MAZEL TOV TO:

Sydney and Walda Besthoff, III on the upcoming expansion of their eponymous sculpture garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Cathy Kahn for being interviewed by Tulane Magazine about the historic role of Jews in New Orleans, and for finishing her work based on the archives of local Jewish institutions.

Ashley Merlin Gold on being profiled in the December issue of Southern Jewish Life.

Walton and Jeffrey Goldring on hosting the patron party for the JCC gala.Alon Shaya for being one of three chefs to be included in The Jewish Federation of Oxford’s “Bubbe’s Table: A Chanukah Supper” event. Each chef will offer their own take on the latke, with their own choice of flavors, toppings, and side dishes.

David Tucker and Melanie Sheen on the birth of their baby Aylin Moriah Tucker. Mazel tov as well to grandparents Alan and Joan Sheen.