Abigail Claire Cherkis, daughter of Brenda Frye and Sergey Cherkis, will celebrate becoming a bat mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Congregation Anshei Israel.
She is the granddaughter of Norma Frye of Maricopa, Scott Frye of Gilbert, Margarita Lazereva of Tucson, and Alexander Cherkis of Brooklyn, NY.
Abigail attends BASIS Tucson North. She enjoys gymnastics and violin.
For her mitzvah project, Abigail is raising money to fight cancer by playing music and selling homemade fruit-ades.