What is your full name?
Matthew Fogarty Herzfeld
Where were you born?
What is the date of your Bar Mitzvah?
October 26, 2019
How long have you been in our Religious School? What is your favorite subject?
Etz Hayim preschool & religious school since Kindergarten. Favorite subject – history
What Haftarah will you be chanting?
Isaiah – Haftorah B’reisheet
Has anyone else in your family become a Bar or Bat Mitzvah here?
What school do you attend?
Williamsburg Middle School
What are your hobbies or extra-curricular activities?
Baseball, hockey, basketball, piano, ultimate frisbee
What accomplishments are you proud of? Preparing and getting through Bar Mitzvah. Making the Arlington Senators travel baseball team. Piano spring festivals.
Please write a thoughtful statement about what becoming a Bar Mitzvah means to you.
It means I will feel more like an adult. I will be viewed as an adult in the Jewish community and expect myself to act more like an adult.