Risa and David Altman of North Wales announce the engagement of their son, Josh Altman, to Leah Zenou, daughter of Jean-Luc Zenou and Sonya Mendelovich. Josh graduated from Temple University’s Fox School of Business in 2012. He is the chief operating officer of GetPhound, a digital marketing company based in Conshohocken. Leah graduated cum laude from Drexel University School of Law in 2014. She is an associate attorney with the law firm of Margolis Edelstein in Center City. Sharing in their happiness is their entire family and friends. A December 2017 wedding is planned.



Arnold and Janet Sherrin of Langhorne and Bruce and Karen Fishman of Boca Raton, Fla., previously Sharon, Mass., announce the engagement of their children, Emily Rebecca Sherrin and Joshua Daniel Fishman.

Emily and Josh both graduated from Syracuse University, where they met senior year. Emily earned a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management and finance, and Josh earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing management and entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises. Emily is pursuing an MBA at Hofstra University.

After graduating from Syracuse, Emily and Josh moved to New York City to work for Unilever in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., where Emily works in procurement and Josh works in marketing as a brand manager.

Emily is the granddaughter of the late Werner Martin and Diana Grace Goldschmidt and the late Kenneth Jeryl Sherrin. Josh is the grandson of the late Barbra and Joseph Rosenstein and Fredrick Fishman.

Sharing in the couple’s engagement are Emily’s grandmother, Lilian Sherrin; Josh’s grandmother, Frimette Fishman; Emily’s sisters, Lindsay and Jamie; brother-in-law Zachary Peikon and soon-to-be brother-in-law Jonathan Fuss; Josh’s sister, Ilana Fishman, and boyfriend Seth Finkle.

The couple lives in Manhattan and is planning a September 2018 wedding in Center City Philadelphia.



Bruce Goldberg and Terri Hartman of Penn Valley announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Levi Goldberg, to Daniel Adam Olson, son of Kevin and Amy Olson of Cranston, R.I.

Ben is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history and Jewish studies. He is in his final year of rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and serves as the rabbi of Beth El Synagogue in Woodbury, Ct.

Daniel is a graduate of Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. He is completing a Ph.D in education and Jewish studies from New York University, and plans a career in inclusion work for Jews with disabilities.

Ben is a grandson of Isadore Goldberg and the late Henrietta Goldberg; Elinor and Steve Goldman; and Fonda and the late Oscar Hartman. Daniel is a grandson of the late Wayne and Rosemary Olson and the late Harold and Helen Silverberg.

Sharing in the couple’s happiness are their siblings Cantor Ethan Goldberg and Cantor Shoshi Rosenbaum; Sarah Goldberg; and Shira Olson, along with many other friends and relatives.

The couple lives in New York and plans a June 2018 wedding in Philadelphia.

Abramson and Schachter

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Ellen and Donald Abramson of Reading and Debra and David Schachter of Dresher announce the engagement of their children, Michele Sari Abramson and Brian Evan Schachter.

Michele is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She continued her education at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She works as a registered nurse in Philadelphia.

Brian graduated from the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in supply chain management and information systems. He works as a senior health care consultant in Philadelphia.

Michele is the granddaughter of Lois Clymin and the late Michael Clymin, and the late Lillian and Morris Abramson.

Brian is the grandson of Lorna Adelman and the late Gilbert Adelman, and Jacob Schachter and the late Jeanne Schachter.

Sharing the couple’s simcha are their siblings, Jaime and Brad Abramson, Debbie and Joey Abramson, Rachel and Josh Schachter, and Michele and Nico Museyri, and their niece and nephew Morgan Abramson and Ilan Museyri.

A May 2018 wedding is planned.



Hoffman – Slavit


Debbie and Ed Hoffman of Holland, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kate Emily Hoffman, to David Andrew Slavit, son of Sandy and Howard Slavit of Potomac, Md., and Palm Beach, Fla.

Kate is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., where she earned a bachelor’s degree in public communications. She manages internal communications and talent branding for WeddingWire in Chevy Chase, Md.

David is a graduate of Union College with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He holds a master of science in real estate from Johns Hopkins University. David works in hotel asset management for Host Hotels & Resorts in Bethesda, Md.

Kate is the granddaughter of the late Faye and David Kay, the late Irving Radetsky, the late Jacqueline and Burton Hoffman and the great-niece of the late Samuel Reid.  David is the grandson of Frances Pensler of Chevy Chase, and the late Leslie Pensler and the late Ann and William Slavit.

Sharing in the couple’s happiness are Florence Reid, Joshua Hoffman, Jeramy Zimmerman, Sidney Hoffman, Linda Radetsky, and Wendy Slavit.

