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Births, May 2023

Posted on: May 5th, 2023 | 14 Iyyar 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  Simon Joseph Janotta  Simon Joseph Janotta, a boy, was born Dec. 16, 2022.  Parents Molly Bortin and Jason Janotta, Mequon, are celebrating with grandparents, Ava and Kenneth Bortin, Burlington, and grandparents Pam and Dan Janotta, Montello, Wis. The great-grandmother is Gloria Eckers, Germantown, and great-grandparents Fred and Dianne Dorpat are in Ironwood, Michigan.  The […]

J-Screen helps couples have healthy babies

J-Screen helps couples have healthy babies

Posted on: February 9th, 2023 | 18 Shevat 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

Rachel Rosenfeld and her husband Brad Goldstein first learned about JScreen at a Moishe House event that was sponsored by the Jewish genetic screening organization.  When it came time for them to consider having children, the Madison couple decided to find out if they were carriers of any genetic diseases common in Jewish communities. They […]


Posted on: December 27th, 2022 | 3 Tevet 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  Margo Eloise Lerner  Margo Eloise Lerner was born Nov. 3, 2022.  Parents are Haley Carneol Lerner and Oliver Lerner, Golden Valley, Minn. Sister Eliza Sophia is age 2.  Grandparents Sue and Allan Carneol live in Mequon. Grandparents Shirley and Mark Lerner are in Edina, Wis. Great-grandmother Ruby Carneol is in Mequon.   Margo’s Hebrew name […]


Posted on: October 27th, 2022 | 2 Heshvan 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

Micah Brooke Fendrich  Micah Brooke Fendrich was born Rosh Hashanah morning, Sept. 26, 2022. Micah, born at 9:18 a.m., may be the first local Jewish baby of the new year!  The proud parents are Deb and Ben Fendrich, and the proud big sister is Logan. The delighted grandparents are Sue and Allan Carneol, and Michael […]

Births, May 2022

Posted on: April 28th, 2022 | 27 Nisan 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Esther Madelyn Petrillo   Esther Madelyn Petrillo, a girl, was born March 14, 2022. Parents Rebecca Bartlein and Carl Petrillo reside in Seattle, Washington. Sibling Ari Loren Petrillo is 2.  Grandparents Rea Katz and Richard Bartlein are in Mequon and grandparents Linda and Greg Petrillo are in Coupeville, Washington.    Esther’s Hebrew name is Esther Magdala, […]

Bar Mitzvah, April 2022

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 | 29 Adar II 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Max Dykeman will become a bar mitzvah at Congregation Shalom on April 9, 2022.  He attends Maple Dale School. The proud parents are Stephanie and Michael Dykeman, Milwaukee. Sister Grace is 15.  Grandparents Annie and Richard Dykeman reside in Mequon. 

Birth, April 2022

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 | 29 Adar II 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Colel Ixchel Curup Callif  Colel Ixchel Curup Callif was born Jan. 11, 2022 to parents Sarah Callif and Madison Curup.  The maternal grandparents are Debbie and Howard Callif of Milwaukee.  The maternal great-grandparents are Elaine Callif of Milwaukee and Arnie Callif of blessed memory.   


Posted on: July 30th, 2021 | 21 Av 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Ezra Theodore Jacobson  Ezra Theodore Jacobson was born May 4, 2021, to parents Elana Frankenthal and Max Jacobson and big sister Sydney.  Grandparents are Bonnie Malofsky Jacobson, Jack Jacobson, Howard Frankenthal, Jaynie Skadron, and Nancy Frankenthal of blessed memory.  Ezra’s Hebrew name, Ezra Teva, means nature helper and is in honor of his great […]

Births, June 2021

Posted on: June 2nd, 2021 | 22 Sivan 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

Leon Issac Lipton Mazel tov to Rebecca and Nathan Lipton on the birth of their son, Leon Issac Lipton, born Feb. 22 in Verona. Maternal grandparents are Cathy and Mitchell Marks of Brown Deer. Paternal grandparents are Janel and Steve Lipton of Fitchburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Marlene and Jerome Marks of Brown Deer and Leon […]


Posted on: May 2nd, 2021 | 20 Iyyar 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

Elliot Anthony Bartlein  Elliot Anthony Bartlein, a boy, was born Feb. 19, 2021.  Ashley A. Motta and Michael W. Bartlein, La Grange, Illinois, are the proud parents. His brother is William Elias Bartlein.   Robert Motta and Lori Montalbetti Motta, Cincinati, are Elliot’s grandparents. Rea Katz and Richard B. Bartlein, Mequon, are also loving grandparents.  Elliot’s […]