemetery in Galveston, 61st St. and Ave. T. Friends and family are welcome to attend.

1992 Jul 2 (Pg 18 Col 1-3)

        Miss Alyssa Diane Klein and Mr. Mitchell Andrew Tiras were united in marriage on Saturday, Mar. 7, 1992, at 7:30 in the evening at the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio. Rabbi Richard Spigel and Cantor Joseph Lutman performed the double-ring ceremony. Music was provided by Shirley Teperow. The ceremony was followed by dinner and dancing at the St. Anthony Hotel in the Anacacho Room.
        On the eve of the wedding the groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Plaza Club for the wedding party and out-of-town guests.
        Alyssa is the daughter of Mr. Joel Klein and Mrs. Ann Gruber of San Antonio. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Klein, Mrs. Sally Eisenstein, and the late Phil Eisenstein of San Antonio.
        Mitchell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Tiras. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Moran of Tulsa, Okla., and the late Eddie Tiras and Rose Tiras of Houston.
        Serving her sister as maid of honor was Meryl Klein. Bridesmaids were Marcie Baker, Tracy Brand, Abby Bernstein, Stacie Lefkowitz, Elyse Rosen, Tracy Schindler, Joann Schwartz, Renee Summer, Natalie Tiras and Amy Sugarman. The flower girl was Meredith Tiras, nice of the groom.
        Mr. Jerome Tiras, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Robert Hoodis, Clay Levit, Eric Esses, Scott Schepps, Joel Sklar, Stephen Sunshine, Scott Tiras, Alan Tiras and Eric Udell. Nathan Tiras, nephew of the groom, served as ring bearer.
        Alyssa is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority. She is an elementary teacher at the Irvin M. Shlenker School.
        Mitchell is also a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. Mitchell recently graduated from South Texas College of Law.
        Following a honeymoon cruise to the southern Caribbean, the couple will reside in New York City where Mitchell will be pursuing an L.L.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.

1992 Jul 23 (Pg 18 Col 5)

        Nora and Chris Brown announce with much love the birth of their son, Evan Joachim. Evan was born on June 2, 1992, weighing 8 pounds, 9.6 ounces, and measuring 21 inches long.
        Evan's grandparents are Phyllis and Sam Joachim and Lorraine and Sid Brown, all of Houston. He is blessed with a great-grandmother, Jennie Joachim, of Houston.
        His maternal great-grandparents are the late Dorothy and Philip Pesses and the late Nora and Herbert Joachim, all of Houston. His paternal great-grandparents are the late Sarah and Joseph Josem of South Norwalk, Conn., and the late Mary and Abraham Brown of Toronto, Canada.
        Evan was given the Hebrew name Ze'ev Yosef in loving memory of his paternal great-uncle, Walter Goldstein, and his maternal great-uncle, George Fischl.

1992 Aug 6 (Pg 10b Col 3)

        Bradley Aaron Lebow, son of Shirley and Leonard Lebow, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Aug. 7, at 8:15 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m., at Congregation Emanu El.
        Bradley is the brother of Melissa and Richard Lebow and the grandson of Charlotte and Sam Abramson and Jeanette and Joseph Lebow. He is also the great-grandson of Mrs. May Borger.
        Bradley and his family cordially invite all family and friends to worship with them and celebrate this special occasion.

1992 Sep 3 (Pg 17 Col 4,5)

        Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Rodriguez are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, to Scott Bradley Tiras. Scott is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Tiras.
        Jennifer is currently attending the University of Houston, Central Campus, majoring in elementary education.
        Scott graduated from the University of Texas with a Masters in business administration and currently works at IDS Financial Services as a Certified Financial Planner.
        A March 1993 wedding is planned at Congregation Beth Israel.

1992 Nov 5 (Pg 19 Col 3)

        Geoffrey Ryan Singer, son of Mickey and Donny Singer and brother of Lauren, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov, 14, at 10 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Geoffrey is the great-grandson of May Borger. He is the grandson of Margo and Gunther Seligman and Dorothy and Milton Burnstein and the late Lipman Singer.
        Geoffrey is a seventh grade pre-IB student at Johnston Middle School.
        Geoffrey and his family invite relatives and friends to share this special occasion.

1992 Dec 10 (Pg 30 Col 1-3)

        Judy and Cpt. Rick Rousseau, of Killeen, Tex., are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter and son, Miriam Rachel and Jacob Joachim. Their big brothers, Chris and Eric, are helping care for them. They were born Oct. 24, 1992, seven minutes apart. Miriam weighed 6 pound, 15 ounces, and was 19 inches long and Jacob weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long. They are the grandchildren of Edith and Louis Rousseau of Texas City and Phyllis and Sam Joachim of Bellaire. Their great-grandmother is Jennie Joachim of Houston.
        Miriam's Hebrew name, Miriam Rachel, is in loving memory of her maternal great-aunts, Miriam Pesses Gaston and Ruby Fishl Solomon. Jacob's Hebrew name, Ya'akov Y'hoyakim, is in loving memory of his maternal great-aunt, Josie Silverstein Pesses and maternal third cousin, Joseph David Tiras.

1993 May 13 (Pg 26 Col 5)

        Adam David Grosman, son of Eddie and Sharon Grosman, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday evening, May 22, at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Adam is the brother of Eric, Philip and Joshua Grosman. He is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Jules Borger, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Gilbert, and the late Alex Grosman. He is the great-grandson of Mrs. May Borger and Mrs. Lillian Friedman.

1993 May 27 (Pg 23 Col 5)

Alissa Carol Moore will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, June 5, at 11 a.m., at the United Orthodox Synagogues. Alissa is the daughter of Cindy and Ron Moore and the sister of Laura and Jordan Moore. She is the granddaughter of Alex and Minette Moore and the late Carol Miller and Harold Miller, all of Houston. Family and friends are cordially invited to share in the simcha with Alissa and her family.

1993 Jun 3 (Pg 18 Col 1)

        Asher David Royal, son of Lana and Stephen Royal, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, June 11, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 12, at 11 a.m., at Temple B'nai Israel in Galveston.
        Asher is the brother of Russin Royal. He is the grandson of Helen and Abe Silverman of Longview, Tex. and Naomi Royal and the late Louis Royal of Cincinnati, Ohio.
        The Royals cordially invite their family and friends to celebrate this joyous occasion with them.

1993 Jun 17 (Pg 19 Col 3)

        Andrew Wadler, son of Sharon and Ira Wadler, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, June 25, at 8:15 p.m. and Saturday, June 26, at 11 a.m., at Congregation Emanu El.
        Andrew is the older brother of Rachel Wadler, and the grandson of Anne and Robert Joachim of Houston and Alma and Stanley Wadler of Jacksonville, Fla. Andrew is the great-grandson of Louise and Ed Nagel of Las Vegas, Nev., Jennie Joachim of Houston and Celia Lishansky of Jacksonville.
        Andrew and his family cordially invite their family and friends to join them in celebrating this joyous occasion.

