Great-Bubbie Gucia Manela, a Holocaust survivor, announces the birth of her seventh great-grandchild, Shira Miriam Katz, on Oct. 24.
Her parents are Shmuel (Sean) and Mihal (nee Lantzmann) Katz of Modi'in Illit, Israel. Shira's siblings are Yael, Moshie, Udi, Yonatan, Na'ama, Ayelet and Tal.
Sharing in the family's happiness are Bubbie Joan and Zaidie Glenn Katz, and Safta Yaffa and Saba Meyer Lantzman.
Joining in welcoming the baby are Aunt Brandi, Uncle Jed and cousin Judah Max Rubin; Uncle Derek, Aunt Inna and cousin Isaac Joseph Katz; Aunt Adi and Uncle Yossi Stoller; Aunt Tamar, Uncle Avi and cousin Yonatan Wallach; Aunt Yael; Aunt Sarah; Uncle Avrami; and Aunt Efrat Lantzmann, along with great-aunt Sara and uncle Menachem Reibenbach.
Shira Miriam is the great-granddaughter of Aaron and Yaffa Lantzmann of Israel, and the late Moshe Manela, a survivor of the Holocaust.