B’nai Mitzvah – November 2017 issue

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Samantha Rittenberg will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. services at The Temple – Congregation Ohabai Sholom.

She is the daughter of Melissa and Edward Rittenberg. Her grandparents are Norman Cohen and the late Rebecca Cohen, Terri Cohen, and Barbara and Jay Rittenberg.

For her mitzvah project, Samantha has volunteered at the Nashville Food Project and will be donating a portion of her Bat Mitzvah gifts to the organization.

Samantha is in the 7th grade at University School of Nashville.  She enjoys dancing, drawing, and spending time with her friends and family.

 

Olivia Jacobs will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. services at The Temple – Congregation Ohabai Sholom. 

Olivia’s parents are Lindsay Shapiro and Thomas Jacobs. Her grandparents are Nancy and Steve Shapiro, and Ellen and Kenneth Jacobs of Nashville.

For her mitzvah project, Olivia will be contributing to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital’s Red Wagon Project. The program provides needed items for kids and teens who are required to stay in the hospital for extended periods of time.  

Olivia is in the 7th grade at University School of Nashville. Her special interests include music, art, basketball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, and spending time with family.

 

Cambria Brooks Linn will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah during services at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, at Congregation Micah.  Cambria is the much-loved daughter of Debbie and Stephen Linn and the twin sister of Rachel Sarah Linn.  She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Marvin Schwartz, Hilda and Phil Jackman, Sheila Linn and the late Travis Brooks Linn.

Cambria is a 7th grade student at Valor Voyager Academy.  She is an avid reader, enjoys anime and manga and has an insatiable desire to learn and explore the meaning of life.  She is currently finishing her first graphic novel and is a budding comedian. 

For her Mitzvah project, Cambria has chosen to raise money and donate her time to Crossroads Campus in Germantown. Crossroads provides pet adoption, retail shopping, job training and a residential program for young adults. Crossroads brings people from all walks of life together to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals and young people in the community.

 

Rachel Sarah Linn will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah during services at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, at Congregation Micah.  Rachel is the much-loved daughter of Debbie and Stephen Linn and the twin sister of Cambria Brooks Linn. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Marvin Schwartz, Hilda and Phil Jackman, Sheila Linn and the late Travis Brooks Linn. 

Rachel is a 7th grade student at Valor Voyager Academy. She is an avid reader and enjoys tennis, riding horses, gardening and playing with her much-beloved rescue dog, Merkel, a purebred Weimaraner.  Her love of life and animals will serve her well as she aspires to become a vet or zoo keeper. 

For her Mitzvah project, Rachel has chosen to raise money and donate her time to Crossroads Campus in Germantown. Crossroads provides pet adoption, retail shopping, job training, and a residential program for young adults.  Crossroads brings people from all walks of life together to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals and young people in the community.