1993 Aug 12 (Pg 26 Col 3)

The unveiling of a monument honoring the memory of Jack Murland, beloved husband, father and grandpa, will take place on Sunday, Aug. 22, at 10:30 a.m., at Adath Emeth Cemetery on Sylvester. Rabbi Roy Walter will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend.

1993 Aug 19 (Pg 33 Col 3)

        Patsy and Fred Sklar announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Dr. Jerald Louis Sklar, to Dr. Robyn Thieme, daughter of Annabell and Donald Thieme of Enid, Okla.
        Dr. Thieme is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. In June, she completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
        Dr. Sklar is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston and completed a dermatology residency at Oklahoma University Health Services Center. He is in private practice in dermatology in Dallas.
        A September wedding is planned in Dallas.

1993 Sep 23 (Pg 24 Col 3)

        Jennifer Rodriguez and Scott Bradley Tiras were united in marriage on Saturday, Mar. 27, 1993, 7:30 in the evening at Temple Beth Israel. Rabbi Matthew Eisenberg and Rabbi Ernesto Yattah performed the double ring ceremony. Dinner and dancing followed the ceremony at the Houston Medallion.
        Jennifer is the daughter of Jacques and Leonora Rodriguez. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Rodriguez and Mr. and Mrs. Hector Carvajal of Santiago, Chile.
        Scott is the son of Jerry and Jeannie Tiras. He is the grandson of Rose Tiras and the late Eddie Tiras and the late Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Moran.
        Leonora Rodriguez, mother of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Natalie Tiras, Alyssa Tiras, Meredith Tiras, Leonora Massardo, Mary Carvajal, Terry Chaluh, Jane Jewell, Jaqueline Guttman and Nicole Shutko.
        Jerry Tiras, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Alan Tiras, Mitchell Tiras, Andre Rodriguez, Alan Rodriguez, Matthew Kardesch, Bill Leighton, Richard Naftolin, Ron Sachs and Michael Sonsino. Ring bearer was Nathan Tiras.
        Scott is a certified planner working with IDS Financial Services. Jennifer is studying at the University of Houston for a degree in bilingual education. Following the wedding trip to Hawaii and Las Vegas, Jennifer and Scott have made their home at West University Place in Houston.

1994 Jan 13 (Pg 34 Col 1,2)

        Leonard H. Freeman, 69, died Friday, Jan. 7, 1994.
        Survivors: wife, Jane Freeman; children, Lynne and Michael Wilson, Amy Freeman, Michael and Eveta Freeman, Susan and Max Reichenthal; grandchildren, Stephanie Wilson, Amanda Wilson, Zachary Zeidman, Nathan Reichenthal, Jaclyn Reichenthal, Ariel Reichenthal; sister, Ruth Aisner; mother-in-law, Esther Slotnick.
        Funeral services took place at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1994, at Kagan-Rudy Chapel, Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet. Rabbi Roy Walter officiated.
        Contributions may be made to the David Freeman Scholarship Fund, West-End House, 105 Allston St., Allston, Mass. 02134, in Leonard Freeman's memory.

1994 May 12 (Pg 28 Col 3)

        Jennifer Elaine Zieben will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, May 20, at 8:15 p.m. and Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m., at Congregation Beth Israel.
        Jennifer is the daughter of Shelly R. Moore and Barry S. Zieben and the sister of Lenny Zieben. Grandparents are Jean and Jerry Moore and Bernice and Eugene Zieben of Houston. Jennifer is the great-granddaughter of Flora Jane Bullard of Jackson, Miss., and the late Chester Allen Bullard and Himie (sic) Moore of Houston and the late Florence Moore. Jennifer is further blessed with two wonderful step-families that include her two supportive step-parents, William R. Moore and Bonnie J. Zieben. She is the step-sister of Christopher, Michael and Nicole Moore and Noah and Rachel Kaplan and step-granddaughter of Marie and Bobby Moore of Jefferson, Texas and Bea Nelkin and Morris Neskar of Houston.
        Jennifer attends Trafton Academy and currently plays softball with the Rockies of the Westbury Little League.
        Jennifer and her family invite friends and family to share this memorable occasion.

1994 Aug 10 (Pg 21 Col 1)

        It is with great pleasure that Lori and Howard Borger, with their girls, Kate and Molly, announce the birth of their son, Max Lewis Borger, on July 15, 1994. He was 21 inches long.
        Max is the grandson of Roz and Jules Borger and Francis and Philip Lewis. He is the great-grandson of May Borger and Lillian Friedman.
        Max is named in memory of his paternal great-grandfather, Max. His Hebrew name is Menahim Mendel Ben Yitzak Leah (sic).
        Max and his family, formerly of Houston, reside in Marietta, Ga.

1994 Aug 24 (Pg 26 Col 3,4)

        Sarah and Hannah Kaplan proudly announce the birth of their brothers, Isaac David and Max William, and their sister, Jane Elyssa. The first born was David weighing 4 pounds, 10 ounces, followed quickly by Jane weighing 4 pounds, and finally Max at 4 pounds, 5 ounces. The birth took place on June 24, 1994 at 8:08, 8:09 and 8:10 a.m.
        Isaac David is named in loving memory of his paternal grandfather Irvin Deutser Kaplan. Jane Elyssa is named in loving memory of her cousin Elizabeth Jane Kessler. Max William is named in loving memory of his great uncle Max Kaplan and his maternal great-grandfather Winfield Van Pelt.
        The proud, exhausted and grateful parents are Joy and Joe Kaplan.

1994 Oct 5 (Pg 26 Col 1)

        Joseph Elliott Fadem, son of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Fadem of Houston, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 15, at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Joey is the brother of Stephanie and Robert Fadem.
        He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Abramson of Houston, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fadem of Tulsa, Okla. Joey is the great-grandson of May Borger of Houston.
        Joey and his family cordially invite family and friends to join them in celebrating this joyous occasion.

1994 Oct 12 (Pg 27 Col 3)

        Yvonne and Jeffrey Weiss joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Taylor Michelle. Taylor was born Apr. 29, 1994, at 8:16 p.m. and weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.
        Taylor was named in memory of her paternal great-grandmothers, Tobe Wexler and Mabel Weiss.
        Taylor is the granddaughter of Maureen Tiras and Sidney Tiras of Houston and Dorsey and Jerry Weiss of Las Vegas, Nev. Taylor is blessed with two great-grandmothers, Rose Tiras and Pearl Merson.

