Gabe Newman will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, September 3, at 9:30 a.m. at West End Synagogue. Gabe was born August 27, 2009, in Austin, Tex., to Lisa and Simon Newman. His grandparents are Susan and Michael Clewner of Kingwood, Tex., and Linda and Fred Newman of Pittsburgh, Pa.
An eighth grader at J.T. Moore Middle School, Gabe enjoys drawing, playing tennis, going to Camp Ramah Darom, playing trumpet, and playing with his dog, Rosie.
For Gabe’s mitzvah project, he is collecting donations and wishlist items for families that need assistance at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.