Jewish Journal

B’nai Mitzvahs Simchas: Nov. 20-26, 2009

by JewishJournal.com

Posted on Nov. 17, 2009 at 10:28 pm

Seth David Wexler

When: Nov. 28
Parents: Millie and Paul Wexler
GrandParents: Judith Wexler, Eddy and Irene Matalon
Torah Portion: Vayetze
Synagogue: Kehillat Israel
Clergy: Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Cantor Chayim Frenkel

Seth’s mitzvah project is collecting gently used sports uniforms and equipment to benefit the Boys & Girls Club organization. He attends Sinai Akiba Academy middle school and is the third generation in his family to have a bar/bat mitzvah at Kehillat Israel. Seth is working toward an Eagle Scout distinction with Palisades Boy Scout Troop 223.

Josh Papernik

When: Nov. 14
Parents: Lori and Brian Papernik
Torah Portion: Chayye Sarah
Synagogue: Kehillat Ma’arav

Josh attends the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am, where he has been going to school since he was 3. He likes playing basketball and tennis and watching the Food Network. He looks forward to his new responsibilities and privileges as a Jewish adult.

Daniel Rotberg

When: Nov. 7
Parents: Michelle and Mike Rotberg
Torah Portion: Vayera
Synagogue: Kehillat Ma’arav
Clergy: Rabbi Michael Gotlieb, Cantor Keith Miller

Daniel is in the eighth grade at John Adams Middle School in Santa Monica, and in his spare time he likes to play sports and video games.

Marten Weiner

When: Aug. 29
Parents: Linda Brettler and Matthew Weiner
Torah Portion: Ki Tetze
Synagogue: Temple Israel of Hollywood

Miles Rosner

When: Aug. 22
Parents: Abbee Goldstein and Mark Rosner
Torah Portion: Shoftim
Synagogue: Temple Israel of Hollywood

Shelby Ross Grody

When: Aug. 21
Parents: Gaylen and Wayne Grody
Torah Portion: Nitzavim-Vayeilekh
Synagogue: Kehillat Ma’arav

Shelby attends Paul Revere Charter Middle School in Brentwood, and in his spare time he writes novels, and plays tennis and baseball.

Maggie Bass

When: Aug. 15
Parent: Linda Bass
Torah Portion: Re’eh
Synagogue: Temple Israel of Hollywood

Benjamin Miller

When: Aug. 15
Parents: Tracy and Bruce Miller
Torah Portion: Re’eh
Synagogue: Temple Israel of Hollywood

Jordon Brooks

When: Aug. 1
Parents: Deborah and Lawrence Brooks
Torah Portion: Va’etchanan
Synagogue: Temple Israel of Hollywood

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