Benjamin Philip Slomich will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on May 4 at Congregation Beth Shalom in Wilmington, Delaware. He is an honor roll student in the seventh grade at Garnet Valley Middle School. Ben has played cello in the school orchestra since fourth grade and runs track for the school team.
For his mitzvah project, Ben has chosen to honor and support veterans. He has volunteered and participated in various veteran events throughout the past year as well as raise money for the foundation behind the National Museum of American Jewish Military History.
Ben is the son of Hope and Joshua Slomich, and brother of Ilan Slomich. His grandparents are Lois and Jay Steinberg of Hatboro, and Joyce and Michael Slomich of Revere, Massachusetts.