Brandon Elia Esbit, son of Judy and Scott Esbit, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Aug. 24 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Monroe Katz of Palm Desert, Calif., and the late Barbara Katz, Harry and Elaine Esbit.
Brandon attends Wilson Middle School where he plays saxophone in the jazz band. He enjoys gymnastics, hip hop and snow sports. For his mitzvah project, Brandon will donate partial earnings from being a C.I.T. this summer at the Fenster Camp to the Symphony Women’s Association. He will also donate gently used clothes and household items to the thrift stores operated by TSWA.