Alia Max Arnold is the daughter of Hadassah Max and Jonathan Arnold, and sister to Judah and Micah. She is the granddaughter of Paula and Jeffrey Max (Liverpool, England) and Laura and George Arnold (Pittsburgh). Great-grandmothers are Ida Powell and Doris Kennedy, of Liverpool and Pittsburgh respectively. Alia is a seventh grader at Community Day School where she plays flute in the band and participates in Odyssey of the Mind. When she isn’t reading, Alia can be found biking the trails around Pittsburgh with her family, and skiing or paddle-boarding depending on the season. Alia will become a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Beth Shalom on Dec. 10, 2022.