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BIRTH: Morris Benjamin Panitz and Elana Havusha Panitz

March 31, 2017

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Morris Benjamin Panitz and Elana Havusha Panitz on the birth of their daughter, Ziva Liora, in Jerusalem on Feb, 1, 2017. The grandparents are Yosi and Suzie Havusha, of Los Angeles, and Rabbi Michael and Sheila Panitz of Norfolk.

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ACHIEVEMENT: Keano Rich and Evan Allen

March 31, 2017

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Keano Rich and Evan Allen, 10th graders at Ocean Lakes Math and Science Academy and members of Ohef Sholom Temple, who won first place in the Computer Science senior division for their project on neural networks at the regional Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair at Old Dominion University. At the Virginia State Science & Engineering [...]

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ACHIEVEMENT: Dr. David M. Pariser

March 31, 2017

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Dr. David M. Pariser of Pariser Dermatology Specialists in Norfolk, who was awarded the Gold Medal from the American Academy of Dermatology at its annual meeting in Florida. A practicing dermatologist for more than 40 years, Pariser is the senior physician of Pariser Dermatology Specialists. A Norfolk native, he works at the first dermatology practice [...]

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ACHIEVEMENT: Melie Lewis

March 31, 2017

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Melie Lewis, a doctoral candidate at the University of Oklahoma, who recently won the Hackathon Competition at the annual sports analysis conference conducted by the Sloan School of Business at MIT. Melie competed against 20 invited students. Melie is a graduate of William and Mary University and Old Dominion University and is the daughter of [...]

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Virginia General Assembly honors Shames

March 31, 2017

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Col. Edward Shames, pictured here with his letter of commendation from the Virginia General Assembly, was so honored on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Shames, a member of the legendary “Band of Brothers,” brought more of his men home than any other American commander in WWII . He was the first American soldier to enter the [...]

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Marian B. Ticatch

March 6, 2017

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Marian B. Ticatch, for receiving the Stuart Smith Award from Lincoln Financial Advisors for service to the local community. Ticatch has approximately 40 years of experience in the insurance and investment business and is president of Ticatch Financial Management. She was the first woman to serve as president of the Norfolk Life Underwriters Association. This [...]

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ACHIEVEMENT: Keano Rich & Evan Allen

March 6, 2017

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Keano Rich, a 10th grader at Ocean Lakes Math and Science Academy (OLHS), for being selected to join the 2017 The Virginian-Pilot’s Scholastic Achievement Team, in recognition for his outstanding academic excellence, service, and leadership. A former Hebrew Academy of Tidewater student, Keano is the son of Gerald Rich, Sherri Wisoff and stepson of William [...]

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Engagement

January 16, 2017

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David Calliott on his engagement to Alexandra Bruce of Norfolk. David is the son of Stephanie Adler Calliott and Bill Calliott, and the grandson of Leonette and Beryl Adler. Alex is the daughter of Eliana and Gene Bruce. The couple will be married in December 2017 and will live in Virginia Beach.

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Adina Mostofsky

December 5, 2016

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Adina Mostofsky on her engagement to Yudi Nathan of Boston, Mass. Adina is the daughter of Rabbi Sholom and Tehilla Mostofsky. Yudi is the son of Scott Nathan and Elise Nathan. The couple will be married in New Jersey on January 2, 2017 and will live in Waterbury, Conn.

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Nachi Mostofsky

December 5, 2016

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Nachi Mostofsky on his engagement to Sarah Mayerfeld of Passaic, N.J. Nachi is the son of Rabbi Sholom and Tehilla Mostofsky. Sarah is the daughter of Yossie and Renee Mayerfeld. The couple will be married in New Jersey on January 25, 2017 and plans to live in Queens, N.Y.

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