The couple lives in Bethesda and plans a November 2017 wedding in Washington, D.C.



Irma and Eli Yehuda of Elkins Park are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margi Yehuda, to Cyle Kasper of Gary, Ind. Cyle is the son of Marcus and the late Cindy Kasper. Joining in the celebration are siblings Ilana and Shauli David, Sari Yehuda and Emily Kasper.

Margi is the granddaughter of the late Albert and Blanche Neckritz and the late Naji and Margalit Yehuda. Cyle is the grandson of Harvey and Marie Bremer and Dan and the late Connie Kasper.

Margi graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a master’s degree in speech and language pathology. She works as a speech and language pathologist for Maxum Therapy. Cyle graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in hospital administration. He works for Tenet Healthcare Corporation as a regional labor specialist. The couple lives in Newport Beach, Calif.

The couple is planning their wedding for some time in 2018.



Cynthia P. Cardonick, of Willow Grove (formerly of Philadelphia), is thrilled to announce the engagement of her daughter, Amy Lynne Cardonick, to Brandon Scott Schwartz of Florence, N.J.

Amy Lynne is also the daughter of the late Melvin R. Cardonick. Brandon is the son of Neal Schwartz and Annette M. Snider and the late Sandra R. Schwartz.

Amy and Brandon have been friends for over 30 years, attending George Washington High School and the Pennsylvania State University together. Amy has been an associate at Walmart for over 13 years, and Brandon has worked for AELitho and the New Jersey Census Bureau for the last six years.

The engagement took place recently on the beach in Seaside Heights, N.J. A June 2019 wedding is planned in Philadelphia. Sharing in their happiness are Amy’s son Matthew and Yasmin, brother Eric and his wife Desiree, nieces Mia and Ava, nephew Leo, Aunt Felice and cousins Tara and Ashley.



Bonnie-Kay and Bruce S. Marks of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah S. Marks, to David L. Charny, son of Judith S. Charny and the late Richard B. Charny of Cherry Hill, N.J.

Hannah is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications with honors in the liberal arts. She is currently enrolled in the strategic design Master of Business Administration program at Thomas Jefferson University. Hannah is the general manager of UrbanStems.

David is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelors of Arts in psychology. He holds a Master of Science in sport and exercise psychology from Temple University. David currently works as a mental skills coach and personal trainer. He is an advanced doctoral student in clinical psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Hannah is the granddaughter of Peggy and Stanley Goldenberg of Elkins Park and Elizabeth and Edward Marks of Willow Grove. David is the grandson of Helen Schneeberg, the late Myron Schneeberg, Elaine Charny and the late Robert D. Charny.

Sharing the couple’s happiness are siblings Micah and Amy Kagan, Emily and Aaron Marks, Jacob Charny and Adam Charny, along with niece and nephews Molly, Ethan, Levi and Gabriel.

A 2018 summer wedding is planned.



David and Judy Ringel of Voorhees, N.J. and Michael and Zaida Ross of Pinecrest, Fla. are thrilled to announce the engagement of their children, Michelle Lindsay Ringel to David Aaron Ross.

Michelle earned her Bachelor of Arts in journalism and media studies from Rutgers University and her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers Law School. She is an associate with the law firm Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, LLP in the family law department.

David earned his Bachelor of Science in finance from Washington University and his Doctor of Medicine from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. He completed a family medicine residency and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He has entered private practice specializing in sports medicine with Ross Medical Group.

Michelle is the granddaughter of Abe and Selma Carmy and Sam and Sylvia Ringel. David is the grandson of Maria Montelongo and the late Pablo Montelongo and the late Edith and William Ross.

Sharing in their happiness are Michelle’s twin brother Jared, David’s sisters Monica and Nicole and other family members and friends.

Michelle and David are planning a May 2018 wedding in Philadelphia.

Fox Krauss-Dreibelbis


Leslie and Dana Dreibelbis of Princeton, N.J., Nancy Fox of Havertown and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Krauss of Havertown announce the engagement of their children Carol Dreibelbis and Simon Fox Krauss.

Simon graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in computer science. He is a product manager for Applied Predictive Technologies, a business analytics firm in Arlington, Va.

Carol graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology.  She holds a Master of Public Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She is a project coordinator at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion in Alexandria, Va.

Carol is the granddaughter of Eleanor Dreibelbis of Mertztown, the late Jason Dreibelbis and the late Henry and Ray Conrad. Simon is the grandson of the late Helen and Seymour Fox and the late Alisa and Milton Krauss.

An October wedding is planned in Princeton, N.J. Carol and Simon met in the Princeton University Band.