Maxwell Edward Farber will become a bar mitzvah on Feb. 6 at Rodef Shalom Congregation. Max is the son of Julie and Joshua Farber and big brother to Zachary, Jacob and Samantha. His maternal grandparents are Zelda and the late Dr. Edward Curtiss of Pittsburgh. His paternal grandparents are Nancy and Shelley Farber also of Pittsburgh. Max is a student at Dorseyville Middle School.