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Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah

The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be

by Bert Metter

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Published by Clarion Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAvi Katz (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7606414M
ISBN 100618767738
ISBN 109780618767731

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The bar or bat mitzvah lights a candle for the important people in his/her life, or for special family members who have recently passed away. Very often, as the candles are lighted, the bar/bat mitzvah recites the names in a clever, rhyming or poetic speech, which oftentimes ties into the : Donna Pilato. Bar Mitzvah means “son of the commandment,” and Bat Mitzvah means “daughter of the commandment.” Jewish tradition says that when girls turn 12 and boys t they take on new responsibilities in the community. In traditional congregations, this is the point at which boys are expected to start donning tefillin and performing daily prayers, [ ].

In many segments of the Jewish community, girls at 12 or 13 years of age undertake exactly the same ceremony as boys. For American Jews, this process famously began in when Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, the founder of Reconstructionism, arranged for his daughter Judith to celebrate becoming a bat mitzvah at a public synagogue ceremony.. But in fact her ceremony did not involve a full aliyah to.   Books: Sure books are old fashioned and may not be relevant in twenty years but they can be meaningful on several levels. Becoming bar or bat mitzvah is in no small part about Jewish learning so helping set up a basic Jewish library is entirely appropriate. What to give? A Bible (I’m partial to The Jewish Study BibleAuthor: Ruth Abusch-Magder.


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