March 2023 Lifecycles

London Fair will become a Brit Mitzvah on Saturday, March 4, at 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Micah. London is the child of Ron and Stefanie Fair, the sibling of Ellington Fair, Ella Fair and Rocky Fair, and the grandchild of Shirley I. Fair of Los Angeles, Calif., and Barry Ridel and Sheila Ridel of Brentwood, Tenn.

An eighth grader at Brentwood Middle School, London is very active in theater arts, music and acting. In addition, London is passionate about a variety of things like ping pong and haircutting and enjoys spending time with his family and his dog.

Alexander “Alex” Jacob Klein will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, March 4, at 11 a.m. at The Temple. Alex was born on January 11, 2010, in Nashville. His parents are Jeff and Tonia Klein. His grandparents are Richard and Lynda Friedman of Venice, Fla.; and the late Donald and Jeri Klein of New Orleans.

A seventh grader at University School of Nashville, Alex plays tennis, soccer, lacrosse and basketball. He loves to cheer on the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers football teams, and the UVA basketball team. He enjoys spending time with his friends, playing Madden and fantasy football, traveling and playing piano.

For his mitzvah project, Alex is raising money and will be volunteering for ABLE Youth, an organization that uses sports as a motivating catalyst for wheelchair-bound kids to reach goals of independence.

Arden Marie Salomon and Zoe Kathleen Salomon will become B’nai Mitzvah on Saturday, March 27, at 11 a.m. at The Temple.

Arden was born on March 27, 2010, in Nashville. Her parents are Bret and Sherry Salomon of Smyrna, Tennessee. Her grandparents are Dr. Milton and Sylvia Salomon of Nashville; and Lonnie and Vickie Prayter of Christiana, Tennessee.

Zoe was born on March 26, 2010, in Nashville. Her parents are David and Karla Salomon. Her grandparents are Dr. Milton and Sylvia Salomon of Nashville, and Mrs. Kathleen Grimme of Dubuque, Iowa.

A seventh grader at Thurman Francis Arts Academy, Arden is a member of the Drama Club, the Advanced Choir, the Lyrical Dance Company and the Paleontology Club. Outside of school, she is active in community theater, a Cadette in the Girl Scouts, and takes contemporary dance classes at The Dancer’s School and voice lessons at Wright Violin Music. Cats are her favorite things.

A seventh grader at Mill Creek Middle School Zoe enjoys playing soccer and baton and taking care of animals.

For Arden’s mitzvah project, she is completing two service projects, doing volunteer work on the weekends at Carpe Artista, an arts community outreach non-

profit organization in Smyrna, Tennessee, and collecting food and supplies for Catfeine Café in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, a foster home and adoption agency for cats that supports several local non-profit pet rescues.

For Zoe’s mitzvah project, she has collected monetary donations and 1,500 items for the Williamson County No Kill Animal Shelter. She volunteered at the shelter feeding, watering, snuggling and playing with the animals – cats, dogs, and miniature cows.

Oliver Abromowitz will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah at Congregation Sherith Israel on Thursday, March 30. He is the son of Pam and Daniel Abromowitz and the grandson of Judy and Howard Abromowitz of Nashville, Beverly and Paul Williams and Gary Furst of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Oliver is excited to share this simcha with his family, friends and Jewish Middle School (JMS) classmates. This will be the first Bar Mitzvah during the school day for JMS students.

A seventh grader at JMS, Oliver is a great middle brother to Ellison and Henry. You can often find him babysitting at Sherith on Shabbos mornings. Oliver likes to play ultimate frisbee, basketball, wrestling and video games. He also enjoys learning almost every day with Cantor Lieberman. His planned mitzvah project will benefit the children of the school at Hadassah Hospital in Ein Kerem, Israel. The family plans to travel to Israel this summer where Oliver can present his gift to the school in person.

Henry David and Ruby Jane Kammerman will become B’nai Mitzvah on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at The Temple. Henry and Ruby were born on November 22, 2010, in Park Ridge, Ill. Their parents are Martin and Amy Kammerman. Their grandparents are Martin and Gloria Gonzalez of Pensacola, Fla. and the late Harry and Janice Kammerman of Staten Island, N.Y.

Henry is the seventh grade and Ruby is in the sixth grade, both at Meigs Magnet Middle School. Henry enjoys video games, Boy Scouts, aviation, biking, piano, and travel. Ruby enjoys drawing, writing fiction, violin, reading, astronomy and travel.

For Henry’s mitzvah project, he is working with the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America to support Jewish service members overseas by collecting non-perishable foods, snacks and other items.

For Ruby’s mitzvah project, she is working with Unicyle, the school uniform recycling non-profit to collect new socks for students in need.

Abi Kullock will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, April 1, at 9.30 a.m. at West End Synagogue. Abi was born on March 19, 2010, in Guadalajara,

Mexico. Her parents are Joshua and Jessica Kullock. Abi has two sisters: Iara (14) and Meital (11). Some of her dear family members will be visiting from Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the occasion.

A seventh grader at Harpeth Hall and an Akiva alumna, Abi practices strength and conditioning after school and loves spending time with friends and going to Camp Ramah Darom during the summers.

For her Bat Mitzvah project, Abi is raising money to donate to St. Luke's Community House. St. Luke partners with Second Harvest Food Bank to provide food boxes to families and individuals facing food insecurity.


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