Miriam Hazel Shak
Miriam Hazel Shak

Births, weddings and b’nai mitzvah, week of April 6, 2018

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Births

Walter Ellis Blum (Wally) arrived happy and healthy Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. He is the first born child of Melissa and Jeff Blum of Brooklyn, New York.

Maternal grandparents are Patty and Edward Kondak of East Marian, New York; paternal grandparents are Gayle and Michael Blum of Belvedere in Marin County. Great-grandparents are Ginny and Roger Grattan of Greenport, New York. Wally is the nephew of Debby and Evin Gelleri of San Francisco and Steve and Nick Kondak of East Marian, New York.

Walter Ellis Blum (Wally)
Walter Ellis Blum (Wally)

Miriam Hazel Shak was born on March 16, 2018 at 12:57 a.m. at UCSF Mission Bay Hospital to her first-time parents Emma and Joshua Shak of San Francisco. Weighing in at 8 lbs. 6 oz. and measuring 21 inches long, she is also bringing joy and “nachas” to her first-time grandparents, Gail and Steven Shak of Hillsborough and Debbie Irvine and Jay Johns of Austin, Texas. She is named after Gail’s mother, Miriam Messinger z”l, and Debbie’s grandmother Hazel Mangels z”l.

Miriam Hazel Shak
Miriam Hazel Shak

Lara Karin Kraus and Daniel Citron
Lara Karin Kraus and Daniel Citron

Weddings

Lara Karin Kraus and Daniel Citron were married at the Estancia Hotel in La Jolla, California, on March 25. Karin is the daughter of Sue Kraus of Alpine, California. Daniel is the son of Dvora and Eric Citron of Orinda and the grandson of Rosalind Citron of Fremont and Lorraine and Robert Sasner of Walnut Creek. Karin and Daniel met as freshmen at San Diego State University. Karin works as a registered dental hygienist, and Daniel is completing his third year at UCLA School of Dentistry, after which he will serve in the U.S. Air Force.


B’nai Mitzvah

Sydney Adler
Daughter of Jennifer Hargreaves and Victor Adler, Saturday, April 14 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Marco Attie
Son of Marsha Attie and Doug Kaplan, Saturday, April 21 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Gabriel Berger
Daughter of Dana Spanger and David Berger, Saturday, April 7 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Devon Bowyer
Son of Naomi Levy and Ben Bowyer, Saturday, April 14 at Kehilla Community Synagogue in Piedmont.

Lauren Susan Dove
Daughter of Carrie and Adam Dove, Saturday, April 7 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Noah Ewig
Son of Audrey and Eric Ewig, Saturday, April 14 at Congregation Beth Shalom in Napa.

Chloe Flamm
Daughter of Larissa and Stephen Flamm, Saturday, April 14 at Temple Beth Torah in Fremont.

Emily Floyd
Daughter of Jennifer and Brent Floyd, Saturday, April 21 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Brian Gerber
Son of Marni and Richard Gerber, Saturday, Saturday, April 14 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Nathan Gladstone
Son of Lorna and Seth Gladstone, Saturday, April 14 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City.

Mina Rachel Handelsman
Daughter of Sarah and Michael Handelsman, Saturday, April 14 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Zachary Hoffman
Son of Lauren and Christian Hoffman, Saturday, April 14 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Reuben Jaffe
Son of Shaila and David Jaffe, Saturday, April 21 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

David Kremer-Kulberg
Son of Tanya Kulberg and Dmitry Kremer, Saturday, April 21 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Rye Kushner
Son of Mardi Dier and Will Kushner, Saturday, April 7 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Noah Levy
Son of Lisa and Lee Levy, Saturday, April 21 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Benjamin Lewis
Son of Marci and Adam Lewis, Saturday, April 14 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Joshua Aaron Lipman
Joshua Aaron Lipman

Joshua Aaron Lipman
Son of Corinne and Paul Lipman, Saturday, April 14 at Chabad of the North Peninsula in San Mateo.

Madeline Marshall
Daughter of Stacey and Scott Marshall, Saturday, April 21 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Kalista Micetich
Daughter of Leslie and Kevin Micetich, Saturday, April 14 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Francesco Newman
Son of Elizabeth Newman and Bradford Newman, Saturday, April 21 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Mia Rabinowitz
Daughter of Stephanie Rabinowitz and Yaron Rabinowitz, Saturday, April 21 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Chloe Reimer
Daughter of Gail and Brandon Reimer, Thursday, April 19 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Aidan Sondheimer
Son of Mary Anne McGill and Joshua Sondheimer, Saturday, April 14 at Or Shalom Jewish Community in San Francisco.

Satya Zamudio
Daughter of Brooke Lober, Saturday, April 21 at Kehilla Community Synagogue in Piedmont.

Adult group b’nai mitzvah! Bonnie Cooperstein, Daniel Meier, Anne Pearson, Katherine Resnik and Sarah Rosenbach
Saturday, April 7 at Congregation Beth El in Berkeley

Bonnie Cooperstein, Daniel Meier, Anne Pearson, Katherine Resnik and Sarah Rosenbach
Bonnie Cooperstein, Daniel Meier, Anne Pearson, Katherine Resnik and Sarah Rosenbach