Week of May 9, 2007


Jessica Beth Stein, daughter of Stewart and Esther Stein of Leawood, Kan., and Jeffrey Louis Wax, son of Dr. Sanford and Wendy Wax of Chesterfield, Mo., were married Oct. 22, 2006 at the Westin St. Louis where Rabbi Alan Cohen and Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman officiated. A wedding reception followed the ceremony at the Westin St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Mary and Saul Smith of Scottsdale, Ariz., Annette and the late Edward Stein of Plymouth, Minn. and the late Leo and Shirley Polterock. He is the grandson of Selma and the late Leo Wax of Creve Coeur, Mo., and Tama and the late Leonard Bushman of Chesterfield, Mo.

The bride chose her sister-in-law Sheryl Stein as matron of honor.

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The groom chose his brother Stephen Wax as best man.

Following a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple resides in University City.


Elizabeth Anne Rohrbaugh, daughter of Dr. James and Jane Rohrbaugh of St. Louis, was married to Britt Henderson Myers, son of Frank Gibson Myers and Susan F. Myers of Atherton, Calif., on April 21, 2007. at the Coronado Ballroom in Saint Louis, Mo. The ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Amy Feder.

She is the granddaughter of Ira and Bernice Ehrensall of Boca Raton, Fla., and Paul and Marion Rohrbaugh of Cleveland, Ohio.

He is the grandson of Carolyn H. Myers and the late Frank Myers of St. Louis, Mo., and Dr. Victor and Audrey Fellows of Hillsborough, Cal.

Following a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple will reside in New York City, N.Y.


Irene and Al Hyman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 14, 2007. The event was celebrated with family and friends in Sarasota, Fla., where their son Glenn (Dina) and grandchildren Jacob and Shawn reside.

Following the event, the couple went on a Panama Canal cruise.


Stephanie Leigh Davis, daughter of Maralin and Warren Davis of Frontenac, Mo., and Jon Andrew Nara, son of Calvin and Vandra Nara of McGill, Nev., have announced their engagement.

She is the granddaughter of the late Abraham and the late Myra Davis and the late Joseph and the late Henrietta Adler, all of St. Louis.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School and Indiana University where she earned a B.A. degree in journalism.

She is currently a content producer for McClatchy Interactive, Raleigh, N.C.

He is currently a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army at Ft. Bragg, N.C.

A September 2007 wedding is planned.

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