Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Brody of Huntingdon Valley announce the engagement of their daughter, Cheryl Suzanne, to Andrew Julian Franklin, son of Rabbi and Mrs. Stephen Franklin of Yonkers, N.Y.
Rabbi Franklin served as associate rabbi from 1977 to 1979 at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park.
Cheryl graduated summa cum laude from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a degree in magazine journalism and Spanish. She is an associate editor at CosmoGirl! magazine in New York City.
After graduation from Franklin & Marshall College, Drew served two years in an infantry brigade with the Israeli Defense Force. He is a second-year MBA student at New York University's Stern School of Business, and is also a marketing manager at ENT and Allergy Associates in Tarrytown, N.Y.
Cheryl is the granddaughter of Martin and Lillian Friedman, and the late Claire Friedman; and the late Jack Brody, the late Ida Brody and the late Rose Brody. Drew is the grandson of Walter and Jeanne Spiegel, formerly of Elkins Park; and William Franklin, the late Rita Fauer Franklin and the late Mildred Franklin.
The couple is planning a November 2008 wedding in Philadelphia.