1994 Oct 12 (Pg 27 Col 4)

        Andrea and Samuel Tiras are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Sterling Walter. Sterling was born in Columbus, Ohio on July 12, 1994, weighing 5 pounds, 6 ounces.
        Sterling is the grandson of Maureen Tiras and Sidney Tiras of Houston and Irmgard Fredericks of Las Vegas, NV and George Guidrey of Austin, Tex. Sterling is blessed with two great-grandmothers, Rose Tiras and Pearl Merson.

1994 Oct 12 (Pg 37 Col 2)

The unveiling of a marker honoring the memory of husband, father and grandfather, Irvin D. Kaplan, will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m., at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery on Post Oak. Rabbi Samuel E. Karff will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

1994 Nov 9 (Pg 29 Col 3,4)

        Judy and Rick Rousseau are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter and son, Rachel Louise and Ryan Michael. They were welcomed home by their brothers and sister, Chris, Eric, Jacob and Miriam. They were born Sept. 17, 1994, two minutes apart. Rachel weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, was 18 inches long and Ryan weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, was 19 inches long. They are the grandchildren of Edith and Louis Rousseau of Texas City and Phyllis and Sam Joachim of Bellaire. Their great-grandmother is Jennie Joachim of Houston.
        Rachel's Hebrew name is Rachel Leah in loving memory of her paternal great-grandmother, Louise Dietz Bowman. Ryan's Hebrew name is Reuven Micha'el in loving memory of his paternal cousin Michael Anthony Rousseau.

1994 Nov 9 (Pg 37 Col 3)

        Morse Sklar, 82, died Friday, Nov. 4, 1994, in Houston. Mr. Sklar is preceded in death by his first wife, Rose, in 1976.
        Survivors: present wife, Sylvia Sklar; son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Patsy Sklar; grandchildren, Maury Sklar and wife Sheryl, Jerald Sklar and wife Robyn, Madalyn Kastenbaum and her husband Martin, Judy Hasson and husband Steve; great-grandchildren, Rebecca, and Ariel Sklar, Jeremy Hasson; brothers Abe, Philip, Herman and Mendel Sklar; sisters, Rachel Sampson and Louise Sklar.
        Graveside services took place at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6, 1994, at Adath Israel Cemetery, 4700 Airline. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky officiated.
        In memory of Mr. Sklar, contributions may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center or to a charity of choice.

1994 Nov 30 (Pg 22 Col 4)

        Philip Michael Grosman, son of Eddie and Sharon Grosman, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah on July 14, 1994, while visiting Israel this past summer with his family. The ceremony was held at the Western Wall, the Kotel, in Jerusalem. To his surprise, Philip was greeted at his Bar Mitzvah by the Houston Pilgrimage, which was touring there at the time.
        Philip is the brother of Eric, Adam and Joshua Grosman, and the grandson of Jules and Rosalyn Borger, Milton and Yetta Gilbert. He is the great-grandson of Lillian Friedman and May Borger.
        Philip is in the seventh grade at the Briarwood School. He is continuing his Jewish education at Congregation Beth El, where he and his family are members. Philip is looking forward to returning to Camp Ramah this summer, and one day soon, travel back to Israel on the Ramah Pilgrimage.

1994 Dec 28 (Pg 25 Col 3)

An unveiling honoring the memory of Leonard H. Freeman will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 30, at Emanu El Memorial Park. Rabbi Roy Walter will officiate.

1995 Feb 1 (Pg 30 Col 1)

        Dr. Joseph Fireman, 89, died on Monday, Jan. 23, 1995, after a lengthy illness. He was born July 23, 1905, in Chicago, Ill.
        He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Edith Lasky Fireman; sons, Howard Fireman and his wife Marilyn of Houston; Charles D. Reed and his wife Jacqueline of Washington, D.C.; and Dr. Gerald Reed and his wife Dr. Carol Reed of Houston; his grandchildren, Jennifer Fireman, Heather Fireman, Lauren Odle, Rebecca Muldoon, Kevin Reed, Kyle Reed and Kerrie Reed; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
        He served in the Medical Corps of the United Stated Army for 3 years during World War II. His tour of duty took him to North Africa and Italy, and he received an Honorable Discharge. He was a staff physician for the Veterans Administration for 29 years, as a psychiatrist.
        Contributions in his memory may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center.

1995 Feb 15 (Pg 21 Col 2)

        Jeffrey is delighted to finally announce the arrival of his baby brother Brett Ryan. Elated parents are Shelley and Steven Davidoff. Brett was born on Nov. 21, 1994, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Brett's proud grandparents are Ahuva and Solomon Stopnicki and Dorothy and Charles Davidoff.
        Brett is named in loving memory of his paternal great-grandmother Ruth Heffler.

1995 Feb 22 (Pg 26 Col 2)
1995 Mar 1 (Pg 24 Col 4)

        Lauren Rose Finkelstein, daughter of Marlene and Mark Finkelstein, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Mar. 3, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 4, at 9:45 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Lauren is the sister of Amy, Melissa and Melanie Finkelstein. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy and Charles Davidoff and Evelyn and Nathan Finkelstein.
        Lauren is a seventh grade pre-IB honor student at Welch Middle School. It is with great pleasure that Lauren and her family invite family and friends to join them in celebrating this special occasion.

1995 Jun 7 (Pg 34 Col 1,2)

        Rose Kalman Tiras, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died on Tuesday, May 30, 1995. Born in Houston, Tex., on Dec. 3, 1913, she was a member of Hadassah, the Jewish Community Center and a lifelong member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Rose was a woman who was loved by all.
        She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Tiras; brother, Philip Kalman, and a sister, Mamye Kalman. Survivors include children, Harvey Tiras and wife Lynne, Jerry Tiras and wife Jeannie, Mark Tiras and wife Aileen; grandchildren, Pam Roberts and husband Kelly, Craig Tiras and wife Mary, Alan Tiras and wife Natalie, Scott Tiras and wife Jennifer, Mitchell Tiras and wife Alyssa, Staci Tiras, Evan Tiras, Beth Tiras; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Harry Pepper; sisters, Frances Goodman, Betty Berretta; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
        Graveside services took place at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 1995, at Beth Yeshurun Allen Parkway Cemetery. Rabbi Jack Segal officiated.
        Contributions may be made to the Jewish Community Center Senior Citizens Program or Jewish Family Service.

1995 Aug 23 (Pg 26 Col 3)

        Heather Rachel Fireman will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Aug. 25, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m., at Congregation Beth Am. Heather is the daughter of Howard and Marilyn Fireman. She is the granddaughter of Joseph and Julianne Heffler, of Houston, and of Edith Fireman and the late Dr. Joseph Fireman, also of Houston. Heather is a Spiral honor student in the Spring Branch School District and will be entering the eighth grade this year.
        Heather and her family invite relatives and friends to join them in celebrating this joyous occasion.

