Eli Eskind Russ will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, April 2, at 11a.m. at The Temple. Eli was born on March 20, 2009, in Nashville. He is the son of Marisa and Ben Russ and grandson of Melissa and Philip Russ, Marlene Eskind Moses and the late Robert Mansell Moses, and Elaine and Edward Eskind, all of Nashville..
For Eli’s mitzvah project, he worked with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) providing items to young people his age to help pass the time before they are placed in residential facilities, as well as providing hygiene products for them.
A seventh grader at Harding Academy, Eli enjoys golf, baseball, soccer, basketball, reading and playing the guitar.