Hazzan Eliot and Karen Vogel of Penn Valley and Meir and Toby Ayash of Elkins Park announce the engagement of their children, Davida Reina Vogel and Matan Shimon Ayash.
Davida received her BA in psychology and English from Boston University. She is in her fifth year at Widener University, where she will receive a Psy.D. in clinical psychology and an MBA. Matan received his BA in anthropology and political science from Muhlenberg College and his MA in international affairs and conflict management from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is working as a Middle East researcher for the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project.
Davida is the granddaughter of Charles and Ginette Mizrahi of Jacksonville, Florida, and David (z”l) and Elaine (z”l) Vogel of Bloomfield, Connecticut. Matan is the grandson of Harvey and Rhoda (z”l) Ballen of Horsham and Shimon (z”l) and Fraicha (z”l) Ayash of Netivot, Israel.
Joining in their happiness are siblings Adina Vogel-Ayalon (Yoni), Alisa Fox (Chaim), Noa Ayash and Or Ayash.
A June 2022 wedding in Philadelphia is planned.