B’nai Mitzvah

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 »

Hayley Madison Yalen

Hayley Madison Yalen, daughter of Ilene and Allen Yalen, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 17 at Temple Emanuel-El. She is the granddaughter of Joan and Stuart Brodsky, and Sandy and William Yalen, all of Tucson. Hayley attends Tucson Hebrew Academy, where she is vice president… Read more »

Dylan Bluth

Dylan Bluth, son of Tami and Jeffrey Bluth, celebrated becoming a Bar Mitzvah on May 3, 2014 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Arlene and Richard Bluth and great-grandson of Molly Shenitzer, all of Tucson. Dylan attends Esperero Canyon Middle School, where he is on the… Read more »

Haley Alexis Dveirin

Haley Alexis Dveirin, daughter of Julie Feldman and Keith Dveirin, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 3 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Annique Dveirin of Tucson and Fred and Claire Feldman of Newport Beach, Calif. Haley attends Esperero Canyon Middle School. She… Read more »

Thomas Hunter Ramirez

Thomas Hunter Ramirez, son of Michael Ramirez and Arianne Ramirez, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, April 26 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Robert and Judith Schoenburg of Tustin, Calif., and Abel and Lee Ramirez of Tucson. Tommy attends Basis Tucson North, where he… Read more »

Corey Michael Karp

COREY MICHAEL KARP, son of Iris Bernstein and David Karp, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, April 26 at Congregation An­shei Israel. He is the grandson of Norma and Ron Karp of Tucson, and the late Jeanysse Bernstein and Dorel Bernstein. Corey attends Tucson Hebrew Academy. He… Read more »

Andrea Veytia

Andrea Veytia, daughter of Yardena and Roberto Veytia, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on April 12 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Elda Garma Chait and Manual Garma of Nogales, Ariz. Andrea attends La Cima Middle School. She enjoys soccer, softball, basketball and volleyball. For her… Read more »

Lily Isabel Wexler

Lily Isabel Wexler, the daughter of Allison and Michael Wexler, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on April 12 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of Charlene and Sam Wexler of Chicago and Jerry and Sue Zandman of New York. Lily attends Esperero Canyon Middle School. She… Read more »