Congratulations Graduates 2020

Mazel Tov to Noa Isabel Alterman as she graduated Cranbrook Kingswood High School and prepares to go on a great adventure at Indiana University in Bloomington. Noa is the daughter of Kari and Edward Alterman, and the sister to Adina. Beaming with pride and joy are her grandparents, Roberta and Emery Grosinger and Sharon and Mickey Alterman.

Mazel Tov to Will Leo Bloomberg, a recent graduate of the Frankel Academy. His proud parents, Marianne and Robert Bloomberg and his sister, Allison, wish him the best as he enters Michigan State University. Kvelling grandparents are Jacqueline and Myron Milgrom and Phyllis and Arnold Serlin.

Mazel Tov to Jacob Blumenstein, who graduated from Detroit Country Day School, and will attend the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in the Fall. Jacob is the son of Carol and Richard Blumenstein, and grandson of Penny and Harold Blumenstein.

Mazel Tov to Joshua Blumenstein, who recently graduated from the Ross Business School at the University of Michigan. Joshua is the son of Marci Gittleman and Randall Blumenstein, and the grandson of Penny and Harold Blumenstein. He is currently working in New York City for Green Hill Equities. 

Mazel Tov to Annie Chernow, daughter of Molly and Aaron Chernow and sister to Sophie and Ethan. Annie is a recent graduate of Birmingham Groves High School and is on her way to Michigan State University where she will join the many Spartan fans. Filled with pride at Annie’s achievements are grandparents Judy Volpert, and Rena and Jerry Chernow.

Mazel Tov to Caroline Cohen, who graduated from Emery University with a degree in business. Caroline is the daughter of Lauren and Dr. Jordan Cohen, and granddaughter of Penny and Harold Blumenstein.

Mazel Tov to Natalie Cohen, who graduated from Tulane University with a degree in psychology. Natalie is the daughter Lauren and Dr. Jordan Cohen, and granddaughter of Penny and Harold Blumenstein. 

Mazel Tov to Jacob Ellenbogen, son of Jennifer and Aaron Ellenbogen, brother to Henry and Laura, and grandson of Judee and Robert Sternberg. Jacob graduated from Birmingham Groves High School. He will be taking a gap year in the land of Israel and will attend the University of Michigan in Fall 2021. 

Mazel Tov to Jonah Erlich who graduated from University of Michigan; Mazel Tov to Molly Erlich who graduated from Groves High School; Mazel Tov to Alec Cherrin who graduated from Michigan State University. These three young people are the grandchildren of Helene and Marvin Cherrin.

Mazel Tov to Adler Fritz, grandson of Betsy and Joel Kellman. Adler recently graduated from Berkley High School, where he served as Vice-President of the Senior Class, and also was the moderator of the class graduation ceremony on You Tube. Adler will attend the University of Michigan in the Fall.

Mazel Tov to Lilah Glazer on her graduation from Hillel. Lilah is the granddaughter of Linda and Chuck Soberman, and great-granddaughter of Sally Soberman. 

Mazel Tov to Andrew Gechter, grandson of Zelda Zechter, and nephew of Elise Gechter, upon his graduation from Michigan State University.

Mazel Tov to Jane and Marlee Hooberman, daughters of Sally and Jimmy Hooberman and sisters of Lily, as they graduated from Bloomfield Hills High School. Both graduated Summa Cum Laude and chose to attend the University of Michigan in the Fall. Enjoying this nachas are grandparents Carol and Paul Hooberman and Judy and Walter Coleman.

Mazel Tov to Zachary Aaron Kam, son of Michelle and Dr. David Kam and brother to Joshua and Noah, who graduated from Bloomfield Hills High School Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 grade point average. Thrilled grandparents are Flora Kam, Dr. Eli Kam, and Sharon and Dr. Michael Berkovic. 

Mazel Tov to Addison Kerwin, granddaughter of Helen and Dr. George Kerwin, who graduated from Paideia High School in Atlanta, Georgia. Allison has been accepted to Brown and Dartmouth, and is waiting to hear from Harvard.

Mazel Tov to Hannah Kovinsky on her graduation from Berkley High School. Hannah is the daughter of Cheryl and Milton Kovinsky, sister to Max and granddaughter of Sandy and Dr. Stanley Boykansky and Brenda and Skippy (in loving memory) Kovinsky. Hannah is looking forward to attending University of Michigan.

Mazel Tov to Yale Lash on his graduation from Kalamazoo College with a degree in Chemistry. Yale will attend Wayne State University in the Fall to pursue a Master’s degree in Basic Medical Sciences. Yale is the son of Robin and Lawrence Lash, and the grandson of Marilyn and Dr. Norman (z’l) Schakne.

Mazel Tov to Emily Claire Levin, daughter of Kimberly and Dr. Kenneth Levin, sister to Daniel and granddaughter of Dr. Murray and Shirley (z’l) Levin and Marvin and Marlene Frankel, as she graduates from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. Emily will continue her post baccalaureate at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, with a combined Master’s degree in Public Health and a Dietetic Internship.

