Lisa and Mark Schneider of New York City announce the birth of twin daughters, Ava Juliet and Gabrielle Sophie, on Nov. 24.
Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Ellese and Paul Schneider of King of Prussia, and Janet and Peter Levine of New York City.
Joining in welcoming the babies are Aunt Haley and Uncle Adam, and Aunt Michelle.
Ava Juliet is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandmother Ann Zacansky and her paternal great-grandfather Joseph Schneider.
Gabrielle Sophie is named in loving memory of her paternal great-grandmother Gertrude Levine and her maternal great-grandmother Shirley Fuchsberg.