Cara Ray Rackoff, daughter of Melissa and Peter Rackoff, will become a bat mitzvah at Rodef Shalom Congregation on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023. Cara is the older sister of Eliza and the granddaughter of Gerry and Barry Brause of Larchmont, New York and Nancy and Bill Rackoff of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Cara is a 7th grade student at Falk Laboratory School. She enjoys skiing (on snow and water), swimming with the JCC Sailfish Swim Team, playing basketball, baking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. In connection with her bat mitzvah, Cara has organized, planned and run a bake sale, lemonade stand and used dress sale to benefit Steamboat Stars, an adaptive skiing program for youth and adults with disabilities.