Week of Jan. 2, 2007


Julie Allison Daniel, daughter of Robert and Sherri Daniel of Chesterfield, and Zachary Stuart Leeds, son of Steven and Beth Leeds of Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. were married June 17, 2007 at Congregation B’nai Amoona where Rabbi Carnie Rose officiated.

A wedding recption followed the ceremony at the Hyatt-Union Station.

She is the granddaughter of the late Abe and Fannie Daniel, and Arnie and Roz Libanoff of St. Louis.

He is the grandson of San and Barb Malasock of Rancho Mirage, Ca., and Milt and Helen Leeds of Highland Park, Ill.

The bride chose her sister, Marci Lourie as matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Michelle Hoberman, Melissa Libanoff, Aleeza Paul, Amy Present and Elizabeth Wolff. Brooke Kraizer and Lily Hoberman served as flower girls.

The groom chose his brother, Jason Hoberman as best man.

Groomsmen were Matt Abeles, Kevin Daniel, Robbie Epstein, Mikey Goodman, Andrew Levine, Justin Rabinowitz and Morgan Simon.

Ushers were Bill Fradin, Jason Kaufman, Matt Lerner and Eddie Lourie.

Following a trip to Whistler, Canada, the couple will reside in St. Louis.

Photo courtesy of Joel Marion


Valerie Nicole Levin, daughter of Bill and Linda Levin of Chesterfield, and Justin Eric Freistein, son of Peggy and Ken Brown and Larry Freistein of St. Louis, have announced their engagement.

She is the granddaughter of the late Mildred and the late Irving Lerner and the late Ruth and the late Michael Levin of St. Louis.

He is the grandson of Thelma Balk of St. Louis and Harry and Jeanette Freistein of St. Louis.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Parkway Central High School and Bradley University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in advertising and a minor in marketing. She was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority, and the marketing assistant and customer service rep for Levinson Homes. Her fianc é is a graduate of Parkway North and the University of Missouri at St. Louis, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications with an emphasis in theory and rhetoric. He is currently a sales manager for Buckeye International.

A September 2007 wedding is planned.


Sarah Miriam Reiter, daughter of Faye Reiter and Andrew Reiter of St. Louis, Mo., and Ron Moshe Falkoff, son of Ester Falkoff and Arie Falkoff of Hackensack, N.J., have announced their engagement.

She is the granddaughter of the late Helen Hirsch and the late Norman Hirsch of St. Louis, Mo. and the late Rosalie Reiter and the late Jack Reiter of St. Louis, Mo.

He is the grandson of the late Greta Belzin and the late Moshe Belzin of Haifa, Israel and the late Sonia Falkoff and the late Feodor Falkoff of Haifa, Israel.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Ladue High School and Indiana University where she earned a B.S. degree in education.

She is currently a chemistry teacher at Clayton High School.

Her fiance is a graduate of Westwood Junior Senior High School and Bergen Community College where he earned an Associate’s Degree in liberal arts.

He is currently a technology administrator. A May 2008 wedding is planned.