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.

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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

Hannah Graetz

Roni Dinkes and Carl Graetz are proud to announce the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Hannah Leigh Graetz, on May 11, 2013 at Har Sinai Congregation. Hannah is a seventh-grade honor student at Franklin Middle School. For her bat mitzvah project, she raised money to combat cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer).