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Harris and Susie Bookfor of Alexandria, Va., and Jonathan and Ruth Ruskin of Falls Church, Va., announce the marriage of their children, Cherie Bookfor and David Ruskin.

The wedding and dinner reception took place on Sept. 17 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The signing of the ketubah was witnessed by Sheldon Cohen and Dean Pastor.

Cherie currently works as a management analyst for the Marine Corps Community Services at Quantico, Va., where she is responsible for modernizing functional systems for the retail division.

David serves as the lead staff member for the deputy director of the Defense Center of Excellence at Crystal City, Va., an initiative to help military service members and their families with the effects of traumatic brain injuries and mental health issues.

Cherie is the granddaughter of the late Martin and Lillian Bookfor, and the late Frances Cohen. Her grandfather Sol Cohen of Coral Springs, Fla., formerly of Philadelphia, shared in the joy of this simcha. David is the grandson of the late Joseph and Edna Ruskin, and the late Frank and Rose Zafren.

The couple, who lives in Alexandria, honeymooned in Greece.

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