Mazel Tov to Jodi Levin, daughter of Karen and Tony Levin and granddaughter of paternal grandparents Anna and Yale Levin and maternal grandmother Donna Schwartz, who recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Management from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Mazel Tov to Rachel Nodler, a recent graduate of Berkley High School, where she achieved the honor of Summa Cum Laude. Rachel is the daughter of Leslie and Harold Nodler and the sister to Danielle. Very proud grandparents are Linda and Paul Gold. Rachel will attend Michigan State University in the Fall.

Mazel Tov to Dalia Michaelson, daughter of Drs. Jodi and Jefferey Michaelson and granddaughter of Lois and Cyril Levenson and Jackie and Ronald Michaelson, upon graduating from Berkley High School. Dalia plans to attend the University of Virginia.

Mazel Tov to Dr. Alexander Orman, son of Susan and Dan Orman and grandson of Dr. Leo (z’l) Shipko and Roslyn (z’l) Shipko and Diana and Alan Orman of Windsor, Canada, upon the completion of his Residency program in Emergency Medicine at Ascension St. John Hospital. He will go on to practice at Henry Ford Hospital.

Mazel Tov to Abi Pont who recently completed the Avodah program in Washington D.C., and will begin her medical studies at the Roslyn Frankel Midwest Chicago School of Medicine; Mazel Tov to Ryan Pont who graduated from Oak Park River Forest High School in Oak Park, Illinois and will enter Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa to begin his studies in Graphic Design. Both young people are the children of Sheila and Dr. Eddie Pont of Oak Park, Illinois and the grandchildren of proud grandparents Rissa and Shel Winkelman and Janet and Herb Pont.

Mazel Tov to Emma Pont as she graduated from Freehold Township High School  in Freehold, New Jersey. Emma has been accepted into the University of Michigan School of Nursing; Mazel Tov to Gabe Pont who recently graduated both from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and the Jewish Theological Seminary in the Albert List College. Gabe has been accepted into the Avodah program and will reside in Washington, D.C. Both young people are the children of Natalie and Rabbi Michael Pont of Marlboro, New Jersey and the grandchildren of proud grandparents Irene Hutner of New York and Janet and Herb Pont.

Mazel Tov to Emma Rosenthal, who graduated from the Lyman-Briggs College at Michigan State University with a major in Human Biology. Excited parents are Ellen Rosenthal and Lester Rosenthal, and cheering her on are brothers Neil and Zachary. Thrilled grandparents are Judie Blumeno and the late Norman Blumeno (z’l), Sandy Isaacs and Arch Suse, the and the late Neil Rosenthal (z’l).

Mazel Tov to Lucie Rosenthal as she graduates with Distinction from the University of Michigan, with a B.A. in Sociology plus Law, Justice and Social Change. Ecstatic parents are Mara and Alan Rosenthal, along with siblings, Eddie and Reggie. Kvelling grandparents are Judie Blumeno, Paula and Jay Korelitz, Norman Blumeno (z’l) and Neil Rosenthal (z’l).  

Mazel Tov to Laela Saulson, daughter of Michele and Eli Saulson and sister to Isaac, Sophia and Fara, who graduated from the Frankel Academy. Sharing in this wonderful time in life are Grandma and Grandpa, Marjorie and Saul Saulson, and Bubbie and Zaidy, Margaret and Mark Eichner. Laela will attend Michigan State University in the Fall.

Mazel Tov to Jessica Shar, who recently graduated from Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York where she and her parents, Marla and Jonathan Shar, reside. Proud grandparents, Carolyn and Mitchell Simmer, are extremely happy because Jessica will be attending the University of Michigan.

Mazel Tov to Olivia Smith, who graduated from Walled Lake High School and will study Marketing at Wayne State University; Mazel Tov to Max Yolles, a Merit Scholar, who graduated from a dual program at The Roeper School/College for Creative Studies. Max will continue at CCS, specializing in the restoration of old oil paintings. These two young people are the grandchildren of Sue Smith.

Mazel Tov to Kiela Soberman, great-granddaughter of Sally Soberman. Kiela graduated Summa Cum Laude from her high school in Hawaii.

Mazel Tov to Ari Sternberg, son of Marcy Spitz and Douglas Sternberg, as he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Environmental Sustainability. Ari is the brother of Carly and Daniel, and the grandson of Judee and Robert Sternberg. Ari will begin his law school studies in 2021.

Mazel Tov to Markus Simon Tam, who graduated from New Triere High School in Northbrook, Illinois and looks forward to attending the University of Illinois. Markus is the son of Sheila Tam and Aaron Tam, and the brother of Gillian Fox Tam and Tatum Bruner Tam. Proud grandparents are Savta and Saba Elizabeth Tam and Dr. Robert Tam (z’l) and Grandmother and Grandfather Kathleen Fox and George Fox (z’l).