Claire Eliot Rosenthal


Sarah (née Polakoff) and Daniel Rosenthal, along with brother Henry, of Margate, N.J., announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Claire Eliot on Nov. 7.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Charlene Polakoff of Margate and Laura and Jesse Rosenthal of Mount Laurel, N.J., along with great-grandparents Willene and Irv Elliott of Mount Laurel.

Joining in welcoming Claire are aunts and uncles Jacob and Jaclyn Polakoff and Amy and David Mazgajewski, and cousins Vivian Polakoff and Oliver and Isabel Mazgajewski.

Claire Eliot is named in loving memory of her maternal great-aunt, Claire Solomon, and in honor of her great-grandparents, Willene and Irv Elliott.

Hallie Isabel Phillips


Seyna and Larry Abel of Ardmore announce the birth of their grandchild Hallie Isabel Phillips on July 9.

The parents are Jessica (Abel) and Greg Phillips of  Philadelphia.

Sharing in the happiness are grandparents Laurie and Duane Phillips of Lafayette, Calif., Aunt Dori Abel; Aunt Nora Abel; and Aunt Lisa and Uncle Brett Phillips.

Hallie Isabel is lovingly named for her maternal great-grandfather Harold Abel and maternal great-grandmother Iris Abel.

Jordan Samuel Solomon


Sarah and Scott Solomon of Center City are excited to announce the birth of their second son, Jordan Samuel on Sept. 4.

Jordan is welcomed by his  brother, Jerry Spencer Solomon; grandparents Mary and Louis Bernstein and Donna and Richard Solomon of Center City; aunts and uncles Emily, Craig, Jamie, Joey, Rachel and Dan; and great-grandparents Harriet Solomon and Tony and Tamy Parris.

Jordan Samuel is named in loving memory of great-grandmothers Joan Beal and Sylvia Bernstein.

Tev Julian Ruckman-Salcedo


Ellen (née Shulman) and David Tuckman of Phoenix, formerly of Philadelphia, announce the birth of their grandchild Tev Julian (Shalom Gershon) on Nov. 30.

The baby’s parents are Michael Tuckman and Nadya Salcedo, and his brother is Tito Alexander. He is the grandson of the late Daniel E. Salcedo and the late Marijke Velzeboer.

Welcoming Tev is his great-grandmother Marijke Velzeboer, along with aunts Deborah Tuckman, Stacia DiAmore and Adriana Orozco, and uncles Ron Tuckman Andrew Mayis and Victor Orozco.

Tev is lovingly named after his great-grandfather Jacob Tuckman and great-grandmothers Jean (Shaindel) Shulman and Grace Tuckman.

Seth Brody Rothman


Andrew and Shelby Rothman (née Schnitzer) of Yardley announce the birth of their son, Seth Brody Rothman, on Nov. 25.

His grandparents are Marlene and Jeffrey Schnitzer of Baltimore and Lisa and David Rothman of Warminster. His great-grandparents are Rena Simon, Charlotte Schnitzer and Andrea and Ted Rothman.

His Hebrew name is Shalom Benjamin, named after his paternal great-grandmother Sheila Sadel.

Mickey Jacob Rosenberg


Ilana (Kahn) Rosenberg and Paul Rosenberg of New York City announce the birth of their son, Mickey Jacob. He was born on Sept. 20.

He was named after his maternal great-grandmother Miki Kahn and paternal second cousin Jack Lewis. Sharing in their happiness are Simon’s grandparents, Rhonda and Richard Kahn of Teaneck, N.J., and Ruth and Howard Rosenberg of Villanova, as well as great-grandmother Zahava Schanzer of Flushing, N.Y.

Sophia Devon Shefer


Meryl (Jacobs) and Shai Shefer of Merion Station announce the birth of their daughter, Sophia Devon, on Dec. 13.

Sophia’s grandparents are Eric and Marjorie Stern Jacobs of Merion Station, Sam Shefer and Naomi Schlesinger of South Brunswick, N.J., and the late Adi (Dafrin) Shefer.

Welcoming Sophia to the family are brother Adam; Aunts Holly Barg and Rachel Shefer; Uncles Jason Barg and Gil Shefer; first cousins Mitchell and Ella Barg; and great-grandparents Rebecca and Baruch Dafrin of Ashkelon, Israel.

Sophia Devon is named in loving memory of maternal great-grandmother Sylvia Stern and in loving memory of maternal great-aunt Debbi (née Jacobs) Eckert.

Ryan Steven Miller


Debbie and Perry Koffer of Cherry Hill, N.J., announce the birth of their grandson, Ryan Steven Miller, on June 8.

The  parents are Pam (née Koffer) and Travis Miller of Mount Laurel, N.J.

Sharing in their happiness are big sister Emily Nicole; great-grandparents Shirley and Sam Benn and Janice Koffer, all of Philadelphia; and Uncle Josh Koffer of Cherry Hill, N.J.

Ethan Archer Weintraub and Zoe Frances Weintraub


Samantha Jones, Louis Weintraub and Matthew Robert Weintraub announce the birth of Ethan Archer Weintraub and Zoe Frances Weintraub on May 22.

Sharing in the family’s happiness are grandparents Susan and Stanley Weintraub of Havertown, and Jessica and Paul Jones of Forestburgh, N.Y.; Aunt Dayna and Uncle Larry Weintraub; cousins Jonah and Noam; Uncle Gary and Aunt Erin Weintraub; Uncle Alex Jones and Aunt Maria Cleveland-Jones; cousin Elliott; Uncle Zach and Aunt Kristina Jones; and Uncle Lawrence Jones and Aunt Amelia Wolf.

Ethan Archer is named for his maternal great-aunt Ellen Reisman and maternal great-grandfather Arthur Roth. Zoe Frances is named for her maternal great-grandmother Eva Jones and paternal great-grandmother Frances Paster.



Maverick Alexander Jacobson


Amanda (née Gordon) and Scott Jacobson of Key West, Fla., announce the birth of their son, Maverick Alexander, on Sept. 25.

Grandparents Marvin and Marlene Gordon of Philadelphia and the late Eric and the late Shelley Jacobson of Columbia, Md., share in their joy, as do aunts and uncles Howard and Robin Gordon, Mindy and Brad Seiver, and Dana and Orlando Cedeno, along with numerous cousins.

Maverick Alexander (Ezra Alexander) is named in loving memory of Amanda’s grandmother, Alice Hendel, and Scott’s father, Eric Jacobson.