The bar mitzvah ceremony of Eli Joffre Benveniste was held Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at Congregation Or Hadash in Sandy Springs.
Eli is the son of Julie and Mark Benveniste. He has two sisters, Ali and Maci, and a brother, Micah. He is the grandson of Phyllis and Lyonel Joffre, the late Morris Benveniste, and Marilyn Marks, all of Atlanta.
For his mitzvah project, he helped coordinate meals and clothing for the homeless.