B’nai Mitzvah

Harris David Brody

Harris David Brody, son of Jacqueline and Eric Brody, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 8 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Bonnie Farinas of Las Vegas. Harris attends Orange Grove Middle School, where he plays tuba in the school band. For his… Read more »

Jillian Cassius

JILLIAN HANNAH CASSIUS, daughter of Jennifer and Mark Cassius, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of Beverly and Sam Cassius of Phoenix and Paul and the late Elaine Smelkinson of Tucson. Jillian attends The Gregory School,… Read more »

Cameron Busby

Cameron Patrick Busby, son of Cynthia Busby, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Congregation Cha­verim. He is the grandson of Herman Busby and Carolyn Ashworth, both of Atlanta. Cameron attends Tucson Magnet High School, where he plays in the steel drum band “Jovert.”… Read more »

Elliot Baruch

Elliot Philip Baruch, son of Dana Narter and Edward Baruch, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Marcia and Irwin Narter of Palm Desert, Calif., and Mary Ellen and Hurd Baruch of Tucson. Elliot attends Esperero… Read more »

Geva Ozeri

GEVA OZERI, son of Nancy Ben-Asher Ozeri and Tidhar Ozeri, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Naomi and Yechiel Ozeri of Jerusalem and David and the late Bryna Ben-Asher of Tucson. Geva attends Alice Vail… Read more »

Miriam Arden

Miriam Jessica Arden, daughter of Susan Brish and Scott Arden, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Patricia and Adam Brish of Marquette, Mich., and Eleanor and the late Frederic Arden of Salem, N.H. She attends Orange… Read more »

Emberly Davis

Emberly Brynn Davis, daugh­ter of Shanna Kovach and Bryan Davis, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah with Congregation Chaverim on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Emberly attends Tucson Hebrew Academy.  She volunteers weekly at Forever Wild, an animal rescue organization. For her mitzvah project,… Read more »

Maya Benita

Maya Gabrielle Benita, daughter of Dina and Eli Benita, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 18 2014 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Ronna and Hal Newburger of Memphis, Tenn., and Rachel Benita and the late Moshe Benita of Jerusalem. Maya attends Orange… Read more »

Eliana Eden Webber Rosenzweig

Eliana Eden Webber Ro­sen­zweig, daughter of Yvonne Webber and Ephron Rosenzweig of San Diego, became a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Congregation Beth Am in San Diego. Eliana was born in Tucson. She is the granddaughter of Nancy Webber of Richmond, Calif., and the late Jerry… Read more »

Emiliano Romero-Garma

Emiliano Romero-Garma, son of Sharne Garma and Armando Romero-Davis, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Sept. 20 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Elda and Alfonso Garma of Nogales, Ariz. Emiliano attends Wade Carpenter Middle School in Nogales, where he is on the cross-country team. He… Read more »

Sophia Devon Greenhill

SOPHIA DEVON GREENHILL, daughter of Andrew and Valerie Greenhill, celebrated becoming a Bat Mitzvah on June 7 at the Tucson Museum of Art. Community Rabbi Miri Fleming and cantorial soloist Nichole Chorny officiated. Sophia is the granddaughter of Barbara and Alan Gilbert of Tucson and Floy and Lewis Parkhill… Read more »

Charles (Chase) Clay Goorman

Charles (Chase) Clay Goor­man, son of Angie and Scott Goorman, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Mickey Goorman of Nashville, Tenn., and the late Charles Goorman; and Barbara and Herbert Messer of Cincinnati. Chase attends Esperero… Read more »

Chloe Rae Goorman

Chloe Rae Goorman, daughter of Angie and Scott Goorman, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 9 with Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Mickey Goorman of Nashville, Tenn., and the late Charles Goorman, and Barbara and Herbert Messer of Cincinnati. Chloe attends St. Gregory… Read more »

Natalie Rose Feldman

Natalie Rose Feldman, daughter of Judy Krentzel and Jon Feldman, celebrated becoming a Bat Mitzvah on June 14 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Donna Silvey of Portland, Ore., and the late Ed Silvey; and Harriet Feldman of Tucson and the late Elliot Feldman. Natalie attends Doolen… Read more »

Emelia Parker Bregman

Emelia Parker Bregman, daughter of Daniella and Philip Bregman, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on June 28 with Congregation Anshei Israel at Congregation Mreshet Yisrael in Jerusalem. She is the granddaughter of Margaret Rebaza of Denver, the late David Southworth, and the late Harriet and Irving Bregman. Emily… Read more »

Ariana Margaret Deitch

Ariana Margaret Deitch, daughter of Valerie and Michael Deitch, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, July 5 at Congregation Bet Shalom. She is the granddaughter of Nicholas Limberis and Margie Davenport of Vero Beach, Fla., Vicki Limberis of Melbourne Beach, Fla., and the late Melvin Deitch and… Read more »

Sabina Rachel Anderson

Sabina Rachel Anderson, daughter of Mila Vasser and Wayne Anderson, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, June 7 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Rimma and Richard Felty of Monterey, Calif., and Jane Anderson of Twining, Mich. Sabina attends Basis Tucson North, where she is… Read more »

Benjamin David Spiegel

Benjamin David Spiegel, son of Ester Vider-Spiegel and Ron Spiegel, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Meira Spiegel and the late David Spiegel of Beit She’an, Israel, and Hanna Vider and the late David Vider of… Read more »

Saul Isaac Weintraub

Saul Isaac Weintraub, son of Ellen Weintraub, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 24, 2014 with Rabbi Miri Fleming at the Westward Look Resort. He is the grandson of Deborah and Gerald Weintraub of Tucson and Lynda Apt of Tampa, Fla. Saul attends Orange Grove Middle… Read more »

Rafael Herreras-Zinman

Rafael Herreras-Zinman, son of Mari Herreras and Tony Zinman, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 24 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Mildred Olson and Edith Zinman, both of Tucson. Rafi attends Orange Grove Middle School, where he sings in the choir. He… Read more »