bar mitzvah


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(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 13th birthday of a Jewish boy and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility

confirm in the bar mitzvah ceremony, of boys in the Jewish faith

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Born in Poland in 1903, Israel missed his bar mitzvah - the Jewish coming-ofage ceremony celebrated when a boy turns 13 - because of World War I.
Born in Poland in 1903, Kristal missed his bar mitzvah - the Jewish coming-of-age ceremony celebrated when a boy turns 13 - because of World War I.
But in his town of Maleniec, Poland, no one had the time or the energy to celebrate the young man's Bar Mitzvah, especially in light of the fact that World War One was raging all around them, and his father had been kidnapped by the Russian Army to go serve on the front lines, leaving him in the sudden care of his uncle.
Jacob chose Zamosc for his bar mitzvah to honor the memory of his maternal grandfather.
Bar Mitzvah marks a boy's 13th birthday in the Jewish faith, considered the age of religious maturity.
The bar mitzvah, the celebration that marks a boy's 13th birthday in the Jewish faith, considered the age of religious maturity.
For Suzanne, who is Jewish, finding a way to help 12-year-old Matthew experience a bar mitzvah, the traditional Jewish coming of age ceremony, was particularly important.
This realistic fiction novel opens with the protagonist, Isaac, attending a Bar Mitzvah of one of his peers; however, this is no normal Bar Mitzvah.
Kirk Douglas may be 95 years old, but that isn't stopping him from riding high on the recent success of his 10th book or going for his third consecutive Bar Mitzvah.
CDATA[ The 'Mizrachi boys' - all four of them - celebrated their joint Bar Mitzvah in style, 13 years after the birth of the quadruplets.
In the past, only boys had these kinds of bar mitzvah ceremonies.
Based on the popular film starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore - and featuring three weddings, a bar mitzvah and a wild trip to a Las Vegas - the show has been billed as "a high energy, hilarious evening for all the family.
Richard Goldstone, the judge who authored a UN report on war crimes in the Gaza Strip, has criticised South Africa's chief rabbi after being effectively banned from attending his grandson's bar mitzvah - a key religious ceremony for young Jewish boys.
And one other thing made it different from the usual bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah classes.
The 13-year-old Gibbons School student's bar mitzvah was held June 13 at the landmark Worcester dining spot that coincidentally bears his name - or vice versa - because, as his father Michael Silverman explains, it was a natural.