Bnai mitzvahs

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Joshua Regal becomes a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton. Joshua is the son of Karen and Michael Regal, and the brother to Emily. He attends Pleasanton Middle School and his hobbies are soccer, snowboarding, skateboarding, swimming and video games.

For his Mitzvah project, Josh is spending time volunteering in the community. Josh assisted at the Children’s Art Festival in Pleasanton, and currently volunteers at the Open Heart Kitchen in Pleasanton, serving meals to senior citizens.

Adam Breger, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Beth Chaim Congregation in Danville.

Gideon Elson Son of Rebecca Ets-Hokin and Joseph Elson, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Mikala Grimes Daughter of Mara and David Grimes, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame.

Rosie Gurman Daughter of Melinda and Barry Gurman, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City.

Jacob Hochberg Son of Anne and Michael Hochberg, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Noah Hoffman Son of Susan Weber and Larry Hoffman, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto.

Jonathan Hollin Son of Kaoru and Ben Hollin, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Gabriel Jackman Son of Joan Levison and the late Michael Jackman, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon.

Ariel Kasoff Daughter of Pam and Daniel Kasoff, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Beth Israel-Judea in San Francisco.

Jake Levin Son of Galyn Susman and Dan Levin, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Beth Jacob Congregation in Oakland.

Samantha Mericle Daughter of Arlette Cohen and Mark Mericle, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Olivia Moskowitz Daughter of Deborah and Richard Moskowitz, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon.

Antonio Perich Son of Caren Ludmer and Walter Perich, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Beth Sholom in San Francisco.

Allyson Rosenberg Daughter of Elizabeth and David Rosenberg, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

Brittany Salazar Daughter of Mary Woten and Paul Salazar, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

David Jeremy Sibony Son of Lisa Tranter Sibony and Mel Sibony, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley.

Jayne Skinner Daughter of Jan Gruen, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.

David Van Gelder Son of Leila and Ezra Van Gelder, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto.