A son, Bennett Alex (Shir Pinchas), to JILL and JARED SHAPIRO of Millburn on July 11, 2011. The maternal grandparents are Rita and Len Selesner of Scotch Plains. The paternal grandparents are Bonnie and Ted Shapiro of Livingston. Bennett Alex is named in memory of his maternal and paternal great-grandmothers, Sylvia Turkel and Sylvia Spatz, and his paternal uncle Paul Shapiro.
The couple also has two other sons.