Miriam and Jerry Axelrod of Huntingdon Valley and Margate, N.J., announce the engagement of their son, Joshua Brett Axelrod, to Dr. Alyson Jill Fincke, daughter of Dr. Mark and Rochelle Fincke of Colonia, N.J.

    Josh is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American government. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law, and is an MBA candidate at the Temple University Fox School of Management. Josh is an attorney in Center City.

    Alyson graduated from Binghamton University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and was the recipient of the University Honors Certificate. She earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Alyson is a medical intern with the Crozer Keystone Health System, and will continue her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Temple University Hospital.

    Josh is the grandson of the late Helen and Israel Brod, and the late Betty and Herman Axelrod. Alyson is the granddaughter of Ethel Katz and the late Murray Katz, and Cele Fincke and the late Abraham Fincke.

    The couple, who lives in Center City, is planning a June wedding.