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 »

Dec
14
2020

Paxton Clark Bar Mitzvah – December 19, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Paxton Clark. Currently I am a 7th grader at Beverly Vista Middle School. I enjoy playing sports such as soccer, baseball, tennis and skiing. I also have a passion for numbers and math. Since taking a finance class last year, I have opened my own bank account, invested in stocks, and even invested in a… Read more »

Dec
14
2020

Chloe Steuer Bat Mitzvah – December 19, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am an 8th grader at Emerson Middle School. I love playing music and making art. My parents are Andy and Jennifer Steuer. I am an only child and love spending time with my golden retriever puppy, Daisy. For my Bat Mitzvah project, I volunteered at NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles.) NKLA is a non-profit organization… Read more »

Nov
25
2020

Jonah Nourafchan Bar Mitzvah – December 5, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Jonah Nourafchan and I will be become a Bar Mitzvah on December 5, 2020. I am currently in 8th grade at Brentwood School. I love to cook, play video games, and spend time with friends and family. My parents, Jenus and George, and my three siblings, Gabriella, Lauren, and Alexa are all… Read more »

Nov
16
2020

Felix Otto Bar Mitzvah-November 21, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hi, my name is Felix Otto. My parents are Elizabeth Gabbay and Greg Otto. I have an awesome dog named Buddy who looks like a dalmatian puppy but he’s actually an Australian Cattle Dog.  I am an 8th grader at New West Charter. My favorite subjects are science and digital design. I enjoy playing video… Read more »

Nov
09
2020

Aliza Gibson Bat Mitzvah – November 14, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Aliza Gibson and I will become a Bat Mitzvah this November. My parents’ names are Karen and Terel, and my older sister’s name is Maya. I have a 3 year old dog named Lucile- she is a goldendoodle. I am in 8th grade at GALA (Girls Academic Leadership Academy). My favorite subjects are… Read more »

Nov
09
2020

Charlie Clayton – November 14, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

My name is Charlie Clayton and I am in 8th grade at The Archer School for Girls. I like to swim, play soccer, read, hang out with friends, and listen to music. My parents are Amy & Wade Clayton, and I have an older sister named Sydney, who is almost 15 years old. For my… Read more »

Oct
05
2020

Ben Stoll Bar Mitzvah-October 10, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am in 7th grade at my new school, Campbell Hall. I love watching and playing sports, playing video games with my friends and also spending time with my family. My parents’ names are Lisa and Adam Stoll. I’m their middle child, sandwiched between my two sisters, Lauren and Becca. We also have two yellow… Read more »

Sep
30
2020

Harper Davis Bar Mitzvah – October 3, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Hello, my name is Harper Davis. My parents are Clare and Mitchell Davis. I have a sister named Sloane and a dog named Melo. I am in 7th grade at Sierra Canyon School. My favorite subjects are math and English. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and am super passionate about basketball. … Read more »

Jul
13
2020

Matthew Hanasab Bar Mitzvah – August 15, 2020

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

I am an 8th grader at Beverly Vista Middle School. I enjoy skateboarding, playing golf, and playing my violin and banjo. My parents are Caroline and Farhad Hanasab. I have an 11-year-old brother named Alexander. Before my bar mitzvah project, I was already involved at Concern Foundation. Concern Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps… Read more »