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Mazel Tov to our April Bat Mitzvah Celebrants!

sophie rosiskySophia Rose Rosicky

Sophie will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Sophie is the daughter of Henry and Gillian Rosicky. She has an older sister Emma (18) and younger sister Annie (6). Grandparents Terri Warren & Hal Hendrix and Henry & Mary Rosicky both live in Portland. Sophie is a 7th grader at ACMA (Arts and Communications Magnet Academy) in Beaverton. She plays soccer with Bridlemile Soccer Club, is coached by her Dad in winter Basketball, and loves to dance and write fiction in her spare time. For her Mitzvah Project, Sophie is supporting p:ear, an organization that works to build positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation. She will be harnessing the resources of her talented, artistic friends who have donated work to support a youth art auction at her Bat Mitzvah reception, with all proceeds going directly to p:ear. If you are interested in bidding on or purchasing one of the offered works in advance of the auction, you can go here for a listing of items.

mayaMaya Luna Sykes

Maya Luna Sykes will become a Bat Mitzvah on April 8th, 2017. She is daughter to Nathan and Diane Sykes and has a little brother named Drew. She is a 7th grader at Sellwood Middle School and is a part of Peer Helpers, a group that helps and introduces new students into the school and student council. Maya enjoys dancing, reading, and hanging out with her friends in her free time. She dances at Pacific Dance Academy six hours a week, two of them interning for younger classes. Her favorite books include: Harry Potter, All the Light We Cannot See, and Keepers of the Lost Cities.

harperHarper Morgan Lombard

Harper Morgan Lombard will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Harper is the daughter of Andrea and Matthew Cox of Portland and Chris Lombard of Portland. Harper’s Grandparents are Barbara and Bob Schulman of Syracuse, New York, Santa and Ed Lombard of Syracuse, New York and Linda Boochever and John Schwartz of Lake Oswego, Oregon. Harper is in seventh grade at Sellwood Middle School. Harper loves playing volleyball and plays on a league and for her middle school team. She is a voracious reader and also loves animals, outdoor adventures and spending time with her friends. Harper looks forward to attending B'Nei Brith (BB) Camp every summer.

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