bas mitzvah

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(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility

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We were pretty much tapped out after the bas mitzvah,'' said Jackie Josh.
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During my adult life, I've been blessed with the opportunity to live in Japan, attend bar and bas mitzvahs, attend week-long Hindu meditation retreats, be in silence with the sisters at a Catholic retreat center, be part of a gospel music group and officiate at weddings for mixed faith couples.