A comprehensive guide to bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs for interfaith families, with explanations and sample rituals.
An example of a bar mitzvah boy receiving the priestly benediction from his synagogue’s clergy.
To bar mitzvah or not to bar mitzvah, that is the question. Need some help? Want to learn ways to make your child’s special day inclusive for the whole family? Find out how other families have handled these issues in InterfaithFamily.com’s selection of articles, resources and links. Booklet Our booklet, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs For […]
A personal narrative from a non-Jewish mom discussing her child?s bar mitzvah: how they created an informational booklet, how she felt about the ceremony, and her father?s enthusiastic response to the event.
Personal narrative from?a Jew-by-choice who shares her advice from a stressful year of planning her son?s bar mitzvah.
Professional advice by rabbi for interfaith families planning a bar/bat mitzvah.
A mother worries whether her non-Jewish family and friends will feel comfortable at her son’s bar mitzvah.
A personal narrative of a woman who researches Judaism before agreeing to raise her child Jewish and then decides to convert herself.
Reprinted from the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent, this story shows the incredible role a grandparent has in her grandchildren’s lives
A mother struggles with whether to enroll her daughter in Jewish religious school