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Evan Bodner Bar Mitzvah
February 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Evan Bodner, son of Michele Pearlman and Craig Bodner of Chandler, Arizona will become a Bar Mitzvah on February 23, 2019. Evan is the brother of Rachel Bodner. Grandparents are Roz and Arnold Pearlman of Chandler, Arizona; (the late) Evelyn Bodner of Chandler, Arizona; and (the late) Martin Bodner of St. Petersburg, Florida. Evan is a seventh grader at Arizona College Prep. Evan plans to go into film editing/special effects for his career, and currently pursues it as a hobby. His other hobbies include playing soccer for his recreation league team, and playing guitar. For his Mitzvah Project, Evan is helping to organize and participate in the Matthews Crossing Food Drive for his subdivision and surrounding neighborhoods. His most recent food drive produced over 783 pounds of food which goes directly to needy members of his local community.