Gideon Browne graduated from the Kane Street Synagogue Hebrew School in Brooklyn, and will be a Bar Mitzvah in November. Gideon is looking forward to continuing his participation in Hebrew School teen programs. He is the son of Rebecca Seigel and Chris Browne of Brooklyn, the brother of Yona and Caleb Browne, and the grandson of shul member Carol Seigel.
Georgia Eve Downey earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, with honors, from the University of Washington in Seattle. A four-year Deans List student, Georgia participated in the BSN Honors Program research study. She is the daughter of Jenny Beth Bloom of Aquebogue and Bryan Downey of Sag Harbor, and the granddaughter of shul member Sara Bloom.
Bram Emmanuel Ellant graduated from Hunter College High School in New York City, and was accepted early decision to the University of Pennsylvania. Bram is the son of Drs. Jonathan and Devi Ellant of New York and Shelter Island, and friends of Rabbi Gadi.
Mohini Morzaria Kaplan was promoted from the 5th grade at the John Stanford International Elementary School to the Hamilton International Middle School, both in Seattle. Mohini is the daughter of Hem Morzaria Luna and Isaac Kaplan of Seattle, and the granddaughter of shul members Gayle Kaplan and Z. Micah Kaplan, MD.
Halle Murphy graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in film production. Since graduation, she has been working on feature films and commercials in Charleston, and will begin a new job in New York City when coronavirus restrictions are eased. Halle is the daughter of shul member Rachel Levin Murphy of Southold, and the niece of shul members Ellen and Mark Wiederlight of New Suffolk.
Ethan Isaac Weiss earned a bachelor of science degree in business with high honors from Montclair (NJ) State University. Ethan plans to move south for work and military service when travel restrictions allow. He is the son of Lilian Rosenstreich and Mitchel Weiss of Manhattan and South Gibson, PA, and the grandson of shul members Drs. Saul and Susan Rosenstreich.
Shul president Judith Weiner celebrated the graduations of three grandchildren this year:
Kaden Lints graduated from The King School in Stamford, CT, and will enter the University of New Hampshire this fall. He is the son of Briana Weiner Lints and Craig Lints of Norwalk, CT.
Tamir Naim, son of Saura Weiner Naim and Koby Naim of Sunnyvale, CA, has been accepted into the Elite Paratrooper Brigade of the Israeli Defense Forces.
Faygah Weiner graduated from Ayanot Youth Village High School in Ness Ziona, Israel, and will draft into the Israeli Defense Forces. Faygah is the daughter of Mikhael Weiner and Sarah Weiner of Montreal, Canada.