Adina Allen, Joshua Warshawsky

Adina Tzvia Allen and Rabbi Joshua Brian Warshawsky are to be married Aug. 18 in Minnetonka, Minn. Rabbi Adam Kligfeld is to officiate at Adath Jeshurun Congregation, with Rabbi Morris J. Allen, the bride’s father to take part.

Ms. Allen, 27, is the assistant director at Camp Ramah, a coeducational Jewish summer camp for children in Conover, Wis. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis.

She is also a daughter of Dr. Phyllis S. Gorin, who lives with the bride’s father in Mendota Heights, Minn. The bride’s father retired in June as the founding rabbi of Beth Jacob Congregation in Mendota Heights, and is now the senior community liaison, in Burnsville, Minn., for Representative Angie Craig, Democrat of Minnesota. Her mother is a staff pediatrician at a medical clinic in St. Paul of Allina Health, a health care system, and is also an adjunct faculty member in the pediatrics department at the University of Minnesota Medical School, which is in Minneapolis.

Rabbi Warshawsky, 29, leads prayers and teaches classes on Judaism and Jewish values at congregations throughout the country and is also a composer of music for worship and communal singing. He has released three albums, including most recently “Chaverai Nevarech.” He received a bachelor’s degree in religion from Columbia and a bachelor’s degree in Talmud and rabbinical studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary, and was ordained in May at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University in Los Angeles.

He is a son of Tami R. Warshawsky and Reuben C. Warshawsky of Deerfield, Ill. The groom’s mother is the development director at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago in Northbrook, Ill. His father is a partner in Meltzer, Purtill, & Stelle, a law firm in Chicago.

The couple met at Camp Ramah in 2009, when both were counselors at the camp, and their friendship took a romantic turn in 2012. The bride has spent 18 summers at the camp, and groom has spent 19 summers there.



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