1995 Sep 20 (Pg 33 Col 3)
1995 Sep 27 (Pg 33 Col 2)

The unveiling for Morse Sklar will take place on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 10:30 a.m., at Congregation Adath Israel Cemetery, 4714 Airline Dr. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky will officiate.

1995 Nov 8 (Pg 25 Col 2)

Alyssa and Mitchell Tiras are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Jordann Paige, on June 26, 1995. Jordann's proud grandparents are Jeannie and Jerry Tiras of Houston. Jordann's grand-parents in San Antonio are Dr. Haskell and Ann Gruber and Joel and Carol Klein. Maternal great-grandparents are Sally Eisenstein and Lester and Jeanette Klein from San Antonio. Jordann's Hebrew name is Rachel Mira. She is named in loving memory of her great-grandparents, Phil Eisenstein, Rose Tiras and Meyer Moran.

1995 Nov 29 (Pg 17 Col 1)

        Harvey and Carolyn Katz of Houston, Tex., are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Diane, to John David Coleman, son of Ralph and Brenda Pelaia of Gilmer, Texas.
        Lisa is the granddaughter of Jean Farber of Houston, Tex., and the late Leonard Farber, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Katz.
        John is the grandson of Rayford and Betty Ford of Beckville, Tex., and Robert and Naomi Coleman of Houston.
        Lisa attended Texas A&M University where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She is currently attending Pharmacy School at the University of Houston.
        John graduated from Texas A&M University in May and received a bachelor's degree in political science. John was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and hi is currently employed with Aerotek in the Houston-Galleria area.
        A July wedding is planned in Houston.

1995 Nov 29 (Pg 17 Col 2)

        Heather Michelle Joachim, daughter of David and Charlene Joachim, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 9:45 a.m. at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Heather is the sister of Melissa Joachim. Her proud grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. Harold Joachim and the late Esther and Sam Baron. Her great-grandparents are Mrs. Mae Dombrow and the late Morris Dombrow and Mrs. Jennie Joachim and the late Nora and Herbert Joachim.
        Heather is a seventh grader at Memorial Middle School. Her parents invite friends and relatives to share in this simcha.

1996 Apr 17 (Pg 22 Col 2)

        Judy and Steve Hasson, along with big brother Jeremy, are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter and sister, Hannah Rose, born on Feb. 21, 1996. Hannah weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long.
        Hannah's proud grandparents are Fred and Patsy Sklar of Houston and Morris and Susan Hasson of Nashville, Tenn. Hannah is also fortunate to have doting great-grandparents: Charles and Birdie Schwartz of San Antonio, and Evelyn Bender of Seattle.
        Hannah is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandmother, Rose Sklar, and paternal great-grandfather, Harold Scharlack.

1996 Jun 5 (Pg 17 Col 2)

        Lauren Haley Singer will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, June 14, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 15, at 9:45 a.m. at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Lauren is the daughter of Mickey and Donny Singer and the sister of Geoffrey Singer. She is the granddaughter of Margo and Gunther Seligman and Dorothy and Milton Burnstein and the late Lipman Singer. She is the great-granddaughter of May Borger.
        Lauren is a graduate of Irvin M. Schlenker Day School and is currently attending I. Weiner Jewish Secondary School.
        Lauren and her family cordially invite family and friends to join them in this joyous occasion.

1996 Aug 28 (Pg 29 Col 2)

        Robert Joachim, 61, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 1996.
        He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Anne Joachim; mother, Jennie Joachim; children, Sharon and Ira Wadler, Hannah Joachim, Neil and Janey Joachim and Scott Joachim and wife Miriam, Sam Joachim and wife Phyllis; parents-in-law, Edward and Louise Nagel; sister-in-law, Inez Taylor; grandchildren, Andrew and Rachel Wadler, and numerous nieces and nephews.
        Funeral services took place at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1996, at Emanu El Memorial Park, Kagan-Rudy Chapel, 8341 Bissonnet, Rabbis Roy Walter and Mathew D. Michaels officiated.
        Contributions in his memory may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center, Parkinsons's Foundation or a charity of choice.

1996 Nov 6 (Pg 37 Col 1)

        Sam Hochstein died Friday, Nov. 1, 1996. Born in Dubinka, Poland, on May 12, 1904, he was a member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, B'nai B'rith, the Zionists and the Elks.
        He was preceded in death by his wife, Selma, in 1976. Survivors include children, Julius Hochstein and wife Minnie, Rachelle Gross and husband Jim; grandchildren, Sondra Hochstein, Steve Gross and Susan Gross; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
        Graveside services took place at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3, 1996, at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Allen Parkway). Rabbi Leo Heim and Cantor George Wagner officiated.
        Contributions is his memory may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center.

1996 Nov 13 (Pg 30 Col 4)

        Scot and Rachel Farber are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Jorrie Farber, on Oct. 24, 1996, at 6:30 p.m. Jacob weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches in length. He is the grandson of Arnold and Manette Farber, Robert Jorrie and Susan Sealy and the great-grandson of Jean Farber, Harry and Ruth Schnitzer, Sam and Pat Jorrie, Bob and Florence Marx and Julia Safir.
        Jacob, whose Hebrew name is Lev Ya'akov, is named in loving memory of his great-grandfathers, Colonel Leonard Farber and Jack Safir.

1997 Feb 12 (Pg 30 Col 1)

        Neil and Janey Joachim of Dallas, Tex., are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Janis, on Oct. 28, 1996.
        Her proud grandparents are Jerry and Charney Rosinsky and the late Janice Rosinsky of Omaha, Neb., and Anne Joachim and the late Robert Joachim of Houston. Her great-grandparents are Louise and Edward Nagel of Las Vegas, Nev., and Jennie Joachim of Houston.

1997 Mar 12 (Pg 22 Col 2)

        Sunday, Mar. 16, 1997, marks the 50th wedding anniversary of Julia Ann Wasserman and Joe Heffler, who were married at Congregation Beth Jacob on Cleburne Street in Houston. Julia Ann's parents were the late Gerson and Sophie Wasserman. Joe's parents were the late Mike and Ruth Heffler.
        Joe and Julia Ann have five wonderful children, Marilyn Fireman, Sheryl Cigler, Ruth Reid, Max Heffler and Marvin Heffler. They are also the proud grandparents of 12 grandchildren.
        Both Julia Ann and Joe are native Houstonians.

