Mazel Tov



Nancy and Larry Davis of Lafayette Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Davis to Eric Kami, son of Doris Kami and the late David Kami of Delray Beach, Florida (formerly of Queens, New York). Stephanie is the granddaughter of the late Julius and Bertha Kauderer of Philadelphia, and the late Esther and Charles Davis of Scranton. Eric is the grandson of the late Arieh and Esther Kami of Israel, and Elisa Nifco and the late Samuel Nifco of Mexico City.

Sharing in the couple’s happiness are Stephanie’s sister Cheryl Parker (Davis) and Eric’s brothers, Bennie, Ilan, and Ronnie.

Stephanie is an Experiential Marketing Manager at Google in Mountain View, California. Eric is the CEO of the custom sock brand,

The couple met and live in San Francisco. An October wedding is planned in Carmel Valley, California.


Greenberg – Schpero


Leta Shubin of Bala Cynwyd and Michael Greenberg of Wynnewood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Aurora Greenberg to Gil Schpero. Gil is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Schpero of Milford, Connecticut.

Aurora is the granddaughter of Gladys Shubin, the late Aaron Shubin, and the late Janet and Morton Greenberg. Gil is the grandson of Edith Schpero, the late Morton Schpero, and the late Kathlyn Magram and Herbert Magram.

The couple met at Muhlenberg College. Aurora and Gil reside in New York City with their puppy, Hopper. They are planning a wedding in Philadelphia in the spring of 2020.



Nancy and Malcolm Thaler of New York City, and Penelope Moore of Boston and David Whitlock of Boston, announce the engagement of their children, Alison Ilana Thaler and Benjamin Mathias Whitlock.

Ali graduated from Amherst College with a bachelor’s degree in English and Neuroscience, and received her MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is now in her final year of Neurology Residency at Mount Sinai, and will start a Vascular Neurology fellowship at NYU next summer. Ben graduated from Brandeis University with a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree in Biochemistry, and received his PhD from Weill Cornell Medicine studying immunology at Memorial Sloan Kettering. He currently works as a scientist at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Boston.

A May 2020 wedding is planned.


Miles Samson England


Courtney (née Soloff) and Josh England, along with big sister, Layla Jules and big brother, Benjamin Sawyer of Warrington announce the birth of their son, Miles Samson (Melech Rafi), on May 3.

Sharing in their happiness are great-grandmother Rita Rhodes; grandparents Andi & Ron Soloff and Lisa and Levi England; Aunt Heather and Uncle Adam Soloff, Aunt Kim and Uncle Michael Kushner, Aunt Danielle and Uncle Matt Soloff, and Aunt Sydney England; and cousins Ava, Abbey, Justin, Marley, Max, Andrew, Remi and Samantha.

Miles Samson is named in loving memory of his maternal grandmother, Millie Barash, and his paternal grandfather, Sanford Rhodes. Miles’ Hebrew name is in loving memory of his paternal grandmother Rose Soloff.

Jesse David Strauss


Melissa and Josh Strauss of Philadelphia announce the birth of their son, Jesse David Strauss, Yacov Avram Chaim.  Joining in welcoming Jesse are grandparents Shelly and Morris Hochbaum of Lafayette Hill and Nancy Strauss of Delray Beach, Florida.  Also welcoming Jesse are Uncle Adam Strauss, Uncle Dan Hochbaum, and Aunt Casey Cutler.

Jesse is named in loving memory of his maternal great grandfather, Jack Licht, and paternal grandfather David Strauss.

Jonah Max Edwards


Stephanie Weiss and Barry Edwards of North Bethesda, Maryland, announce the birth of their son, Jonah Max, on April 5. 

Sharing in the happiness are grandparents Susan and Arthur Weiss of Richboro and Suzanne Edwards of Rockville, Maryland, and the late Stephen Edwards; Aunt Rachel and Uncle Josh Miller and cousins Lila and Jordyn; Aunt Cory and Uncle Martin Weiss and cousins Isaac and Miles; and Aunt Beth and Uncle Michael Edwards and cousins Samuel and Seth.

Jonah Max is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather Jack Weiss and his paternal great-grandfather Murray Rubrum.

Hunter Reid Weintraub


Erin and Gary Weintraub of Chicago, Illinois announce the birth of their son, Hunter Reid Weintraub, on March 11, 2019.

Sharing in the family’s happiness are great-grandmother Eleanor Belson of Bal Harbour, Florida and grandparents Susan and Stanley Weintraub of Havertown, and Rhonda and Stuart Salins of Highland Park, Illinois. Also thrilled with Hunter’s arrival are Aunt Dayna and Uncle Larry Weintraub, cousins Jonah and Noam Weintraub, Uncle Louis Weintraub and Aunt Samantha Jones, cousins Matthew, Ethan and Zoe Weintraub, Aunt Lauren Salins and Uncle Alex Solomon, and Aunt Nisa and Uncle Jordan Salins.

Hunter Reid is named for his great-grandfather Sidney Robert Paster. He was born on what would have been his great-grandfather’s 99th birthday.

Borchers and Marcucci


Bonnie Bernstein of Wynnewood announces the engagement of her daughter, Paulina Marcucci, to Benjamin Ross Borchers. Ben is the son of Clifford and Joanne Borchers of North Wales.

Paulina is the local marketing and advertising specialist at Burlington Stores in Burlington, New Jersey. Ben is a software consultant at CoreSolutions in King of Prussia and completed his MPH at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.

Paulina is the granddaughter of the late Sonny and Sylvia Bernstein of Penn Valley.

Ben is the grandson of Harry and Trudy Borchers of Lansdale and the late Thomas and Virginia Morgan of Lansdale.

Sharing in their happiness are Paulina’s brothers, Luke, Matthew and his wife Aly, and Ben’s sisters Cassie, Amanda and her husband Brett.

Paulina and Ben live in Philadelphia and are planning a fall 2020 wedding.

Max Finn Zuk


Susan and Harve Strouse are thrilled to announce the birth of their grandson, Max Finn Zuk (Mayer Efriam), born on May 3. Max is the son of Alissa and Peter Zuk of Alexandria, Virginia. Max is named for his maternal great-grandmother Miriam (Mitzi) Zucker and his paternal great-grandfather Frank Strouse.

Amy Estelle Castleberry


Colonel John and Beth Castleberry of Cheltenham, announce the graduation of their daughter, Amy Estelle Castleberry, from Salus University: Pennsylvania College of Optometry.  Amy received her Master of Science degree in Blindness and Low Vision Rehabilitation.

Amy completed her fieldwork at the Montgomery County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Norristown and recently completed her clinical internship at the Southwestern Blind Rehabilitation Center at the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Tucson, Arizona.

Amy is a two time alumna of The University of Alabama, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2011, and a Master of Arts degree in 2013.

Sharing in this joyous milestone are her grandparents, Charlotte Heiser, and the late Reuben Heiser of Philadelphia. Amy is the granddaughter of the late Paul and Daytha Castleberry of Trussville, Alabama.

Amy will begin practicing at Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System this summer, as their Blind and Low Vision Rehabilitation Specialist.