Abraham “Abe” Mikkelsen Sharfstein will become a bar mitzvah at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, at The Temple. Abe was born August 19, 2009, in Nashville. His parents are Ann Mikkelsen and Daniel Sharfstein. His grandparents are Margaret and Steven Sharfstein of Baltimore, Md., and Mary and the late Curtis Mikkelsen of Seattle, Wash.
A seventh grader at University School of Nashville, he loves playing Dungeons & Dragons, reading comic books and manga, playing Pokemon, playing trombone, writing for the school newspaper and playing with his dog.
For Abe’s mitzvah project, he volunteers at the Matthew 25 Food Bank.