B’nai Mitzvah

Rebecca Elizabeth Groff

REBECCA ELIZABETH GROFF, daughter of Amy Kublin and Steven Groff, celebrated becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Irving and the late Rita Kublin of Sharon, Mass., and Lee and the late Berde Groff of Houston, Texas. Rebecca… Read more »

Jacob Marshall Meyer

JACOB MARSHALL MEYER, son of Deborah Baker and Matthew Meyer, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, March 12 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Alice and Paul Baker of Tucson, and Lynn and Henry Meyer of Yuma, Ariz. Jacob attends Tucson Hebrew Academy where… Read more »

Gabriel Algazi Lehrer

GABRIEL ALGAZI LEHRER, son of Mimi Algazi and Matt Lehrer, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, March 5 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Sheila and Cy Lehrer of Tucson, and Liliane and Albert Algazi of La Jolla, Calif. Gabriel attends Esperero Canyon Middle… Read more »

Noah Aaron Pensak

NOAH AARON PENSAK, son of Michael Pensak and Catherine Pensak, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, March 5 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Ruth and the late Aaron Pensak of Fairfield, Conn., and Betty Henning and the late Leo Churchfield of Scottsdale, Ariz.… Read more »

Eva Rose Turner

EVA ROSE TURNER, daughter of Deborah and Carey Turner, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Joyce Turner of Staten Island, N.Y., and Josephine and Serafin Fernandez of Tucson. Eva attends Esperero Canyon Middle School where she plays… Read more »

Ana-Rebeca (Becky) Monroy

ANA-REBECA (BECKY) MONROY, daughter of Martha and Gerardo Monroy, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 5, at Hillel. Marlene Burns will officiate. Becky is the granddaughter of Elaine and Steve Sellinger of Tucson, Annie and Norman Moore of Milford, Conn., and Concha and the late Guillermo… Read more »

Glory Beth Wood-Isenberg

GLORY BETH WOOD-ISENBERG, daughter of Drs. Rick Isenberg of Tucson and Eve Wood of Boulder, Colo., will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 5, at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of the late Glory Ann and Leonard Wood of Tucson, and the late Helene and… Read more »

Benjamin Abrams

BENJAMIN ALISTAIR ABRAMS, son of Lisa and Theodore Abrams, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2010 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Judith and Stanley Abrams, Barbara Cosslett and Gerry Hogan, all of Tucson. Benjamin attends Esperero Middle School. He plays soccer with… Read more »

Eliezer Isaac Roseman

ELIEZER ISAAC ROSEMAN, son of Ann and Ron Roseman, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Dec. 25 at Congregation Bais Pinchus in Brookline, Mass. He is the grandson of Dr. Richard Sylvester of Los Angeles, Calif., the late Helen Ellis of Los Angeles, Calif., and Lillian and… Read more »

Zoe Charlotte Weintraub

ZOE CHARLOTTE WEINTRAUB, daughter of Ellen Weintraub, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Dec. 18 with Congregation Or Chadash at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. She is the granddaughter of Deborah and Gerald Weintraub of Tucson. Zoe attends Orange Grove Middle School where she is an honor… Read more »

Samuel Louis Gordon

SAMUEL LOUIS GORDON, son of Amy Krauss and Richard Gordon, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Mon., Dec. 20 at the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas, U.S.Virgin Islands. He will lead Temple Emanu-El’s Shabbat evening service on Fri., Dec. 3. He is the grandson of Allen and the… Read more »

Ethan William Brody

ETHAN WILLIAM BRODY, son of Jacqueline and Eric Brody, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Bonnie Farinas of Las Vegas, Nev. Ethan attends Orange Grove Middle School where he is an honor student and plays clarinet… Read more »

Ryan Green

RYAN DAVID GREEN, son of Rachel and Jonathan Green, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Fay Green of Tyler, Texas, Barry Green of Fort Worth, Texas and Renata Limmer of Huntsville, Ala. Ryan attends Esperero Canyon… Read more »

Aidan Navarrette

AIDAN JARED NAVARRETTE, son of Carol and Martin Navarrette, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Linda and the late Arthur Jay Goldblatt of Las Vegas, Nev., and Margarita and the late Mauricio Navarrette of Bakersfield, Calif. Aidan… Read more »

Jared Davidson Friedman

JARED DAVIDSON FRIEDMAN, son of Linda Friedman and Alan Friedman, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Brenna Davidson of Iowa City, Iowa, and Dixie Friedman and Don Friedman of Chicago, Ill. Jared attends Orange Grove Middle… Read more »

Tyler Joseph Weinstein

TYLER JOSEPH WEINSTEIN, son of Joann and Steven Weinstein, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Congregation Anshei Israel. Tyler attends Emily Gray Middle School. He enjoys tennis, skiing and soccer. For his mitzvah project, he will volunteer at Congregation Anshei Israel’s child-care program.… Read more »

Rachel Kayla Dveirin

RACHEL KAYLA DVEIRIN, daughter of Julie Feldman and Keith Dveirin, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Annique Dveirin of Tucson, and Claire and Fred Feldman of Newport Beach, Calif. Rachel attends BASIS Charter School where she is… Read more »

Seth Maxwell Ballen Brown

SETH MAXWELL BALLEN BROWN, son of Lenore Jay Ballen and Howard Mark Brown, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Frances Brown of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Seth attends Orange Grove Middle School where he is an honor… Read more »

Gabrielle Erica Klein

GABRIELLE ERICA KLEIN, daughter of Cheryl and Alan Klein, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 9 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Bonnie and Gary Wieder of Phoenix, and Honey and Lou Klein of Scottsdale. Gabrielle attends Orange Grove Middle School where she is… Read more »

Yael Chaiya-Esther Laytin

YAEL CHAIYA-ESTHER LAYTIN, daughter of Julie and Shalom Laytin, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Chabad on River. She is the granddaughter of Penny Fox of Tucson, and Malka and Isska Laytin of Jerusalem, Israel. Yael attends Tucson Hebrew Academy where she is an… Read more »