Today is August 19, 2018; the

Congregation Sons of Abraham

The heart of Jewish life in the La Crosse area for over 100 years

1820 Main Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 784-2708 |

Mazel Tov!


Mazel tov to Busya Lugovier, on the birth of her new grandson, Michael Alexandrovich Bobrov, to Alexander (Sasha) Bobrov and Laura Miller on July 26, 2018.  Misha, welcome to the world! May G-d bless you and your entire family with good health and happiness always. Big brother Dima will teach you everything you need to know. Your duties include many visits to La Crosse to see grandma Busya and meeting many new friends at Congregation Sons of Abraham.

Mazel tov to Dr. Ann Brice, PhD,  upon receiving her doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service from Cardinal Stritch University.  Ann, you are greatly admired in CSOA and in the La Crosse community-at-large as a goal setter and an achiever. This is a great milestone. May we be privileged to share many more with you!

Mazel Tov to Arieyeh and Barbara Austin and their entire family on the B’not Mitzvah of their daughters Sophia and Naomi on May 5th. We wish you all the best in your move to Leavenworth, Kansas!

Mazel Tov to Hallie Strauss and Zach Rabovsky on the birth of  their daughter, Marnie Elizabeth on Monday, May 7 in Washington, DC.  A special Mazel Tov to proud grandparents Richard and Pam Strauss, proud grandparents Michael Rabovsky and Laurel Linden, and to their families.  Dear Marnie Elizabeth, we wish you and yours a life of health, meaning, love and joy! There is so much to learn and so many milestones a head.  Enjoy each and every one!

Mazel Tov to Alex and Sarah “Aj” Prombaum on the birth of a baby boy, March 22nd in Philadelphia, and to proud grandparents Rabbi Simcha and Keren Prombaum and Margaret Rappaport.  Boy Prombaum was a breech birth in a blizzard.   On Thursday, March 29,  he will, please G-d, receive his English and Hebrew names at his circumcision ceremony. Wishing one and all good health and much happiness.

Mazel Tov to Marty and Karol Smith on the birth of their first great grandchild, Noel Ann Smith, born on March 2.  Welcome Noel Ann! May you find favor in the eyes of G-d and in the eyes of everyone you meet on your life’s journey, and may you be blessed with good health and much happiness.