Michael (Meir) Karas will become a bar mitzvah Saturday morning, Nov. 7, at Temple Israel Ner Tamid in Mayfield Heights. Michael is the son of Kori and Jonathan Karas and the brother of Maya. He is the grandson of Arlen and Marcy Wessler, Barbara Truitt, Hal Karas and Berri Forman. Michael attends Beachwood Middle School, where his favorite subjects are in the area of language arts. You can find him performing in the show choir, dancing in “The Nutcracker” ballet and playing the saxophone.