Doniven Reese Christensen (Polivka), son of Dana (Danni) and Michael Christensen, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Beth El.
Doniven is a seventh-grade student at Kiewitt Middle School.
He excels in cross country running, chess and all academics. Doniven enjoys football, video games and martial arts. He hopes to one day enlist in the Marine Corps and study medicine.
For his mitzvah project, Doniven spent time with Mosaic and will be volunteering this winter with the Open Door Mission.
He has a younger brother, Micah.
Grandparents are Ray (z’l) and Kathy Christensen (Hromek) of Omaha, and Bruce and Darcy Byrne (Pezowicz) of Sarasota, Florida.
A hearty thank you to all of his former Friedel Jewish Academy teachers and all of his Beth El Synagogue “family” for their support to help Doniven prepare for this simcha!