Births, April 2018

Posted on: March 23, 2018 | 7 Nisan 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Noam Aviv Avner Noam Aviv Avner was born Dec. 31, 2017. Parents Brian Avner and Samantha Stein Avner are of Fox Point. Noam’s brother Eyal is 2. Maternal grandparents Gary and Amy B. Stein are of Mequon. Paternal grandparents Faith and Miles Avner are of Glenview, Illinois. Also, maternal great-grandmother Enid Bootzin Berkovits is a […]


Posted on: February 27, 2018 | 12 Adar 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Jagger Skhy Benn Jagger Skhy Benn, a boy, was born Jan. 25, 2018. Parents Teri and Evan Benn are of Coral Gables, Florida. Maternal grandparents Lynne and Charles Bomzer are of Mequon Paternal grandparents Joyce and Niles Benn are of York, Pennsylvania. The baby’s Hebrew name is Kivah Yisroel, in memory of all of […]

Jacob Aiden and Jordyn Mari O’Desky

Posted on: January 29, 2018 | 13 Shevat 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Jacob Aiden and Jordyn Mari O’Desky, boy and girl twins, were born Monday, Jan. 1 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jacob and Jordyn’s parents are Rachel (Luber) and Jeff O’Desky. Grandparents Dr. Howard and Lisa (Greenberg) Luber, formerly of Milwaukee, reside in Scottsdale. Jan and Joel O’Desky of Scottsdale are the paternal grandparents. The great-grandparents are Donna […]

Births, January 2018

Posted on: December 29, 2017 | 11 Tevet 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Reuven Pinchas Bandos Reuven Pinchas Bandos, a boy, was born Nov. 11, 2017, to Deborah and Gerad Bandos of Baltimore, Maryland. Sister Rachell is age 2. Maternal grandparents Sarah and David Levitas are also of Baltimore. Grandparents Melanie and Marcus Bandos are of Bayside. Great-grandmother Freida Orenstein is of Westchester, New York. Great-grandparents Harriet […]

Births, November, 2017

Posted on: October 25, 2017 | 5 Heshvan 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Judah Wallace Holman Judah Wallace Holman was born Dec. 10, 2016. Parents Lana Rubin-Holman and Eli Holman are of Milwaukee. Judah has siblings Padraic Holman, 12, Elijah Rubin, 10, Hannah Rubin, 16, Shoshie Rubin, 14, and Ezra, Asher and Rhys Holman, all 9. Grandparents Dr. Mary Ann and Jeff Farkas are of Menomonee Falls. Grandparents […]

Births, September 2017

Posted on: August 25, 2017 | 3 Elul 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

Shayna Carly Kitsis Shayna Carly Kitsis was born April 18, 2017. The family is proudly calling the birth a “triple chai” – born April 18, at 8:18 p.m. and was 18.5 inches long. The parents are Andrea and Dr. Robert Kitsis of Mequon. Maternal grandparents Susan and Bruce Winter live in Fox Point. Paternal grandmother […]

Births, June 2017

Posted on: May 24, 2017 | 28 Iyyar 5777 by WJC Staff

Lilah Eden Gorelik Lilah Eden Gorelik was born May 5. Parents Samantha and Michael Gorelik are of Chicago. Maternal grandparents Patti and James Gutglass are of Milwaukee. Paternal grandparents Zita and Arkady Gorelik are of Reisterstown, Maryland. The baby’s Hebrew name is Lilah Eden.

Births, May 2017

Posted on: April 26, 2017 | 30 Nisan 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

  Micah Hayden Fishman Micah Hayden Fishman was born Feb. 25. The parents are Bryana and Seth Fishman of Chicago. The maternal grandparents are Machelle and Bob Schnoll of Bayside. The paternal grandparents Derry and Steve Fishman are of Aventura, Florida. Great-grandmother Jackie Hammes lives in Glendale Named in memory of paternal great grandparents Herman […]

Birth, February 2017

Posted on: February 22, 2017 | 26 Shevat 5777 by Rob Golub

Skyler Marie Shimon Skyler Marie Shimon was born Nov. 18, 2016. The parents, Gina and Ben Shimon, are of Chicago. Living maternal grandparents Marita and Reynaldo Tallud are of Carson, California. Living paternal grandparents Nancy and Howard Shimon are of Mequon. Skyler Marie Shimon was born on Shabbat on the 18th (chai) – Friday, Nov. […]

Births, December 2016

Births, December 2016

Posted on: November 28, 2016 | 27 Heshvan 5777 by Rob Golub

Ana’el Esther Yavor Ana’el Esther Yavor was born Oct. 28, 2016. Parents Nesya and Ilan Yavor are of Netanya, Israel. The newborn’s brother, Yoav, is age 3. Maternal grandparents Vivi and Josef Ozkatalan are in Istanbul, Turkey. Paternal grandparents Marcy and Moshe Yavor are of Bayside. Ana’el Esther is named in honor of great-grandmothers Chana […]