B’nai Mitzvah

Ellie Mackie

ELLIE MACKIE, daughter of Elysa and Jim Mackie, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, June 19 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Sheila and Joe Dobrzynski of Sea Girt, N.J., Nancy and the late Albert Mackie of Amelia Island, Fla., and Kathy and the late… Read more »

Matthew Rein

MATTHEW ARLEN REIN, son of Laurie Rein, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, June 12 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Min Rein of Tucson. Matthew attends Esperero Middle School where he plays clarinet in the band, as well as basketball and tennis. He… Read more »

Samantha Weisband

SAMANTHA EMILY WEISBAND, daughter of Suzie Penn Weisband and Barry Weisband of Seattle, Wash., will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, June 5 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Lorraine Penn of Tucson, and Ruthe Schwartz of Los Angeles, Calif. Sami attends Esperero Canyon… Read more »

Amanda Bressler

AMANDA HALEY BRESSLER, daughter of Meryl Bressler and Abraham Bressler, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, June 12 at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of Marcia and Murray Kraus of Seaford, N.Y. Amanda attends Emily Grey Junior High School where she is an honor student… Read more »

Alyssa Montgomery

ALYSSA MESHEL MONTGOM­ERY, daughter of Jodie and Brian Montgomery, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, June 5with Congregation Chaverim at La Paloma Country Club. She is the granddaughter of MaraLynn and Herbert Meshel and Patricia and Harvey Montgomery, all of Tucson. Alyssa attends Orange Grove Middle School… Read more »

Gabrielle Levy

GABRIELLE DIAMOND LEVY, daughter of Helaine Levy and Yoram Levy, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 29 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Joan and Donald Diamond of Tucson, and Myriam Levy of Israel. Gabrielle attends St. Gregory College Preparatory School. She enjoys… Read more »

Bernard Silverman

BERNARD JACOB SILVERMAN, son of Kris and Bennett Silverman, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 22 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Rosalyn and the late Dr. Alexander Silverman of Pittsburgh, Pa., Linda Robertson of Phoenix, and William Robertson of Prescott, Ariz. Bernard… Read more »

Benjamin Benita

BENJAMIN ARIEL BENITA, son of Dina and Eli Benita, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 22 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Ronna and Harold Newburger of Memphis, Tenn., and Rachel and the late Moshe Benita of Jerusalem, Israel. Benjamin attends Orange Grove… Read more »

Joshua Blinkoff

JOSHUA IAN BLINKOFF, son of Drs. Lauren Kaplan and Scott Blinkoff, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 15 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Rhoda and Irwin Kaplan of Tucson and Tarrytown, N.Y. Joshua attends Tucson Hebrew Academy where he is an honor… Read more »