The Southern California branches of the Mayoff Family held an informal gathering in Tarzana, California on Saturday January 15th, 2000. Graciously hosted at the home of Manny and Arleen Bernstein, high in the hills above the San Fernando Valley, everyone had a super day.

Enjoy the many photos.

Above starting from the left: Mark Zinderman (Abr), in front of Mark are his wife Carol, son Josh; next to Josh and sitting on the arm of the couch is Carly, Josh's sister. Behind Carly are Arleen, Bonnie and Manny Bernstein (Abr). Standing and proudly wearing a handsome beard in the back row is Herb Johnson (Ush). In front of Herb is Joan Sabran (Ush) and standing next to her is her husband, Allan Sabran (Ush). Peaking over Allan's shoulder is son Shane. Holding 3 month old baby Sara are Laurie and Cliff Gerstman (Ush). Behind and between Laurie and Cliff is William 'Buddy" Mayoff (Sam). Partially behind Cliff is Sherri Mayo (Sam). Behind Sherri is Art Mayoff (Sam). Next to Sherri is Essie Mayoff (Sch/Ush) and on the end is Sue Mayoff (Sam) Art's wife. Sitting on the couch from the left: Rhea Sabran Johnson (Ush) Herb's wife, Sol Mayoff (Sch/Ush) Essie's husband and Alice Gerstman (Ush) Cliff's mother. Crouching is Mark Mayo (Sam) Sherri's son, with his sons Austin, 4, on the left and Jake, 2, on the right.

This is a slightly different photo from the prior one. Two more cousins arrived just in time to be added. Unfortunately the camera cut off Mark Zinderman at the extreme left. (Sorry Mark).

Starting from the left: Carol Zinderman (Abr), son Josh; next to Josh and sitting on the arm of the couch is Carly, Josh's sister. Behind Carly are Arleen, Bonnie and Manny Bernstein (Abr). Standing and proudly wearing a handsome beard in the back row is Herb Johnson (Ush). In front of Herb is Joan Sabran (Ush) and standing next to her is her husband, Allan Sabran (Ush). Peaking over Allan's shoulder is son Shane. Holding 3 month old baby Sara are Laurie and Cliff Gerstman (Ush). Behind and between Laurie and Cliff is William 'Buddy" Mayoff (Sam). Partially behind Cliff is Sherri Mayo (Sam) and Essie Mayoff (Sch/Ush). Next to Essie are Herb and Barbara Simon (Hen). Behind Barbara are Art and Sue Mayoff (Sam). Sitting on the couch from the left: Rhea Sabran Johnson (Ush) Herb's wife, Sol Mayoff (Sch/Ush) Essie's husband and Alice Gerstman (Ush) Cliff's mother. Crouching is Mark Mayo (Sam) Sherri's son, with his sons Austin, 4, on the left and Jake, 2, on the right.

Above: Arleen Bernstein, (Abr), Sherri Mayo and son Mark Mayo (Sam) and Manny Bernstein (Abr).

Above: Alice Gerstman (Ush), Essie Mayoff (Sch/Ush), Laurie Gerstman holding 3 month old daughter Sara (Ush), Arleen Bernstein, (Abr) and Bonnie Bernstein, (Abr).

Above: Laurie Gerstman holding 3 month old daughter Sara (Ush), Sol Mayoff (Sch/Ush), Allan Sabran. Playing at the table is 4 year old Austin Mayo (Sam).

Above standing: Mark Mayo holding 2 year old Jake (Sam), Sherri Mayo (Sam), Manny Bernstein and grandson Josh (Abr). Sitting: Bonnie Bernstein (Abr).