B'nai Mitzvah - Daniel and Jason Franzel
Daniel and Jason Franzel, sons of Steven and Karen Franzel of Maitland, will be called to the Torah as b’nai mitzvah on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 and Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Congregation Beth Am in Longwood.
Daniel is in the eighth grade at Quest Kids Academy, and is a member of Central Florida Buddy Ball and OCA Special Olympics. He enjoys horseback riding and circus acrobatics.
Jason is in the seventh grade at Orange County Virtual School, and is a member of Maitland Little League Intermediate Division and Quinco Baseball Academy. He enjoys fishing and baseball.
Sharing in the family’s simcha will be Daniel’s and Jason’s grandparents, Rev. Dr. Raleigh Hairston of Decatur, Ga. And Helen Covington Hairston, who is unable to attend due to illness but wishes them “the very best for their b’nai mitzvah and in life”; great-aunts, Julie Iken of St. Louis, Mo., and Brenda Covington Knox of Virginia; aunt and uncle, Jeff and Joanne Franzel of New York City; and cousins, Jon and David Franzel of New York City, and Rich Iken of St. Louis, Mo.