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8.21.15 Issue

Kazor, Elizabeth webElizabeth Zoe Kazor, daughter of Michelle and Stu Kazor, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Temple Israel.

Elizabeth is a seventh grade Honor Roll student at Buffett Magnet Middle School. She has been a 4.0 student throughout her whole school career. She won a first place gold medal at Read to Succeed Competition, and a Scholarship Award for Academics and Executive Award for Leadership at Buffett.

Her interests include dancing at the JCC since she was 3 yrs old, baking, hanging out with friends, paddle boarding, swimming, playing the violin and is a past JCC Musical Theatre participant.

For her Mitzvah project, Elizabeth assembled care bags and delivered them to cancer patients receiving chemotherapy at Methodist Hospital. She also assisted her own grandparents who have both been stricken with Lymphoma, helping them with various chores they are not able to do, due to their physical setbacks.

She has two sisters, Emily, 16 years old and Sophie, 1 year old, and a brother, Zachary,  7 years old.

Grandparents are Bill and Peggy Kolm, and Louis and Renee Kazor, all of Omaha.

Great-grandparents are Alice Kwapiszeski of Panama, IA, the late Mildred Kolm of Schuyler, NE, the late Rose Kazor of Omaha, and the late Mollie and Morris Franklin of Omaha.