12.20.13 Issue

Cohen, Charlie webCharles Parker Cohen, son of Marla and Robert Cohen, will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Temple Israel.

Charlie is a seventh-grade student at Brownell Talbot.

His interests include: playing soccer and basketball, math and video games. He is a huge Cornhusker fan.

For his mitzvah project, Charlie served Sunday brunch, sorted hoodlies, and wrapped gifts at the Siena/Francis House homeless shelter. He also volunteered at the Willa Cather branch of the Omaha Public Library.

His siblings: Joshua, 20, Zoe, 18 and Sara, 16, plan to join him on the bimah reading Torah from Sh’mot.

Grandparents are Carol and Manny Goldberg of Boca Raton, FL, the late Elaine Goldberg, and the late Elberta and Harry B. Cohen.