070315_miles_birth Gail Goldman-Berlin and Harvey Lee Berlin are happy to announce the arrival of their first grandchild, Jemma Madelyn Goldman, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, on June 19, 2015 to Brianna Nicole (nee Green) and Paul William Goldman, who reside in Delray Beach, Fla.

Grandparents are the Berlins and the late Jeffrey Ronald Goldman, all from Baltimore, and George Green of Boca Raton, Fla., and Carol Werner of Chandler, Ariz.

Jemma Madelyn is named in memory of her beloved grandfather, Jeffrey Ronald Goldman, and beloved great-uncle, Melvyn Goldman. Her Hebrew name is in honor of beloved great-grandfather, Irving Goldman.


050815_milestone_runyanWith thanks to the Almighty, Joshua and Tamar Runyan are overjoyed to announce the birth of Bracha Leah Chavatzelet on May 1.

Bracha is named in memory of Joshua’s maternal grandmother, Barbara Lea Blinder (Bracha Leah), and Tamar’s maternal grandmother, Lily Sacks (Chavatzelet).

Joining in the simcha are great-grandparents Ted Blinder and Woolf Kantor, grandparents Steve and Beth Glass, Jeffrey and Jennifer Kantor and Barry Runyan, as well as big siblings Esti, Sefi, Mendel, Hershey, Gabi, Chani and David.


050115_BIRTH-BaitchHerta and Dr. Arthur Baitch are happy to announce the arrival of their first great-grandchild, Bayla Tamar Baitch, born Dec. 11, 2014 to Shayna and Staff Sgt. Colten Baitch of Fort Campbell, Ky.

Proud grandparents are Sara and Dr. Larry Baitch of Dallas, Texas, Suzanne Becker of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Richard Becker of Israel. Bayla’s other delighted great-grandparents are Marge and David Becker of Lexington, Mass., and Leigh Evans of Soquel, Calif.

Bayla is named for her great-great-grandmothers, Beila Griffel and Belle Baitch, as well as a longtime family friend, the late Beverly Katz.

Bayla’s other great-great-grandmother, Mary Schwartzman, of Kissimmee, Fla., celebrated her 100th birthday on March 3.


041015_milestone-KarlanRose and Jeffrey Karlan are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Ivy Elliott Karlan. Ivy was born on March 26, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 211/2 inches. Proud grandparents are Daniel Jeffrey DeMario, Andrea Karlan and Bruce Karlan.


032015_miles_finley-barronJamye and Rick Barron of Dallas announce the birth of their son, Finley Gray Barron, on Dec. 28, 2014. Finley is the grandson of Shelley Wolff and Bruce Wolff of Baltimore and Ricardo and Lucia Barron of Harlingen, Texas.

Finn’s Hebrew name is Zeb ben Ricardo in loving memory of his cousin, Sidney Felinton.


031315_miles_ZusmannAshley Katz and Moshe Zusman of Washington, D.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Yael Sydney Zusman, on Feb. 28, 2014. Yael is the sister of excited big brother Noah. She is the granddaughter of Bonnie and David Katz of Pikesville and Tziporah and the late Tzvi Zusman of Haifa, Israel.

Yael is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandfather, Sidney Bosley.


031315_miles_SilverblattRachael and Sam Silverblatt of Owings Mills proudly announce the birth of their son, Seth Gavin, on Jan. 21, 2015.

Seth was named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Sidney Eppel, and his paternal great-grandmother, Geraldine Koves.

Seth is the grandson of Robyn and Arnold Eppel of Reisterstown and Cindi and Stanley Silverblatt of Rehoboth Beach, Del. He is the great-grandson of Charlotte Eppel and the late Sidney Eppel; Sheila Eick and Al Frater and the late John Eick; the late Richard and Geraldine Koves; and the late Calvert and Minna Silverblatt. Seth is the nephew of Jordan and Kara Eppel and Allison and Ryan Colker.

Seth’s bris was performed by Dr. Steven Adashek with Rabbi Steven M. Fink officiating at Temple Oheb Shalom in Baltimore.


031315_miles-KatzOn Aug. 12, 2014, Ella Mia Katz was born. She is the daughter of Renen Ellin Katz and Amanda Pearlman Katz of Loxahatchee, Fla.
Ella is the granddaughter of Donald Katz of Stuart, Fla., and Elisa Ellin, of blessed memory, and Andrea Pearlman and Perry Pearlman of Loxahatchee, Fla. Ella is the great-granddaughter of Bea and Hyman Katz of Baltimore, both of blessed memory, and Marvin Ellin of Baltimore and Stella Ellin, of blessed memory.


020615_milestones_EismanMatt and Renee (nee Sharrow) Eisman of Gaithersburg happily announce the birth of their son, Jordan Bradley, on Oct. 12, 2014.

Jordan is named in loving memory of his paternal great-grandfather, Jack Lazowick, and his maternal great-grandfather, Bernard Sharrow. Loving grandparents are Marty and Shelley Sharrow of Owings Mills, Gene and Charlene Eisman of Bethesda and Norm and Dale Amy Caruthers of Las Vegas, Nev.


010915_milestone_Birth-SimonDr. Raphael and Ellen Simon are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Rachel Elizabeth, on March 11, 2014. She is welcomed by excited brother Samuel and proud grandparents Dr. Ronald and Karen Ginsberg of Baltimore and Cecil and Sandy Simon of
San Jose, Calif.