8.19.16 Issue

Murphy, Clara webClara Remily Murphy, daughter of Kate and Joe Murphy, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Temple Israel.

Clara is an eighth-grade student at Glenwood Middle School where she is in the talented and gifted program.

Her interests include Omaha Junior Roller Derby competitive team, roller skating, horseback riding, piano, accordion, short-track speed skating, and she plays mallets in the school band.

For her mitzvah project, Clara volunteers with the Glenwood Giving Garden. She helps with growing and packing fresh produce for those in need in her local community.

She has two brothers, Simon and Brendan.

Grandparents are Irving and the late Naomi Kaminsky of Chevy Chase, MD, and the late Carole and Joe Murphy of Cody, WY.