1997 Apr 9 (Pg 41 Col 1)

         David H. Borger, age 90, died Monday, Mar. 31, 1997.
        He was born in Grand Junction, Colo., on Sept. 5, 1906, and was the first chairman of the Food for Israel Drive in Houston. He was a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, life member of the Zionist Organization of America and B'nai B'rith. He lived at Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center for the past 13 years.
        Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years,.Jessie; children Annabelle and Marvin Korn of The Woodlands, Tex., and Ronnie and Carolyn :Borger of Sugar Land, Tex.; grandchildren, Steven and Laurie Korn of Austin, Vicky and Billy Osherow of Austin, Jeffrey Korn of Houston, Jason Borger of San Francisco, Glen and Cynthia Dunbar of Sugar Land, and Jay and Sandra Shapiro of Waco. He was preceded in death by grandson, Eric Dunbar. There are eight great-grandchildren.
        Contributions in his memory may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center or a charity of choice.
        Graveside services were held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Apr. 2, 1997, at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Allen Parkway). Rabbi David Rosen officiated.

1997 May 21 (Pg 34 Col 1)

        Jennie Joachim, 98, born in New York City, died in Houston, Thursday, May 15, 1997. She was a member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun and Hadassah.
        She was preceded in death by children, Rosalie Lack, Ruby Solomon, George Fishl, Robert Joachim. She is survived by children Harold and Miriam Joachim, Sam and Phyllis Joachim, Ann Joachim; son-in-law, Dave Lack; daughter-in-law, Eula Fishl; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Estelle Kaplan.
        Graveside services took place Sunday, May 18, 1997, at 3 p.m., at Temple Emanu-el Cemetery, Dallas, Tex. Rabbi Gerald J. Klein officiated.
        Jennie was good-humored, loving, stronghearted and gallant.

1997 Jul 2 (Pg 34 Col 1,2)

        May Tiras Borger died Wednesday, June 25, 1997 at the age of 99.
        A native Houstonian, Mrs. Borger was a life member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, Hadassah and the Beth Yeshurun Sisterhood.
        She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Max Borger, and is survived by daughters, Dorothy Burnstein and husband Milton and Charlotte Abramson and husband Sam; son, Dr. Jules Borger and wife Roselyn, all of Houston; grandchildren, Shirley and Leonard Lebow, Joyce and Dr. Steve Fadem, Ronald and Linda Abramson, Donald and Michelle Singer, Larry and Debbie Singer, Dr. Jerry and Mandi Singer, Sharon and Eddie Grosman, Dr. Howard and Lori Borger, Alan Borger and Lois and David Stiller. She is also survived by 24 great-grandchildren, her sister-in-law, Jessie Borger and many nieces and nephews.
        Graveside services were held at 3 p.m., Friday, June 27, 1997, at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Allen Parkway). Rabbi Jack Segal, Rabbi David Rosen and Cantor David Propis officiated.
        The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center, 6200 N. Braeswood, Houston, TX 77074.

1997 Aug 6 (Pg 24 Col 3)

        Madalyn and Martin Kastenbaum happily welcomed the arrival of their son, Jordan Maxwell, from Sofia, Bulgaria, on June 23, 1997. He was born on Nov. 14, 1995.
        Jordan's proud and loving grandparents are Patsy and Fred Sklar of Houston, and Carole and Barry Kastenbaum of Allen, Tex., and great-grandmother, Ethel Bernstein of Dallas.
        Jordan is named in loving memory of his great-grandfathers, Mannie Silberstein, Morse Sklar and Morris Bernstein.

1997 Sep 3 (Pg 24 Col 1)
1997 Sep 10 (Pg 25 Col 3,4)

        Amy Renee Finkelstein, daughter of Marlene and Mark Finkelstein, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 13, at 9:45 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Amy is the sister of Lauren, Melissa and Melanie Finkelstein. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy and Charles Davidoff and Evelyn and Nathan Finkelstein.
        Amy is a seventh-grade pre-IB honor student at Johnston Middle School. It is with great pleasure that Amy and her family invite family and friends to join them in celebrating this special occasion.

1997 Sep 17 (Pg 37 Col 2)

        Rose Tiras, 95, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997. She was a member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, a life member of Hadassah, B'nai B'rith and numerous other organizations.
        She is survived by sons, Herbert Tiras and wife Aileene, and Sidney Tiras; grandchildren, Sheryl Clute, Leslie Baldassare, Dr. Jeffrey and Yvonne Weiss, Dr. Samuel and Andrea Tiras; eight great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
        Graveside services took place at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15, 1997, at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Allen Parkway). Rabbi Jack Segal officiated.
        Contributions in her memory may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center.

1997 Oct 8 (Pg 21 Col 3)
1997 Oct 15 (Pg 27 Col 1)

        Melissa Rose Moore will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Oct. 17, at 8:15 p.m., and on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 9:30 a.m., at Congregation Shaar Hashalom.
        Melissa is the daughter of Andrea and Gary Moore and the sister of Melanie Moore. She is the granddaughter of Alex and Minette Moore, and Sam and Elaine Spain, all of Houston.
        It is with great pleasure that Melissa and her family invite family and friends to join them in celebrating this joyous occasion.

1997 Nov 26 (Pg 29 Col 3)

        Frieda Landman Tiras, 67, died on Friday, Nov. 21, 1997.
        Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 10, 1930, she worked for the Jewish Federation and volunteered at the Jewish Community Center. She was a lifelong member of United Orthodox Synagogues.
        Survivors are her husband of 45 years, Robert S. of Houston; three sons, Joseph David and wife Gina of Katy, Michael Norman and wife Cathy of Junction City, Kan., Paul Aaron and wife Nita of Houston; beloved nephew, Ira Landman and wife Jane of Long Island, N.Y.; beloved sister, Lillian Friedman; seven grandchildren, Christopher Michael, Jonathan David, Daniel Steven, Jennifer Doreen, Rachael Sarah, Samantha Dora, Mika Mouser; beloved niece, Roz and husband Dr. Jules Borger; and loving nephew, Dr. Robert Friedman and wife Sarah; beloved cousins, Phyllis and Samuel Joachim.
        A graveside service and burial were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997, at Emanu El Memorial Park. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky, Cantor Irving Dean and Cantor Vadim I. Tunitsky officiated.
        Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice at the Texas Medical Center, 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030.

1997 Dec 10 (Pg 24 Col 2)

        Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Fireman are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Rebecca Fireman, to Mr. Agustin Santoscoy III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Agustin Santoscoy Jr. of Austin, Tex.
        Jennifer is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Heffler and Mrs. Edith and the late Dr. Joseph Fireman, all of Houston.
        Agustin is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Agustin Santoscoy Sr. of Brownsville, Tex., and Mrs. Teresa Rayos of Buda, Tex.
        The couple is planning a January 1998 wedding in Houston.

