B’nai Mitzvah

Andrew Jordan Klein

ANDREW JORDAN KLEIN, son of Stacy and Adam Klein, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Arlene and Alan Klein of Tucson, Lee Geckman of Indio, Calif., the late Ronald Geckman of La Palma, Calif., and Sandy… Read more »

Drake Leon Busby

DRAKE LEON BUSBY, son of Christina Ryberg and Justin Busby, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Monique Steinberg Busby, Jack Busby and Richard and the late Deborah Anderson, all of Tucson. Drake attends St. Gregory College… Read more »

Joshua Benjamin Arden

JOSHUA BENJAMIN ARDEN, son of Susan Brish and Scott Arden, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Dr. Adam and Patricia Brish of Marquette, Mich., and Eleanor and the late Frederic Arden of Salem, N.H. Joshua attends Orange… Read more »

Natalie Leonard

NATALIE LEONARD, daughter of Katherine and Arnold Leonard, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of Jill Siegrist of Olympia, Wash., and Robert Leonard and Jean Saliman, both of Tucson. Natalie attends Tucson Hebrew Academy, where she is… Read more »

David Boruch Tzvi Laytin

DAVID BORUCH TZVI LAYTIN, son of Julie and Shalom Laytin, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Chabad on River. He is the grandson of Penny Fox of Tucson and Isska and Malka Laytin of Jerusalem. David attends Tucson Hebrew Academy, where he is a… Read more »

Yaakov Yoshua Yesheskal Laytin

YAAKOV YOSHUA YEHESKAL LAYTIN, son of Julie and Shalom Laytin, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Chabad on River. He is the grandson of Penny Fox of Tucson and Isska and Malka Laytin of Jerusalem. Yaakov attends Tucson Hebrew Academy, where he is a… Read more »

Lily Jean Peters

LILY JEAN PETERS, daughter of Tom Peters and Annette Hillman, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Charles Hillman and the late Donna Hillman of Palm Desert, Calif., and the late Robert  and Jean Peters of Chicago,… Read more »

Sophia Esther Plattner

SOPHIA ESTHER PLATTNER, daugh­ter of Sabrina and Danny Plattner, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah with her cousin Samuel Alberts on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Heather and David Alberts of Tucson and Marvin and the late Joan Plattner of St. Louis, Mo.… Read more »

Samuel Max Alberts

SAMUEL MAX ALBERTS, son of Angelle and Tim Alberts, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah with his cousin Sophia Plattner on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Congregation Chaverim. He is the grandson of Heather and David Alberts of Tucson and Nora Harquist of Stafford, Vir. Max attends Esperero Middle School.… Read more »

Rachel Sydney Freedberg

RACHEL SYDNEY FREEDBERG, daughter of Nanci and Eric Freedberg, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Arlene and Marv Freedberg of Phoenix, and Patti and Herm Neuberger of Maricopa, Ariz. Rachel attends Emily Gray Junior High School, where… Read more »

Rebecca Irene Hipp

REBECCA IRENE HIPP, daughter  of Mollie Holtzman-Hipp and David Hipp, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah with her cousin Zoe Holtzman on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Barbara and the late Stuart Holtzman of Tucson, and Sandra and David Hipp of Aurora, Ill.… Read more »

Zoe Michelle Holtzman

ZOE MICHELLE HOLTZMAN, daughter of Kyra and Barney Holtzman, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah with her cousin Rebecca Hipp on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Barbara and the late Stuart Holtzman of Tucson, and Linda and Michael Padden of Anchorage, Alaska. Zoe… Read more »

Christina Angelique Kaufman

CHRISTINA ANGELIQUE KAUFMAN, daughter  of Adriana and Jeff Kaufman, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Irene Samuels of Laguna Woods, Calif., Ronald Kaufman of Tucson, and Nilda and the late Mario Olea of Tucson. Christina attends Old… Read more »

William Benjamin Goodman

WILLIAM BENJAMIN GOODMAN, son of Nancy and Michael Goodman, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Estelle and the late Martin Abrams of Tucson, the late Gloria and William Goodman of Orlando, Fla., and Elaine and Allen… Read more »

Toren Teva Webber Rosenzweig

TOREN TEVA WEBBER ROSENZWEIG, a Tucson native, son of Yvonne Webber and Dr. Ephron Rosenzweig, celebrated becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Congregation Beth Am in San Diego, Calif. He is the grandson of Nancy Webber of Richmond, Calif., the late Jerry Webber, and Carole and… Read more »

Ty Everett Goode

TY EVERETT GOODE, son of Marci and Kevin Goode, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Gail and Michael Goode of Tucson, Lynn and Al Hansher of Milwaukee, Wis., and Anda and Herb Oxman, of Mequon, Wis. Ty… Read more »

Rachel Ruth Cohen

RACHEL RUTH COHEN, daughter of Dr. Stephen and Nancy Cohen, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Susan and Alan Cohen of Denver, Colo., Janet Gagnon of Tucson and Warren and Pat Henderson of Dunbarton, N.H. She… Read more »

Teddy Max Horowitz

TEDDY MAX HOROWITZ, son of Stephanie and Eric Horowitz, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, June 25 at Temple Emanu-El. Teddy is home-schooled and plays the piano. He won the Tucson Geography Bee and was among the top 10 in the state finals. He enjoys art history,… Read more »

Noah Fist Bednar

NOAH FIST BEDNAR, son of Rebecca and Jim Bednar, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, June 18 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Phyllis and the late David Lesem Fist of Tucson, and the late Mary and Jack Bednar of Oklahoma City, Okla. Noah… Read more »

Rachel Marielle Levy

RACHEL MARIELLE LEVY, daughter of Douglas and Nanci Levy, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 28 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. Rachel attends Tucson… Read more »