Elizabeth “Libby” Friedman will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, December 3,at 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Micah. Libby is the child of David and Amy Friedman, the sibling of Teddy Friedman, and the grandchild of Harvey Shenker of Long Island, N.Y., and Judith and Alvin Friedman of Mechanicsburg, Pa.
A seventh grader at J.T. Moore Middle School, Libby enjoys volleyball, math, and reading. For a Mitzvah project, Libby is raising funds and awareness for Proverbs 12:10, an animal shelter that helps find homes for rescues.
Chason “Chase” Bennett Ginsberg will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, December 10, at 11 a.m. at The Temple. Chase was born on December 4, 2009, in Evanston, Ill. His parents are Andrew and Jessica Ginsberg. His grandparents are Ronald and Anne Ginsberg of Savannah, Ga.; Jeffrey and Elaine Korn and Steven and Eileen Hamburg, all of St. Louis, Mo.
A seventh grader at the University School of Nashville, Chase enjoys playing basketball and lacrosse, eating spicy food, and watching “The Simpsons.” He also loves hanging out with his friends and going on fly-fishing adventures with his dad.
For his mitzvah project, Chase supported the Friends of Percy Warner Park. He invited family and friends to join for an invasive species pull where they removed invasive plants that are harmful to plants and animals and threaten the health of the park.