1.20.17 Issue

rosenblatt-josh-web rosenblatt-elena-webElena and Josh Rosenblatt, daughter and son of Brenda and Rich Rosenblatt, will become a B’nai Mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Temple Israel.

Elena and Josh are seventh-grade honors students at Westside Middle School and are participants in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.

Elena is a member of the Westside Middle School show choir and is playing Belle in the Rose Theater Brigade’s production of Beauty and the Beast.

Josh plays baseball for the Heroes organization and is among the top-ranked tennis players in the junior division of the Nebraska USTA region.

For their mitzvah project, Elena and Josh volunteered at the Heritage at Sterling Ridge, spending time with and assisting senior residents.

Grandparents are Ann and Steve Rosenblatt of Omaha, Sharon and Bob Forrester of Arnold, NE, and Charles Robinson of North Platte, NE.