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Bar and Bat Mitzvah

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  • Ways the Child May Participate in the Ceremony

    By InterfaithFamily

    Explanation of the various ways a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah may participate in the ceremony.

    Date: 10-27-2008
  • The Bat Mitzvah Gift

    By Deborah Susser

    Like most parents, I wanted my daughter to have what I had not. In my case, that meant a sense of being grounded in a particular community and tradition.

    Date: 04-19-2010
  • Other Tips for Before the Ceremony

    By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff

    Advice from a rabbi on how to prepare non-Jewish guests for a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah.

    Date: 10-27-2008
  • Ways the Child Participates Before the Ceremony: Study

    By InterfaithFamily

    Ideas for interfaith study projects for a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah.

    Date: 10-27-2008
  • Ways the Child Participates Before the Ceremony: Community Service

    By InterfaithFamily

    Ways your child can integrate his interfaith background into his community service project for his bar mitzvah.

    Date: 10-27-2008
  • Belonging

    By Faye Rapoport DesPres

    A bar mitzvah is always a happy family event. This one was also deeply healing.

    Date: 08-10-2010
  • My Adult Bat Mitzvah

    By Karen Kaduson Calloway

    She started to learn Hebrew at age 60 and read from the Torah at 63. Get inspired by her love for Judaism and her non-Jewish husbandís support for her studies.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Voice at the Gates: Rachel Murphy

    By Gateways: Access to Jewish Education

    A reprint from Gateways: Access to Jewish Learning, this spotlight features the story of Rachel and her family, as she overcomes physical disabilities to access Jewish life and prepare for her bat mitzvah.

    Date: 06-09-2011
  • Bar Mitzvah Preparation for the Learning Disabled Child of an Interfaith Family

    By Rabbi Steven J. Lebow

    A rabbi's perspective tutoring a bar mitzvah student for his bar mitzvah, and how they worked with his different learning styles.

    Date: 03-21-2013
  • Italy's Five Books of Miriam

    By Rabbi Barbara Aiello

    Celebrating the bat mitzvahs of five young women in Italy.

    Date: 09-21-2011

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