Benjamin Leathers-Arnold, son of Dr. Ilene D. Arnold and Carrie L. Leathers, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 12, at Temple Israel.
Ben is a graduating senior at Elkhorn South High School.
Ben is interests include acting, pinball and singing. He enjoys performing and has participated in Show Choir, Concert Choir, School Musicals, One Act Plays, Marching Band and Forensic Speech at Elkhorn South High, and performed with the Elkhorn Community Theater. Ben also started an after school Slam Poetry Club. Ben is very involved with Temple Israel’s youth programs volunteers for many events such as OTYG meetings, Shabbats and lounge nights. He also served on the OTYG board through his high school years.
Grandparents are Rita Arnold, the late Burt J. Arnold, the late Larry L. Leathers, and the late Doris K. Leathers.