A daughter, Emma Nora (Rivka Nechama), to MIRIAM and SCOTT KESSEL of Hoboken on April 10, 2015. The maternal grandparents are Beth-Beebe Sachs Amdur and Mark Goldstein of Sharon, Mass. The paternal grandparents are Leona and Marc Kessel of Springfield. The maternal great-grandfather is Harry Goldstein of Jerusalem. Emma Nora is named for her maternal grandmother Effie Goldstein and her maternal great-grandmother Nora Goldstein.
Emma joins a brother, Ethan Jacob.