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Rivka Katz and Steven Roemer of Wynnewood, and Susan and Marvin Greenbaum of Bala Cynwyd announce the engagement of their children, Shira Katz Roemer and Jacob Matthew Greenbaum.
Shira, a graduate of Akiba Hebrew Academy, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in political science from Muhlenberg College. She also holds a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the Villanova University School of Law. Shira is an attorney practicing civil litigation at the law firm of Blank Rome LLP.
Jacob earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Judaic studies from George Washington University. He is the program director for Squashsmarts, an after-school program for at-risk urban youth in North and West Philadelphia.
Shira is the granddaughter of Sara Katz and the late Joseph Katz, and the late Dora and David Roemer. Jacob is the grandson of Norman and Shirley Greenbaum, and the late Norman and Bernice Cohen.
The couple is planning a May wedding in Philadelphia.