Celebrations for Aug. 31, 2017

Lauren Stein, a Rockville native, has been promoted to executive vice president, drama development, for Sony Pictures Television Studios. She will lead the development of scripted programming for drama series, working across all broadcast, cable and streaming platforms. Rebecca Friedland and Joel Finbloom were married on Aug. 20 at Deloach Vineyards in Santa Rosa, Calif…. Read More

Community for July 20, 2017

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington has named Kara Blond as its new executive director, effective in September. She is director of exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. A netive of Washington, Blond holds a master of arts degree in education in learning, design and technology from Stanford University and… Read More

Celebrations for July 13, 2017

Bruce and Carol Targoff of Potomac celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 28 with their family and loved ones: daughters Lauren Targoff Abrams of Clarksburg, Janel Targoff Yablon (Gary) of Brunswick and Rebecca Targoff Simpson (Tim) of Pooleville; grandaughters Sydney Yablon, Madison Yablon, Delaney Yablon and Sweet Caroline Simpson; and grandsons Noah B. Abrams,… Read More

Celebrations for June 22, 2017

Samuel Joseph Edwards will celebrate his bar mitzvah on June 24 at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville. A rising eighth-grader at Julius West Middle School, Samuel is the son of Beth Panitz and Michael Edwards and the grandson of Suzanne and the late Stephen Edwards and Sylvia and Bernard Panitz, both of blessed memory. For… Read More