Nov
09
2022

Calder Kite Bar Mitzvah – November 12, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

  I am a 7th grader at Westmark School and I am interested in game design. My parents are Brian and Miura Kite, I have a 16-year-old sister named Austen and I love spending time with my dog Mylo. For my mitzvah project I’m interested in working with animals. For example volunteering with No Kill Los… Read more »

Nov
03
2022

Ronan McKiernan Bar Mitzvah – November 5, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, I’m Ronan. I’m a 7th grader at Mirman School. My hobbies include gymnastics, piano, coding and Tai Chi. I have a sister, Nyah, who is 10 years old, and a 22 year old brother, Conor. I am also blessed with two very amazing parents, my dad Kieran and my mother Janna. I plan on… Read more »

Oct
27
2022

Noah Rahmani Bar Mitzvah – October 29, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Noah Rahmani and I’m in the 7th grade at Beverly Vista school. My parents are Yasmin and Robin, and I have 2 younger brothers, Andrew, 9, and Jordan, 4 (aka the boss of our household!). My favorite subject in school is Spanish. I enjoy playing sports, especially basketball and football. I also… Read more »

Oct
27
2022

Amanda Silver Bat Mitzvah – October 22, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hello! I am Amanda Silver, an 8th grade student at Paul Revere Middle School. My parents are Sharon and Evan Silver. My dad had his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Emanuel too. I have a younger brother, Grant, who is in 6th grade. We enjoy taking our dog Coco out for walks together. She is a… Read more »

Oct
27
2022

Max and Sy Moghavem B’nai Mitzvah – October 22, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, my name is Max Moghavem and I go to the Buckley School. I’ve been going there since Kindergarten. I’m in the 7th grade. I like eating good and interesting food. I also like to travel, play tennis, and chess. My parents are Sharen and Sean Moghavem. I have three siblings, my older brother, Cameron,… Read more »

Sep
01
2022

Simon Ugolnik Bar Mitzvah – September 3, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

  Simon Ugolnik is a middle school student at Emerson Community Charter with a concentration on robotics. In addition to engineering, his academic interests expand into history and archeology. Outside of school he enjoys competitive online gaming, reading graphic novels and playing ice hockey for the California Golden Bears. His mitzvah project focused on cancer… Read more »

May
23
2022

Rebecca Stoll Bat Mitzvah-May 28, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Becca Stoll and I am just finishing 7th grade at Campbell Hall. I love art, music, writing and just about anything that requires creativity. This year I’ve discovered many new things I love such as my sculpture class and listening to music on my record player. I also played volleyball and for… Read more »

May
10
2022

Shelby Rosenmayer Bat Mitzvah-May 14, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi my name is Shelby Rosenmayer and I am in the 7th grade at Paul Revere Middle School where my favorite subjects are math and history. I enjoy playing softball and other sports in my spare time. My parents are Olga and Michael and I have a younger brother named Zack who is 10 years… Read more »

Apr
25
2022

Henry Markowitz Bar Mitzvah-April 30, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Henry Markowitz. I’m 13 years old and am in 7th grade at the Gifted Arts and Technology magnet at Thomas Starr King Middle School. In my spare time I enjoy writing, filmmaking, dancing, and jumping on my trampoline. For my mitzvah project I am partnering with Blessings in a Backpack to provide… Read more »

Feb
02
2022

Geffen Lombardo Bar Mitzvah – February 5, 2022

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am a 7th grader at The Geffen Academy. I have a strong passion for tennis, karate, Dungeons & Dragons, skiing and reading. My parents are Greg and Samantha Lombardo. I have a 9-year-old sister named Shayna. I also have a bearded dragon named Clay. For my bar mitzvah project, I am raising money and awareness for… Read more »

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 »