B’nai Mitzvah

Sophie Anna Holtzman

Sophie Anna Holtzman, daughter of Kyra and Barney Holtzman, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah with her cousin Lola Maas on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at the Hadassah Medical Center Synagogue in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Holtzman and the late Stuart Holtzman of Tucson and… Read more »

Lola Olivia Maas

Lola Olivia Maas, daughter of Billie Holtzman Maas and Galen Evans, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah with her cousin Sophie Holtzman on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at the Hadassah Medical Center Synagogue in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Holtzman and the late Stuart Holtzman of… Read more »

Hannah Baker

Hannah Sarah Baker, daughter of Rachael and Barry Baker, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Dec. 14 with Congregation Or Chadash at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. She is the granddaughter of Alice and Paul Baker of Tucson, Fran and Arnold Freed of Los Angeles and Barbara Freed… Read more »

Cipora Cohon

Cipora Anjy Cohon, daughter of Rabbi Samuel and Wendy Weise Cohon and Rhody Downey, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah Saturday, Nov. 30, at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Rabbi Baruch and Claire Cohon of Los Angeles, and Benjamin and Brenda Schneider of Tucson. Cece attends Orange… Read more »

Aaron Micah Green

Aaron Micah Green, son of Rachel and Jonathan Green, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Fay Green of Tucson, Barry Green of Fort Worth, Texas, and Renata and the late Ralph Limmer of Huntsville, Ala. Aaron… Read more »

Lauren Janae Grabell

Lauren Janae Grabell, daughter of Ellen Eichler-Grabell and Lawrence Grabell, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 16 at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of Bernard Eichler and the late Molly Eichler of Millburn, N.J., and Lisa Grabell and the late Allan Grabell of Tucson.… Read more »

Benjamin Joseph Rivera

Benjamin Joseph Rivera, son of Rachel Rivera and Dennis Rivera, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 9 with Congregation Or Chadash at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. He is the grandson of Miriam Effron of Shoreline, Wash., Stephen and Clydean Troner of Tucson, and the late… Read more »

Emma Rose Plattner

Emma Rose Plattner, daugh­­ter of Sabrina and Danny Plattner, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 26 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Heather and David Alberts of Tucson, Marvin Plattner of St. Louis, Mo., and the late Joan Plattner. Emma attends Esperero Canyon Middle School,… Read more »

Michael Harris Gross

Michael Harris Gross, son of Craig and Lori Gross, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Temple Emanu-El. Michael attends Esperero Canyon Middle School, where he plays baritone in the school band. He also plays the drums and enjoys soccer, baseball, basketball, golf, skiing and… Read more »

Ari Benjamin Parker

Ari Benjamin Parker, son of Pamela Workman-Parker and Chuck Parker and David Detloff, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Vivian Workman of Denver, Colo., and the late Martin Workman, and Alexandra and Charles Parker of Henderson, Nev.… Read more »

Rachael Beth Montgomery

Rachael Beth Montgomery, daughter of Jodie and Brian Montgomery, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct.19 at Skyline Country Club with Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Herbert and the late MaraLynn Meshel and Patricia and Harvey Montgomery, all of Tucson. Rachael attends Hermosa Montessori School.… Read more »

Andrew Joshua Gross

Andrew Joshua Gross, son of Craig and Lori Gross, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Temple Emanu-El. Andrew attends BASIS Tucson North, where he is an honor student. Andrew enjoys baseball, basketball, swimming, skiing, reading and video games. For his mitzvah project, he is… Read more »

Tianna Liebeskind

Tianna Liebeskind, daughter of Mary and Etai Liebeskind, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Congregation Or Chadash. She is the granddaughter of P’nina Liebeskind of Israel and Rina and Jim Liebeskind of Tucson, and Teresa and Daniel Hedberg of Tucson and the great-granddaughter of… Read more »

Hannah Elyse Peskin-Owens

Hannah Elyse Peskin-Owens, the daughter of Joy Peskin-Owens and the late Jon Owens, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Congregation Anshei Israel. She is the granddaughter of Marilyn Peskin Kaufman and Paul Kaufman of Tucson, Anne Owens of Glendale, Ariz., and James C. Rowland… Read more »

Jade Isabelle Skolnik

Jade Isabelle Skolnik, daughter of Lori and Bruce Skolnik, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Congregation Or Cha­dash. She is the granddaughter of Sylvia and the late Gerard Krumm of Tucson and the late Aron and Ruth Skolnik. Jade attends Sabino High School. She… Read more »

Tea Elianna Weiner

Téa Elianna Weiner, daughter of Naomi and Tamir Weiner, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Sept. 28, 2013 with Congregation Bet Shalom at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. She is the granddaughter of Liliane and the late Alexander Blumenberg of Tucson; Betty and the late Ira Weiner of… Read more »

Yonaton Eliezer Weiner

Yonatan Eliezer Weiner, son of Naomi and Tamir Weiner, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Sept. 28, 2013 with Congregation Bet Shalom at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. He is the grandson of Liliane and the late Alexander Blumenberg of Tucson; Betty and the late Ira Weiner of… Read more »

Aliya Malka Markowitz

ALIYA MALKA MARKOWITZ, daughter of Ilana and Neil Markowitz, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 with Congregation Chaverim at the Westward Look Resort. She is the granddaughter of Jana Klenburg of New York, Barbara Potashkin of New Jersey, the late Herb Potashkin, the late… Read more »

Nicole Victoria Turner

NICOLE VICTORIA TURNER, daughter of Deborah Fernandez-Turner and Carey Turner, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Aug. 31, 2013 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Jo and Fin Fernandez of Tucson, and Joyce Turner of Staten Island, N.Y. Nicole attends Esperero Canyon Middle School. She enjoys… Read more »

Logan Ely Jacobs

LOGAN ELY JACOBS, son of Allycyn and Rex Jacobs, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Aug. 31 at the Tucson Jewish Community Center with Congregation Cha­verim. He is the grandson of Alan Levenson and the late Linda Nadell of Tucson, and Mindy Nadell and the late Randolph Nadell… Read more »