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18
Jul

VTHS Represents at the Maccabiah

Max Leibowitz, VTHS class of 2017, was the team captain of the USA 18U Basketball team in this years Maccabiah. Max leads team to a 5-0 record and the gold medal vs. Israel.

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12
Jul

BDE Dr. Morris Loffman z”l

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Morris Loffman, z”l. A founder and long-time supporter of Valley Torah. Father and grandfather of many VTHS alumni.

The burial will take place tomorrow, Thursday, July 13th at 1:00 PM at Shaarey Zedek Congregation. Kevura will follow at Eden Memorial Park, 11500 Sepulveda Boulevard.

Shiva will begin at the home of Scott & Tova Loffman (5118 Bellaire Ave) until noon on Monday, July 17. Shiva will continue at the home of Rabbi George & Dr. Lisa Lintz (5145 Bellaire Ave) through shacharis on Wednesday, July 19. Shacharis every day at 7:30, Mincha at 7:45 followed by Maariv.

May the mourners be comforted amongst the mourners of Tzion and Yerushalayim.

29
Jun

July 4 Learning

Over 30 bochrim from our affiliated yeshiva in St. Louis, Missouri Torah Institute are spending the Summer zman here in our beis medrash. You can join this amazing program for one morning. Join us on Tuesday, July 4 for our Legal Learning Program. See below for details.

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23
May

Legal Holiday Learning This Monday

All men are invited to our Pre-Shavuos Legal Holiday Learning on Memorial Day, May 29th (Monday). See schedule below.

7
May

Auction 2017 Pictures

23
Mar

Midwest Visit

Rabbi Stulberger served as the Scholar in Residence for the Missouri Torah Institute in St. Louis this past Shabbos. He met with the students, beis medrash, staff and community members. Rabbi Josh Bregman – a Valley Torah graduate and their Vice President of Development – was instrumental in arranging this trip.

7
Mar

East Coast Alumni Reunion

Rabbi Stulberger greeted 40 VTHS alumni and spouses this Motzaei Shabbos at our annual East Coast Reunion. A special thanks to Dalia Frend, Brana Harris, Miriam Silver, Rachel Johnson, Michael Kohanfars and Hillel Striks for all their help.

22
Feb

Alumnus Makes a Splash

Ami Horowitz is a political analyst, filmmaker and member of VTHS Class of 1990. When President Trump referenced Ami’s video about immigrants to Sweden, the Twittersphere (and everyone else) went wild. The story – and Ami – made it to the front page of the New York Times. Even more importantly, Ami was the MC at the VTHS Dinner this past November (pictured below). Congratulations Ami!

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16
Feb

East Coast Reunion

Rabbi Stulberger will be in NY on the weekend of March 4th. All our East Coast alumni are invited to a Reunion Melave Malka on that weekend in Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim in Queens. All the details are in the flyer below.

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2
Feb

Boys Alumni in Israel

Rabbi Stulberger met with many alumni while he was in Israel. Here is one picture. More to come.Israel group - 1.jpg

22
Jan

BDE Rebbetzin Zlata Portnoy a”h

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Rebbetzin Zlata Portnoy ע״ה, mother of Rebbetzin Peshy Stulberger שיחי׳. There will be a funeral in New York on Sunday (January 22) at 2:30 pm at Schwartz Brothers in Queens.

The burial will take place in Israel on Monday. The levaya in Israel will meet at Shamgar at 3:00 PM and travel to Har HaZeysim.

Mrs. Stulberger will begin shiva at the Ramada Renaissance on Monday afternoon from 4:35 – 8:00 PM.

She will travel to NY and sit shiva at the home of her brother, Rabbi Naftali Portnoy (122-05 Metropolitan Ave, Kew Gardens).

She will return to LA and sit shiva in her home (12652 Cumpston St, Valley Village) starting at noon on Friday until 3:00 PM, and Motzaei Shabbos until 10:00 PM.

