B'nai Mitzvah from page C27
Sydney Sarah Bright
will read from the Torah
on the occasion of her bat
mitzvah Friday, Sept. 19,
at Temple Israel in West
Bloomfield. She is the
daughter of Lynn Rosen
Bright and Peter Bright
and the sister of Rebecca
and Harrison. Her proud
grandmother is Annette Rosen.
Sydney attends Walnut Creek Middle
School in Walled Lake. Her most meaning-
ful mitzvah project involved helping the
fight against cancer by volunteering at
Relay for Life and raising funds for this
Lauren liana Cantor
was called to the Torah as
a bat Mitzvah on Saturday,
Sept. 13, at the Stephen
Wise Synagogue in New
York City. She is the daugh-
ter of Mark and Dr. Karen
Cantor and the sister of
Erica. Her father, Mark,
is formerly of Bloomfield
Hills. Her grandparents are Abraham and
Marianne Hyman of New Hyde Park, N.Y.,
and Bernard and Judy Levin Cantor.
Lauren attends the Horace Mann School
in Riverdale, N.Y. Her favorite mitzvah
project was cooking and serving food
for the homeless. Her tallit was hand-
made at a center employing seniors, the
Yad Lakshish or Lifeline for the Old, in
Stefani Ruth Chudnow
(Sara Rachel) of West
Bloomfield will become
a bat mitzvah at
Zedek West Bloomfield,
B'nai Israel Center
on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Participating in the cere-
mony will be her parents,
Evan and Leslie Chudnow, and brother
Josh. Proud grandparents are Betsy
and Joel Cohen and Toby and Mandel
Chudnow, all of West Bloomfield.
Stefani is a student at Hillel Day School
of Metropolitan Detroit in Farmington
Hills. Her mitzvah projects included
participation in the Miracle League of
Michigan, a baseball organization in
Southfield for children with disabilities.
Max Samuel Dubrinsky, son of Karen
and Jay Dubrinsky of Huntington
Woods, will be called to the Torah for
his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Sept.
20, at Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Southfield. He is the brother of Arielle.
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Sharing in his special day
will be proud grandpar-
ents Chuck and Marge
Dubrinsky, Marvin and
Adele Dubrinsky, and
Max is a student at
School in Oak Park. His most meaningful
mitzvah project was helping teach younger
kids how to make movies while participat-
ing in the Huntington Woods Leaders In
Adam Drew Grodman,
son of Karyn and Dr.
Scott Grodman, will
be called to the bimah
to lead the congrega-
tion as he celebrates his
bar mitzvah at Temple
Israel in West Bloomfield
Saturday, Sept. 20. He
is the brother of Jared
and the grandson of Doris and Mel Ladin
and the late Leatrice and the late Harold
Adam attends Clifford Smart Middle
School in Walled Lake. He organized and
participated in a Bowl-for-a-Cure for the
Grodman Cure Foundation and felt this was
a very meaningful mitzvah project.
Evan Bradley Paul
(Eliezer Baruch) will be
called to the Torah as a bar
mitzvah on Saturday, Sept.
20, at Congregation B'nai
Moshe in West Bloomfield.
He is the son of Elissa and
Dennis Paul and brother
of Alex and Zachary. Proud
grandparents are Fay and
Leon Siegel and Doris Paul. He is also the
grandson of the late Dr. Lloyd J. Paul.
Evan attends Hillel Day School of
Metropolitan Detroit in Farmington Hills.
The mitzvah activity that he found most
meaningful was participating in the JARC
Blake Richard Perlman,
son of Nicole and Steven
Perlman and brother
of Chase and Reed, will
celebrate his bar mitzvah
at Temple Israel in West
Bloomfield Friday, Sept.
19. His grandparents
are Alvira Perlman and
Linda Rosin. He is also
the grandchild of the late Sanford Perlman
and the late Richard Rosin.
Blake attends West Hills Middle School
in Bloomfield Hills. His affiliation with
West Bloomfield-based Friendship Circle
and the children there was the mitzvah
project he found most meaningful.
Phillip Benjamin Ring
will celebrate his bar
mitzvah on Saturday,
Sept. 20, at Congregation
Beth Shalom in Oak
Park. He is the son of
Elliott and Anna (Magid)
Ring and younger broth-
er of Gabriella. Proud
grandparents are Dorothy
Ring of Livonia and Riva Magid of Oak
Park. He is also the grandson of the late
Fred Ring and the late Yefim Magid.
Phillip is an eighth-grade student at
Norup International School in Oak Park.
His most meaningful mitzvah project was
helping with food sorting, packaging and
distribution at Yad Ezra in Berkley.
Joshua Lee Schecter,
son of Susie and Marc
Schecter and brother of
Annie and Samantha,
will be called to the
bimah as he leads the
congregation in prayer
at Temple Israel in West
Sept. 20, and celebrates
his bar mitzvah. He is the grandchild of
Janis Rabin and Stan Alfred, Bluma and
Robert Schecter. He is also the grandchild
of the late JoAnn Alfred.
Joshua attends Derby Middle School
in Birmingham. His most meaningful
mitzvah project was collecting books for
Dustin Ross Schwartz will be called to
the Torah on Friday, Sept.19, at Temple
Shir Shalom in West
Bloomfield. He is the son
of Susan and Richard
Schwartz and the brother
of Evan. He is the proud
grandson of Eleanor
Alper and the late
Beatrice and the late Leo
Berkshire Middle School in Beverly Hills.
As part of his mitzvah project, he volun-
teered his time as a classroom assistant at
his temple Sunday school.
Zachary Brian Smoler,
son of Gail and Dr. Bruce
Smoler and brother of
Sara, will read from the
Torah as he celebrates
his bar mitzvah Saturday,
Sept. 20, at Temple Israel
in West Bloomfield.
Sharing in the simchah
will be his proud grand-
parents Renee and Burton Field and Gail
and Dr. Eugene Smoler.
Zachary attends West Hills Middle
School in Bloomfield Hills. He felt that
participating in and raising funds for the
Celiac Walkathon was his most meaning-
ful mitzvah project.
More B'nai Mitzvah
• Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Southfield — Rachel Gray, daughter of
Lori and Sam Gray (Saturday).
• Temple Beth El — Jacob Pinchus
Bielfield, son of Cheri Bielfield and
Bradley Bielfield (Saturday); Jacob Saroli,
son of Barbara Chernoff (Saturday).
• Temple Emanu-El — Rachel
Goldstein, daughter of Margaret and Eric
r. and Mrs. Stuart Feldheim
of West Bloomfield and Ms.
Helane Kramer of Pompano
Beach, Fla., are delighted to announce the
engagement of their daughter Shannon
Mica Feldheim to David Paradzik, son of
Luka and Marija Paradzik of Cleveland,
Shannon and David both graduated from
the University of Michigan, where they met.
Shannon is a media consultant and David
is a tennis pro in Los Angeles, where the
Their wedding is planned for fall 2009 in