Alvin and Betsy Katz of Reading, Pa.; and Brian and Marilyn Ages of Pardes Hanna, Israel, announce the engagement of their children, Beth Anne Katz and Gad Zvi Ages.
Beth Anne graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University. Beth Anne currently works as a public relations/marketing executive at Boscov's department stores.
Gad, who served as a paratrooper in the Israeli Defense Forces, was a First Sergeant for the Airborne Division. He is now an entrepreneur.
Beth Anne is the granddaughter of the late Helen and Milton Hirsch, and Gertrude and Benjamin Katz.
Sharing in the couple's joy are the bride's brother, David; and the groom's sisters and brother, Chely, Avigal and Daniel.