1997 Dec 10 (Pg 33 Col 2)

        Martha P. Gross, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997.
        Survivors are son, James Gross and wife Rachelle; sister, Helen Pasternack; grandchildren, Steven and Susan Gross.
        Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1997 at the Jewish Cemetery in Lafayette, La.
        Memorial contributions my (sic) be made to Hospice at the Texas Medical Center.

1998 Mar 4 (Pg 28 Col 1)

        Jennifer and Scott Tiras announce the arrival of their little miracle, Avery Meyer Tiras.
        He was born on Oct. 27, 1997, and weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21-1/2 inches long.
        Avery's wonderful grandparents are Lenora and Jacques Rodriguez and Jeannie and Jerry Tiras, both of Houston.

1998 Mar 25 (Pg 40 Col 4)

The unveiling of the stone honoring the memory of May Tiras Borger will take place on Sunday, Mar. 29, at 3 p.m., at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Allen Parkway). Rabbi David Rosen will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend.

The unveiling of the stone honoring the memory of David Borger will be held Sunday, Mar. 29, at 3 p.m., at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Allen Parkway). Rabbi David Rosen will officiate. Family and friends are invited.

1998 Apr 8 (Pg 33 Col 3-4)

        Sue Tiras, 97, died Wednesday, Mar. 11, 1998. Born Oct. 18, 1900, Sue Tiras lived most of her life in Houston. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
        Her kind heart reached out to the many charities she worked in and supported. She was president of City of Hope and formed a thrift shop to raise funds, a volunteer at Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center, member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, Hadassah and ORT. She was also president of the Parents Teachers Association and a Girl Scout leader.
        She is survived by her daughters, Molly Ann Kaplan, Lenora Brand and husband Marvin; grandchildren, Lauri Laufman, Ann and Ronnie Laufman, Seline Brand, Lori and Randy Brand; and great-grandchildren, Haily and Billy Laufman, Charles and Philip Brand.
        Graveside services were held 3 p.m., Thursday, Mar. 12, 1998 at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery, Allen Parkway. Rabbi Jack Segal officiated.
        Memorial contributions may be sent to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center.

1998 Apr 15 (Pg 21 Col 1)

        Laura Ashley Moore, the daughter of Ron and Cindy Moore and the sister of Alissa Moore, Jordan Moore and Bradley Fishman, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Apr. 24, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, Apr. 25, at 9:45 a.m. at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Laura is the granddaughter of Alex (Spook) Moore and Minette Moore and the late Carol Sorkin Miller.
        Laura is a seventh-grade student at I. Weiner Jewish Secondary School.
        Family and friends are invited to join in the celebration.

1998 May 6 (Pg 32 Col 3)

        Neil and Janey Joachim, and daughter, Emily Janis, are happy to announce the birth of their son and brother, Max Robert, on Mar. 26, 1998.
        His proud grandparents are Jerry and Charney Rosinsky and the late Janis Rosinsky of Omaha, Neb., and Anne Joachim and the late Robert Joachim of Houston. His great-grandparents are Louise and Edward Nagel of Las Vegas, Nev.

1998 Jul 22 (Pg 36 Col 2-3)

        Robert S. Tiras, 69, died Monday, July 20, 1998. He was born in Houston, Tex., on July 22, 1928.
        He volunteered at the Jewish Community Center and was a lifelong member of United Orthodox Synagogues.
        He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years, Frieda Landman Tiras.
        Survivors are three sons, Joseph David and wife Gina of Katy, Michael Norman and wife Cathy of Junction City, Kan., Paul Aaron and wife Nita of Houston; seven grandchildren, Christopher Michael, Jonathan David, Daniel Steven, Jennifer Doreen, Rachel Sarah, Samantha Dora, Mika; beloved cousins, Samuel and Phyllis Joachim; beloved sister-in-law, Lillian Friedman; beloved niece, Roz and husband Dr. Jules Borger; and loving nephew, Dr. Robert Friedman and wife Sarah.
        Graveside services and burial were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Emanu El Memorial Park. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky officiated.
        Memorial contributions may be made to United Orthodox Synagogues.

1998 Aug 5 (Pg 40 Col 2-3)

        Mae Dombrow, age 99, of Bay City, Tex., died Sunday, July 19, 1998.
        She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Morris Dombrow.
        She was a member of Congregation Shearith Israel of Wharton, a lifetime member of Wharton Chapter of Hadassah, member of Shearith Israel Sisterhood and Beth David Center in Bay City.
        Mae Dombrow was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be remembered for her incredible strength of character and generous heart.
        Her loving children are Miriam and Harold Joachim of Houston and Bernard and Betty Dombrow of Galveston; grandchildren are David and Charlene Joachim, Lisa and Abrey Rubinsky, Susan and Bruce Hurta, Julie, Paula and Neil Dombrow; great-grandchildren are Melissa and Heather Joachim, Megan and Michael Hurta and Adam and Alana Rubinsky.
        Graveside services took place at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Post Oak) at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 22, 1998. Rabbi Jack Segal and Cantor David Propis officiated.
        Memorial contributions may be made to Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center or a charity of choice.

1998 Aug 12 (Pg 28 Col 2)

        Harry (Hyman) Moore, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998 after a brief illness, at the age of 94.
        He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Florence Goldberg Moore. Surviving him are sons, Arthur M. Moore and wife Stella Moore, Jerry J. Moore and wife Jean Moore, and Harry P. Moore; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
        A self-made man, he was an immigrant from Poland who achieved the "American Dream" of owning and operating his own business. He owned and operated his own plumbing-supply business for over 60 years. Hyman was a loving husband, father and grandfather - an all-around family man.
        Services were held Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998 at Adath Israel Cemetery, 4700 Airline, at 11 a.m. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky officiated.
        Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of choice.

1998 Oct 21 (Pg 36 Col 1-2)

        Jean Krafcheck Farber died on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998.
        At age 7, Jean, her mother and siblings left Poland, her birthplace, to join her father, who had come to the U.S. to make a new home for them. She grew up in Houston, where she met and married the love of her life, Leonard Farber, who preceded her in death in 1989 after 54 years of marriage.
        Enormously proud of her husband's military career and the polo team that he founded at Texas A&M in the early 1930s, Jean endowed a special polo award in memory of Col. Leonard Farber.
        She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; Jean's home was always open throughout the years, and there was always room at her table for guests. She was a caring and giving person.
        A lifetime member of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, she was also a life member of Hadassah.
        Jean Farber is survived by her daughter, Yvonne Schwartz, and husband, Herbert; her son, Arnold, and wife Manette; her daughter, Carolyn Katz, and husband, Harvey, and son, Dr. Marvin Paul Farber; grandchildren, Renee Shiohama, Scot, Todd and Chad Farber, Lisa and Michelle Katz and Matthew Farber; and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Bessie Schultz, and husband Dave; and many nieces and nephews.
        Graveside services took place on Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Post Oak). Rabbi Jack Segal and Cantor David Propis officiated.

