Kostas Samson Beer


Dara (née Davis) and Brendan Beer, and big sisters Millie and Gigi Beer of Pacific Palisades, Calif., announce the birth of Kostas “Gus” Samson (Efroyim Shmuel) on Jan. 3.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Mark and Shirley Davis of Huntingdon Valley, Jane Coogan Beer of Los Angeles, Calif., and Jerry Beer of Burbank, Calif., as well as great-grandmothers Shirley Davis of Delray Beach, Fla., and Mary Coogan of San Diego, Calif.

Joining in welcoming the new arrival are Aunt Maura, Uncle Aaron and cousins Nate, Margaret and Caroline Davis; Aunt Kristen, Uncle Kevin and cousin Robert Beer; and Uncle Tim, Aunt Laura and cousin Gabriella Beer.

Gus is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Fred (Efroim) Kotranski, and great uncle Alan Kotranski.

Mason Jax Adler


Amy (Weinstein) and Harris Adler of Auburn, Ala., announce the birth of their son Mason Jax (Asher Kfir) on Jan. 22. Mason was also welcomed by his big brother, Ryan.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Sherry and Len Weinstein of Langhorne and Margate, N.J., and Jeannette and Jay Adler of Cherry Hill, N.J.
Also welcoming Mason to the family are Aunt Julie and Uncle Matthew Sherman, cousins Allie and Ben Sherman; and Aunt Pam and Uncle Mark Adler, along with cousin Aliza Adler.
Mason Jax is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Oscar (Izzy) Weinstein, and his paternal great-grandmother, Viola Adler.

Rose Annabelle Greenberg


Great-grandparents Loretta and Paul Orkline of La Quinta, Calif., formerly of Havertown, announce the birth of Rose Annabelle Greenberg.

Rose Annabelle’s parents are Danielle Amerian Greenberg and Ross Greenberg of Santa Monica, Calif. Her grandparents are Donna Orkline Greenberg and Donn Greenberg of Wynnewood, and Mary and Roger Amerian of Malibu, Calif.

Jacob Brandon Cooper


Alysa and Adam Cooper, along with big sister Kayla of Philadelphia, announce the birth of their son, Jacob Brandon Cooper, on Feb. 28.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Karen and Robert Cooper of Linwood, N.J.; Vivian and James Ullman of Paradise Valley, Ariz.; and great-grandmother Gerda Weissmann Klein of Phoenix, Ariz.

Sharing in their joy are aunts and uncles Shari and Jeff Shapiro of Voorhees, N.J.; Brooke and Chris Griggs of Mays Landing, N.J.; Shelly Ford of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Lindsay Ullman of San Francisco, Calif.; and Andrew and Katie Ullman of Corte Madera, Calif. Cousins Abby and Sophie Shapiro, Jack Griggs and Tyler and Madison Ullman are also thrilled about their cousin’s arrival.

Jacob Brandon was named in memory of two of his maternal great-great-grandfathers, Jacob Muckenbrun and Jacob Lieberman; his great uncle Jeremy Cohen; and his paternal grandmother, Barbara Cooper.

Esther Ruth Miller


Rachel (Channon) and Zachary Miller of Bala Cynwyd announce the birth of their daughter, Esther (Esti) Ruth (Esther Rus), on Nov. 10, 2016.

Sharing their joy are grandparents Faye and Robert Miller of Plymouth Meeting, Jan and Brian Channon of Deerfield, Ill., and great-grandmother Joan W. Miller of Palm Beach Gardens.

Also sharing their happiness are uncles Justin Miller, Samuel Miller and Daniel Channon.

Esti is named in loving memory of her great aunt Ruth Siegel.

Bryce Ryder Orlin


Taylor (Mach) and Jeremy Orlin of Voorhees, N.J. announce the birth of their son, Bryce Ryder (Baruch Nissim), on Sept. 14, 2016.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Margo and Alan Orlin of Voorhees, N.J.; Amy and Gary Mach of Cherry Hill, N.J.; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Bryce is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Bill (William) Noyovitz, and his maternal great-grandmother, Bae Schwartz.

Austin Blake Shapiro


Jennifer (née Milstein) and Jordan Shapiro of Princeton Junction, N.J., along with big brother Harrison, announce the birth of their son and brother, Austin Blake (Adin Chanan), on Dec. 25, 2016.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Sheryl and Scott Milstein of Holland and Linda and Mark Shapiro of Richboro.
Austin is also welcomed by his great-grandparents, Shelly and Allen Taroff, and Eleanor and Charles Milstein, as well as Uncle Joshua Milstein.


Austin is named in loving memory of his paternal great-grandmother, Bella Goldsmith, and his maternal great-great-grandmother, Clara Wilson.

Mia Everly Swern


Jenna (née Schloss) and Matthew Swern announce the birth of their daughter, Mia Everly, on Nov. 20, 2016.

Sharing in their joy are Mia’s grandparents, Jane and Gary Schloss of Philadelphia and Doriann and Jack Swern of Mount Laurel, N.J.

Also welcoming Mia are aunts and uncles Amy and Mike Pelka, Steve Swern and Elizabeth and Ryan Marshall, along with cousins Cooper and Skylar Pelka.

Mia Everly is named in loving memory of her great-grandfathers, Morton Kardon and Marvin Swern and cousin Elisa Mokover.

Alex Paul Rabinowitz


Tammi J. Rabinowitz of Los Angeles (formerly of Lower Merion) announces the birth of her son, Alex Paul, born on Oct. 11, 2016. Alex Paul was named in memory of great-grandparents Ada Blender and Paul Rabinowitz.

Grandparents Patricia and Jerry Rabinowitz and Mimi and Sol Kaplan couldn’t be happier. Aunt Sue and Uncle Mark, Aunt Michal and Uncle Rob and cousins Perri, Seth, Justin, Jessica, Lily, Jack and Ben are all excited for the new addition to the family.

Jared Levi Orenstein


Shari Gail Orenstein announces the birth of her son, Jared Levi Orenstein (Tuvia Tzvee Shalom), on Jan. 20.

Sharing in the happiness are grandparents Donna and Dave Orenstein. Joining in welcoming the baby are Uncle Shawn, Aunt Lori and cousins Dylan, Tayden, Kylie and Ryder Orenstein.

Jared Levi is named in loving memory of his great-grandmothers, Tillie Bisnow and Celia Orenstein, and his great uncle Stanton Orenstein.


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