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Lifecycles for the week of Feb. 17, 2017

Births

Ethan Cohen Swan (aka “Eitan”) was born at Kaiser Hospital in Santa Rosa at 3:43 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, weighing in at 8 lbs., 12 oz. and measuring 22 inches long.

Parents are Maayan Cohen Swan and Seth Swan of Novato. Grandparents are Safta and Saba Nancy Beth and Avi Cohen of Novato, and Walter and Renee Swan of Cave Creek, Arizona. Nancy is a longtime advertising rep at J.

A big boy, Ethan is grand-nephew, nephew and cousin to many in Israel and in the U.S.

Ethan loves his motcetz (binkie) and his Mommy and Daddy, and he adores eating like the rest of his family!

 

B’nai Mitzvah

Sofia Antebi
Daughter of Nina Luu and Alex Antebi, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Miles Jasper Asher
Son of Susan and Donald Asher, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Max Begun
Son of Ken and Cathy Begun, Saturday, February 18 at Beth Chaim Congregation in Danville.

Malia Bekey
Daughter of Tara and Rich Bekey, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Jack Bertenthal
Son of Renee and David Bertenthal, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Madeline Biegel
Daughter of Nancy Kaplan-Biegel and Steven Biegel, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon.

Owen Blake
Burton Son of Carol and William Burton, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Shana Cohen
Daughter of Elin and Craig Cohen, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Congregation Beth Sholom in San Francisco.

Danielle Courtney
Daughter of Debby and Brian Courtney, Saturday Feb. 18 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Gabriella Irit
Farber Daughter of Anessa and George Farber, Saturday, Feb. 11 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City.

Ariana Goldenshteyn
Daughter of Lucy and Mark Goldenshteyn, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

Rowena Gonzalez
Daughter of Cynthia and Robert Gonzalez, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Zak Handelman
Son of Katie and Steve Handelman, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Or Shalom Jewish Community in San Francisco.

Ryan Krakauer
Son of Julia Melamed-Krakauer and Michael Krakauer, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City.

Malia Claire Langer
Daughter of David and Mara Langer, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Peninsula Sinai Congregation in Foster City.

Zachary Leeb
Son of Linda and David Leeb, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City.

Anabel Benjamina Loucks
Daughter of Ilene Sandler and Eric Loucks, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Lydia Milstein
Daughter of Elizabeth and George Milstein, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

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Ethan Pisarevsky

Ethan Pisarevsky
Son of Alex and Vicki Pisarevsky, Saturday, Feb. 4 at Chabad of the North Peninsula in S. Mateo.

Noa Resnikoff
Daughter of Jessica Dines and Ivan Resnikoff, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Grace Skepner
Daughter of Amy and Brad Skepner, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Sasha Sokoloff
Daughter of Alison and Larry Sokoloff, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto.

Sebastian Souza
Son of Pam Parker Souza and Charles Souza, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation Sherith Israel in San Francisco.

Marley Steiger
Son of Rachel Jacobs and Daniel Steiger, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Robert Targ
Son of Elise Feldman and Nicholas Targ, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Chloe Thurmgreene
Daughter of Wendy Thurm and David Greene, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Or Shalom Jewish Community in San Francisco.

Abigail Vogel
Daughter of Joanne and Gil Vogel, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Congregation B’nai Shalom in Walnut Creek.

Emily Weiss
Daughter of Audra and Jim Weiss, Saturday, Feb. 25 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Benjamin Yadegar
Son of Melanie and Jahan Yadegar, Saturday, Feb. 18 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

vladimir zeltser
Vladimir Zeltser

Vladimir Zeltser
Son of Benuman Aleksandr Zeltser and Yelena Glezer, Saturday, Jan. 21 at Chabad of the North Peninsula in S. Mateo

Mazel tov to the Jackson and Mayeri families on the occasion of the bat mitzvah of Basia Jackson at Congregation B’nai Emunah in San Francisco on Saturday, Feb. 25.