1998 Nov 4 (Pg 23 Col 2-3)

        Max Gerald Heffler and Ellen Candice Goren were married on Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at 2 p.m., at United Orthodox Synagogues in Houston, Tex. Officiating was Rabbi Joseph Radinsky. In attendance were the parents of the bride and groom, the maid of honor Robin Heffler, flower girl Julie Goren and ring bearers Kevin Reid and Michael Heffler.
        The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Cherie Goren of Merion Station, Pa. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, from which she received a bachelor's degree in Russian area studies; the University of Pennsylvania Law School, from which she received a law degree; and Temple University, from which she received a master's degree in music. She is counsel at the Law Department of Exxon Company, U.S.A. in Houston, where she is responsible for downstream market development in the mid-Atlantic United States.
        The groom, the son of Joseph and Julianne Heffler of Houston, is a graduate of Rice University in Houston, from which he received both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in electrical engineering. He is senior petroleum systems analyst for Exxon Exploration Company, Houston, where he is responsible for development of systems architecture for oil and gas exploration.
        Following a honeymoon in Port Aransas and Austin, Tex., the couple resides in the West University area.

1998 Nov 25 (Pg 39 Col 3)

        Dr. M. Paul Farber, 50, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998.
        He is survived by son, Matthew Farber; daughter, Moriah Farber; granddaughter, Madison Farber; brother, Arnold Farber; and sisters, Yvonne Schwartz and Carolyn Katz.
        Memorial services were held on Monday, Nov. 23, 1998, at Claire Chapel.

1998 Nov 25 (Pg 40 Col 1)

The double unveiling of stones of Robert Sigmund Tiras and Frieda Landman Tiras will be held Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 p.m., with Rabbi Joseph Radinsky officiating at Emanu El Memorial Park. All family and friends are welcome.

1998 Dec 9 (Pg 31 Col 3)

        Adam Hershel Farber, son of Scot and Rachel Farber and brother of Jacob, was born on Oct. 27, 1998, in Dallas, Tex. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces.
        His loving grandparents are Mannette and Arnie Farber and Robert Jorrie and Susan Sealy. Great-grandparents are Ruth Schnitzer, Sam and Pat Jorrie, Bob and Florence Marx and Julia Sufir. Adam is named in loving memory of paternal great-grandfather; Harry Schnitzer.

1998 Dec 9 (Pg 31 Col 4)

        Hunter Caleb Farber, son of Todd and Sabrina Farber and brother Cody, was born on Nov. 9, 1998, in Houston, Tex. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
        His loving grandparents are Manette and Arnie Farber and Felicia Sacco.
        Great-grandparents are Ruth Schnitzer, and Mary and Robert Sharp. Hunter is named in loving memory of paternal great-grandfather, Harry Schnitzer.

1999 Jan 6 (Pg 28 Col 1)

        Robert Edward Fadem will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Friday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 16, at 9:45 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Robert is the son of Joyce and Stephen Fadem and the brother of Stephanie and Joey.
        He is the grandson of Sam and Charlotte Abramson of Houston, and Albert and Theresa Fadem of Tulsa, Okla. Robert attends Spring Branch Middle School, where he is an honor student.
        It is with great pleasure that Robert and his family invite family and friends to share in celebrating this joyous simcha.

1999 Feb 3 (Pg 35 Col 3)

        Rachel Cecile Wadler will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Feb. 12, at 8:15 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 13, at 10:30 a.m., at Congregation Emanu El.
        Rachel is the daughter of Sharon and Ira Wadler and the sister of Andrew Wadler. Her grandparents are Anne Joachim and the late Robert Joachim of Houston and Alma and Stanley Wadler of Jacksonville, Fla. Her great-grandparents are Louise and Ed Nagel of Las Vegas, Nev.
        Rachel is a seventh grader at Johnston Middle School, where she is an honor student and in the advanced orchestra and ensemble for cello. As her mitzvah project, Rachel has chosen to take her love of music to Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services, where she plays her cello for the residents on Sunday mornings before going to religious school.
        It is with great pleasure that Rachel and her family cordially invite all their family and friends to share in celebrating this joyous simcha.

1999 Feb 24 (Pg 37 Col 3)

        Chad and Linda Farber are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Jordan Alysse Farber, on Jan. 10, 1999, at 9:02 p.m., Jordan weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long.
        Excited grandparents are Manette and Arnold Farber and Leon (Buddy) and Jo Anderson. Jordan is the great-granddaughter of Ruth Schnitzer, Polly Anderson and Henry Heitman and the late Harry Schnitzer, Jean Farber, Colonel Leonard Farber, Andy Anderson and Francis Heitman.
        Jordan is named in loving memory of paternal great-grandmother Jean Farber.

1999 Mar 31 (Pg 24 Col 3)

        Melissa Dyan Joachim, daughter of Charlene and David Joachim and sister of Heather, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday night, Apr. 9, at 6 p.m., and Saturday morning, Apr. 10, at 9:45 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Melissa is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harold Joachim and the late Esther and Sam Baron.
        Melissa is a seventh-grade honor student at memorial Middle School.
        Melissa and her family look forward to sharing this simcha with family and friends.

1999 Apr 28 (Pg 40 Col 2-4)

        Selina Lynn Brand and Langdon Milton Smith III were united in marriage on Saturday, Jan. 16, in the afternoon, at the Bistro Vino in Houston.
        Judge Robert D. Jones performed the ceremony. A luncheon and dance followed.
        The bride is the daughter of the late Sandra Brand and Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Brand of Laredo, and the great-granddaughter of the late Mrs. Etta Tartak Brand, and Mr. Abe Tartak and the late Mr. Charles Brand and the late Mrs. Sue Tiras and Mr. Henry Tiras, all of Houston.
        The groom is the son of Lang Smith of Austin and Ms. Janet Dunn Blackwell of Roundrock, and the grandson of Mrs. Geraldine Smith and the late Langdon Milton Smith Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Finley Dunn Blackwell, all of Cuero, Tex.
        Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a beautiful designer gown of white satin and a reembroidered empire waist. Her bouquet was made of bridal white roses.
        Holly Ward, sister of the groom, served as maid of honor.
        Attending the groom as best man was his brother, Anderson Smith.
        Ushers were Clayton Smith, brother of the groom and Phillip Brand and Charlie Brand, cousins of the bride. Haley Laufman was flower girl and Billy Laufman was the ring bearer, both cousins of the bride.
        The bride graduated from Texas A&M International University at Laredo, where she earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is currently teaching first grade with Houston Independent School District.
        The groom is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, with a bachelor of arts degree in economics, and received his doctor of jurisprudence, cum laude, from South Texas College of Law. He presently practices law in Houston.
        Following a honeymoon to the Bahamas, the couple will reside in Houston.

