Andres Ilan Friedman will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Nov. 5, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Rodef Shalom Congregation. Andres is the child of Karla and Ben Friedman and the grandchild of Judith and Edward Friedman and Rosa Emilia Villatoro. He is a 7th grader at Falk School where he participates in Model UN Club and Giant Puppet Dance Club. He enjoys playing soccer, reading manga and playing D&D with his friends. For his Bar Mitzvah project, he documented his mother’s family’s journey to the United States during the civil war in El Salvador and helped to raise funds for the Latino Community Center in Pittsburgh.