Talya Ruth Fleisher, daughter of Andrea and Jason Fleisher, will celebrate becoming a bat mitzvah on Saturday, April 28, at Congregation Or Chadash.
She is the granddaughter of Rhoda and Nate Miller of Tucson, Roma Fleisher and Bruce Favish of Los Angeles, and Sander Fleisher of Tucson.
Talya attends Tucson Hebrew Academy where she participates in student government. She enjoys musical theater and acting.
For her mitzvah project, Talya is collecting books and refurbishing furniture for a reading area to help promote a love of reading for kids on the Tohono O’odham reservation.