1999 May 5 (Pg 49 Col 4)

An unveiling of a stone honoring the memory of Rose Seibel Tiras will take place at noon, Sunday, May 16, at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Allen Parkway). Rabbi Jack Segal will officiate.

1999 Jun 2 (Pg 28 Col 1)

        Samuel David Davis will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on June 5, 1999, at 9 a.m., at United Orthodox Synagogues.
        He is the son of Myra "Sunny" Davis and Gary S. Davis and the brother of Jeff, Daniel, David and Melissa Davis.
        He is the grandson of Abe and Betty Moore, Sol and Seema Davis, all of Houston.
        Sam attends school at Trafton Academy.
        Sam and his family look forward to sharing this simcha with family and friends.

1999 Jul 21 (Pg 20 Col 2)

        Andrea and Steve Gross and big brother, Ethan, are pleased to announce the arrival of Jacob Samuel Gross on Apr. 12, 1999, in Denver Colo.
        Jake was named for his late paternal great-grandfathers, J. Sydney Gross and Sam Hochstein.
        Proud grandparents are Rachelle and Jim Gross of Houston and Connie and Richard Heiland of Quechee, Vt.

1999 Aug 4 (Pg 26 Col 3)

        Stacie Francine Moore will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 7, at 9:45 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Stacie is the daughter of Steven and Denise Moore and the sister of Amanda Moore. She is the granddaughter of Allen and Marian Kaplan of Sugar Land, Tex., and Betty and Abe Moore of Houston, Tex.
        Stacie attends Lanier Middle School, where she is a Vanguard student.
        The Moore family invites members of the community to share in their happy occasion.

1999 Aug 25 (Pg 23 Col 1)

        Rebecca Arin Sklar will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Sept. 3, at 8:15 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 4, at 9:30 a.m., at Congregation Brith Shalom. Rebecca is the daughter of Sheryl and Maury Sklar and the sister of Ariel Sklar. She is the granddaughter of Norma and Richard Whitman and Patsy and Fred Sklar, all of Houston.
        Rebecca is a seventh-grade student at Trafton Academy. Family and friends are invited to take part in this special occasion.

1999 Aug 25 (Pg 25 Col 2)

        Lisa Davidoff and Maurice Davidoff take great pleasure in announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Staci Michelle, to Jason Isaac Beinart, son of Devorah Beinart of Houston and Harold Beinart of Cape Town, South Africa.
        Staci is the granddaughter of Dorothy and Charles Davidoff, Hanny Levy and Mary Ellen and Richard Levy all of Houston, Tex.
        Jason is the grandson of the late Masha and Isaac Shrand and the late Ada and Charles Beinart of Cap Town, South Africa.
        Staci is a student at the University of Houston, where she will be receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing this fall. Jason is a graduate of the University of Houston, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in hotel and restaurant management. He is currently working as a national account representative for Labatt Food Service in Houston.
        Staci and Jason will reside in Houston following a late January wedding.

1999 Sep 29 (Pg 36 Col 3-4)

A headstone will be unveiled on Oct. 10 in memory of the late Jean K. Farber. The unveiling will take place at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery, Post Oak, Rabbi Jack Segal officiating. Family and friends are invited to attend.

1999 Oct 6 (Pg 45 Col 3-4)

A headstone will be unveiled at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 10 at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery (Post Oak), in memory of the late Jean K. Farber. Rabbi Jack Segal will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend.

1999 Oct 6 (Pg 28 Col 1)

        Melanie Beth Moore will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Oct. 15, at 8:15 p.m., and on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 9:30 a.m., at Congregation Shaar Hashalom.
        Melanie is the daughter of Andrea and Gary Moore and the sister of Melissa Moore.
        She is the granddaughter of Minette and Alex Moore and Elaine and Sam Spain, all of Houston.
        It is with great pleasure that Melanie and her family invite family and friends to join them in celebrating this joyous occasion.

1999 Oct 13 (Pg 45 Col 1-2)

        Theresa T. Fadem, 84, died in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, after a lengthy illness.
        Mrs. Fadem was born in Fall River, Mass., Sept. 16, 1915. She is the daughter of Solomon and Rebecca Tublin. In 1933, she graduated from B.M.C. Durfee High School and attended Pembroke College, Providence, R.I.
        Prior to meeting her husband, Albert, she worked as a buyer for Cherry and Webbs Department Store, Boston. She and Albert were married 54 years.
        In 1946, Albert and Theresa moved to Tulsa. Albert, founder of Fadem Oil and Supply Company, and Theresa were active in civic affairs, supporting the Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra, The Tulsa Opera and Tulsa Ballet for over 50 years.
        Theresa was active in the formation of The Summer Jobs for Students Program in the late 1960s and early 1970s. She was a longtime member of Congregation B'nai Emunah in Tulsa, and was active in their Sisterhood.
        She was active in the Tulsa chapter of Hadassah and the National Council of Jewish Women.
        She is survived by her loving husband, Albert; and their children, Stephen Z. Fadem, M.D., and his wife Joyce of Houston, Lloyd R. Fadem of Tulsa, and Bruce A. Fadem and his wife, Jennifer of Tulsa. In addition, she had eight wonderful grandchildren, including Stephanie, Joseph and Robert of Houston and Zachary, Joshua, Kelly and Evan of Tulsa.
        Theresa's intellect, sense of humor and wit will be missed by all who knew her.
        Donations may be made to The National Kidney Foundation.

1999 Oct 27 (Pg 31 Col 1)

        Celeste Eve Baldassare will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 9:30 a.m., at Congregation Shaare Zedek in New York City.
        Celeste is the daughter of Leslie Tiras Baldassare and the late Mark Baldassare and sister of Jessica Claire and Anna Sophia Baldassare.
        She is the granddaughter of Aileen and Herbert Tiras of Houston, Rosalind Lieberman and the late Jesse Lieberman of Corpus Christi and Yetta and Joseph Baldassare of New York City.

1999 Dec 15 (Pg 36 Col 3-4)

        The unveiling of a headstone honoring the memory of Harry Hyman Moore will take place on Sunday, Dec. 19, at 11:30 a.m., at Adath Israel Cemetery, 4700 Airline. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky will officiate.
        Family and friends are invited to attend.

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