B’nai Mitzvah

Maya Grace Levy

bnai maya levyMaya Grace Levy, daughter of Nanci and Douglas Levy, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Temple Emanu-El.
She is the granddaughter of Gi­nette and Ronnie Ogur of Syosset, N.Y., and Judith and the late Alan Leonard Levy of Greenwich Village, N.Y.
Maya attends Tucson Hebrew Academy where she is a member of the girls basketball team and the yearbook committee and a secretary in student government. She also plays in the Tucson Jewish Community Center girls basketball league.
For her mitzvah project, Maya hosted a screening of the movie “Girl Rising,” about the power of education to change a girl and the world. She gave a brief presentation to the audience prior to the movie. Friends and family purchased more than 100 tickets, raising over $1,000 for several partner organizations that promote girls’ education. She did another presentation at the THA student government-led Passport to Peace this month.