Ethan Benjamin Garber becomes a bar mitzvah on Nov. 13, 2021, at Temple Kol Ami. He is the son of Nicole and Brian Garber of Scottsdale.

Grandparents are Merle and Jeff Leyton of Scottsdale; and Sheila and Paul Garber of Scottsdale.

For his mitzvah project, Ethan is participating in Kol Ami’s food drives, collecting turkeys for the annual Turkey Train and visiting senior centers.

A student at Desert Shadows Middle School, Ethan enjoys playing basketball at school and for a club team, and is a big sports enthusiast in general.