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Bar Mitzvah

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Bar Mitzvah: (lit. “son of the commandment”) a Jewish boy who reaches the age of thirteen, the age of adulthood in Jewish life, thus becoming religiously responsible for his own conduct; also refers to the event marking this milestone
Question: At what age does a Jewish man have his second bar mitzvah? Is it any different than the first time around? Answer: Though some people symbolically celebrate a second bar mitzvah at a later point in life, the bar mitzvah essentially marks the day...
When did Jews start celebrating Bar-Mitzvahs?
Question: My son is turning thirteen in January of next year. My daughter will become twelve two months later. We would like to have a joint celebration for their bar and bat mitzvah. Can either my son’s bar mitzvah be delayed, or can my daughter’s bat mi...
And why do some Ashkenazim wait until after marriage?
The answer to this question really varies depending on your ancestry and/or community custom. Allow me to share some information...
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