Upcoming B'nai Mitzvah




Jackson Evans will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvahduring services at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, at Congregation Micah.  Jackson is the son of Christina and Todd Evans and the brother of Morgan and Ansley.  He is the grandson of Anne and Lawrence Evans of Nashville, TN and the late Elizabeth DiGiovanni and the late Leonard DiGiovanni.

Jackson is an Akiva School graduate and currently a 7th grader at Grassland Middle School. He is a sports fanatic and enjoys playing soccer, lacrosse, basketball and cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes. Jackson loves spending time with his friends and family and looks forward to his summers at Camp Barney Medintz.

For his Mitzvah project, Jackson has chosen to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America to help support finding a cure for this disease that has hit so close to home.  



Tristan Gabriel Numbers will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah during services at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, at Congregation Micah.  Tristan is the son of Natalie Lévy-Sousan and Darrin Numbers and brother to Naomi, Cedric, and Adrienne.  He is the grandson of Suzanne Sousan of Nashville and her late husband André Sousan, Jude Wilder-Roberts of Joelton, and Donald Numbers of Galway, NY. 

Tristan is a student in seventh grade at the Jewish Middle School, a pilot school in its second year under the direction of Ron Heady and Rabbi Saul Strosberg.  He enjoys pursuing Hebrew and Jewish Studies and helping to shape the future of this new program.

Tristan enjoys reading and spending time with his family and applies himself to a variety of interests including ballroom dance, chess, and piano. He also hunts and is a firearms enthusiast. Tristan has survived six years of cancer treatment for ALL, which did not keep him from exploring his other favorite activities of four-wheeling, fishing, and horseback riding. He even raced cars for two years in a quarter scale midget sprint car!



Mya Schwartz will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah during services at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 5th, at Congregation Micah. 

Mya is the daughter of Elizabeth and David Schwartz, and the sister of Ben.  She is the granddaughter of Burton and the late Sharon Schwartz of Minneapolis, MN and David and Nancy Ott of Hancock, Wisconsin.  

Mya is currently a 7th grader at Brentwood Middle School. Mya is very active in competitive Cheerleading and competed with her team at Disneyworld last year. She is also a music lover and enjoys playing piano, Guitar and ukulele and loves attending concerts with her friends.  

A lifelong animal lover, Mya has chosen to raise money and collect needed supplies for Metro Animal Care and Control for her Mitzvah project.