mitzvah


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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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Folks, we're talking about rap, but we're also talking about the mega bar and bat mitzvahs.
Nancy Held, the mother of the bat mitzvah girl, said the food for her 150 guests at the party in May was so mishandled that the hungry adult guests began eating the children's ice cream desserts.
Thankfully my fears were not realized, because the war ended before my bat mitzvah day came.
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.
Drawing on observations and interviews with families, religious educators and administrators, and rabbis, the author examines changes in bar and bat mitzvahs in the 21st century, focusing on Conservative, Orthodox, Reform, and independent Jewish congregations in the San Francisco Bay Area and the areas of preparation and ritual, rather than the celebrations involved.
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.
One always has time to do something for others, even when one is old," said Resseguie as she pressed the edges of a hand-sewn reusable feminine hygiene pad into place during Mitzvah Day, an annual day of service for the local Jewish community and others hosted at Temple Beth Israel in south Eugene.
Jewish-Indian-American Tara Feinstein loves every part of her heritage, and with the school robotics club and her bat mitzvah in her immediate future, seventh grade promises to be a great year.
I was talking to a customer while I had some down time and I told him that even though I'm Jewish, I never had a Bar Mitzvah (coming of age ritual) because I never attended Hebrew school.
T9dHZtXY9K0) had a bar mitzvah on Monday in Israel while filming an episode for a travel show, after waiting decades to finally become wholly enveloped in his Jewish heritage.
Jay-Z sings that introducing his child to booze at 13 is the "black version" of Jewish celebration the bar mitzvah.
In the past, only boys had these kinds of bar mitzvah ceremonies.