SIMCHAS   6/7/12

Lucy is in fashion

Picture: Rob Clayton Photography

FASHION fan Lucy Davies proved to be in vogue when she celebrated her batmitzvah.

Withington Girls School pupil Lucy read the Dvar Torah at her Altrincham home before celebrating the occasion with a party.

She is the daughter of Rachel and Matt Davies.

Lucy, who also enjoys socialising with friends and music, has an eight-year-old sister, Maya.

Joining in the celebrations were grandparents Susan and Michael Silverbeck, of Liverpool, and Lesley and Colin Morris, of London.


Bride and Joy

PICTURE: LUDWIG STUDIOS

JOY BROWER and Mark Lefton married at the Heaton Park Hebrew Congregation after meeting through mutual friends.

Joy is the daughter of Andrea and Alan Brower, of Prestwich, while Mark is the son of Naomi and Philip Lefton, of Blackpool.

Best man was the groom's brother David Lefton. Bridesmaids were the couple's nieces Ruby and Evie Levine and Noa Lefton.

The groom's grandmother Rosa Lefton joined in the celebrations, as did guests from Israel.

The couple honeymooned in America and have settled in Prestwich.


Uncle marries couple

MARTINE Berens and Jeremy van den Bergh were married in Old Jaffa, Israel, by Jeremy's uncle, former Withington Synagogue minister Rabbi Martin van den Bergh, three years after meeting through mutual friends.

Assistant web editor Martine is the daughter of Beverlee and Eric Berens, of Manchester, while Jeremy, an engineering consultant, is the son of Arine and Joe van den Bergh, of Zaandvort, Holland.

Maid of honour was the bride's sister Lisa Berens. Bridesmaids were Roxy Kaye and Michal Chachek. Best men were Ronny van den Bergh and Ron Glickman. Pageboys were Max, Josh and Zak Kuhillow.

The bride's grandmother Leila Berens, of Manchester, joined guests from the UK, Holland, Switzerland, Brazil and America.

The couple honeymooned in South Africa and Mauritius and have settled in Borehamwood, London.


Rock on, Toby

Picture: Steve Bootle

ELECTRIC guitarist Toby Winston celebrated his barmitzvah at the United Hebrew Congregation on Shabbat.

The son of Elissa and Jonathan Winston, of Alwoodley, Toby is a pupil at the Grammar School at Leeds.

Apart from music, Toby enjoys football and scouting.

Grandparents Barbara and Phil Cammerman, Alan Donne, Val and Stuart Winston, all of Leeds, attended the simcha along with guests from New York and Israel.

Toby has two sisters. Shana, 10, and four-year-old Lottie, who both attend Brodetsky Primary School.

 
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