Connor Belakovsky, son of Anjelina Belakovskaia and Lawrence Bernstein, will celebrate becoming a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Congregation Beit Simcha.
He is the grandson of Liliya Belakovskaya of Tucson.
Connor attends Esperero Canyon Middle School, where he plays clarinet in the band and is a member of the school’s FIRST® Lego League team.
He is in the top 10% on the U.S. Juniors chess lists. He also enjoys basketball, music, computers, and futures/cryptocurrencies trading.
For his mitzvah project, Connor collected toys and games for Tucson Medical Center for Children.