Dec
14
2021

El Broder Bat Mitzvah – December 18, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am an 8th Grader at Milken school. I have a very strong passion for swimming, art, and music. My parents are Lucy and Jake Broder. I have a 7-year-old brother named Louis. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.  For my mitzvah project, I am donating money and volunteering at Urban Voices, which… Read more »

Dec
07
2021

Henry Unger Bar Mitzvah – December 11, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Henry Unger, and I am currently in the 7th grade at Brentwood School. I love playing tennis, football, chess, and hanging out with my friends. I enjoy traveling with my family and exploring new and exciting places. My parents are Susan Unger and Daniel Unger; I have an older sister, Dylan, who is… Read more »

Nov
18
2021

Trevor Levin Bar Mitzvah – November 20, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I’m a 7th grader at Beverly Vista. I love to play soccer, spend my summers at Camp Ramah, and listen to music. My parents are Ron Levin and Rachel Levin. I also have 2 older siblings, Eva & Jeremy, both of whom became a Bar and Bat Mitzvah at Temple Emanuel. I would like to… Read more »

Nov
09
2021

Joshua Massey Bar Mitzvah – November 13, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am an eighth grader at Harvard Westlake. I love board games, especially Catan, Seven Wonders, and Risk. I also love running. My mom is Davina Massey; and my dad, Edward Massey, passed away from ALS five years ago. I have a 15-year-old brother Jake, a 17-year-old sister Charlotte and an 18-year-old sister Madi. We… Read more »

Oct
26
2021

Ryan Weissman Bar Mitzvah – November 6, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, my name is Ryan Weissman. I am currently a 7th grader at Beverly Vista Middle School. I love playing sports like baseball, basketball and football. I also like art and playing my guitar.  I have been writing letters to seniors through Letters Against Isolation for my Bar Mitzvah Project.  It has been a nice way to connect with people… Read more »

Oct
04
2021

Emily Braer Bat Mitzvah – October 9, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am an 8th grader at Summit View West. My parents are Rebecca and Jeffrey Braer. My mom is a Special Education Teacher and my dad develops theme parks. My 8 year old sister Jasmine, loves cats and unicorns. My spirit animal is the elephant. I enjoy doing art, inventing things, baking treats, playing sports,… Read more »

Sep
27
2021

Zachary Shuter Bar Mitzvah – October 2, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Zach Shuter.  I am an 8th grader at the Buckley School. I have been at Temple Emanuel since preschool.   My parents are Holly and Richard Shuter.  I have a 15 year old brother, Tyler, and two dogs, named Teddy and Poppy.  I enjoy reading, cooking, watching movies and TV and hanging… Read more »

Sep
27
2021

Sloane Davis Bat Mitzvah – October 2, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, my name is Sloane Davis and I am a 7th grader at Crossroads Middle School where my favorite subjects are science and social studies. My parents are Clare & Mitchell Davis and I have a 14 year old brother, Harper. I have a dog Melo, play basketball and am on the swim team. I… Read more »

Aug
17
2021

Ella Shams-Schaal Bat Mitzvah – August 21, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, my name is Ella Shams-Schaal. I am a freshman at Hamilton High school. My mom, Ladan Shams, is a neuroscientist and studies the brain. My brother, Leon, is a senior in high school.  I love music and play the violin. I also like to read.   For my mitzvah project I became involved with… Read more »

Jun
14
2021

Emmett Corwin Bar Mitzvah – June 19, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Emmett Corwin and I just completed sixth grade at The Center for Early Education. On June 19, 2021, I will become a bar mitzvah at Temple Emanuel in the Corwin Family Sanctuary. After all the work I have put into learning prayers, practicing my Torah portion, writing my speech, and working on… Read more »

Jun
14
2021

Ethan Rosenberg Bar Mitzvah – June 19, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am a 7th grader at Milken Community Schools. I really like cooking as a hobby and truly enjoy supporting efforts to help the homeless. My parents are Michelle Armoni and Kevin Rosenberg. I have a 16 year old brother named Zack and we have fun together now that he drives. For my mitzvah project… Read more »

Jun
14
2021

Natalie Storm Bat Mitzvah – June 26, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hello! My name is Natalie Storm and I am about to become a bat mitzvah. My parents are Rachel and Tony Storm. I have 2 younger siblings – Charlie who is 7, and Olivia who is 4. In my free time I enjoy reading, baking, arts and crafts, and watching TV.  For my bat-mitzvah project,… Read more »

Jun
07
2021

Jake Rubel Bar Mitzvah – June 12, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi. My name is Jake Rubel. I am a 7th grade student at Beverly Vista Middle School. My hobbies are playing video games and walking around with my friends. I chose animal adoption as my Mitzvah Project because I can relate to it. My family has adopted three shelter dogs, and I take pride in… Read more »

May
24
2021

Ben Velick Bar Mitzvah – May 29, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am an 8th grader at John Adams Middle School in Santa Monica. I love to skateboard all around Santa Monica with my friends and love skating at as many different skateparks as possible. I also love to swim when I can. I especially love swimming at my grandparents’ home in Palm Desert.  My parents… Read more »

May
24
2021

Joseph Rendon Bar Mitzvah – May 22, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am an 8th grader at Beverly Vista Middle School. I enjoy playing baseball and video games and hanging out with friends. My parents are Yael and Geoff Rendon. I have a 15-year-old sister named Maya, and a labradoodle named Callie who I love spending time with. For my mitzvah project, I worked with an… Read more »

May
04
2021

Dani Tiernan Bat Mitzvah – May 15, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, I am Dani Tiernan. I am 13 years old and currently attend the 7th grade at Beverly Vista. I enjoy watching TV and making edits on my phone with my sister Adrienne. I am very excited about my Bat Mitzvah service and am looking forward to doing my part for the Jewish community. For… Read more »

Apr
28
2021

Gracie Langer – May 1, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am a 7th grader at Beverly Vista Middle School. I have varied interests, some of which include playing flute, cavorting with my two dogs, Rosie and Honey, riding my bike and hanging out with my friends. My parents are Stefani and Bruce Langer. My mom and aunt also had their Bat Mitzvah service at Temple Emanuel… Read more »

Apr
12
2021

Alyla Crow Bat Mitzvah – April 17, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am a student attending my 8th year at Beverly Vista. My friends are my whole world because they always make me laugh. I have a lot of hobbies including Contortion, Acrobatics, Taekwondo, and Dance. My parents are Alana and Andrew Crow, and we all love snuggling with our Shih Tzus, Halo and Rosie. My… Read more »

Feb
08
2021

Jonas Lepp Bar Mitzvah – February 13, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I’m an 8th grader that goes to LACES and this is my second try at my bar mitzvah due to Covid-19. I like sports, reading, and food. I’m the middle child of three.  I have an older brother, Aden,  and a younger sister, Hannah. My parents are Debby and Marc. My bar mitzvah project is… Read more »

Jan
22
2021

Zoey Kahan Bat Mitzvah – January 30, 2021

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, my name is Zoey and I am a 7th grade student at CWC Mar Vista.  My favorite subjects in school are dance, math, and science. My parents are Laura and Ronnie Kahan, and I have two younger siblings Samantha and Asher Kahan, and my dog, MishMish. I love to dance and hang out with friends… Read more »