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Lifecycles for the week of April 14, 2017

Weddings

Karen Boedecker and Casey Wernick
Karen Boedecker and Casey Wernick

Karen Boedecker and Casey Wernick were married on July 3, 2016 at the Observation Post in the Presidio by Rabbi Susan Leider.

Karen is the daughter of Aviva and Karl Boedecker of Tiburon and the granddaughter of Naomi Shiff of Seattle and Murray Shiff z”l and the late Dorothy and Karl Boedecker. She is a graduate of Ursinus College and is a communications specialist at Eastern National.

Casey is the son of Judy Rubin and Steve Wernick and Meryl Klein and grandson of Violet Feldman z”l and Milton Feldman z”l and Eve Wernick and Cy Wernick z”l. He is a graduate of West Chester University and is earning his master’s in educational administration at Gwynedd Mercy University near Philadelphia. He is a high school history teacher.

Attendants were the bride’s sister, Robin Boedecker of Portland, Oregon, and Jill Berryman of San Diego, California; and the groom’s brother, Dylan Klein-Denk of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Matt Bulger of Arvada, Colorado.

Karen and Casey met when they were at a USY International Convention while still in high school. After the wedding, Karen and Casey drove across the country, visiting national parks and monuments. They are now living in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.


B’nai Mitzvah

Nate Boxer
Son of Nicky Klein and Adam Boxer, Saturday, April 22 at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto.

Hayden Brickman
Son of Rachael Dominguez and Stuart Brickman, Saturday, April 22 at Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame.

Aidan Dowling
Son of Suzanne and Frank Dowling, Saturday, April 22 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Julia Ehrlich
Daughter of Pamela and Brett Ehrlich, Saturday, April 22 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City.

Samantha Elegant
Daughter of Rebecca and Adam Elegant, Saturday, April 22 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Sabrina Gansen
Daughter of Wendi and Tony Gansen, Saturday, April 22 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Lily Hessekiel
Daughter of Melissa Hessekiel and Jeffrey Hessekiel, Saturday, April 15 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Elijah Hollander
Son of Traci and Keith Hollander, Saturday, April 22 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Noah Mays-Smith
Son of Juliet Sampson and Simon Mays-Smith, Saturday, April 15 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Naomi Julia Patel
Daughter of Marla Schneiderman and Kirit Patel, Thursday, April 20 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Joshua Robert Sanford-Eckhaus
Son of Colleen Sanford and Stephanie Eckhaus, Saturday, April 22 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Jessica Schwartz
Daughter of Suzanne and Alon Schwartz, Saturday, April 22 at Or Shalom Jewish Community in San Francisco.

Lucas Tress
Son of Daniella and Andrew Tress, Thursday, April 27 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Natalie Tress
Daughter of Daniella and Andrew Tress, Thursday, April 27 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Hannah Urisman
Daughter of Tatiana and Anatoly Urisman, Saturday, April 15 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Ryan Wilson
Son of Randi and David Wilson, Saturday, April 22 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

J. Staff