Ari David Lipschultz becomes a bar mitzvah on Nov. 6, 2021, at Beth El Congregation. He is the son of Naomi and Rabbi Jeffrey Lipschultz of Phoenix.

Grandparents are Shirley and Charles Grossman of Phoenix; and Marilyn Mitchell and Donn Kessler of Phoenix; and the late Dr. Allen Lipschultz.

For his mitzvah project, Ari volunteers with Gesher Disability Resources.

A student at Pardes Jewish Day School, Arienjoys playing strategic video games, piano and with his new puppy.