B’nai Mitzvah

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 »

Jaden Blake Boling

Jaden Blake Boling, son of Kim Boling of Tucson and Tim Boling of Bedford, Ind., will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, March 15 with Congregation Cha­verim at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. He is the grandson of Marcia and Ken Light of Tucson and the great-grandson of… Read more »

Alexa Contreras

Alexa Contreras, daughter of Alizda Garma and Moises Contreras of Rio Rico, Ariz., will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 15 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Elda and Alfonso Garma of Nogales, Ariz., and Silva and Moises Contreras of Nogales, Sonora. Alexa attends Wade… Read more »

Alexis Hailey Feder

Alexis Hailey Feder, daughter of Anita and Bradley Feder, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 22 with Congregation Chaverim at Loews Ventana Canyon. She is the granddaughter of JoAnn Angeles and Jerry and Elayne Feder, all of Tucson. Alexis attends Esperero Canyon Middle School. She enjoys… Read more »

Orson Menashe Lyons

Orson Menashe Lyons, son of Hilary and Patrick Lyons, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on March 22 at Congregation Anshei Israel. Orson is a student at BASIS Tucson North. He enjoys chess, biking and reading. For his mitzvah project, he mentored students with Junior El Tour for the… Read more »

Jacob Elijah Peters

Jacob Elijah Peters, son of Annette Hillman and Tom Peters, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, March 22 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Charles Hillman and the late Donna Hillman of Palm Desert, Calif., and the late Robert and Jean Peters of Chicago.… Read more »

Mallory Danielle Hulsey

Mallory Danielle Hulsey, daughter of Renee and Howard Hulsey, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 1 at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of Sandra and William Yalen of Tucson. Mallory attends Tucson Hebrew Academy. She enjoys baskeball, art and drama. For her mitzvah project,… Read more »

Rebecca Michelle Dubin

Rebecca Michelle Dubin, daughter of Pamela Heiman Dubin and Matthew Dubin, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 8 at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of Sandy and Elliott Heiman of Tucson, Barbara Dubin of Jarettsville, Md., and Henry Dubin of Knoxville, Md. Rebecca attends… Read more »

Victoria Hannah Yatsenko

Victoria Hannah Yatsenko, daughter of Tatyana Nemenman and Dmitriy Yatsenko, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 8 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Rita Divinskaya and Lev Nemenman and Anna and Yan Yatsenko, all of Tucson. Victoria attends Esperero Canyon Middle School, where she… Read more »

Maya Grace Levy

Maya Grace Levy, daughter of Nanci and Douglas Levy, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 15 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. Maya attends Tucson… Read more »

Jacob Frazier Goode

Jacob Frazier Goode, son of Tracy and Joel Goode, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Gail and Michael Goode of Tucson, Flo Frazier of Reading, Pa., and Doug Frazier of Florida. Jacob attends Esperero Canyon Middle School,… Read more »

Zoey Simcha Leipsic

Zoey Simcha Leipsic, daughter of John and Staci Leipsic, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 25 with Congregation Or Chadash at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. She is the granddaughter of Jack and Cynthia Krupinsky of Vail, Ariz., Dyanne Krupinsky of Boynton Beach, Fla., Susan Storch… Read more »

Juliet Elizabeth Webster

Juliet Elizabeth Webster, daughter of Nancy Tepper and Patrick Webster, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Friday, Jan. 31 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Sheila and Jack Tepper of Tucson and the late Robert and Beverly Webster. Juliet attends Dodge Middle School where she is… Read more »

Zachary Allen Schlamowitz

Zachary Allen Schlamo­witz, son of Jane and Kevan Schlam­o­­witz, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 18 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Dorothy Allen of Tucson, the late Arthur Allen, and the late Samuel and Elaine Schlamowitz. Zach attends Orange Grove Middle School where… Read more »