Ann and Dennis Cohen of Lafayette Hill announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Edward Cohen, to Dr. Efrat Solomon, daughter of Shoshana and Adi Solomon of Herzliya, Israel.
Ben, a graduate of Chestnut Hill Academy, is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a summa cum laude graduate of Clark University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science. He holds a master's degree in Middle East history from Tel Aviv University. Ben is currently an English instructor at Ironi Yud Dalet, as well as a language instructor at several Israeli universities.
Efrat graduated from Yigal Alon High School and the Tel Aviv University Medical School. She interned at Sheba Medical Center (Tel Hashomer), and is currently a physician with the Israel Defense Forces.
The couple met when they were students at Tel Aviv University.
Sharing in their happiness are Ben's brother, Joshua Cohen, and his family, Tracy, Sydney and Tabitha; and Efrat's sister, Shirit Koren, and her family, Eldad, Ariel and Yehonatan; and her brother, Tamir Solomon, and his family, Hagar, Ronnie and Omri; along with grandparents, aunts, uncles and an extended family of friends and loved ones.
The couple, who lives in Herzliya, is planning a September wedding in Tel Aviv.