Sample Program

By Pamela Saeks

Return to Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ideas and Primer for Interfaith Families.


Note: This is an excerpt from a sample of how a program could look and is not a complete representation of a synagogue service.

Bar Mitzvah of        

Preliminary Service
       , Family Friend

Pages 1-336, Prayer Book
Shaharit (Morning Service)
Pages 336-392, Prayer Book
Lechi Lach
Performed by        

Presentation of Tallit
Opening of the Ark
       , Uncle/Grandfather
Page 394, Prayer Book
Aliyah #1
Torah Reader
Page 69-73, Humash, Bereshit (Genesis) 12:1- 12:13
Prayer for Our Country, English
Page 415, Prayer Book


The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ideas and Primer for Interfaith Families is also available as a PDF document.

About Pamela Saeks

Pamela Saeks lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a member of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.