Week of Nov. 7, 2007


Flora Anne Endelman, daughter of Todd and Judith Endelman of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Jonathan P. Margolis, son of David Margolis and Carol Margolis of St. Louis, have announced their engagement.

She is the granddaughter of Marvin Epstein of Walnut Creek, Cal., and the late Miriam Epstein of Alamo, Cal., and the late Albert and the late Marcelle Endelman of Fresno, Cal.


He is the grandson of the late Perry and the late Shirleen Mehlman of St. Louis and the late Vera and the late Jack Margolis of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Ann Arbor Huron High School and Emory University where she earned a B.A. degree in anthropology. She is currently attending New York University and will receive her master’s degree in social work in May 2008. She is currently a counselor in Project Renewal’s Chemical Dependence Outpatient Clinic in New York City. Her fiance is a graduate of Mary Institute St. Louis Country Day School and Emory University where he earned a BBA degree in business (finance). He is currently a bond trader at Goldman Sachs, the investment bank in Manhattan.

A May 2008 wedding is planned.


Melissa Beth Zweig, daughter of Annalee and Barry Zweig of St. Louis, and Dr. David Reuben Berk, son of Sarah and Howard Berk of St. Louis, were married Aug. 5, 2007 at the Westin-St. Louis where Rabbi Dr. Neal Rose and Hazzan Joanna Dulkin officiated. A wedding reception followed the ceremony at the same location. She is the granddaughter of George Greenberg and the late Marcella Greenberg of St. Louis and the late Lawrence and Muriel Zweig of St. Louis, Mo.

He is the grandson of Hanna and the late David Jolovitz of North Canton, Ohio and Yetta and the late Daniel Berk of St. Louis.

The bride chose Ilana Berk as matron of honor. Elizabeth Boski and Elizabeth Edlavitch, her cousins, were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Stacey Edlavitch, her cousin; Rebecca Emery; Jamie Schmidt; and Julie Zorensky.

The groom chose Elliot Berk, his brother, and Brian Zweig, his brother-in-law, as best men.

Ushers were Benjamin Edlavitch and Michael Edlavitch, cousins of the bride.

The couple resides in St. Louis.


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