Bnai mitzvah

Reuben Ferris Son of Jacqueline and Jonathan Ferris, Saturday, Aug. 6 at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.

Ethan Raphael Gardner Son of Jocelyne and Jason Gardner, Saturday, Aug. 6 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.

Emma Goldberg Daughter of Jennifer and Jeffrey Goldberg, Saturday, Aug. 6 at Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto.

Gabrielle Shapiro Daughter of Linda and Allan Shapiro, Saturday, Aug. 6 at Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame.

Benjamin Stein Son of Margot Lockwood-Stein and Tom Stein, Saturday, Aug. 6 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Isaac Weingram Son of Lauren and Howard Weingram, Thursday, Aug. 11 at Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto.

Hannah Levin Daughter of Nina and Vadim Levin, Saturday, July 23 at Chabad of the North Peninsula in San Mateo








Maxwell Zev Paulin Son of Julie (Rosenzweig) and Alastair Paulin of Christchurch, New Zealand, will be called to the Torah in California on Saturday, Aug. 6. The bar mitzvah will be held at Congregation Beth Shalom in Napa with Rabbi Lee Bycel officiating. Max has learned Hebrew and Torah reading via Skype; his teacher lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Max is the older brother of Benji and Toby Paulin.They are originally from the Bay Area and have lived in New Zealand for nine years.

Max is the nephew of Cary and Laura Rosenzweig and David Rosenzweig. He is the grandson of Zoe (Rosenzweig) Stein of Napa Valley.