Welcome to Planet Earth, Talia Sara Frisch!
Welcome to Planet Earth, Talia Sara Frisch!

Lifecycles for the week of Nov. 1, 2019


Weddings

Kate Mirkin and Ollie Benn were married on Sept. 22, 2019 in Philo, California. Kate, who will take the groom’s surname, is director of strategic marketing programs for Salesforce. Ollie is currently executive director of San Francisco Hillel.

The wedding ceremony, in front of 110 friends and family members from all over the world, was performed by Rachel Nilson Ralston, S.F. Hillel associate executive director.

The couple will take their honeymoon in November in Uruguay before moving to Kate’s hometown of San Diego, where Ollie will become director of philanthropy and social impact for the San Diego Jewish Community Foundation.

Kate Mirkin and Ollie Benn
Kate Mirkin and Ollie Benn

Births

Parents Kevin and Danielle Frisch and big brother Eli welcomed Talia Sara Frisch to the world on Oct. 7, 2019. Small but mighty at 6 lbs. 1 oz. and 19 inches long, Talia is named after her maternal great-grandmother, Sara Gold, and her paternal great-grandmother, Sari Frisch. Grandparents Steve Pener of Kansas City, Jan Gantos of Las Vegas and Sondra and Joe Frisch of San Diego are excited for this lovely new addition, as is Eli, who has taken to tickling Talia’s feet whenever possible.


B’nai Mitzvah

Sasha Denara Nathan
Sasha Denara Nathan

Sasha Denara Nathan
Daughter of Gillian and Matthew Nathan, granddaughter of Donald z”l and Sharon Herman and the Hon. Barbara Newman and Bernard Nathan. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Beth Sholom in San Francisco. Sasha is in seventh grade at Presidio Hill School in San Francisco and loves circus arts, reading, drawing, and choosing the next color to dye her hair. Sasha has grown up at Beth Sholom, starting with her brita/naming before she was 2 weeks old. Sasha’s mother also became a bat mitzvah at Beth Sholom.

August Biddl
Son of Jessica Natkin and Blair Biddle, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Shayna Blum
Daughter of Hillary and Peter Blum, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Isaac Boss
Son of Robyn Talman and Mike Boss, Thursday, Nov. 7 at Or Shalom Jewish Community in San Francisco.

Phoebe Busansky
Daughter of Rebeca Robboy and Lawrence Busansky, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Ella and Nathan Daniel
Daughter and son of Judy and Brent Daniel, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Zev Deladingco
Son of Rebecca and Michael Liskin, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation B’nai Shalom in Walnut Creek.

Eli Eskinazi
Son of Geraldine and Keith Eskinazi, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame.

Sam Espinoza
Son of Pola Weinberger and Mario Espinoza, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Peninsula Sinai Congregation in Foster City.

Spencer Fischer
Son of Donald Fischer, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco.

Ari George
Son of Jacqueline and Randolph George, Monday, Nov. 11 at Peninsula Sinai Congregation in Foster City.

Celestina Gonzalez
Daughter of Cynthia and Roberto Gonzalez, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Joachim Gonzalez
Son of Sarah Mandel and Hector Gonzalez, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Sherith Israel in San Francisco.

Julianne Grossman
Daughter of Michelle Sintov and Gary Grossman, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Tatum Himelstein
Daughter of Cece Kaufman and Dan Himelstein, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Sherith Israel in San Francisco.

Isaac Hoffman
Son of Kathryn Morris and Joshua Hoffman, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Isaac Hoover
Son of Kim Ladin and Christopher Hoover, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto.

Brooke Hudacek
Daughter of Brette and Drew Hudecek, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Dana Lakowsky
Daughter of Andra and Alexander Lakowsky, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame.

Aubriel Lemberger
Daughter of Lisa Bograd and David Lemberger, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Zoe Mahlmeister
Daughter of Sandra and John Mahlmeister, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Zack McGowan
Son of Dani Rabwin, Niki Green and Jim McGowan, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Kehilla Community Synagogue in Piedmont.

Jesse Miller
Son of Jenn and Adin Miller, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto.

Eric Mittelman
Son of Charito and David Mittelman, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Madiba Nathan
Daughter of Emily and Josh Nathan, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Kehilla Community Synagogue in Piedmont.

Noah Packman
Son of Elizabeth Kaplan and Jonathan Packman, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto.

Eli Rudolph-Harris
Son of Noelle Rudolph and Joel Harris, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto.

Zoe Seaman
Daughter of Anna and Brian Seaman, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Isabella Skirboll
Daughter of Lauren Perlov and Stephen Skirboll, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Joseph Tarkoff
Son of Jill and Thomas Tarkoff, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Abigail Wolf
Daughter of Sarah Jacobson and Barry Wolf, Saturday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City.