Jacob Declan Gearity will become a bar mitzvah Saturday afternoon, Aug. 31, at The Temple-Tifereth Israel. Jacob is the son of Scott Gearity and Suzann Moskowitz of Shaker Heights, and the brother of Asher and Elijah Gearity. He is the grandson of Michael and Erika Moskowitz of Beachwood, and John Gearity of Cleveland, and Lauree Pearlman Gearity, of blessed memory. Jacob attends Shaker Middle School. He enjoys soccer and Academic Challenge. For his mitzvah project, Jacob is volunteering at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.