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Synonyms for mitzvah

(Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law

(Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty

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Ever since I've known James, he's been talking about wanting a Bar Mitzvah.
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.
Mitzvah, a Hebrew word that refers to doing a good deed, isn't simply a one-day activity, said Resseguie - it's a central part of Jewish life.
We know that these events can be very costly for a family, so we'd like to make it a little easier for them use our professional photography services for their wedding or Bar Mitzvah.
com/107712/2012/06/11/jerusalem-us-actor-celebrates-bar-mitzvah-at-western-wall-while-visiting-israel-to-film-travel-series) later received a bar mitzvah certificate when he was done.
At 13 we'll have our first drink together, black bar mitzvahs, mazel tov, mogul talk," the Daily Star quoted him as singing.
CDATA[ The town of Homesh, destroyed in the Disengagement, is the site of a bar mitzvah for the first time in years.
It was the hotel that hosted their son Benjamin's bar mitzvah party four years ago.
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.
95) offers mitzvah-specific insights, from understanding timelines for the typical mitzvah photography effort from family portraits to special ceremonies to understanding the latest trends in bar/bat mitzvahs.
Finley, a Sherman Oaks resident, began offering bat mitzvah lessons to the residents of the Westwood Horizons facility for "active" seniors.
The two cultures will intersect this month at her bat mitzvah.
Then there is an amazingly unique character--Archie--a misshapen young man, suffering from cerebral palsy and shunned all his life, whose courage and humor help Evan understand what it means to "become a man," his challenge as he faces his 13th birthday and his bar mitzvah ceremony.