Raymond Rosenberg of Haverford announces the engagement of his daughter, Rebecca, to Justin Soffer, son of Dr. Randall and Susan Soffer of Conroe, Texas. Rebecca is the daughter of the late Shelby Rosenberg.
Rebecca, a graduate of Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in international politics and Spanish, earned a Master of Science degree at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. After leaving her position as associate field producer of the television show "The Colbert Report" earlier this year, she started a creative-writing and video-production firm called Parchita Media.
Justin graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American studies and economics. He is expected to complete an executive MBA with Columbia University in New York and London Business School in January. Justin is a vice president with Travelzoo, a global Internet media company based in New York.
Rebecca is the granddaughter of the late Sylvia and Norman Cohen, and Annette Rosenberg and the late Maurice Rosenberg. Justin is the grandson of Harry and Marilyn Soffer of Schenectady, N.Y.; and the late David and Wilhelmina Locke of Albany, N.Y.
The couple, who became engaged in Israel in June, is planning a June 2009 wedding in the Berkshires.