Jacob Mason Wernick, son of Rachel Schwartz Wernick of Scottsdale and Elliot Wernick of Phoenix, will become a bar mitzvah on Feb. 3 at Congregation Or Tzion.

Grandparents are Jill and Robert Schwartz, and Noreen and Howard Wernick. Great-grandparents are Joan Wallace of Phoenix and the late George Wallace.

For his mitzvah project, Jacob played baseball with special needs children at Miracle League of Arizona.

A student at Pardes Jewish Day School, his hobbies include flag football, hanging out with his family, doing charity work and playing on his Xbox.

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