Mrs. Denise Fears Hemmann of Jackson announces the engagement of her daughter, Miss Kathryn Lee Hemmann, to Mr. Ori Tavor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tavor of Jerusalem, Israel, and Moscow, Russia. Miss Hemmann is also the daughter of Mr. Paul Ernst Hemmann of Jackson.

Miss Hemmann is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Daniel Fears of Jackson and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Arthur Hemmann of St. Louis, Mo., and Mountain Home, Ark. She is a 2005 graduate of the Kyoto Center of International Studies, Japan, and a 2006 legacy graduate of Emory University where she was a National Merit Scholar.

Mr. Tavor is the grandson of Mrs. Bella Weinberg and the late Mr. Jacob Weinberg of Jerusalem, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wolff Zalring of Tel Aviv. He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Tel Aviv which also awarded his master