On Saturday, October 2nd, Maya Ann Finkelstein, daughter of Julia & Dan Finkelstein and sister of Parker & Jonah, all of Ellicott City, was called to the bima as a bat mitzvah.  Members of Columbia Jewish Congregation, by all accounts Maya did a wonderful job chanting her portion from Beresheit in front of the congregation, with many more watching online.  Following the ceremony Maya celebrated with a small group of friends & family at Victoria Gastro Pub in Columbia.  Maya attends Ellicott Mills Middle School in Ellicott City and loves art, dance, cello, and entertaining her thousands of TikTok followers.



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