Ilyssa Shiri Bails is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Bails. She is the sister of Sylvie and the granddaughter of Irvin (z”l) and Sandi Bails, Dr. Harold and Jan Glick, and Stephen Gross (z”l), all of Pittsburgh, and the great-granddaughter of Evelyn Rosenstein of Boynton Beach, Florida. Ilyssa will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation. She attends Community Day School, where she is in 7th grade. She studies musical theater at the Richard E. Rauh Conservatory at Pittsburgh Musical Theater and dance at the JCC Pittsburgh. Ilyssa is also a proud farm girl who spends her summers with dairy cows at Hameau Farm in the Big Valley. She is working on a project to help raise awareness about dementia through Dementia Friends Pennsylvania.