May they be comforted amongst the mourners of Tzion and Yerushalayim

16
Jan

Rabbi Stulberger in Israel

Rabbi Stulberger will be leaving for Israel soon. There are a number of events for alumni:

  • Boys Division Alumni Dinner – Sunday, January 22, 8:00 PM at Sadigura Hall.
  • Girls Division Alumni Dinner – Wednesday, January 25, 8:00 PM at Sadigura Hall.
  • Shabbaton for Men at Lev HaTorah on Parashas Vaeira
  • Va’ad by Rabbi Stulberger at Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim – Thursday, January 26, 10:30 PM

Rabbi Stulberger will be speaking at many Yeshivos and Seminaries during his stay. He can be reached at 052-569-0191 or 818-398-6277.

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11
Jan

Chizuk in Memory of Gita Cohen a”h

This Sunday (January, 15) there will be a Morning of Chizuk in memory of Rebbitzen Gita Cohen a”h at Yeshivas Ner Aryeh (12422 Chandler Blvd.). Shacharis will begin at 8:00 AM, Breakfast at 9:00. The program will begin at 9:30 and end at 10:30. Both men and women are invited.

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28
Dec

Legal Holiday Learning this Monday

All men can join us for a deluxe breakfast and some learning this Monday (New Years celebrated).

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26
Dec

Latest Mazel Tovs

Weddings & Engagements
Raphael Rosenberg [’10] to Eliana Levine.
Elan Javanfard [’06] to Shira Kohan.
Yaakov [’84] & Chani Szajowitz on the engagement of their daughter Gitty to Yaakov Yitzchak Rosen.
Rabbi Baruch [’80] & Gity Moskowitz on the engagement of their son Avrohom Yishaya to Henya Feiga Lisker.
Lenard [’79] & Sarah Liberman on the engagement of their son Aaron [’11] to Ellie Kremer.
Aaron Liberman [’11] to Ellie Kremer.
Reuven & Yehudis (Schultz [’80]) Orloff on the engagement other son Avromi to Aliza Fine.
Brian [’81] & Sharon (Weiner [’83]) Leyton on the engagement of their son Akiva [’14] to Jasmine Lalezarian.
Akiva Leyton [’14] to Jasmine Lalezarian.
Pedram Farzadfar [’09] to Yael Gidanian .
Johnny [’79] & Miriam Istrin on the wedding of their son Yehuda [’05] to Nina Calmenson.
Yehuda Istrin [’05] to Nina Calmenson.

Births
Ronson [’06] & Elka Moses – a girl.
Adam [’08] & Jessica (O’Niel [08]) – a girl.
Rabbi Benny [’02] & Tzirel Leah Malkin – a girl.
Shalom [’07] & Chelsea Rosenberg – a boy.
David [’02] & Rikki Mazlin – a boy.
Yisroel [BMNA] & Eliana Kovacs – a girl.
Jeremy [’06] & Shelly Shein – a boy.
Yair [’04] & Shayna Silbermintz – a boy.
Rabbi Noach [’99] & Michal Light – a girl.
Rabbi Yehuda [’86] & Devorah Pollak – a son to their children Naftali & Rochel Miriam Trianer.
Rabbi Moshe [’03] & Jenna Kinsbursky – a boy.
Adam & Corinne (Aghabi [’05]) Messinger – a boy.
Moshe Yitzchok [’10] & Moussia De L’herbe – a boy.

Nati [’05] & Kayla Weiss – a boy.
Gene [’80] & Rosy (Pinchuk [’82] Fogel – a girl to their children Yanky & Racheili Bryks.
Bar Mitzvahs
Lenard [’79] & Sarah Liberman on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Ben
Omid [’95] & Deborah (Samani [’00]) Mahgerefteh on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Joshua.

Condolences
To the Zahabi family on the passing of Mr. Ilan Zahabi.
To the Cohen Family on the passing of Mrs. Gita Cohen.
To the Itkin family on the passing of Rabbi Mendel Itkin.

To the Rahimi & Nosrati families on the passing of Farshad Nosrati.