Births | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle


Birth, December 2023

Posted on: December 1st, 2023 | 18 Kislev 5784 by Special to the Chronicle

Solomon Ira Fink  Solomon Ira Fink was born Oct. 22, 2023.  The proud parents are Tamara S. Safer-Fink and Robert J. Fink, Shorewood, and grandmother Jeneene Safer also resides in Shorewood. Grandparents Mrs. Phyllis Fink and Dr. Jordan Fink live in Mequon.   Solomon’s Hebrew name is Shlomo Yisrael, named in memory of Ira B. Safer, […]

Birth, November 2023

Birth, November 2023

Posted on: October 27th, 2023 | 12 Heshvan 5784 by Special to the Chronicle

Micah Alexander Goodman   Micah Alexander Goodman, a boy, was born Sept. 8, 2023.    The proud parents are Rachel Margolis-Goodman and Charlie Goodman, with loving grandparents Jody and David Margolis; Judi and Blane Goodman. The proud living great-grandparents are Ann Margolis, AJ Straus, and Burt Goodman.   The baby’s Hebrew name is Michah Avraham Ben Melech v’Rachel […]

Births, October 2023

Posted on: September 27th, 2023 | 12 Tishri 5784 by Special to the Chronicle

Asher Levi Cummins  Asher Levi Cummins, a boy, was born Aug. 7, 2023.   Parents Rochelle and Josh Cummins reside in Highland Park, Illinois. Asher’s siblings are Coley, 8, and Quinn, 4. His grandparents are Sue and Glenn Cummins, Cindy and the late Louis Affias, Bloomington, Minnesota. Asher’s paternal great-grandmothers are Gloria Bristol and Dorothy Cummins, […]

Births,  July 2023

Births, July 2023

Posted on: June 28th, 2023 | 9 Tammuz 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

Brooks Gideon Jacobson  Brooks Gideon Jacobson was born May 10, 2023, to parents Elana Frankenthal and Max Jacobson, big sister Sydney, and big brother Ezra. Grandparents are Bonnie Malofsky Jacobson, Jack Jacobson, Howard Frankenthal, Jaynie Skadron, and Nancy Frankenthal of blessed memory. Brooks’ Hebrew name, Gideon, is in honor of his great grandfather Gerald Jacobson, […]

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 baby’s […]

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.