Eli Lasus will celebrate becoming a bar mitzvah at Beth El Congregation on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Eli is the son of Jay and Rebecca Lasus and older brother of Hannah Lasus. His proud grandparents are Herb and Clare Bachner, Rindy Lasus, and Marty and Joan Lasus. A 7th grader at Mellon Middle School, Eli plays the baritone saxophone in the Mellon jazz band, and he also plays piano. Eli enjoys playing soccer, basketball, and skiing (snow and water). He loves traveling, spending time with his family and friends, and attending Emma Kaufmann Camp in the summer. For his mitzvah project, Eli is volunteering as a buddy with Miracle League and Friendship Circle.