B’nai Mitzvah

Emily Serene Jones

bnai-Emily Jones 5.17.13EMILY SERENE JONES, daughter of Elena and Bob Jones, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 18 at Temple Emanu-El.
She is the granddaughter of Dr. Judith Shepard Gomez and Temple Emanu-El’s cantorial soloist Marjorie Hochberg of Tucson, Patti and Darrell Jones of Myrtle Creek, Ore., Leslie Rich of Santa Fe, N.M., and Julian Gomez and Adriana Bagnati of Mar de Plata, Argentina.
Emily attends Tortolita Middle School and will soon be inducted into the Junior Honor Society. She recently took first place in her age group in the Israel Innovations Art Contest sponsored by the Weintraub Israel Center. For her mitzvah project, she volunteered at the Tucson Jewish Community Center Taglit program, working with disabled young people­.