Nessa Raskin

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Nessa Raskin, daughter of Rabbi Adam and Sari Raskin, will become a bat mitzvah on Saturday, June 6 at Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac, Md. Nessa is a sixth-grader at Berman Hebrew Academy and is doing a chesed project with Sunflower Bakery, which prepares individuals with developmental or other cognitive disabilities for employment in baking… Read More

Runyan

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With thanks to the Almighty, Rabbi Joshua and Tamar Runyan are thrilled to announce that their daughter, Esther Miriam Chaya Runyan, will become a bat mitzvah on Shabbat, Jan. 31. Joining in the celebration at Congregation Ohel Levi Yitzchok Lubavitch in Park Heights will be brothers Sefi, Mendel, Hershey, Gabi and David, sister Chani, thrilled… Read More

Warady

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Marilyn and Michael Gilbert of Northbrook, Ill., (formerly of Pikesville) and Joan and Howard Warady of Chicago are proud to announce the bat mitzvah of their granddaughter, Alexa Bari Warady, on Nov. 8, 2014 in Chicago. Alexa is the daughter of Denise and Michael Warady and the sister of Ethan and Rebecca Warady.

McFarland

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Eden McFarland, daughter of Maxine Williams, will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Jan. 11 at Temple Emanuel. Eden is a seventh-grade student at Sudbrook Magnet Middle School.

Robin

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Rachel Robin, daughter of Nelson and Ellen Robin of Germantown, will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac. Rachel is the granddaughter of Lester and Barbara Poris of Owings Mills (formerly Columbia) and George and Roz Robin of Tamarac, FL. Rachel is… Read More

Schwartzberg

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Jordan Bart Schwartzberg, son of Stacey Needle and Michael Schwartzberg of Pikesville, became a bar mitzvah on Sept. 28 at Beth El Congregation and celebrated with friends and family that evening at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. Jordan is an eighth-grade student in the gifted and talented program at Pikesville Middle School. He… Read More

Faye and Matthew Lessans

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Faye Sara Lessans and Matthew Lessans, daughter and son of Ellen and Stuart Lessans and grandchildren of Irene and Alan Wurtzel and the late Sara Lessans and the late Samuel J. Lessans, will become a bat mitzvah and a bar mitzvah on Nov. 2 at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville. For their mitzvah projects, Faye… Read More

Hoffman

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Heidi and Alan Hoffman of Owings Mills are proud to announce the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Morgan Brittney, on Jan. 26 at Beth Israel Congregation. A celebration with friends and family was held that evening. Morgan is a seventh-grade honor student at Franklin Middle School. For her bat mitzvah project, she collected hats and… Read More

Sam Nitkin

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Sam Nitkin, son of Karen and David Nitkin off Ellicott City, became a bar mitzvah on May 11, 2013. The ceremony and celebration took place at the Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills and was organized by the Baltimore Jewish Cultural Chavurah. As part of his bar mitzvah studies, Sam undertook a research project on… Read More

Raskin

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Mia Shoshana Raskin, daughter of Rabbi Adam and Sari Raskin will become a bat mitzvah on Shabbat morning, June 8, at Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac. Mia is the great-granddaughter of Harriet and the late Joseph Raskin of Pikesville. She is a sixth-grade student at Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville.