Dena Balk, daughter of Mitchell Balk of Beachwood, Ohio, and the late Sheila Radman Balk, was married Nov. 12, 2017, to Judd E. Cohen, son of Sharon Mark Cohen and Arnold Shep Cohen of South Orange.

Rabbi Joshua Hoffer Skoff performed the ceremony at Park Synagogue Main, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Mrs. Balk Cohen graduated from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, where she also received a master of science in social administration from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. She was program coordinator for the Bellefaire JCB Homeless and Missing Youth Program in Cleveland before relocating to Portland, Ore.

Mr. Cohen graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood. He also graduated from Case Western Reserve University and its School of Law, magna cum laude, and is an associate at Fisher Phillips, Portland. 

The couple resides in Portland.

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