Erin (Kronick) and Howard Krugel
of Ferndale announce with much
love the birth of their daughter,
Orley Blake. Welcoming her home
with hugs and kisses is big sister
Sloane, 2 1 /2. Sharing in their joy are
grandparents Peter and Peggy
Kronick of Flint; Maxine Kronick of
Flagler Beach, Fla.; and Richard and
Sally Krugel of Bloomfield Hills.
Orley is named in loving memory of
her maternal great-grandmothers.
Jessica (Foxman) and Seth
Rosenblatt of Marietta, Ga., are
pleased to announce the birth of
their daughter, Delaney Jill
(Deborah). Proud grandparents are
Eric and Pam Foxman of Longwood,
Fla., and Edward Rosenblatt of
Atlanta, Ga. Also welcoming
Delaney is her great-grandmother
Miriam Foxman of Keego Harbor.
Delaney is the great-granddaughter
of the late Dr. Daniel L. Foxman
and the late Doris Rosenblatt and is
named in honor of her great-great-
grandmother Dora Freifield.
Amy (Lask) and Steven Borsand of
Deerfield. Ill., are happy to
announce the birth of their son,
Alexander Jake. Big sister Amanda
HALPERIN 1 0 8TH
erman "Jack" Halperin was
born March 10, 1896, in
Russia. A party at the
Trowbridge senior retirement commu-
nity to celebrate his birth 108 years
ago was held March 29. Mr. Halperin
immigrated to the United States in the
early 1900s, when he was 19, one of
four brothers and four sisters. He and
his brothers founded Halperin's
Clothiers on Seven Mile Road in
Detroit and ran the store together for
several years. Mr. Halperin raised sev-
eral million dollars in war bonds dur-
ing World War II, receiving a corn-,
mendation from President Roosevelt.
He has one son, Jerome, two grand-
children and seven great-grandchil-
Drew, 3, welcomed her little brother
home with hugs and kisses. Thrilled
grandparents are Merle and Chuck
Lask of Highland Park, Ill., and
Sharon and Donald Borsand of
Bloomfield Hills. Ecstatic great-
grandmother is Frieda Borsand of
Southfield. Alexander Jake is named
in loving memory of his maternal
Ross, his paternal great-grandfather
Jack Borsand and his paternal great-
grandmother Ida Kahan.
Veronica Megan Long celebrated her
bat mitzvah Saturday, April 3, at
Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor.
She is the daughter of Linda and
Ken Long and sister of Sara. Her
proud grandparents are Dr. George
and Joyce Blum of Southfield and
Roger and Harriet Long of Portage.
School in Ann
Arbor. As part of
mitzvot, she reads
after school with
She also donated
money to the
School for the Performing Arts to
help replace their vandalized instru-
erry Lederer is pleased to
announce the engagement of his
daughter Rachel Cari Lederer,
daughter of the late Marcy Lederer, to
Todd Gold, son of Sue Gold and Dr.
Alan Gold of Long Island.
Rachel received her bachelor's degree
from the University of Wisconsin and
her master's degree in education from
New York University. She teaches in
New York. Todd received his bachelor's
degree in international relations from
the University of Wisconsin. He is
director of institutional trading at
SeaCrest Capital in New York.
A July wedding is planned in Jamaica.
heryl and Paul Dube of
Huntington Woods and
Martin Scott of Petoskey are
thrilled to announce the engagement
of their daughter Sara Nicole Scott to
Paul Joseph Jodoin, son of Susan and
Claude Jodoin of Farmington Hills.
Sara will receive a bachelor of arts
degree in art history from Oakland
University in May. Paul is a graduate
of Oakland University with a degree
in management information systems
and is employed at Edict Inc. in
A May wedding is planned at Glen
Oaks Country Club in Farmington
ancy and Jim Jonas of
Farmington Hills are proud to
announce the engagement of
their daughter Jessica Beth Jonas to
Jason Craig Cooper, son of Nancy and
Craig Coopef of Grand Rapids.
The couple met at Eastern
Michigan University. Jessica is a first-
grade teacher in Ann Arbor. Jason
works for a construction firm in Oak
Park and is completing his degree in
The couple will be married by
Rabbi Joshua Bennett in August.