Elijah Landers will become a bar mitzvah Saturday morning, Sept. 14, at Congregation B’nai Israel in Rumson, N.J. Elijah is the son of Steven and Allison Landers in Little Silver, N.J., and the brother of Samson and Harley. He is the grandson of Maxine and Michael Landers of Shaker Heights, and Steven and Annette Paine of Columbus. Elijah attends Congregation B’nai Israel’s religious school. He enjoys basketball, track and Cleveland sports teams. For his mitzvah project, Elijah volunteered at Make a Wish Foundation of Central New Jersey.