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Mazel Tov to our November B'nei Mitzvah Celebrants!

estelle morganEstelle Rose Morgan

Estelle Rose Morgan will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, November 4. 2017. Estelle is the daughter of Janet Morgan and Mel Birgé and younger sister of Marc. She is a 7th grader at Hosford Middle School. Estelle enjoys playing trumpet, skiing, snowboarding, playing soccer, creating art and curling up with Lilly and Rosie (the canine members of the family). Estelle’s Mitzvah Project is to continue supporting Portland Homeless Family Solutions with donations and additional volunteer hours. PHFS empowers homeless families with children to get back into housing and to stay there long-term. Please consider a donation.

Jonah SchaferJonah Schafer

Jonah Schafer will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Jonah is the son of Andrew Schafer and Valerie Roth. He has an older sister Isabelle. Jonah’s grandparents are Evelyn and Stephen Roth of Playa Vista, CA, and Frank and Barbara Schafer of Hull, MA. Jonah is a 7th Grader at Robert Gray Middle School. Jonah loves hockey, is part of BBYO, is one of the Leaders of the NCSY club at school and loves music. For his Mitzvah Project, Jonah wanted to help the homeless population in Portland by running an online donation drive. So far he has collected hundreds of items from raincoats to blankets to hygiene products to food and will distribute all of this over this holiday season to anyone in need.

Jonah FlammJonah Jay Flamm

Jonah Jay Flamm will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, November 25, 2017. Jonah is the son of Robin and Eric Flamm. He has an older sister Olivia who is a sophomore at Lincoln High School. Jonah’s grandparents are Bev (z’l) and Lou Miller (z’l) and Ellen Flamm of New York City and Dudley Flamm of Northfield, Minnesota. Jonah’s academic interests include science and space exploration. Jonah is a huge basketball fan and enjoys playing and watching his team the Blazers. He loves the outdoors and is an avid hiker, one day hoping to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro with his dad. For his Mitzvah Project Jonah has spent significant time at Urban Gleaners where he is known as the “pizza surgeon” for his ability to take ill-treated pizza and cut it into appetizing pieces and neatly package it for distribution.

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